John Dawson Keynote Speaker
- Former lead anchor with Bloomberg
- UK's Business Journalist of the Year
- Former Chief TMT Correspondent for Asia
John Dawson is a former Bloomberg TV Prime Time Anchor and feature writer.
In broadcast, John established a reputation for landing world exclusives in interviews with global leaders in industry and politics, from Fortune 500 CEOs and Presidents to Nobel Laureates and Olympians. He moderated keynote panels for, and reported from, the politically charged WEF in Davos, EU, IMF and OPEC meetings and, as Chief TMT correspondent between 1998 and 2010, led the coverage from 3GSM, CeBit and Cable Congress.
Past interviewees include Presidents Bill Clinton, Benigno Aquino and F.W. de Klerk, Prime Ministers Tony Blair, John Major and Silvio Berlusconi; Jack Ma, Jack Welch, Sir Richard Branson, Lloyd Blankfein, Christine Lagarde and Nobel Prize winners Professors Joseph Stiglitz & Paul Krugman.
As a writer, his work has been published across Bloomberg, The Financial Times, Washington Post, New York Times & Business Week.
John’s relocation to Asia in 2010 has seen him moderate panels for the Barclays Global Conference, BAFTA, AVCJ, CASBAA, The Asia-Pacific Conference (APK) of German Business, ASIFMA , The American Chamber of Commerce and the IMG/HSBC Golf Business Forum in Shanghai, where on-stage interviews included Ping Chairman John Solheim and 2x U.S. Masters Champion Bubba Watson.