Todd Buchholz Keynote Speaker

  • Former Director of Economic Policy at the White House (1989-92)
  • Managing Director, Tiger Hedge Fund
  • Leading Author and University Lecturer in Economics and Business


Todd Buchholz was former Director of Economic Policy at the White House (1989-92), a Managing Director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund, and an award-winning economics teacher at Harvard, Todd Buchholz targets his entertaining remarks to the cutting edge of economics, finance, and business strategy.

Todd has advised President George W. Bush, and is a frequent commentator on ABC News, PBS and CBS, and recently hosted his own special on CNBC. He has also debated such luminaries as Lester Thurow and Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz. He is co-founder and managing director of Two Oceans Management, LLC and was a fellow at Cambridge University in 2009.

Todd has authored numerous books that have been translated into a dozen languages, and are used in universities worldwide. “Market Shock: 9 Economic and Social Upheavals that Will Shake Our Financial Future” (2000), was released to rave reviews and dubbed “outstanding” by the Wall Street Journal. His other books – “New Ideas from Dead Economists” (2007), “New Ideas from Dead CEOs” (2007), “From Here to Economy” (1996), and “Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office” (2009) – were widely praised by leading publications such as The New York Times and Financial Times.

His book, “Rush: Why We Thrive in the Rat Race” (2011) has been named by Publishers Weekly as a “top ten” book for 2011, and by the New York Post as One of the Best Books of 2011. In 2016, he published “The Price of Prosperity: Why Nations Fail and How to Renew Them”. 

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Videos of Todd Buchholz

The New Psychology of Retirement for Baby Boomers (2013)
The New Psychology of Retirement for Baby Boomers (2013)
Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race (2011)
Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race (2011)

Blogs & Articles

Books by Todd Buchholz

New Ideas from Dead Economists: An Introduction to Modern Economic Thought
New Ideas from Dead CEOs: Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office
Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office: Essential Wisdom from the Twentieth Century's Greatest Entrepreneurs
From Here to Economy: A Shortcut to Economic Literacy
Rush: Why We Thrive in the Rat Race
The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them

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