This year’s speaker is a frequent commentator on the state of the markets, often jousting with such personalities as James Carville and Ben Stein on ABC News, PBS and CBS as well as recently hosting his own special on CNBC. Todd Buchholz brings his experience as a former White House director of economic policy, a managing director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund, and a Harvard economics teacher to the High Desert, offering a fresh perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing today’s markets.
Buchholz won the Allyn Young Teaching Prize at Harvard and holds advanced degrees in economics and law from Cambridge and Harvard. From 1989 to 1992 he served at the White House as a Director for Economic Policy. He worked with the international consulting firm G7 Group before joining Tiger hedge fund in 1996. He currently is the CEO and co-founder of educational software company Sproglit, LLC and is a co-producer of the Broadway smash “Jersey Boys.”
As an award-winning author, he has penned numerous books used by ivy league universities, including the best selling New Ideas from Dead Economists and most recently Market Shock: 9 Economic and Social Upheavals that Will Shake Our Financial Future.