The Case for Value Investing
Jim Cullen is an ex-Navy officer who started with Merrill Lynch in 1965. He later worked with the high-quality research firms of Spencer Trask & Co. and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. In 1984, he started his own firm and they presently manage approximately $20 billion for individual and institutional clients.
David Daley is an award-winning journalist, the bestselling author of RATF**KED: Why Your Vote Doesn’t Count and UNRIGGED: How Americans AreBattling Back to Save Democracy, and one of the most sought-after writers by editors, op-ed pages and media bookers to help explain the state of the nation, the voting rights crisis, and the despair of democracy. He and his work have appeared and been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, CNN, Slate, NPR, MSNBC, Comedy Central, and many others. Currently a Senior Fellow at both FairVote and the Arnold Schwarzenegger Institute at the University of Southern California, he is the former editor in chief of Salon.
An Emmy-winning actor best known for his role as Sam Malone on the television series "Cheers," Danson appears regularly on HBO’s "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and currently stars in "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation." He is on the board of Oceana, the world’s largest non-profit devoted to marine issues.
An Eternal Tribute
Matthew Davis is the founder and Executive Director of the Alan Cheuse International Writers Center at George Mason University. He is the author of the memoir When Things Get Dark: A Mongolian Winter's Tale. And his work has appeared, among other places, in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the LA Review of Books, and Guernica.
Renowned marketing strategy expert Niraj Dawar is a professor at the Ivey Business School and author of Tilt: Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers (Harvard Business Review Press), named a Best Book of 2014 by strategy+business and a Noteworthy Book of 2014 by Forbes.
Right Between the Ears
Sandeep Dayal is the Managing Director for the Chicago based Marketing Strategy powerhouse Cerenti Marketing Group, LLC. As a trench warrior for many companies around the world, he has helped shape the destiny of some of the largest global brands with his innovative ideas and expertise in brain sciences.
Peter J. Dean, Ph.D. is the President of Leaders by Design the men’s leadership development and executive coaching division of The Leader’s Edge. He has taught at Wharton, Penn State, Fordham University, and the University of Iowa among others and frequently writes for Wharton Magazine and blog.
Brandi Collins-Dexter is Senior Campaign Director at Color Of Change, the country’s largest racial justice and political organization, and a visiting fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center, one of the foremost academic institutions releasing cutting edge research on technology, disinformation, and social change. She has been named a “person to watch” by The Hill and one of the most influential African Americans (ages 25 to 45) by The Root; and, in 2020, she received an EPIC Champion of Freedom award from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, for her work on data privacy protections.
Sadanand Dhume writes about South Asian political economy, foreign policy, business, and society, with a focus on India and Pakistan. He is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a South Asia columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He has worked as a foreign correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review in India and Indonesia and was a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the Asia Society in Washington, D.C.
Dan DiMicco is a former President, CEO, and Executive Chairman of Nucor Corporation and served on the US Manufacturing Council from 2008–2011. In 2011 he was inducted into IndustryWeek’s Manufacturing Hall of Fame, and he has been awarded the prestigious Robert P. Stupp Award for Leadership and Excellence and the Charlotte Business Journal’s Businessperson of the Year Award. He is the author of American Made: Why Making Things Will Return Us to Greatness (St. Martin’s).
A behavioral scientist and lawyer, Dr. Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio is one of Harvard Law’s rising stars studying issues related to diversity and gender in organizational behavior with the goal of promoting broad-based inclusion of women and minorities in the legal profession and in large organizations.
Kate Dobson is a former Assistant Comics Editor for the Washington Post and head writer for Brown University’s humor magazine. Her hobbies include serving food to her small children and, later, vacuuming that same food up off the floor.
J.D. Dobson is a former U.S. Senate aide, federal lobbyist, and crisis communications consultant. He and his wife, Kate, founded the political humor website Hottest Heads of State, which is basically just what it sounds like. When he’s not writing, he is a semi-professional novelty candlemaker.
Drafted into the Meme Wars
Joan Donovan, PhD is one of the leading public scholars and disinformation researchers in the world. As the Research Director of the Harvard Shorenstein Center, Donovan is a thought leader, and sought-after social scientist whose expertise is in how social movements form, fringe political movements, and the role technology and media play in their growth.
Dr. Barry Dorn is associate director of the Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and adjunct lecturer in Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Barry Dornfeld is Principal at management consulting firm CFAR, a board member of the Philadelphia Human Resource Planning Society, a member of the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executives Group, and author, with Malachi O’Connor, of The Moment You Can’t Ignore (PublicAffairs).
The Long Game: China’s Grand Strategy and the Displacement of American Power
Rush Doshi is a Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Director of the Brookings China Strategy Initiative. He is also a Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center, Special Advisor to the CEO of the Asia Group, and Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and an intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. His research has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, the Washington Post, International Organization, and the Washington Quarterly, among other publications.
You Are Right To Be Concerned: Democrats in Crisis in the Trump Years
Now a staff writer for the Atlantic, Dovere has been covering politics and the Democratic Party for over a decade. He was previously the Chief Washington correspondent for Politico and the host of Politico’s popular podcast Off Message. Dovere's journalism has won the Merriman Smith Award from the White House Correspondents Association.
An Associate Professor in the English Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, and founder of John Jay’s Prison-to-College Pipeline program (P2CP), Dreisinger is a reporter for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and NPR, among others publications. She’s also the author of NEAR BLACK: White to Black Passing in American Culture.
Drafted into the Meme Wars
Emily Dreyfuss is a well-known veteran tech journalist whose work has focused on the intersection of technology and society for many years. She has written for WIRED, The Atlantic, The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Week, and many other publications, delivered keynotes at conferences, and has been a guest on everything from The Today Show to NPR on The Nightly News.
Big Vape: The Incendiary Rise of Juul
Ducharme is a staff writer at TIME magazine covering health and breaking news. She has spent years investigating topics such as vaping and has written extensively on medical research, public health, business, and government regulations.
The Ransomware Hunting Team
Senior technology reporter at ProPublica, Renee Dudley has won the 2019 SABEW award for Technology and the 2020 TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting. She previously worked at Reuters, where her series on U.S. higher education was named a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist in National Reporting.
With Nancy McSharry Jensen, Sarah Duenwald founded The Swing Shift, dedicated to lifting barriers which impede women from finding meaningful work, allowing them to combine career and family in the modern workplace.
Brian Dumaine is an award-winning journalist and a contributing editor at Fortune magazine. In addition to Bezonomics, his works include The Plot to Save the Planet, and, with three coauthors, Go Long: Why Long-Term Thinking Is Your Best Short-Term Strategy. He and his wife live in New York.
Caging Goliath: Why America Can't Do Great Things
Marc J. Dunkelman is a fellow in International and Public Affairs at the Brown University Watson Institute. His work focuses on the architecture of American community and the progressive movement's evolving view of power. During more than a dozen years working in Washington, Dunkelman served as a senior fellow at the Clinton Foundation, on the staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee, as legislative director and chief of staff to a member of the House of Representatives, and as the vice president for strategy and communications at the Democratic Leadership Council. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, Chronicle of Higher Education, Daily Beast, and National Affairs, among other publications. He is the author of The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community (W.W. Norton, 2014).
Senior editor of and frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, Eakin has written for the New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.
Entrepreneur and licensed financial advisor Ilana Edelstein is founder and president of IE Financial Services and author of The Patrón Way: The Untold Inside Story of the World’s Most Successful Tequila (McGraw-Hill), an account of how she and Martin Crowley launched their ultra premium tequila brand and catapulted it to global success.
American Journey: Birds, Survival, and Hope on a Bicycle Across the Country
In the summer of 2020 when the country was wracked by troubles – Covid, the killing of George Floyd, and the upcoming election, Scott Edwards, a professor of ornithology at Harvard, who happens to be Black, fulfilled a dream to cycle solo from coast to coast, sporting a BLM banner on his bicycle. He is writing a book about that journey, the people and birds he encountered, for Liveright. Its working title is American Journey: Birds, Survival, and Hope on a Bicycle Across the Country.
Fredrik Eklund is New York City’s top real estate broker, star of Bravo TV’s “Million Dollar Listing,” and author of the highly anticipated The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone.
Fool Me Once
Abby Ellin is an award-winning journalist and the author of Duped: Double Lives, False Identities and the Con Man I Almost Married and Teenage Waistland: A Former Fat Kid Weighs In On Living Large, Losing Weight and How Parents Can (and Can't) Help.
Katherine C. Epstein is associate professor of history at Rutgers University-Camden and the author of Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Great Britain (Harvard University Press, 2014). Her research examines the intersection of government secrecy, defense contracting, intellectual property rights, and Anglo-American relations.
The Great Remobilization: Reinventing the Post-Pandemic World
Mark Esposito is recognized internationally as a top global thought leader in matters relating to The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the changes and opportunities that technology will bring to a variety of industries. He is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Nexus FrontierTech, an AI scale-up venture, and was inducted in 2016 in the radar of Thinkers50 as one of the 30 most prominent rising business thinkers in the world. In his career he has worked as professor at Harvard University, University of Cambridge, Hult International Business School and Arizona State University.
Claire L. Evans is a writer and musician. She is a founding editor of Terraform, the former futures editor of Motherboard, and a contributor to the Guardian, WIRED, and Aeon, among other outlets; previously, she was a contributor to Grantland and wrote National Geographic's popular culture and science blog, Universe. She has given invited talks at the Hirshhorn Museum, Walker Art Center, TEDx, La Gaité Lyrique, Google I/O, & The New Museum, among others.
David Farbman is a lifelong outdoorsman and hunter, CEO of HealthRise Solutions, founder and chairman of Carbon Media Group, founding member of nonprofit Beyond Basics, founder of OutdoorHub, and author of the New York Times-bestselling book The Hunt: Track, Target, and Attain Your Goals (Jossey-Bass).
Professor of the Practice and founding director of Georgetown University’s Journalism program, Feinman has worked as a ghostwriter, researcher, or editor for various books by Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, Ben Bradlee, and Hillary Clinton, among others. Her writing has appeared in publications including The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, Glamour, and Writer’s Chronicle.
The FBI’s second in command in the 1970s, Felt revealed himself, in 2005, to be the famous Woodward and Bernstein source “Deep Throat.” He died in 2008, and his daughter Joan Felt is the executor of his estate. His story is under option to Universal and Tom Hanks’s production company Playtone.
Going Forward to Work
A New York Times 1 best-selling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone, as well as a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune and many other leading publications, Keith Ferrazzi is recognized as a global thought leader in the relational and collaborative sciences. As Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its Research Institute, he works to identify behaviors that block global organizations from reaching their goals and to transform them by allowing them to go higher together.
America Ferrera is an award-winning actress, producer, director and activist. In 2016 Ferrera co-founded HARNESS, an social justice story telling non-profit, and she speaks throughout the country as an advocate for human and civil rights and was the opening speaker at the monumental Women’s March on Washington in January 2017.
Aria Finger is the CEO of Do Something.org and Founder of Do Something Strategic.
Daniel Finkelstein (Baron Finkelstein of Pinner) is Executive Editor of The Times, where he is chief leader writer and a weekly political columnist.
Jeff Flake is the junior United States Senator from Arizona. He is a fifth-generation Arizonan who was raised on a cattle ranch in Snowflake, a town named in part for his great-great-grandfather. Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Flake served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013, representing the East Valley. Jeff Flake and his wife, Cheryl, live in Mesa and have five children.
Since 2005, Noah Fleming has helped his clients discover the goldmine of profits hiding right inside their businesses. He is a sought-after business strategy consultant, high-impact speaker, and the author of Evergreen: Cultivate the Enduring Customer Loyalty that Keeps Your Business Thriving (AMACOM) and The Customer Loyalty Loop: The Science Behind Creating Great Experiences and Lasting Impressions (Career Press). His firm, Fleming Consulting & Co., is a trusted coaching and consulting source for thousands of business owners, executives, and individuals who want to dramatically grow their businesses.
Support Is Sexy
Elayne Fluker is a writer, editor, producer and media entrepreneur, who worked in media for more than 20 years at some of the industry’s most esteemed outlets. But Fluker walked away from her job as a media executive to start her own company, which developed a podcast called Support Is Sexy, exhorting women to open themselves up to seeking support in their lives.
Billy Reilly, Into the World
Brett Forrest is a national security reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Prior to the WSJ, he was a long-time magazine writer. He is the author of one previous book and a producer of an Emmy-Award-nominated documentary.
Emily Jane Fox is a senior reporter at Vanity Fair and the Hive covering Wall Street, Silicon Valley, and the .001 percent everywhere. A contributor to CNN, she has appeared on Charlie Rose and numerous other television and radio programs.
Fifteen Tools to Turn the Tide
Seth Freeman, J.D., is a professor of negotiation and conflict management at NYU's Stern School of Business and at Columbia University's School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), where he is the winner of a Top Five teaching award. Freeman’s negotiation training and consulting clients include Fortune 500 firms, the United Nations, and leading non-profits; his columns and interviews have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post and other top media outlets; and, he has taught at leading programs around the world, including in China, Europe and the Middle East. He practiced corporate law in New York for six years following his graduation from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Drafted into the Meme Wars
Brian Friedberg is the Senior Researcher of the Technology and Social Change Research Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. He a digital investigative ethnographer with a deep subject matter focus on far-right and alternative communication spaces.
The Predator State (Free Press, 2008)
Unbearable Cost: Bush, Greenspan and the Economics of Empire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)
The End of Normal (S&S)
Inequality and Instability: The World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis (Oxford)
The Greek Crisis (Yale)
The Economics of Apocalypse (Chicago)
Galbraith, a world renowned economist, teaches at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin.
John Gapper is chief business commentator and associate editor of the Financial Times. He writes an award-winning column on business, with a focus on finance, media and technology, and also contributes editorials and features, including regular Lunch with the FT interviews.John is one of the FT’s most senior and influential writers, having covered the financial and media industries, as well as employment issues, before taking up his current role in 2003. Between 2005 and 2012, he was based in the FT’s New York office, where he helped to lead its successful expansion in the US. John was formerly comment editor of the FT, and in that role was in charge of introducing and editing the paper’s award-winning comment page.As a columnist, he has written on topics including Wall Street and the aftermath of the financial crisis; management and corporate strategy, the future of digital news and entertainment; innovation and venture capital; how should companies handle crises, and the disruptive impact of technology.He often appears on television and radio, including on the BBC, CNBC and CNN.The winner of the 2013 Gerald Loeb award for commentary, he has received three annual Best in Business citations for his column from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. In the UK, he was named best business columnist in the 2014 Comment Awards and gained the technology writer and best communicator awards in the Business Journalist of the Year awards. He was named one of the 100 most influential men in Britain by GQ magazine.John won an open scholarship to Exeter College, Oxford University, where he studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics. He was awarded a Harkness Fellowship to study at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.He lives in east London with his wife, the novelist Rosie Dastgir, and their two daughters.
Bob Garfield is the co-host of the award-winning NPR show On The Media, the founding director of the annual Media Future Summit, and a Senior Fellow at the SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management at Wharton. A columnist, pundit, critic and essayist, his work has appeared in the Atlantic, New York Times, The Guardian, USA Today, Washington Post, and Wired among many others.
Charles Gasparino is a veteran business reporter, senior correspondent for the Fox Business Network, and author of, among other books, King of the Club: Richard Grasso and the Survival of the New York Stock Exchange (HarperCollins), Blood on the Street: The Sensational Inside Story of How Wall Street Analysts Duped a Generation of Investors (Wall Street Journal Books/Free Press), The Sellout (HarperCollins), and Circle of Friends: The Massive Federal Crackdown on Insider Trading (HarperCollins).
Thank You, Jesus: A History of the Black Church
The Bordeaux Royal Academy of Science Manuscripts: Snapshots of the Birth of Race, 1741
Searching for Du Bois
The Collected Essays of Zora Neale Hurston
Annotated Edition of Alain Locke’s The New Negro: An Interpretation
American historian, literary critic, filmmaker, and public intellectual, Gates currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, and has hosted the PBS shows Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gate Jr. and The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.
My People: Five Decades of Writing About Black Lives
Charlayne Hunter-Gault is an Emmy- and Peabody-winning journalist who over the course of her distinguished fifty-plus-year career has worked at The New Yorker, TheNew York Times (where she established the paper’s Harlem bureau), PBS NewsHour, NPR, and CNN. She is the author of four previous books: In My Place (Vintage, 1992), New News Out of Africa (Oxford University Press, 2006), To The Mountaintop (Square Fish, 2014), and Corrective Rape (Agate, 2015).
Black and Great, For Us, By Us: The Careers Manifesto
Rene Germain is a young British journalist and influencer whose blog ‘Black and Great’ about the successful career jouneys of Black talent from across the worlds of entertainment, sport, finance, law and medicine is the inspiration for her first book.
Bloody Crossroads: Art, Entertainment and Politics
Danny Goldberg is the author of How the Left Lost Teen Spirit and Bumping Into Geniuses: My Life Inside the Rock and Roll Business. Since 2007 he has been president of Gold Village Entertainment, whose clients include Steve Earle and Against Me. Previously, Goldberg was president of Gold Mountain Entertainment (Nirvana, Bonnie Raitt, the Allman Brothers), CEO of Air America Radio, chairman of Warner Bros. Records, president of Atlantic Records, and vice president of Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song Records.
David Goodhart is a commentator and author. He is the founder of Prospect magazine, where he is Editor at Large. He is also a former director of the think tank Demos and was for twelve years a correspondent for the Financial Times.
Death by A Thousand Cuts: The Fight over Taxing Inherited Wealth (with Ian Shapiro) (Princeton)
The Wolf at the Door: Fighting Economic Insecurity (with IanShapiro) (Harvard)
Graetz, who has been professor of law at Yale and at Columbia, is an expert on tax law and its effects on society. He is writing a book on how the anti-tax revolt has shaped America for Princeton.
Together We Walk Towards the Fire: Steve Bannon, Breitbart News, and the Rise of Trump
Rosie Gray is the White House Correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly. Before that she was a staff writer for Buzzfeed News for five years, covering two presidential elections, and got her start at the Village Voice.
A former New York City Public Advocate and mayoral candidate, Green has served as president of Air America Radio and director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch, the largest consumer rights lobby in Washington, DC. Green is currently the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Both Sides Now.