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Former White House Director of Economic Policy & CNBC Regular

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 Todd Buchholz Biography

Economist Todd Buchholz “lights up economics with a wickedly sparkling wit,” says the Associated Press. The former White House senior economic advisor, Tiger hedge fund managing director and best-selling author has jousted with such personalities as James Carville and Ben Stein. His lively and informative speaking engagements have earned him a place in Successful Meetings Magazine’s “21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century" and his best-selling books on economics and financial markets have been widely translated and are taught in universities worldwide.

As a frequent commentator on the state of the markets, 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 cutting edge of economics, fiscal politics, finance and business strategy. Buchholz is a frequent guest on ABC News, PBS and CBS, and he recently hosted his own special on CNBC. Buchholz has debated such luminaries in the field as Lester Thurow and Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz.

Before joining Tiger in 1996, Buchholz was President of the G7 Group, Inc, an international consulting firm whose clientele included many of the top securities firms, investment banks and money managers in New York, London and Tokyo, including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. His commentaries were closely read by officials at the Federal Reserve, Bundesbank and Bank of England. From 1989 to 1992, he served at the White House as a director for economic policy. Buchholz won the “Allyn Young Teaching Prize” at Harvard and holds advanced degrees in Economics and Law from Cambridge and Harvard. He was a fellow at Cambridge University in 2009, holds several engineering and design patents and is a co-producer of the Broadway smash "Jersey Boys."

Buchholz is the inventor of the Math Arrow, a mathematical matrix that makes numbers more intuitive to children. He is the CEO of Sproglit, LLC, which develops software and classroom materials based on the Math Arrow. Martin Cooper, widely recognized as the inventor of the cellular phone, has called the Math Arrow “ingenious.”

Buchholz has authored numerous critically acclaimed and best-selling books, many of which he has developed into successful lectures and speaking events. His books have been translated into a dozen languages and are used in universities worldwide, including at Harvard, Duke and Princeton. Buchholz is praised for his examination of economics, business and entrepreneurship in the context of global society.

"Market Shock: 9 Economic and Social Upheavals that Will Shake Our Financial Future," was released to rave reviews and dubbed “outstanding” by The Wall Street Journal. Buchholz has also published the best-selling "New Ideas from Dead Economists," "New Ideas from Dead CEOs," "From Here to Economy," and "Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office," which garnered high praise from The New York Times and Financial Times. Named by Publishers Weekly as a “top ten” book for 2011, his book "Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race has been praised by the Financial Times," Toronto Globe & Mail, Los Angeles Times and the BBC, among many others. Buchholz has penned articles for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Forbes and Reader’s Digest.

Buchholz is widely sought for his depth of experience, sharp wit and honest, entertaining delivery. He puts global politics and financial markets into perspective and offers a positive understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing today’s markets.

An experienced media personality, Buchholz gave a lecture at the White House entitled “Clarity, Honesty and Modesty in Economics,” and has delivered keynote speeches before such influential corporate and financial institutions as Microsoft, IBM, Goldman Sachs and the United States Chamber of Commerce. He has served as a consulting advisor to the White House, Microsoft, Allstate, Goldman Sachs, IBM, SAP and Toyota, and he is routinely asked to provide perspective in newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

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Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

Castro Gene, The

Castro Gene, The

New Ideas from Dead CEOs: Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office

New Ideas from Dead CEOs: Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office

Market Shock

Market Shock

New Ideas from Dead Economists: An Introduction to Modern Economic Thought

New Ideas from Dead Economists: An Introduction to Modern Economic Thought

Speaking Topics
  • Is the Economy Headed Higher — or Off a Cliff?

    The go-go days of the 1990s turned into the go-backwards days of the 2000s. What's next? How will China's erratic growth shake up business? Will commodity inflation unhinge the economy again? Can Fed chair Ben Bernanke keep the economy recovering? Will Congress try yet another "stimulus?" Todd Buchholz, who led the White House Energy Strategy, will help you figure out whether OPEC will tighten energy supplies again or whether a revolution in natural gas will reinvigorate U.S. factories. Learn how the "scissors economy" opens up new business and investment opportunities. Today might be the very best -
    • or the very worst -
    • time to finance a loan. By "connecting the dots" of the world economy, Todd Buchholz will help you develop a timely vision for the economy and the stock market.

  • How To Compete in A Global Economy

    Never before have businesses felt such excruciating pressure to compete. While riding a roller coaster stock market, firms have struggled to raise prices, even when their costs go up. China poses a threat but also an opportunity for new sales. Loyal customers seem ready to jump to a competitor. How can your company or industry survive and thrive? What will Congress do to help or hurt your industry in the coming year? Keynote speaker and former Harvard scholar Todd Buchholz teaches how to anticipate the new trends that open up fresh opportunities for manufacturing, service and technology companies.

  • Washington, DC 2013 – What's at Stake?

    In this keynote speech, Former White House adviser Todd Buchholz takes you inside the hottest debates in Washington. Who's pushing the buttons on economic policy and industry regulation? Can President Obama do anything to reshape the economic and business landscape while facing up to a GOP-controlled House? Can Ben Bernanke push forward with QE3? Will new environmental regulations invigorate or cripple the business climate? What's at stake for the economy, the financial markets and geopolitics? Todd Buchholz will help you figure out whether the shenanigans in Washington make life easier or tougher for your company.

  • Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

    Todd Buchholz, author of the classic "New Ideas from Dead Economists" and "New Ideas from Dead CEOs," reveals why we need competition to keep us going and going strong. Weaving in everything from neuroeconomics to evolutionary biology to renaissance art to General Motors, Buchholz will convince you that the race to compete has not only made us taller and smarter, it's what we love and need. In this provocative keynote presentation, Buchholz explains why laid-back firms get entangled in their own red tape and why contented CEOs end up driving their employees to bankruptcy court. While Buchholz argues that businesses need internal competition, he shows how to inspire creative

  • New Ideas from Dead CEOs

    Todd Buchholz brings to life history's greatest CEOs -
    • from Steve Jobs to Ray Kroc to Akio Morita, Estee Lauder to Tom Watson Sr. -
    • and shows how their lives, leadership and lessons can inform and inspire us in today's chaotic marketplace. How did Sam Walton help create the "scissors economy" and go from being the owner of a single dime store to the CEO of Wal-Mart? How did Estee Lauder, a working-class woman from Queens, convince the shoppers at Saks to buy her cosmetics? How did the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 eventually lead to A.P. Giannini's success as America's greatest banker? In this speech, Buchholz answers these questions and shows today's business managers how to deploy their entrepreneurial secrets to benefit their companies in today's hyper-competitive global economy. He uses his experience as a White House economist, Harvard scholar, and Wall Street professional to show investors what kinds of CEOs to invest with and what kinds of companies to steer away from. In addition, Todd lays out a forecast for the economy and the financial markets. Audiences come away from this keynote presentation with a fresh understanding of the competitive pressures we face today, and a road map to finding success.

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Todd Buchholz

Former White House Director of Economic Policy & CNBC Regular

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Todd Buchholz Biography

Economist Todd Buchholz “lights up economics with a wickedly sparkling wit,” says the Associated Press. The former White House senior economic advisor, Tiger hedge fund managing director and best-selling author has jousted with such personalities as James Carville and Ben Stein. His lively and informative speaking engagements have earned him a place in Successful Meetings Magazine’s “21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century" and his best-selling books on economics and financial markets have been widely translated and are taught in universities worldwide.

As a frequent commentator on the state of the markets, 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 cutting edge of economics, fiscal politics, finance and business strategy. Buchholz is a frequent guest on ABC News, PBS and CBS, and he recently hosted his own special on CNBC. Buchholz has debated such luminaries in the field as Lester Thurow and Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz.

Before joining Tiger in 1996, Buchholz was President of the G7 Group, Inc, an international consulting firm whose clientele included many of the top securities firms, investment banks and money managers in New York, London and Tokyo, including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. His commentaries were closely read by officials at the Federal Reserve, Bundesbank and Bank of England. From 1989 to 1992, he served at the White House as a director for economic policy. Buchholz won the “Allyn Young Teaching Prize” at Harvard and holds advanced degrees in Economics and Law from Cambridge and Harvard. He was a fellow at Cambridge University in 2009, holds several engineering and design patents and is a co-producer of the Broadway smash "Jersey Boys."

Buchholz is the inventor of the Math Arrow, a mathematical matrix that makes numbers more intuitive to children. He is the CEO of Sproglit, LLC, which develops software and classroom materials based on the Math Arrow. Martin Cooper, widely recognized as the inventor of the cellular phone, has called the Math Arrow “ingenious.”

Buchholz has authored numerous critically acclaimed and best-selling books, many of which he has developed into successful lectures and speaking events. His books have been translated into a dozen languages and are used in universities worldwide, including at Harvard, Duke and Princeton. Buchholz is praised for his examination of economics, business and entrepreneurship in the context of global society.

"Market Shock: 9 Economic and Social Upheavals that Will Shake Our Financial Future," was released to rave reviews and dubbed “outstanding” by The Wall Street Journal. Buchholz has also published the best-selling "New Ideas from Dead Economists," "New Ideas from Dead CEOs," "From Here to Economy," and "Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office," which garnered high praise from The New York Times and Financial Times. Named by Publishers Weekly as a “top ten” book for 2011, his book "Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race has been praised by the Financial Times," Toronto Globe & Mail, Los Angeles Times and the BBC, among many others. Buchholz has penned articles for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Forbes and Reader’s Digest.

Buchholz is widely sought for his depth of experience, sharp wit and honest, entertaining delivery. He puts global politics and financial markets into perspective and offers a positive understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing today’s markets.

An experienced media personality, Buchholz gave a lecture at the White House entitled “Clarity, Honesty and Modesty in Economics,” and has delivered keynote speeches before such influential corporate and financial institutions as Microsoft, IBM, Goldman Sachs and the United States Chamber of Commerce. He has served as a consulting advisor to the White House, Microsoft, Allstate, Goldman Sachs, IBM, SAP and Toyota, and he is routinely asked to provide perspective in newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

Todd Buchholz Videos

  • Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race
  • Defending the Rat Race

Todd Buchholz Books

Speaker Lists Featuring Todd Buchholz

Todd Buchholz Speaking Topics

  • Is the Economy Headed Higher — or Off a Cliff?

    The go-go days of the 1990s turned into the go-backwards days of the 2000s. What's next? How will China's erratic growth shake up business? Will commodity inflation unhinge the economy again? Can Fed chair Ben Bernanke keep the economy recovering? Will Congress try yet another "stimulus?" Todd Buchholz, who led the White House Energy Strategy, will help you figure out whether OPEC will tighten energy supplies again or whether a revolution in natural gas will reinvigorate U.S. factories. Learn how the "scissors economy" opens up new business and investment opportunities. Today might be the very best -
    • or the very worst -
    • time to finance a loan. By "connecting the dots" of the world economy, Todd Buchholz will help you develop a timely vision for the economy and the stock market.

  • How To Compete in A Global Economy

    Never before have businesses felt such excruciating pressure to compete. While riding a roller coaster stock market, firms have struggled to raise prices, even when their costs go up. China poses a threat but also an opportunity for new sales. Loyal customers seem ready to jump to a competitor. How can your company or industry survive and thrive? What will Congress do to help or hurt your industry in the coming year? Keynote speaker and former Harvard scholar Todd Buchholz teaches how to anticipate the new trends that open up fresh opportunities for manufacturing, service and technology companies.

  • Washington, DC 2013 – What's at Stake?

    In this keynote speech, Former White House adviser Todd Buchholz takes you inside the hottest debates in Washington. Who's pushing the buttons on economic policy and industry regulation? Can President Obama do anything to reshape the economic and business landscape while facing up to a GOP-controlled House? Can Ben Bernanke push forward with QE3? Will new environmental regulations invigorate or cripple the business climate? What's at stake for the economy, the financial markets and geopolitics? Todd Buchholz will help you figure out whether the shenanigans in Washington make life easier or tougher for your company.

  • Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

    Todd Buchholz, author of the classic "New Ideas from Dead Economists" and "New Ideas from Dead CEOs," reveals why we need competition to keep us going and going strong. Weaving in everything from neuroeconomics to evolutionary biology to renaissance art to General Motors, Buchholz will convince you that the race to compete has not only made us taller and smarter, it's what we love and need. In this provocative keynote presentation, Buchholz explains why laid-back firms get entangled in their own red tape and why contented CEOs end up driving their employees to bankruptcy court. While Buchholz argues that businesses need internal competition, he shows how to inspire creative

  • New Ideas from Dead CEOs

    Todd Buchholz brings to life history's greatest CEOs -
    • from Steve Jobs to Ray Kroc to Akio Morita, Estee Lauder to Tom Watson Sr. -
    • and shows how their lives, leadership and lessons can inform and inspire us in today's chaotic marketplace. How did Sam Walton help create the "scissors economy" and go from being the owner of a single dime store to the CEO of Wal-Mart? How did Estee Lauder, a working-class woman from Queens, convince the shoppers at Saks to buy her cosmetics? How did the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 eventually lead to A.P. Giannini's success as America's greatest banker? In this speech, Buchholz answers these questions and shows today's business managers how to deploy their entrepreneurial secrets to benefit their companies in today's hyper-competitive global economy. He uses his experience as a White House economist, Harvard scholar, and Wall Street professional to show investors what kinds of CEOs to invest with and what kinds of companies to steer away from. In addition, Todd lays out a forecast for the economy and the financial markets. Audiences come away from this keynote presentation with a fresh understanding of the competitive pressures we face today, and a road map to finding success.

FAQs on booking Todd Buchholz

  • How to book Todd Buchholz?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Todd Buchholz for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Todd Buchholz, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Todd Buchholz or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Todd Buchholz?

    Booking fees for Todd Buchholz, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Todd Buchholz, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Todd Buchholz?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Todd Buchholz for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Todd Buchholz for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Todd Buchholz or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Todd Buchholz or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Todd Buchholz is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Todd Buchholz for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Todd Buchholz generally travels from San Diego, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Geoff Colvin, Barry Asmus, PhD, Ben Stein, Peter Ricchiuti and Dr. Lawrence Chimerine. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Todd Buchholz for an upcoming event.

Todd Buchholz Speaker Videos

  • Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race
    Defending the Rat Race

Todd Buchholz Speaking Topics

  • Is the Economy Headed Higher — or Off a Cliff?

    The go-go days of the 1990s turned into the go-backwards days of the 2000s. What's next? How will China's erratic growth shake up business? Will commodity inflation unhinge the economy again? Can Fed chair Ben Bernanke keep the economy recovering? Will Congress try yet another "stimulus?" Todd Buchholz, who led the White House Energy Strategy, will help you figure out whether OPEC will tighten energy supplies again or whether a revolution in natural gas will reinvigorate U.S. factories. Learn how the "scissors economy" opens up new business and investment opportunities. Today might be the very best -
    • or the very worst -
    • time to finance a loan. By "connecting the dots" of the world economy, Todd Buchholz will help you develop a timely vision for the economy and the stock market.

  • How To Compete in A Global Economy

    Never before have businesses felt such excruciating pressure to compete. While riding a roller coaster stock market, firms have struggled to raise prices, even when their costs go up. China poses a threat but also an opportunity for new sales. Loyal customers seem ready to jump to a competitor. How can your company or industry survive and thrive? What will Congress do to help or hurt your industry in the coming year? Keynote speaker and former Harvard scholar Todd Buchholz teaches how to anticipate the new trends that open up fresh opportunities for manufacturing, service and technology companies.

  • Washington, DC 2013 – What's at Stake?

    In this keynote speech, Former White House adviser Todd Buchholz takes you inside the hottest debates in Washington. Who's pushing the buttons on economic policy and industry regulation? Can President Obama do anything to reshape the economic and business landscape while facing up to a GOP-controlled House? Can Ben Bernanke push forward with QE3? Will new environmental regulations invigorate or cripple the business climate? What's at stake for the economy, the financial markets and geopolitics? Todd Buchholz will help you figure out whether the shenanigans in Washington make life easier or tougher for your company.

  • Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

    Todd Buchholz, author of the classic "New Ideas from Dead Economists" and "New Ideas from Dead CEOs," reveals why we need competition to keep us going and going strong. Weaving in everything from neuroeconomics to evolutionary biology to renaissance art to General Motors, Buchholz will convince you that the race to compete has not only made us taller and smarter, it's what we love and need. In this provocative keynote presentation, Buchholz explains why laid-back firms get entangled in their own red tape and why contented CEOs end up driving their employees to bankruptcy court. While Buchholz argues that businesses need internal competition, he shows how to inspire creative

  • New Ideas from Dead CEOs

    Todd Buchholz brings to life history's greatest CEOs -
    • from Steve Jobs to Ray Kroc to Akio Morita, Estee Lauder to Tom Watson Sr. -
    • and shows how their lives, leadership and lessons can inform and inspire us in today's chaotic marketplace. How did Sam Walton help create the "scissors economy" and go from being the owner of a single dime store to the CEO of Wal-Mart? How did Estee Lauder, a working-class woman from Queens, convince the shoppers at Saks to buy her cosmetics? How did the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 eventually lead to A.P. Giannini's success as America's greatest banker? In this speech, Buchholz answers these questions and shows today's business managers how to deploy their entrepreneurial secrets to benefit their companies in today's hyper-competitive global economy. He uses his experience as a White House economist, Harvard scholar, and Wall Street professional to show investors what kinds of CEOs to invest with and what kinds of companies to steer away from. In addition, Todd lays out a forecast for the economy and the financial markets. Audiences come away from this keynote presentation with a fresh understanding of the competitive pressures we face today, and a road map to finding success.

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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