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George Gilder is an investor, writer, and economist. Gilder is the Chairman of George Gilder Fund Management, LLC, host of the "Gilder Telecosm Forum" and Publisher of the "Gilder Friday Letter." He is also the co-founder and a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute where he directs Discovery's program on high technology and public policy. Gilder served as the former Editor in Chief of the "Gilder Technology Report" (published by Gilder Publishing. LLC and Forbes Inc. from 1996 to 2007).

Born in 1939 in New York City, Mr. Gilder attended Exeter Academy and Harvard University. At Harvard, he studied under Henry Kissinger and helped found Advance, a journal of political thought, which he edited and helped to re-establish in Washington, DC after his graduation in 1962. During this period he co-authored (with Bruce Chapman) "The Party That Lost Its Head." He later returned to Harvard as a fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Politics and editor of the Ripon Forum. In the 1960s Mr. Gilder also served as a speechwriter for several prominent officials and candidates, including Nelson Rockefeller, George Romney, and Richard Nixon. In the 1970s, as an independent researcher and writer, Mr. Gilder began an excursion into the causes of poverty, which resulted in his books "Men and Marriage" (1972) and "Visible Man" (1978); and hence, of wealth, which led to his best-selling "Wealth and Poverty" (1981).

Gilder pioneered the formulation of supply-side economics when he served as Chairman of the Lehrman Institute's Economic Roundtable, as Program Director for the Manhattan Institute, and as a frequent contributor to A.B. Laffer's economic reports and the editorial page of "The Wall Street Journal." In the 1980s he also consulted leaders of America's high-technology businesses. According to a study of presidential speeches, Mr. Gilder was President Reagan's most frequently quoted living author. In 1986, President Reagan gave George Gilder the White House Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.

In 1986 Gilder was made a Fellow of the International Engineering Consortium. The investigation into wealth creation led Mr. Gilder into deeper examination of the lives of present-day entrepreneurs, culminating in many articles and a book, "The Spirit of Enterprise" (1986). The book was revised and republished in 1992. That many of the most interesting current entrepreneurs were to be found in high technology fields also led Mr. Gilder, over several years, to examine this subject in depth. In his best-selling work, "Microcosm" (1989), he explored the quantum roots of the new electronic technologies. A subsequent book, "Life After Television," was a prophecy of the future of computers and telecommunications and a prelude to his book on the future of telecommunications, "Telecosm" (2000).

Mr. Gilder's book "The Silicon Eye" (2005) travels the rocky road of the entrepreneur on the promising path of disruption and celebrates some of the smartest and most colorful technology minds of our time. In this fascinating narrative of personality and technology, Gilder shares his insider knowledge of Silicon Valley and illustrates how the unpredictable mix of genius, drive, and luck that can turn a startup into a Fortune 500 company. As well, Gilder has published "Israel Test" (2009) and "The Scandal of Money" (2016).

Gilder Publishing produced the "Gilder Technology Report" and the annual Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference, both of which offer elite analysis of ascending and disruptive technologies affecting management and investment decisions of investors, executives, engineers, and entrepreneurs.

Mr. Gilder is a contributing editor of Forbes magazine and a frequent writer for "The Economist," "The American Spectator," the "Harvard Business Review," "The Wall Street Journal," and other publications.

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Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy

Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy

The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does

The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does

Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How it is Revolutionizing our World

Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How it is Revolutionizing our World

The Israel Test: Why the World's Most Besieged State is a Beacon of Freedom and Hope for the World Economy

The Israel Test: Why the World's Most Besieged State is a Beacon of Freedom and Hope for the World Economy

Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century

Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century

The Israel Test

The Israel Test

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  • Business Innovation

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George Gilder

Chairman of George Gilder Fund Management, LLC,

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George Gilder Biography

George Gilder is an investor, writer, and economist. Gilder is the Chairman of George Gilder Fund Management, LLC, host of the "Gilder Telecosm Forum" and Publisher of the "Gilder Friday Letter." He is also the co-founder and a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute where he directs Discovery's program on high technology and public policy. Gilder served as the former Editor in Chief of the "Gilder Technology Report" (published by Gilder Publishing. LLC and Forbes Inc. from 1996 to 2007).

Born in 1939 in New York City, Mr. Gilder attended Exeter Academy and Harvard University. At Harvard, he studied under Henry Kissinger and helped found Advance, a journal of political thought, which he edited and helped to re-establish in Washington, DC after his graduation in 1962. During this period he co-authored (with Bruce Chapman) "The Party That Lost Its Head." He later returned to Harvard as a fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Politics and editor of the Ripon Forum. In the 1960s Mr. Gilder also served as a speechwriter for several prominent officials and candidates, including Nelson Rockefeller, George Romney, and Richard Nixon. In the 1970s, as an independent researcher and writer, Mr. Gilder began an excursion into the causes of poverty, which resulted in his books "Men and Marriage" (1972) and "Visible Man" (1978); and hence, of wealth, which led to his best-selling "Wealth and Poverty" (1981).

Gilder pioneered the formulation of supply-side economics when he served as Chairman of the Lehrman Institute's Economic Roundtable, as Program Director for the Manhattan Institute, and as a frequent contributor to A.B. Laffer's economic reports and the editorial page of "The Wall Street Journal." In the 1980s he also consulted leaders of America's high-technology businesses. According to a study of presidential speeches, Mr. Gilder was President Reagan's most frequently quoted living author. In 1986, President Reagan gave George Gilder the White House Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.

In 1986 Gilder was made a Fellow of the International Engineering Consortium. The investigation into wealth creation led Mr. Gilder into deeper examination of the lives of present-day entrepreneurs, culminating in many articles and a book, "The Spirit of Enterprise" (1986). The book was revised and republished in 1992. That many of the most interesting current entrepreneurs were to be found in high technology fields also led Mr. Gilder, over several years, to examine this subject in depth. In his best-selling work, "Microcosm" (1989), he explored the quantum roots of the new electronic technologies. A subsequent book, "Life After Television," was a prophecy of the future of computers and telecommunications and a prelude to his book on the future of telecommunications, "Telecosm" (2000).

Mr. Gilder's book "The Silicon Eye" (2005) travels the rocky road of the entrepreneur on the promising path of disruption and celebrates some of the smartest and most colorful technology minds of our time. In this fascinating narrative of personality and technology, Gilder shares his insider knowledge of Silicon Valley and illustrates how the unpredictable mix of genius, drive, and luck that can turn a startup into a Fortune 500 company. As well, Gilder has published "Israel Test" (2009) and "The Scandal of Money" (2016).

Gilder Publishing produced the "Gilder Technology Report" and the annual Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference, both of which offer elite analysis of ascending and disruptive technologies affecting management and investment decisions of investors, executives, engineers, and entrepreneurs.

Mr. Gilder is a contributing editor of Forbes magazine and a frequent writer for "The Economist," "The American Spectator," the "Harvard Business Review," "The Wall Street Journal," and other publications.

George Gilder Videos

  • George Gilder "Life After Google" | Blockstack Summit 2017 - YouTube
  • Tech Visionary George Gilder: "Bitcoin is the Libertarian Solution to...
  • George Gilder: Net Neutrality Is a 'Ludicrous' Idea That Will Shrink...

George Gilder Books

George Gilder Speaking Topics

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Business Innovation

FAQs on booking George Gilder

  • How to book George Gilder?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like George Gilder for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for George Gilder, 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 George Gilder or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book George Gilder?

    Booking fees for George Gilder, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 George Gilder, 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 George Gilder?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like George Gilder 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 George Gilder 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 George Gilder or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for George Gilder 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.

George Gilder is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Emerging Technologies and Business Innovation. The estimated speaking fee range to book George Gilder for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. George Gilder generally travels from Tyringham, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Peter Diamandis, Ray Kurzweil, Bettina Warburg, Andreas M. Antonopoulos and Gary Vaynerchuk. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling George Gilder for an upcoming live or virtual event.

George Gilder Speaker Videos

  • George Gilder "Life After Google" | Blockstack Summit 2017 - YouTube
    Tech Visionary George Gilder: "Bitcoin is the Libertarian Solution to ...
  • George Gilder: Net Neutrality Is a 'Ludicrous' Idea That Will Shrink ...
    George Gilder - Wealth And Poverty - YouTube
  • George Gilder on knowledge, power, and the economy - YouTube

George Gilder Speaking Topics

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Business Innovation

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