Prolific thought leader and author Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, the leading global political-risk research and consulting firm. Dubbed the “rising guru” in the field of political risk by The Economist, he teaches classes on the discipline as Global Research Professor at New York University and is a Foreign-Affairs Columnist and Editor at Large for Time magazine. His latest book, Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World, was published in May 2015.
Cliff Kupchan is Eurasia Group's chairman, practice head for Eurasia, and director for both global macro and Iran coverage. He provides top-level analysis and thought leadership on global issues. Cliff, who has been studying global developments for more than two decades—as an academic, as part of the US government, and in the private sector—speaks frequently to a wide variety of audiences and regularly briefs clients on macro developments. He is co-author of Eurasia Group's annual top risks publication.