Robert Gibbs & Steve Forbes

Robert Gibbs: White House Press Secretary, 2009-2011, and longtime Adviser to President Barack Obama

Steve Forbes: Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media

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Robert Gibbs

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  • Executive Vice President & Global Chief Communications Officer, McDonalds (2015-19)
  • Longtime Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama
  • White House Press Secretary (2009-2011)
  • MSNBC Commentator

A top advisor to President Obama for nearly a decade and the former Executive Vice President and Global Chief Communications Officer of McDonald's (2015-19), Robert Gibbs is a communication expert who offers audiences a unique perspective on today's political, business and media environment. Drawing on his experience as both a Washington insider and executive at one of the most recognizable companies in the world, Gibbs provides robust insights into everything from the economy and regulatory environment to healthcare reform.

 

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Steve Forbes

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  • Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media
  • Expert on Global Economy, Monetary Policy, and Politics
  • Frequent Contributor on FOX and Host, 'What's Ahead' Podcast
  • Bestselling Author of 'Money', 'Reviving America', and 'Inflation'

Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, and an internationally respected authority in the worlds of economics, finance, and corporate leadership. With the economy at the forefront of conversation on a global level, Mr. Forbes offers long-standing insights that capitalism, free markets, and a flat tax are essential to a healthy economy. This is a message Mr. Forbes has been delivering as editor of one of the world’s most successful business magazines for decades, and he continues to be one of the most sought-after speakers on this and other economic issues leading the economic debates around the world.

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Biography

Robert Gibbs's Biography

A top advisor to President Obama for nearly a decade and the former Executive Vice President and Global Chief Communications Officer of McDonald's (2015-19), Robert Gibbs is a communication expert who offers audiences a unique perspective on today's political, business and media environment. Drawing on his experience as both a Washington insider and executive at one of the most recognizable companies in the world, Gibbs provides robust insights into everything from the economy and regulatory environment to healthcare reform.

Steve Forbes's Biography

Steve is chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media.

His new book, which he co-authored with Nathan Lewis and Elizabeth Ames, is entitled Inflation: What It Is, Why It’s Bad and How To Fix It.

Steve broadcasts a popular webcast, called What’s Ahead, where he gives insightful analyses of events as well as engaging the world’s leading newsmakers, politicians and pioneers in business and economics in captivating conversations. He helped create the highly acclaimed and award-winning documentary In Money We Trust?
which was produced under the auspices of Maryland Public Television. The film was inspired by the book he co-wrote, Money.

Steve writes editorials for each issue of Forbes under the heading of “Fact and Comment.” A widely respected economic prognosticator, he is the only writer to have won the highly prestigious Crystal Owl Award four times for the accuracy of his economic forecasts.

In 1996 and 2000, Steve campaigned vigorously for the Republican nomination for the presidency. Key to his platform were a flat tax, medical savings accounts, a stable dollar, a new Social System for working Americans, parental choice of schools for their children, term limits and a strong national defense. He continues to energetically promote this agenda.

Steve serves on many prestigious boards, including The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and the Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.