As a well respected economist and author, Jeremy Rifkin's keynotes provide informed and surprisingly entertaining accounts of economics and human behavior.
Rifkin is the president of the The Foundation on Economic Trends, an organization dedicated to examining crucial economic developments. Rifkin is also an author, having written 17 bestselling books. In these books, he focuses on how scientific and technological developments impact society, the environment, the economy and the workforce. For the past decade, Rifkin as been an advisor to the European Union. He has also worked as a senior lecturer at the Wharton School’s Executive Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Rifkin's writing career has not been limited to strictly books and academic papers. As a public intellectual, he contributes regularly on global issues to such leading publications as The Guardian and The Los Angeles Times. As is the case with his writing, Jeremy Rifkin's keynotes tend to focus on major structural economic developments. In particular, he is a thought-leader on the subject of the third industrial revolution.