Charles Fishman

Charles Fishman

Author of 'The Wal-Mart Effect' and the 'The Big Thirst'

The keynotes by Charles Fishman comment on various economic and social issues, specifically exploring the clout of big store retailers like Wal-Mart and the global relationship with water.

Fishman received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University. He kick-started his career at the Washington Post, where he investigated the Challenger catastrophe. Since 1996, he has been a senior editor at the Fast Company magazine, where his 'The Wal-Mart You Didn't Know' article won Best Business Story of the Year from the New York Press Club. Other notable accomplishments include official status as the first reporter ever to set foot inside a Tupperware factory as well as America's only bomb factory.

He has written two bestselling books The Wal-Mart Effect and The Big Thirst.

Drawing from a lengthy and inquisitive journalist career, the keynotes by Charles Fishman explore a wide range of issues from an insightful business lens.

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