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Pippa MalmgrenAuthor, economist and entrepreneur

Dr Pippa Malmgren is a digital diviner: she brings simple sensemaking to the complexities of the world economy, geopolitics and technology. Her many years of experience at the highest levels of geopolitics and industry help her identify trends that others might miss in a turbulent landscape. Her work in the White House, with heads of government, NATO generals, tech startup founders and investors, gives her a unique perspective on world events.

Pippa served President George W. Bush as a Special Assistant to the President and on the Economic Council, advising on the Enron scandal and terrorist risks to the economy post-9/11. She has also served as a Non-Executive Board Member of the Department of International Trade in the UK. Using all the knowledge gathered over an eclectic career, she has founded and worked with tech startups across a range of disciplines including robotics, space, Web3, motorsports, biotech and clean water, some of which have won national technology awards.

Pippa’s most recent bestseller The Infinite Leader won the International Press Award for the Best Book on Leadership for 2021. Her previous book, The Leadership Lab, won the 2020 International Press Award 2020 and NYC Library Big Apple Award. It was named Business Book of the Year and Best Book on Leadership in 2019. She is also the author of Geopolitics for Investors (2015) and Signals: How Everyday Signs Help Us Navigate the World’s Turbulent Economy (2016). Pippa was named one of the Fifty Top Inspiring Women in the UK and one of the Top 100 in Tech by @WATC_WeAreTech and longlisted by Computer Weekly as a Most Influential Women in Tech three years in a row from 2019-2021.