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Steve Forbes

Forbes Media

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief

Steve Forbes is chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media. The company's flagship publication, Forbes, is the nation's leading business magazine, with a circulation of more than 900,000. Forbes combined with Forbes Asia, Forbes Europe, and the company's licensee editions together reach a worldwide audience of more than five million readers. Forbes.com has become one of the world's most influential Web sites, with more than 60 million unique visitors a month. Mr. Forbes writes editorials for 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. The prize was formerly given by U.S. Steel Corporation to the financial journalist whose economic forecasts for the coming year proved most accurate. He is the author of Reviving America: How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax Code, and Reforming The Fed will Restore Hope and Prosperity, co-authored by Elizabeth Ames, Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy--and What We Can Do About It, How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free Markets Are the Best Answer in Today's Economy, co-authored by Elizabeth Ames; and Power Ambition Glory: The Stunning Parallels Between Great Leaders of the Ancient World and Today...and the Lessons You Can Learn, co-authored by John Prevas. He also wrote: Flat Tax Revolution: Using a Postcard to Abolish the IRS; and A New Birth of Freedom, a book of bold ideas for the new millennium. Mr. Forbes serves on the boards of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, and The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.

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Mark Mills

Cottonwood Venture Partners

Co-Founding Partner

Mark Mills, co-founding partner in Cottonwood Venture Partners, a boutique energy-tech venture fund, is also a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and a faculty fellow at Northwestern University's engineering school. He is author of Work in the Age of Robots, Encounter Books, published June 2018, writes a column for Forbes.com on the intersections of technologies and is published widely including frequently in The Wall Street Journal. He earlier co-founded and served as chairman and CTO of ICx Technologies, helping take it public in a 2007 IPO, and was co-author with Peter Huber of the book, The Bottomless Well, which rose to #1 in Amazon science. Earlier in his career, he worked in the White House Science Office under President Reagan and previously was an experimental physicist and development engineer in microprocessors, fiber optics, and optical detectors working at Canada's Bell Labs and RCA's Sarnoff Research Center.

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Douglas Kass

Seabreeze Partners Management Inc.

Founder and President

Doug Kass is the principal contributor to TheStreet's Real Money Pro and the president of Seabreeze Partners Management Inc. (which manages a hedge fund and individually managed accounts). Past roles include senior portfolio manager at Omega Advisors, executive senior vice president and director of institutional equities of First Albany Corporation and JW Charles/CSG, general partner of Glickenhaus & Co., as well as various positions with Putnam Management and Kidder, Peabody. Mr. Kass co-authored Citibank: The Ralph Nader Report with Nader and the Center for the Study of Responsive Law and wrote the best-selling Doug Kass On The Market: A Life on the Street in 2016. He has been featured on the cover and has been interviewed frequently in Barrons, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and has written numerous editorials for Barrons, The Financial Times and other newspapers.Since 2003 Doug has been a Guest Host of CNBC's Squawk Box and over the last three years has been a Guest Host at Bloomberg's Market Surveillance. He attended Alfred University and received his MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. Doug was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Alfred University in 2010 where he was Vice Chairman of the Investment Committee and a member of the Board of Trustees. Doug has lectured at Harvard Business School, the Yale School of Management and at the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

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John Buckingham

The Prudent Speculator

Editor

John Buckingham of AFAM Capital lends his over 30 years of investment management experience to two crucial leadership positions. He serves as the editor of The Prudent Speculator, which has been a top-ranked investment newsletter, in terms of total return performance, many times over. Additionally, he serves as the Chief Investment Officer of AFAM Capital, a role he's held since 1990, leading a team that scrutinizes thousands of stocks for money management clients. He is also the company's largest shareholder. Mr. Buckingham started at AFAM Capital in 1987, forging his own path within the firm, and working and learning alongside the late Al Frank. This level of expertise and knowledge often sees John featured in Barron's, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes, as well as frequently contributing to CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business News. He offers his keen advice to all types of investors at seminars and events.


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Jack Ablin

Cresset Wealth Advisors

Chief Investment Officer

As chief investment officer, Jack Ablin, is the leader of Cresset's investment strategy and provides investment policy and philosophy guidelines to the firm's advisor teams and clients. Mr. Ablin joined the organization in 2018 and has three decades of experience in money management. He was formerly the chief investment officer with BMO Harris Bank. Mr. Ablin is the author of Reading Minds and Markets: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Returns in a Volatile Global Marketplace, published in July 2009 by F.T. Press; The Wall Street Journal best-seller list, 2009 by F.T. Press; The Wall Street Journal best-seller list, 2009. He is a frequent contributor to CNBC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and Barron's. Mr. Ablin served as a Professor of Finance at Boston University, Graduate School of Management. He spent five years as a Money and Markets correspondent for the NBC affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Ablin was named one of the top 100 Wealth Advisors in North America, by CityWealth Magazine in 2006, 2010-2017.

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Nicholas Vardy

Oxford Wealth Accelerator

Editor

Nicholas Vardy is ETF strategist for The Oxford Club, a Baltimore-based financial publisher. He is editor of the Oxford Wealth Accelerator, and a contributor to LibertyThroughWealth.com. Mr. Vardy has been a columnist for TheStreet.com and for Dow Jones Markewatch. He started his career in 1991 as an associate attorney at Baker & Mackenzie and White & Case working on foreign direct investments and privatizations in Eastern Europe. In 1994, he joined Creditanstalt Securities, where he helped establish the bank's asset management division, and helped establish and co-managed the largest investment fund in Hungary. Mr. Vardy was also vice-president of the Harvard Club of Hungary. He has been an active member of the London financial community since 1996. He was a portfolio manager at London-based Henderson Global Investors (1996-1998) and a partner in a London-based hedge fund Convergence Capital (2001 to 2003). Mr. Vardy has been cited in Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Forbes, Investors' Business Daily, Yahoo! Finance, and MSN Money Central. He has appeared on CNBC Asia, Fox Business News, and CNN International.






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