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Matthew Bishop


Matthew Bishop is a world-renowned speaker, moderator, convener and author of several influential books, an award-winning journalist and founder of two high-impact social innovations. An Oxford-educated economist, executive and advisor he brings deep expertise in social innovation, impact investing, purpose-driven business and philanthropy, as well as international media and technology.

Matthew was a writer and editor at The Economist for over 25 years, including a decade as the magazine's New York Bureau Chief, where he helped launch and host some of the magazine’s first podcasts and curated several conferences. He joined Rockefeller Foundation in 2018 to lead the Bellagio Center on Lake Como, Italy, focused on convening people around tackling some of the world's biggest challenges.

He has interviewed many well-known leaders, from Elon Musk, Bill and Melinda Gates, Muhammad Yunus, Richard Branson and Shakira to George Soros, Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg, Bono and Angelina Jolie. He is interviewed frequently on NPR, BBC and PBS and other media outlets.

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