Philippa Malmgren, Dr

Philippa Malmgren, Dr.

Economist, Technology Entrepreneur and Former Advisor to U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama

Helping audiences to make sense of the complexities of economics, politics and technology.

Biography & Topics

Dr. Pippa Malmgren is an economist who makes sense of the world economy by writing best-selling books, founding tech businesses, advising leaders around the world and public speaking. And in all of these endeavours, she helps others make sense of it too, thanks to the “wholistic” approach she uses to weave together politics, policy, geopolitics, tech and markets.

Her talks, which are based on deep, real-world experience, leave audiences with new understanding and practicable take-aways.  Her punchy keynotes have resulted in speaking events with the big tech firms like Google, as well as with American Express, major banks and industry leaders. They’ve won her many plaudits, including being named as Top-Rated Speaker in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

Malmgren served President George W. Bush in the White House as Special Assistant to the President and was a member of The National Economic Council when Enron and 911 happened. She served on the President’s Working Group on Corporate Governance and The President’s Working Group on Financial Markets. She went on to serve as economic advisor to President Barack Obama. Before joining the White House, she ran the Bankers Trust Asset Management business in Asia and was then appointed as the Global Chief Currency Strategist. She was then named the Deputy Head of Global Strategy at UBS. She has a BA from Mount Vernon College and an M.Sc. and PhD from LSE. She completed the Harvard Program on National Security. She lectures at Sandhurst military academy in the UK and the Duke Fuqua Global Executive MBA Program and has lectured at INSEAD. She gave the graduation address at the London School of Economics in 2013 and 2016.

Topics: 

  • The Quantum Superfast Recovery – How to Not Miss It 
  • Conscious Capitalism and Digital Divining 
  • Globalization, Glocalization and the New Geopolitics 
  • Surveillance Capitalism and Digital Twins 
  • Morphing Money: Sovereign Digital, Crypto, CryptoPunks, NFTs, DeFi and blockchain. 

Awards & Accolades: 

  • Co-Founder of the Winner of The National Technology Awards 2020 
  • Business Book of the Year Award, The Leadership Lab, 2019 
  • Independent Press Award “Best Book on Leadership” 2020, The Leadership Lab 
  • Named Top 100 Women in Tech by We Are Tech Women and AccelerateHer 
  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Top-Rated Speaker 
  • The Economist: “Inundated with enthusiastic feedback” 
  • Barron’s: “Spontaneous applause and a standing ovation” 
  • Forbes “Must Follow” on Twitter since 2015 

Recent Media & Events: 

  • Citigroup Global Tech Conference 2021 
  • BNP Paribas SWF and Pension Fund Investor Event 2021 
  • RUSI Leadership Event 2021 
  • Real Vision Festival of Learning 2020 
  • The Happiness Festival 2020 
  • British Army Leadership Event 2020 
  • Google Zeitgeist International Press Award “Best Book on Leadership” 2021, The Infinite Leader • 

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Signals By Dr. Philippa Malmgren

The Leadership Lab By Dr. Philippa Malmgren

Testimonials

The Economist says they were “inundated with enthusiastic feedback”

GAIM says she has “Showstopper status “and her “ability to captivate a room is uncanny.”

Forbes named @DrPippaM a “Must Follow” on Twitter 2015, 2016, 2017

EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in 2017 “top rated speaker” at two events

Barron’s Malmgren got “five spontaneous applauses and a standing ovation”

Institutional Investor says she was “voted the best/favourite”

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