George Friedman
United States
Chairman of Stratfor, a private company he founded in 1996 that publishes geopolitical analyses and forecasting of international affairs. He is the best-selling author of books on national security and geopolitical forecasting including “The Next 100 Years” and “The Next Decade.” His forthcoming book "Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe" will be released on January 27, 2015.

Dr Friedman graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the City College of New York and a PhD in Government from Cornell University.