Brian O’Keefe, an International Editor and Assistant Managing Editor at FORTUNE, writes and edits feature stories on a range of topics—from finance to science to sports. He oversees the magazine’s coverage of energy and commodities markets, helps to coordinate the magazine’s Wall Street and investing content, and manages the Fortune 500 and Global 500 lists. He is also a regular contributor to FORTUNE’s Brainstorm Green and Brainstorm Tech conferences.Recent cover stories by O’Keefe include the first major profile of Wal-Mart chief executive Mike Duke, an examination of corporate America’s new emphasis on military hiring, and a look at Exxon’s big bet on fracking. Since joining FORTUNE, O’Keefe has traveled to China to study the rise of U.S. brands, to Australia to report on an iron ore boom, and to Brazil to write about the fast-growing offshore oil and gas industry.O’Keefe joined FORTUNE in 2000 as a reporter assigned to cover Wall Street and investing. Before joining FORTUNE, O’Keefe was a staff reporter at SmartMoney magazine and contributed articles to publications including the New York Observer and the New York Daily News.A native of Birmingham, Ala., O’Keefe has a B.A. in English from the University of Alabama and an M.A. in journalism from New York University. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Brian O’Keefe and other top speakers and celebrities.