Zachary Karabell is a columnist and investor who previously served as Head of Global Strategies at Envestnet, a publicly traded financial services firm.He hosts the podcast “What Could Go Right?” and analyzes economic and political trends as president of River Twice Research. Karabell has written widely on economics, investing, history and international relations, and on the role and impact of alarmist thinking in our culture. He is also founder and director of the Possibility Project, a knowledge collective based at New America, a non-partisan think tank.Previously, he was President of Fred Alger & Company, a broker-dealer, as well as Executive Vice-President, Chief Economist and Portfolio Manager at Fred Alger Management, a New York-based investment management firm.At Alger, he oversaw the creation, launch and marketing of several funds, and led corporate strategy for strategic acquisitions. He was Portfolio Manager of the China-U.S. Growth Fund (CHUSX); and Executive Vice President of Alger’s Spectra Funds. In addition, he founded and ran the River Twice Fund from 2011 to 2013, a $25 million alternative investment fund which used sustainable business as its primary investment theme.He sits on the board of New America and PEN America, and in 2003, the World Economic Forum designated him a “Global Leader for Tomorrow.” He is a senior advisor for BSR (Business for Social Responsibility), a membership organization that works with global corporations on issues of sustainability.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Zachary Karabell and other top speakers and celebrities.