Chris Farrell is a contributing editor for Bloomberg Businessweek. From 1986-97, he was on the magazine's staff, as a corporate finance staff and department editor and then as an economics editor. Farrell wrote Right on the Money: Taking Control of Your Personal Finances and Deflation: What Happens When Prices Fall? Among Farrell's many awards are a National Magazine Award, two Loeb Awards, and the Edward R. Murrow Award. Farrell is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Stanford University.
Diana Farrell is the director of the McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Co.'s economics research arm. She is the co-author of Market Unbound: Unleashing Global Capitalism. She has a BA in economics and social studies from Wesleyan University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a columnist for Asia Insight.
Roben Farzad is a senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, based in New York. He has written for The New York Times, Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal and appears on NPR, CNBC, PBS, CNN, and BBC News. A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School, Farzad began his career at Goldman Sachs. He enjoys Persian food, impersonating his editors, and Tweeting aimlessly @robenfarzad.
Peter Firestein is author of CRISIS OF CHARACTER—Building Corporate Reputation in the Age of Skepticism. He advises corporations on how to create the structures and strategies needed to improve relationships with both external and internal constituencies. Peter is originator of The Open Perception Study™, a forward-looking methodology that identifies investor sentiment. He publishes The Corporate Reputation Monthly and a corporate reputation blog. Peter is a frequent public speaker and can be reached at email@example.com. More information at www.peterfirestein.com .
Mark Foster is Accenture's group chief executive, Global Markets and Management Consulting, with overall responsibility for the development of the company's management-consulting capabilities. He leads Accenture's involvement with the World Economic Forum and is also a member of the board of the International Business Leaders Forum of the Prince of Wales Trust, which supports business development in the developing world. Foster joined Accenture in 1983 and became a partner in 1994. He holds a degree in classics from Oxford University.