thINK ahead '21 Agenda

AGENDA

SESSION DETAILS

thINK BOARD WELCOME | CANON SOLUTIONS AMERICA | ANDREW BUSCH, SPECIAL GUEST

Location
BRIC Conference Center
Date: Thursday, October 14
Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM EST
   

PRESENTER

   

Andrew Busch


Economist | Author
Andrew Busch Enterprises, LLC

Andrew Busch was the first Chief Market Intelligence Officer (CMIO) for the U.S. government at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). As CMIO, he was charged with improving and enhancing the government’s understanding of the markets. Mr. Busch provided briefings to the White House and Congressional leaders on a wide range of issues including the economy, stock market direction, interest rates and China's influence on the global commodity markets. Mr. Busch also created and directed a new research group, the Market Intelligence Branch (MIB), for the agency. As CMIO, his job was to provide objective research on the financial markets to the CFTC, SEC, US Treasury and Federal Reserve. Energy, agriculture, interest rates and technology (Bitcoin, blockchain, AI) were some of the areas of research covered by him and his team. Each week, he led the agency’s market and economic roundtable discussion with the staffs of the White House, the US Treasury, the SEC, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Federal Reserve Board. Prior to joining the CFTC, Mr. Busch was CEO and founder of a boutique financial markets and policy research firm, Bering Productions, Inc. He also served as the Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist for Bank of Montreal (BMO) in Chicago. He is author of the book, World Event Trading, covering large crises like infectious disease outbreaks and their impact on the markets.

   
SESSION DESCRIPTION

“Where do we go from here?” Andrew Busch, an economic futurist, was the first Chief Market Intelligence Officer (CMIO) for the U.S. government at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). His keynote will give specific ideas on how to overcome, adapt and thrive amid chaos.