Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist who has lived in the world of international affairs throughout his career.
He launched his own firm in 2012 in order to specialize in customized executive briefings for his clients. In his new life, Peter Zeihan applies his 12 years of intelligence experience and a geopolitical perspective to specific the needs of his clients. With a mix of insight and irreverence he helps them see their businesses and industries from a new point of view, so that they can prepare for a now-more-understandable future.
Peter Zeihan is a frequent guest on national and international television news shows including CNN, ABC, Fox News, and also is frequently interviewed for radio programs. He has been quoted in major print and online publications including the New York Times, Forbes, AP, Bloomberg, MarketWatch and many others. His first independent book is entitled The Accidental Superpower.
Peter Zeihan began his career working for the State Department in Australia, later moving to Washington, DC to join the Center for Political and Strategic Studies under Susan Eisenhower. In both capacities, he regularly analyzed developments in Asia, Europe and the former Soviet Union while producing briefs and publications.
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Before becoming a full-time speaker, Peter Zeihan was part of the core team that built the geopolitical consultancy and publishing house Stratfor. In his variety of roles – four years serving as the firm’s Vice President of Analysis – he designed products, serviced client needs and managed the firm’s analytical teams across all geographic and topical areas of responsibility.
When he isn’t speaking to the future of shale energy or Brazilian finance or Russian military strategy or German industry or Indonesian mining or China’s political transition, Peter Zeihan is typically working on the draft of his next book.