- Incisive analysis
- Accessing the cutting-edge developments that are reshaping our world.
- Unpack the real power of social media.
- How Breakthrough Leaders Thrive Amid Chaos
- World’s Most Innovative Companies
Robert Safian is a moderators and interviewers in modern business, from leadership positions at Fast Company, Time, Fortune and Money, to incisive analysis across multiple TV networks.
Safian has been lauded as an unparalleled source of insight on the future of global enterprise. He is not only among the most acclaimed publishing executives in history but has deep relationships across the C-suite in multiple industries, accessing the cutting-edge developments that are reshaping our world.
Safian has chronicled thousands of odds-defying organizations and leaders, uncovering their secrets of success. He synthesizes their lessons into eye-opening and thoroughly entertaining presentations filled with compelling storytelling.
He is warm and approachable, whether assessing a startup in Detroit, the tech scene in Palo Alto or an iconoclast in Shanghai.
Safian is constantly translating what is next and new to the mainstream. By presenting stories of the people behind innovative business thinking, he provides hope to millions of talented professionals, entrepreneurs and leaders that meaningful change is possible.
He was the first editor to put Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on a magazine cover and covered Airbnb, Netflix and Uber long before they were household names.
He led the influential, award-winning business magazine Fast Company, turning it into the world’s leading progressive business media brand.
He was named Editor of the Year by Adweek, and earned the highly coveted National Magazine Award for Magazine of the Year, beating out rivals…
Prior to Fast Company, Safian was the executive editor for Time and Fortune and headed Money as its chief editor. He is a frequent guest on CBS, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC and other TV networks.
A special invitation-only community of leading thinkers, creative collaborators and idea generators and the reinvention of business that is identifying how leaders at all levels can best adapt and thrive in today’s high-flux environments and turn disruption to their advantage.
Safian has also built a reputation as one of today’s top interviewers, conducting onstage dialogues with many of the world’s most intriguing leaders including the CEOs of Starbucks, Nike, Target, Ford, Pepsico, Pixar, Walmart.com, Chobani, Under Armour, J Crew, Soulcycle, Casper, Pinterest, Warby Parker…
Celebrities including Kate Hudson, Serena Williams, Chelsea Clinton, Princess Reema Bint Bandar of Saudi Arabia, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jordan Spieth, Jared Leto, Alicia Keys…
Presenter at events ranging from SxSW Interactive to the United Nation’s Global Accelerators Council, the National Retail Federation’s “Big Show” to the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival, HSM Brazil to The World Congress on Intelligent Transport.