Global Conference 2010
Chairman and CEO, Forbes Media; Editor-in-Chief, Forbes
Steve Forbes is Chairman and CEO of Forbes Media, and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine. Under his leadership, the company has launched numerous publications and businesses, including ForbesLife, ForbesWoman, Forbes Asia, and foreign-language editions of the magazine. The company also publishes a number of investment newsletters. Forbes writes monthly editorials for the magazine and Forbes.com, which attracts more than 20 million unique monthly visitors. The company is active in new media, with Investopedia.com, an online portal for investor education, as well as RealClearPolitics.com, RealClearMarkets.com and RealClearSports.com among its properties. A candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1996 and 2000, Forbes serves on the boards of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library, The Heritage Foundation, the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Pepperdine University's School of Public Policy. He received a bachelor's degree from Princeton University.