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R.P. Eddy        

Chief Business Officer of Zume; Founder & Chairman of Ergo; & Best Selling and Award Winning Business Author

Randolph Post “R.P.” Eddy is an American businessman, investor, author, former US government official, and former United Nations diplomat.

He is the Chief Business Officer of Zume, a Silicon Valley start-up revolutionizing agriculture and food delivery. He is the Founder and Chairman of Ergo, a strategy and geopolitical intelligence firm headquartered in New York. He is also the CEO of Four Rivers, an investment firm focusing on Asia.

Previously, he served at the White House National Security Council and as a senior US diplomat. He was Chief of Staff to US Ambassador to the UN Richard Holbrooke, Senior Adviser to Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson, and Senior Policy Officer to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, where he served as an architect of the Global Fund to Prevent AIDS, TB, and Malaria. He also served as Managing Director at the Gerson Lehrman Group and a Team Leader at the Monitor Group.

Eddy is considered to be one of America’s most authoritative terrorism and national security experts, as well as an expert on international affairs, transnational issues, and corporate risk.

The World Economic Forum honored him as a “Global Leader for Tomorrow.” He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was an associate at Harvard University’s Belfer Center.

Eddy is the co-author of the best-selling and award-winning, Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes.

R.P. has a B.Sc. in Neuroscience from Brown University.

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