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Todd Benjamin      

Veteran Journalist, Experienced Interviewer and Former Financial Editor, CNN International

Todd Benjamin is well known to television audiences across the globe. For 26 years he worked as an anchor, correspondent and financial editor for CNN. During that time he was based in Washington DC, New York, Tokyo and London.

An award winning journalist, Benjamin has interviewed everyone from Mikhail Gorbachev to Alan Greenspan. Benjamin has also interviewed several of the world’s leading CEOs including Jack Welch, Lou Gerstner and Carlos Ghosn in his CNN series, Benjamin’s Boardroom.

Benjamin now devotes much of his time to speaking and moderating conferences and events for businesses and organizations around the world. Benjamin’s wide-ranging international experience and informed opinions, combined with his engaging style have made Benjamin a sought after speaker, moderator and interviewer of key business and political leaders. Benjamin works closely with his clients to ensure that their conferences and meetings will be energizing and informative.

Benjamin continues to appear on CNN to provide live commentary and analysis and to write a blog for the CNN website where his views on the economy, financial markets, energy and other issues are widely followed.

Benjamin is a senior advisor to Xynteo, an international management consultancy whose clients include Gazprom, Wilhelmsen, Deutsche Bank and many others. Benjamin is also a visiting lecturer in leadership at the London Business School Executive Education program. Benjamin is married with one child.


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Todd Benjamin as Moderator, Discussion Leader and Host

Having spent nearly 26 years traveling around the world as an anchor, correspondent and financial commentator for CNN, Todd Benjamin literally brings a world of experience to moderating discussions and panels on the vital issues of global importance. Whether talking to former heads of state on leadership or leading a discussion on the hard decisions that lie ahead in confronting the future of the European Union, Benjamins goal is always to get the most out of his interview subjects and achieve the objectives that the event sponsor is looking to achieve. Inquisitive, thoughtful and never wanting to make the event about himself, Benjamin is the perfect choice to ask the right questions and keep the discussion always relevant.

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