Davos, Aspen, & Yale: My Life Behind the Elite Curtain as a Global Sherpa

Davos, Aspen, & Yale: My Life Behind the Elite Curtain as a Global Sherpa

by Theodore Roosevelt Malloch


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944229047
Publisher: WND Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/19/2016
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Theodore Roosevelt Malloch is the chairman and CEO of the Roosevelt Group, a leading strategic advisory and thought leadership company. He was a research professor at Yale University and senior fellow at Oxford University. Malloch has served on the executive board of the World Economic Forum (Davos), had an ambassadorial level post in the United Nations, has worked in international capital markets on Wall Street, and has served in senior policy positions at the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and in the US State Department. He has served on numerous foundations, corporate, mutual fund and not-for-profit/educational boards and currently advises numerous international and US governmental advisory bodies and think tanks. He is a well-known keynote speaker and appears in print and frequently on TV.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Preface xvii

The Malloch Guide to Single Malt Scotch xix

Introduction 1

1 The Greatest Race 5

My Thirteen Favorite Boats I Have Owned 14

2 Bursting the Tech Bubble: It's Free Money Anyway 16

My Thirteen Favorite Works of Art 37

3 The City of Brotherly Love/Hate 39

My Thirteen Favorite Wasp Movies of All Time 55

4 The Athens of America 57

My Thirteen Favorite Biographies 70

5 The State Department v. the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: Foggy Bottom against the Hill 72

My Thirteen Favorite Mementos Collected From Vips 83

6 Wall Street: Greed Is Very Good? 85

My Thirteen Favorite Cars I Have Owned 92

7 Econometrics Consulting: Which Sign Did You Want? 94

My Thirteen Favorite Business Strategies 102

8 The United Nations: Always Finding a Lowest Common Denominator 104

Thirteen Favorite Places I Have Lived 115

9 Davos: Peering Behind the Elite Curiosity Curtain 117

Thirteen Favorite Bottles of Wine I Have Drunk (Some at Davos) 133

10 CNN: Raw Media Power and a New Global Sherpa 135

My Thirteen Favorite Clubs in the World 144

11 The Berlin Wall: Eastern Europe and the Post-Soviet Kleptoctacy 145

My Thirteen Favorite Guns I Have Owned 152

12 The Aspen Institute: The Antithesis of Leadership 153

My Thirteen Favorite Cigars 165

13 Peking Duck: China in Transition 166

My Thirteen Favorite Foreign Dishes 182

14 Boards of Directors: Kept in the Dark? 184

My Thirteen Favorite Boards on Which I Have Served 192

15 CEO Strategy: Inventing the Future? 193

My Thirteen All-Time Favorite Companies 207

16 Palm Beach Shakedown of the Rich and the Dumb 209

My Thirteen Favorite Golf Courses 221

17 Still, No God or Man at Yale 222

My Thirteen Favorite Hymns 237

18 The Philanthropic Endeavor: What's Givin' Got to Do with It? 238

Thirteen Big Malloch Ideas Never Implemented 248

19 Finding the Spirit 251

My Thirteen Biggest Trophy Fish Caught 261

Epilogue: The Takeaway(s) 262

Thirteen Suggestions from the "Book of Ted" 268

About the Author 269

Notes 271

Index 273

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