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Steve Forbes Headlines 2015 Distinguished Speaker Series at Ashford University's Forbes School of Business
Public invited to view live stream presentation with Forbes Media Chairman and Editor-in-Chief on January 13

The Forbes School of Business at Ashford University kicks off its 2015 Distinguished Speaker Series with a presentation from Forbes Media chairman and editor-in-chief Steve Forbes. Forbes will present at 9:45 a.m. P.S.T. on Tuesday, January 13. The event will be live streamed online at and the public is invited to watch.

As chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, Forbes oversees the publication of the nation’s leading business magazine, Forbes Magazine, as well as the popular website. For each issue of the magazine, Forbes writes the “Fact and Comment” editorial columns. He is a four-time recipient of the Crystal Owl Award and has authored several books on economics and leadership, including the recently published Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy and What We Can Do About It. In 1996 and 2000, Forbes was a candidate for the presidency of the United States. In his live presentation at the Distinguished Speaker Series, Forbes will share his perspective on current economic and geopolitical issues.

“This is an excellent opportunity for students at the Forbes School of Business to hear from a respected voice in the business, economic, and political arenas,” said Dr. Richard Pattenaude, Ashford University president and chief executive officer. “Steve Forbes was one of the highlights of last year’s speaker series and I look forward to another dynamic presentation this year.”

The Distinguished Speaker Series is a benefit for the students of the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University. Launched in 2014, the speaker series provides a forum for guest speakers from the Forbes roster of business experts to share their extensive business knowledge with the Ashford community.


About Ashford University

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About Forbes Media

Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. The company publishes Forbes, Forbes Asia, Forbes Europe, and ForbesLife magazines as well as and The Forbes brand today reaches more than 75 million people worldwide with its business message each month through its magazines and 36 licensed local editions around the globe,, TV, conferences, research, social and mobile platforms. The Forbes magazine iPad app merges print storytelling with social sharing and the web. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include conferences, real estate, education, financial services, and technology license agreements. Forbes is a registered trademark of Forbes Media and Forbes School of Business is used under license.