Daniel Yergin
Vice Chairman
IHS Markit
Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics. He is vice chairman of IHS Markit and chairman of IHS Markit’s CERAWeek conference, which CNBC has called “the Super Bowl of energy.” Time Magazine said, “If there is one man whose opinion matters more than any other on global energy markets, it’s Daniel Yergin.” A Pulitzer Prize winner, Dr. Yergin is the author of the bestseller The Quest, which The New York Times said is “necessary reading for CEOs, conservationists, lawmakers, generals, spies, tech geeks, thriller writers,” among many others. Bill Gates summed up his review saying, “This is a fantastic book.” Dr. Yergin is known around the world for his book The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil Money and Power. He has served on the US Secretary of Energy Advisory Board under Presidents Clinton, Bush, Obama, and Trump. Among many honors received, the Prime Minister of India presented Dr. Yergin with a Lifetime Achievement Award.