“He was fantastic -- one of the best ever. And such a gentleman.”

- Joint Venture Silicon Valley

“There was an overwhelming positive response from the audience to Dr. Mandelbaum’s presentation. He was clear, succinct and full of insightful analysis that captivated the audience and resulted in an engaging question and answer session. He was one of the best speakers we’ve hosted.”

- Southern Illinois University

“Dr. Mandelbaum was terrific, and performed as promised. He's a great thinker, and a gentleman too. Many people gushed about hearing from him, and many wanted to hear more.”

- Tishman Speyer

“I received universally positive feedback from my colleagues, who thought your presentation was both interesting and thought provoking.”

- Blank Rome LLP

“Dr. Mandelbaum did a great job and the participants I have talked with during breaks/lunch today were very impressed.”

- Eli Lilly

“Professor Mandelbaum provided an intellectually stimulating speech, while at the same time being personable and engaging to our guests. We have had nothing but positive remarks from all who attended.”

- Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group

“Thank you for speaking as a part of the Kellogg Distinguished Lecture Series. We've received a good deal of positive feedback from those who attended, who found your talk both compelling and relevant.”

- Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

“Professor Mandelbaum is an exceptional speaker in every respect " highly articulate, well-informed, and unusually insightful. The ease and brilliance with which he moved between the worlds of international politics and business, and showed how they are inter-connected, was truly impressive, and most helpful to our executives.”

- Boeing

“For pure intellectual firepower and a wonderfully inspiring delivery, there is no better speaker than Professor Michael Mandelbaum.”

- Houston World Affairs Council

“I have heard a lot of very positive buzz. I hear he was informative, interesting and engaging! I think he worked out beautifully!”

- MetLife

“Our team has been flooded with positive feedback regarding Michael Mandelbaum's presentation and the discussion it sparked. We could not have been more pleased.”

- Caterpillar

“Thanks go to you for being such an informative and exciting speaker. As you could see, our audience was enthralled and appreciated your honesty, immense knowledge, and giving so graciously of your time and expertise.”

- 92nd Street Y

“They could have listened to him forever.”

- Matrix Midland Festival

“Michael did a great job. We had many positive comments following the lunch. The crowd was really engaged.”

- The Bank of New York Trust Company

“You relayed very powerful messages on the macroeconomic context in which our sector is doing business, communicated with great clarity, vision and insight. Many delegates commented on how much they appreciated your presentation.”

- The CIES World Food Business Summit

“Your presentation and the discussion that followed were a model of what these meetings seek to offer, namely informed, incisive exchanges of views on key issues. This particular exchange was memorable.”

- JP Morgan Chase

“Your insights into Germany and Japan and, more broadly, Europe and Asia were thought-provoking and offered our clients a wonderful context in which to view some of their investment decisions going forward.”

- Commonfund

“Your presentation was superb. I have received many calls from colleagues commending the Secretary of State's Open Forum for having invited you to participate in our Distinguished Lecture Series. Your remarks were eloquent and insightful.”

- U.S. Department of State

“I would like to thank you for your excellent survey of the status of globalization. I have received very positive comments from the participants on your speech. It really contributed to the level of the meeting.”

- Rabobank

“We have heard nothing but words of praise from our audience... well received, with many comments about your complete command of the subject matter, insight, clear communication skills, and engaging manner.”

- San Joaquin Valley Town Hall

“We were thrilled with Michael Mandelbaum's presentation. He got rave reviews. His talk was interesting, thought-provoking and intellectually stimulating.”

- Villanova University

“Your comments and good humor made the leadership breakfast a true event. Your presentation based upon your book was riveting and enlightening. I couldn’t have made a better selection in speakers. The Commissioners and I are so grateful for you time, energy, and the passion which you shared with the more than 200 leaders at our conference. I hope you will keep in touch when you return to the Valley of the Sun on visits in the future. Again, I am truly grateful for your good thinking, great presentation, and giving us a vision of what our state can be.”

- Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education