Editor in Chief, Managing Editor - The Daily Beast

John Avlon is the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of The Daily Beast and a CNN political analyst. He is the author of Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics and Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America and Washington’s Farewell:The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. He won the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ award for best online column in 2012. He lives in New York City with his wife Margaret Hoover - a fellow CNN analyst - and their two children.

See John at the Welcome & Morning Keynote on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 8:30am - 9:30am.

See John at the Lunch Keynote on June 23, 2017 from 1:00pm - 2:15pm