Rich Karlgaard is the Publisher of Forbes Magazine, an American journalist, best-selling author, award-winning entrepreneur, and speaker. In 1992, he started Forbes ASAP along with Steve Forbes and George Gilder. He is a respected forecaster of how events and upcoming trends—tech, financial markets and especially the impact of Washington politics—will affect business and the economy.  Rich is also an expert on successful corporate culture and how they can attain a sustainable competitive advantage in a fast-changing world.