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Erik Schatzker

Editorial Director, Bloomberg New Economy

Erik Schatzker is the Editorial Director for Bloomberg New Economy (BNE). Schatzker defines BNE’s direction and editorial priorities, as well as oversees the programming for the New Economy Forum, Bloomberg’s marquee conference, and several other events.

Prior to joining BNE, Schatzker spent 14 years at Bloomberg Television as a reporter, anchor and, most recently, as the developer and host of the Front Row series of in-depth interviews. His eclectic list of accomplishments as a journalist range from landing a sit-down on camera with Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro in Caracas to going behind the scenes of an FBI sting operation for a front-page feature in Bloomberg Businessweek.

Previously, Schatzker was a reporter, editor, bureau chief and team leader for Bloomberg News in Canada and the US. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in history and began his career at the South Pacific Mail in Santiago, Chile.