Selected as one of the “50 most influential Latin American intellectuals” by Foreign Policy magazine and recognized by Forbes Media Guide as one of the “500 most important journalists” in the United States, Andrés Oppenheimer is undoubtedly one of the most prominent figures in contemporary international journalism.
Andrés Oppenheimer serves as the editor for Latin America and a columnist for “The Miami Herald,” as well as the host of the program “Oppenheimer Presenta” on CNN en Español.
Andrés Oppenheimer has built an outstanding career in media, both in the United States and Latin America. He has contributed to some of the world’s most relevant publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the BBC in London. Furthermore, his column, “El Informe Oppenheimer,” is published in over 60 newspapers worldwide.
A Pulitzer Prize winner, he has also received some of the most prestigious international journalism awards, including the Ortega y Gasset Award and the Emmy Suncoast from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the United States.
Andrés Oppenheimer is the author of 8 international bestsellers. In his work “Sálvese quien pueda,” he analyzes the future of work in the age of automation, addressing a phenomenon that will radically transform society. In “Crear o morir,” Andrés Oppenheimer explores the theme of innovation in Latin America and the world. Among his other notable books are “Basta de Historias: La obsesión latinoamericana con el pasado y las 12 claves del futuro” and “Cuentos Chinos: El engaño de Washington, la mentira populista y la esperanza de América Latina.” His books have been translated into several languages, including Japanese.
The French newspaper Le Monde has noted that Oppenheimer “holds a unique place in the press of the Americas” as his journalistic work «sets the agenda for inter-American political debate».
Andrés Oppenheimer is one of the most sought-after speakers in the world to provide his critical perspective on the political and economic situation in Latin America, as well as his vision of the future of work and the impact of technological innovations such as automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence.