Daniel H. Yergin

Vice Chairman, IHS

Daniel Yergin is vice chairman of IHS, a global information company, and founder of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA). He is an authority on energy, international politics, and economics. Fortune called him "one of the planet's foremost thinkers about energy and its implications." He received the Pulitzer Prize for his book The Prize. His new book The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World was described by the New York Times as "necessary reading for CEOs, conservationists, lawmakers, generals, spies, tech geeks, thriller writers" among many others. He co-authored Commanding Heights: the Battle for the World Economy and Energy Future: Report of the Energy Project at the Harvard Business School. Both The Prize and Commanding Heights were made into award-winning PBS-BBC documentaries. Dr. Yergin received the United States Energy Award for "lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding." Dr. Yergin also serves on the U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board. He is based in Washington, DC.