CNN Political Commentator, Michael Smerconish, to Keynote IMPACT 2016 Conference

Award-Winning Radio and Television Commentator Michael Smerconish to Share Insights at IMPACT 2016 Breakfast on November 30th

PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 21, 2015 – Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) announced today that Michael Smerconish, Host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM Channel 124 and Host of CNN’s Smerconish, will serve as the keynote speaker at the IMPACT 2016 Breakfast on Wednesday, November 30th.

As an award-winning commentator, Smerconish has often been recognized for his radio work. He has been the recipient of several (Philadelphia) Achievements in Radio awards, including Best Talk Show Host and Best Evening Program. Philadelphia Magazine has named him the city’s best talk show host, as well as one of the city’s most powerful citizens. On August 20, 2009, Smerconish became the first radio host to interview President Barack Obama live from the White House. He has also interviewed Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, as well as Vice Presidents Al Gore, Dick Cheney and Joe Biden. Smerconish has been an MSNBC contributor and frequent guest-host of Hardball for Chris Matthews. He has been a guest on virtually every television program where politics is discussed, including: the NBC Today show, Colbert Report, O’Reilly Factor, Larry King Live, The View, and Real Time With Bill Maher.

Click here to read Michael Smerconish’s full biography.

“We are honored to welcome Michael as this year’s Breakfast Keynote Speaker. His insights into the political world will bring great value to the IMPACT Capital Conference. The 2016 political race has been the model of Growth through Disruption. We are excited to hear Michael’s analysis,” explained Sean Denham, Chairman, and Dave Maturo, Vice Chairman of the IMPACT 2016 Capital Conference. Denham serves as Philadelphia Office Managing Partner of Grant Thornton and Maturo serves as Director of Business Development of Grant Thornton.

Read here the press release.


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