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The Swift Hour

The Swift Hour, hosted by Concordia Co-Founder, President & CEO Matthew Swift, is a digital series addressing the most pressing issues facing the world in 30 minutes or less. Concordia, the premier global convening platform, elevates voices across industries, sectors, and geographies, and in this new series, Matthew Swift will speak with leaders in politics, business, culture, science, and sports to discuss and analyze world events as they unfold. Taking the life experiences and critical moments they have faced, Swift will ask these extraordinary individuals to identify how solutions to global challenges can be achieved in this swift half hour!


Filmed at the 2023 Concordia Annual Summit in New York City

  • Chip Lyons, President & CEO, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

  • T.H. Wilbur Ross, President, Chairman & CEO, Ross Acquisition Corp. II

  • Sherrie Westin, President, Sesame Workshop

  • T.H. Kevin Stitt, Governor, State of Oklahoma

  • Elisabeth Staudinger, Member of the Managing Board, Siemens Healthineers

  • H.E. Toyin Ojora Saraki, Founder & President, Wellbeing Foundation Africa

  • Dr. Tessy Ojo CBE, CEO, The Diana Award

Nasser Al Khori, Executive Director, Generation Amazing – Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

  • Patrick Condo, Founder & CEO, Seekr Technologies, Inc.


  • Barbara Humpton, President & CEO, Siemens USA

  • Ambassador Stuart Holliday, CEO, Meridian International Center

  • Harold Hamm, Executive Chairman, Continental Resources

  • T.H. Eric Adams, Mayor, City of New York

H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President,
Republic of Türkiye

T.H Elaine Chao, 18th Secretary of Transportation, 24th Secretary of Labor, United States


Filmed at the 2022 Concordia Annual Summit in New York City

General Wesley Clark (Ret.)

Aaron sherinian

President josé manuel barroso

Dr. Susan Harvey

Jared Kushner

Dr. Ian Bremmer

Mickey bergman

Dr. Vivek Murthy

David rubenstein

Andrew liveris

Secretary Rodney slater