An intellectually fearless visionary and historian, Former Speaker Newt Gingrich is one of the foremost economic, social, political, and security-focused conservative thinkers today. He is well-known as the architect of the “Contract with America” that led the Republican Party to victory in 1994 by capturing a majority in the United States House of Representatives for the first time in 40 years. Newt was also a Republican candidate for president of the United States in 2012.
Today, Newt is chairman of Gingrich 360, a full-service American consulting, education and media production group that connects the past, present and future to inspire audiences, solve challenges and develop opportunities. The company serves a fortune 500 client base with consulting services and creates award-winning, entertaining media projects. Additionally, Newt participates in about 30 marquee speeches and events around the world each year.
Newt is a Fox News contributor and the host of the Newt’s World podcast, a dynamic new weekly series that offers context to today’s world through entertaining stories and conversations. The podcast is distributed by Westwood One.
A prolific author, Newt has published 36 books including 16 fiction and nonfiction New York Times best sellers, such as Understanding Trump, and Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback.
He writes two newsletters a week.
Newt’s historical fiction works include Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor, and To Try Men’s Souls. These intriguing novels are active historical studies in the lessons of warfare based on fictional accounts of historic battles and how they shaped our nation. He also writes political thrillers focused on Washington intrigue and international terrorism, the latest, Shakedown, is published through Harper Collins and is available now.
Recognized internationally as an expert on world history, military issues, and international affairs, Newt is the longest-serving teacher of both the Joint War Fighting course for Major Generals and Capstone for rising generals. He also taught officers from all five services as a distinguished visiting scholar and professor at the National Defense University.
In addition, Newt served as a Member of the Defense Policy Board. He was a member of the Terrorism Task Force for the Council on Foreign Relations, and he co-chaired the Task Force on United Nations Reform, a bipartisan Congressional effort to modernize and improve the UN.
As Chairman of Gingrich 360, Newt continues to promote American values as he works toward thinking through and helping to solve our nation’s greatest challenges in health care, education, national security and many other areas.
Newt is married to Callista Gingrich, United States Ambassador to the Vatican, author of the Ellis the Elephant children’s book series, and producer and host (with Newt) of nine documentaries of which the most recent is “The First American.”