"Cathy Gay is a combination of media savvy, monumental drive and a passion for whatever seizes her imagination. She's the kind of person who goes through walls to get the job done and to make sure it is done right. She's exacting and demanding, with great style."

Alex S. Jones
Former Director, Shorenstein Center, Harvard University

Representative Speakers

*All speaker titles were in effect at the time of the event
Tim Armstrong
Robert Battle
Artistic Director, Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater
Lloyd C. Blankfein
Chairman & CEO, Goldman Sachs
Ursula M. Burns
Chairman & CEO, Xerox
John T. Chambers
Chairman & CEO, Cisco
Jane Chu
Chairman, National Endowment
for the Arts
Joe Kaeser
President & CEO, Siemens
Susan Lyne
CEO, Brand Group, AOL
Ellen Kullman
Chair & CEO, DuPont
General (Ret.) Stanley A. McChrystal
Partner, McChrystal Group & CoFounder, CrossLead and Former Commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan and NATO ISAF
Denise Morrison
President & CEO,
Campbell Soup
Ian C. Read
Chairman & CEO, Pfizer
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder, Blackstone
Sir Martin Sorrell
Chief Executive, WPP
Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr.
Chairman & Publisher,
The New York Times
Kelly Tweeddale
Executive Director, Seattle Opera

Additional Sampling of Our Speakers

Floyd Abrams
Partner, Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Angela Ahrendts
CEO, Burberry Group
Roger Ailes
Chairman & CEO, FOX News
Dean Baquet
Washington Bureau Chief,
The New York Times
Michael R. Bloomberg
Mayor, City of New York, NY
George Bodenheimer
President, ESPN & ABC Sports
Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks
David Boies
Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner
A. Lynn Bolles
Professor, Women's Studies,
University of Maryland, College Park
Erskine Bowles
Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility & Reform
Sir Richard Branson
Founder & President, Virgin Group
Tom Brokaw
Anchor & Managing Editor,
"NBC Nightly News"
Tory Burch
Chairman, Tory Burch
Jason McCabe Calacanis
Co-Founder & CEO, Weblogs
Thomas Campbell
Director & CEO,
Metropolitan Museum
Geoffrey Canada
President & CEO,
Harlem Children's Zone
Graydon Carter
Editor-in-Chief, Vanity Fair
John T. Chambers
Chairman & CEO, Cisco
David Chase
Creator, Writer & Executive Producer,
The Sopranos, HBO
Kenneth I. Chenault
Chairman & CEO,
American Express
Melissa Chiu
VP, Global Art Programs & Museum Director,
Asia Society
David M. Cote
Chairman & CEO, Honeywell
Dennis Crowley
Co-Founder, Foursquare
Grace Hightower De Niro
Board Member,
New York Women's Foundation
Mahlon Delong
Director, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center & Professor of Neurology, Emory University
Duke of Devonshire
Steward of Chatsworth
Barry Diller
Chairman & CEO, USA Interactive
Chairman & CEO, Vivendi Universal Entertainment
Mike Ditka
Former NFL Player & Coach
ESPN Analyst
John Donahoe
President & CEO, eBay Inc.
Michael T. Duke
President & CEO, Wal-Mart
Esther Dyson
Chairman, EDventure Holdings
Elizabeth Economy
Senior Fellow & Director for Asia Studies,
Council on Foreign Relations
Michael D. Eisner
Chairman & CEO, Disney
John Elkann
Chairman, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Jules Feiffer
Cartoonist, Author & Playwright
Laurence D. Fink
Chairman & CEO, BlackRock
William Clay Ford, Jr.
Executive Chairman, Ford Motor
Kenneth C. Frazier
Chairman, CEO & President, Merck
Thomas E. Freston
Chairman & CEO, MTV Networks
Fred H. Gage
Professor of Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases, Laboratory of Genetics,
The Salk Institute
Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
Retired Chairman & CEO, IBM
Carlos Ghosn
Chairman & CEO, Renault-Nissan
Paul Gigot
Editorial Page Editor,
The Wall Street Journal
Andrew Gowers
Editor, The Financial Times
Robert Greifeld
Anne Hathaway
Tony Hawk
President, Tony Hawk, Inc.
Jim Houghton
Founding Artistic Director,
Signature Theatre Company
Arianna Huffington
Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief,
The Huffington Post
Paul Hurley
Chairman & CEO, Ideeli
Robert A. Iger
President & CEO, Disney
Jeffrey R. Immelt
Chairman & CEO, General Electric
Kay Redfield Jamison
Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins &
Honorary Professor of English,
University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Norma Kamali
Fashion Designer, Norma Kamali
Robert Kennedy, Jr.
President, Waterkeeper Alliance and
Chief Prosecuting Attorney,
Hudson Riverkeeper
Steve Kroft
Correspondent, "60 Minutes",
CBS News
A.G. Lafley
Chairman & CEO, Procter & Gamble
Story Landis
Scientific Director, National Institute for Neurological Disorders & Stroke, NIH
Kenneth Lerer
Co-Founder, HuffingtonPost.com
Amb. Biwei Liu
Consul General in New York,
People's Republic of China
Michael Lynton
Chairman & CEO, Sony Pictures
John C. Malone
Chairman, Liberty Media
Marissa Mayer
Director, Consumer Products, Google
Richard Mayeux
Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry & Epidemiology; Director, Sergievsky Center & Taub Institute on Alzheimers Disease & the Aging Brain, Columbia University
Terry McDonell
Managing Editor, Sports Illustrated
William Mobley
Director, Neuroscience Institute & Professor of Neurology & Neurosciences,
Stanford University
Leslie Moonves
President & CEO, CBS Corp.
Brian T. Moynihan
CEO, Bank of America
Dee Dee Myers
Former White House Press Secretary
Political Analyst & Commentator
Nathan P. Myhrvold
Founder & CEO,
Intellectual Ventures
Peter Norton
President, The Peter Norton
Family Foundation
Michael G. Oxley
U.S. Congressman
Chairman, Financial Services Committee
Samuel J. Palmisano
Chairman, President & CEO, IBM
Richard D. Parsons
Chairman & CEO, Time Warner
George E. Pataki
Former Governor, State of New York
Counsel, Environmental, Chadbourne & Parke
Founder & Chairman, Pataki-Cahill Group
David A. Paterson
Governor, State of New York
Norman Pearlstine
EVP & Chief Content Officer, Time
T. Boone Pickens
Chairman & CEO, BP Capital
Thomas J. Pritzker
Director, The Pritzker Organization
David Remnick
Editor, The New Yorker
Carolyne Roehm
Carolyne Roehm, Inc.
Dan Rosensweig
President & CEO, Chegg
David M. Rubenstein
Co-Founder & Managing Director,
The Carlyle Group
Kevin P. Ryan
CEO, Gilt Groupe
Paul S. Sarbanes
Former U.S. Senator
David T. Scadden
Professor of Medicine, Harvard University; Co-Director, Harvard Stem Cell Institute & Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Eric Schmidt
Chairman & CEO, Google
Howard Schultz
Chairman, President & CEO, Starbucks
Lisa See
Author, "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan"
and "Dreams of Joy"
Alan K. Simpson
Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility & Reform
George Soros
Chairman, Soros Fund Management
Paul Steiger
Managing Editor,
The Wall Street Journal
David J. Stern
Commissioner, NBA
Jon Stewart
Anchor & Executive Producer,
"The Daily Show", Comedy Central
Sir Howard Stringer
Chairman, CEO & President, Sony
Anne Sweeney
Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, Disney/ABC Television Group
Mark Thompson
President & CEO,
The New York Times
Alan Trefler
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Pegasystems
Ted Turner
AOL Time Warner
Barbara Walters
Creator, Co-Host & Executive Producer,
"The View", ABC
Alice Walton
Founder, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Jack Welch
Former Chairman & CEO, General Electric
Author, "Jack: Straight from the Gut"
Anna Wintour
Editor-in-Chief, Vogue
Randi Zuckerberg
Founder, RtoZ Media

Sampling of our prominent moderators

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