Speakers
David Ahern, Ph.D.
David Ahern, Ph.D.
Special Advisor, National Cancer Institute
Dr. David K. Ahern is on special assignment to the National Cancer Institute under an Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) wherein he serves as a special...
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Mohammad Al Duaij
Mohammad Al Duaij
Managing Director, Alea Global Group (SFO)
In 2002, Mohammad Al Duaij graduated from Leeds University Business School with an accounting and finance honor degree. Mr. Al Duaij started his career at...
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Philip Auerswald
Philip Auerswald
Associate Professor, George Mason University
Philip Auerswald is a professor of public policy at George Mason University and the cofounder and coeditor of Innovations, a quarterly journal about...
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Roberta Baskin
Roberta Baskin
Executive Director, AIM2Flourish
AIM2Flourish's Executive Director Roberta Baskin is an award-winning investigative journalist. Her career has taken an appreciative turn from her storied...
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Michael Bator
Michael Bator
Partner, Certus Advisory
Michael Bator is the former Managing Director and Healthcare Research Analyst at Jennison Associates, a U.S. mutual fund and pension fund management...
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Neta Batscha
Neta Batscha
Analyst, RA Capital Management
Neta Batscha is an Analyst on the Equity team at RA Capital Management, a fund manager dedicated to evidence-based investing in healthcare and life...
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Jen Bawden
Jen Bawden
Author, Philanthropist & Serial Social Entrepreneur, Bawden Capital (SFO)
Jen Bawden is a best-selling author, speaker, philanthropist and serial social entrepreneur passionate about disruptive technologies that propel humanity...
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Candice Beaumont
Candice Beaumont
Chief Investment Officer, L Investments (SFO)
Candice Beaumont is a Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer who runs L Investments, a single family office with a vast portfolio of public and...
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Bradley Belt
Bradley Belt
former Executive Director and CEO, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC)
Mr. Belt is Vice Chairman of Orchard Global Capital Group. Mr. Belt previously served in the Administration of President George W. Bush as Executive...
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Rahul Bhansali
Rahul Bhansali
Director, Indlak Group (SFO)
Indlak Group manages the Bhansali Family's business assets that are primarily located in India and spread across a number of activities such as...
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Kumar Bhargava, Ph.D., MBA
Kumar Bhargava, Ph.D., MBA
Executive Director, Merck Research Labs
Kumaril Bhargava joined Merck after serving as a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of OncoViRx, a specialty company he started after licensing compounds...
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Isaac Blech
Isaac Blech
Founder, Celgene, ICOS, Nova Pharmaceutical, Pathogenesis, and Genetics Systems
Over the past thirty five years, Isaac Blech established some of the leading biotechnology companies in the world. These include Celgene Corporation, ICOS...
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David Blumberg
David Blumberg
Founder and Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital
David J. Blumberg is the Founder and Managing Partner of Blumberg Capital, an early-stage venture capital fund based in San Francisco. David is an...
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Alexis Bonnell
Alexis Bonnell
Chief of Applied Innovation & Acceleration, U.S. Global Development Lab, of USAID
Alexis Bonnell is the Chief of Applied Innovation & Acceleration in the U.S. Global Development Lab, of USAID, one of the premier Innovation Labs in the...
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Steve Brotman
Steve Brotman
Strategic Advisor, Alpha Venture Partners
Steve Brotman, an entrepreneur, investor, and fund manager, is the founder and Managing Partner at Alpha Venture Partners. Steve also serves as a Strategic...
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Matthew Carabasi, M.D.
Matthew Carabasi, M.D.
Clinical Director, Hematologic Malignancies, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Thomas Jefferson University
Matthew H. Carabasi, M.D., a specialist in bone marrow transplantation, is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology in...
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Kesha Cash
Kesha Cash
Founder and General Partner, Impact America Fund
Prior to founding Impact America Fund, Kesha launched Jalia Ventures, a minority-focused impact investing initiative that was funded by Josh Mailman and...
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Alfonso Chang
Alfonso Chang
Managing Director, Relativity Healthcare Partners (SFO)
Alfonso Chang, CFA is a Managing Director of Relativity Healthcare Partners (“RHCP”), an investment group dedicated to providing growth capital to...
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Bihua Chen
Bihua Chen
Founder and Portfolio Manager, Cormorant Asset Management
Bihua Chen founded Cormorant Asset Management LLC ("Cormorant") in 2013 and currently manages investments in public and private biopharmaceutical...
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Michelle Clements
Michelle Clements
President, Synergy Trust Company (SFO)
Michelle Clements is the President of Synergy Trust Company, a trust company created for her family. Prior to receiving the charter, her role was as Family...
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William D. Cohan
William D. Cohan
Best-Selling Author, House of Cards
William D. Cohan, a former senior Wall Street M&A investment banker for 17 years at Lazard Frères & Co., Merrill Lynch and JPMorganChase, is the New York...
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Randolph Cohen, Ph.D.
Randolph Cohen, Ph.D.
Partner, Exsight Capital
Dr. Cohen is a partner at ExSight, a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, and a Visiting Associate Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School....
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Michael Collett
Michael Collett
Managing Partner, Promus Ventures
Mike Collett is Founder and Managing Partner of Promus Ventures in Chicago. Mike previously was Founder and Managing Partner of Masters Capital...
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B. Ray Conley
B. Ray Conley
Managing Partner, Finance Technology Leverage
B. Ray Conley, CFA is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Finance Technology Leverage LLC. Prior to FTL, Mr. Conley founded CreekStone Capital...
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Chris Cutler
Chris Cutler
Founder, Manager Analysis Services
Chris Cutler founded Manager Analysis Services, LLC [MAS] to provide outsourced due diligence services on investment managers. MAS covers primarily...
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Mary D'Souza
Mary D'Souza
Managing Director, Sixiang Holding (SFO)
Mary D’Souza is a Managing Director at Sixiang Holding. She is the Chief Investment Officer for the Family Office and is responsible for investments in a...
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Tarik Dalton
Tarik Dalton
Director, North Carolina Department of the Treasurer
Tarik Dalton joined the Investment Management Department for the North Carolina Department of the Treasurer in 2012. He currently serves Director of...
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Laura Deming
Laura Deming
Partner, The Longevity Fund
Currently a Forbes 30 under 30 star and partner at the Longevity Fund, Laura Deming has wanted to cure aging since the age of eight. After years working on...
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David A. Deptula
David A. Deptula
Lieutenant General (Ret.), USAF
Lt Gen David A. Deptula, USAF (Ret.), serves as the Dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. He is a world-recognized leader and pioneer in...
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Thomas Donahoe
Thomas Donahoe
Executive Director & CIO, Homeland Foundation
Thomas C. Donahoe, Esq., PRM, FRM, Homeland Foundation, Incorporated. Tom Donahoe is the Acting Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of the...
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Amir Dossal
Amir Dossal
President and CEO, Global Partnerships Forum
Amir Dossal is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Global Partnerships Forum – a not-for-profit knowledge platform to provide change makers with...
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James R. Doty, M.D.
James R. Doty, M.D.
Founder and Director, CCARE, Stanford University
James R. Doty, M.D. is the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University of which His...
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Karen Drexler
Karen Drexler
Founder of EXXclaim Capital, and Board Member of Naia Health, Sandstone Diagnostics, Hygieia Medical, and diaDexus
Karen has 30 years of experience as a Life Science Executive and Entrepreneur. She was an early employee of LifeScan, helped build the company from zero to...
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Doug Ducey
Doug Ducey
Governor, State of Arizona
Doug Ducey was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, but Arizona is Doug's home. It's where he met his college sweetheart - now wife of 23 years - Angela, and...
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Anuroop Duggal
Anuroop Duggal
Partner, 3G Capital
Anuroop Duggal is a partner at 3G Capital, based out of New York. He joined 3G in 2013, with one of his former colleagues, to launch the Natural Resources...
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Shirin Ebadi
Shirin Ebadi
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
I was born in the city of Hamadan [northwestern Iran] in 1947. My family were academics and practising Muslims. At the time of my birth my father was the...
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Ari Eisentat
Ari Eisentat
CEO and Founder, Dream Ventures Global
Ari Eisenstat is the CEO and Founder of Dream Ventures Global, an idea-stage impact venture fund with the mission of funding the next generation of...
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Josef Feldman
Josef Feldman
Founding Partner, FoundersGuild
Josef Feldman is a Founding Partner at FoundersGuild, a "fund for founders" and their networks. Feldman and his partner focus on seed and series A...
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Andrew Fisch
Andrew Fisch
Managing Director, Investcorp Investment Advisers
Andrew Fisch joined Investcorp in 2015 as the Portfolio Manager of the SSARIS portfolio. Previously, Andrew was the Chief Investment Officer of the Hedge...
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Michael Fitzpatrick
Michael Fitzpatrick
Founder & Chairman, Millenia Music
Michael is the recipient of The Prince Charles Award for Musical Excellence conferred by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. He has performed...
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Eva Fowler
Eva Fowler
Associate Director, ReFED
Eva is the Associate Director of ReFED, an ambitious initiative to reduce U.S. food waste by 50% by 2030 where she leads all strategic communications and...
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John  Frankel
John  Frankel
Founding Partner, ff Venture Capital
John Frankel is the founding partner of ff Venture Capital, and has been an early-stage investor since late 1999. John has served as a director of over 35...
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Jeffrey Friedland
Jeffrey Friedland
CEO, Friedland Global Capital
Jeffrey Friedland is an emerging market pioneer his firm, Singapore-based, Friedland Global Capital, was one of the first American investment banks to...
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Douglas  Funke
Douglas  Funke
Portfolio Manager, Forum Partners
Managing Director and Global Portfolio Manager with Forum Securities. Prior to joining Forum, Douglas was a Managing Director at BeachStreet Capital where...
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Les Funtleyder
Les Funtleyder
Portfolio Manager, E Squared Capital (SFO)
Mr. Funtleyder is a Healthcare Portfolio Manager at E Squared Capital Management where he is responsible for conducting fundamental and valuation analysis...
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Dave Furneaux
Dave Furneaux
Founder, Furneaux Capital
Dave started forming, investing in and growing entrepreneurial businesses in his early 20s. For over two decades, partnering with amazing entrepreneurs...
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Brian Garrett
Brian Garrett
Co-Founder and Managing Director, CrossCut Ventures
With 18 years of experience in early-stage technology and strategy, Brian has worked closely with many successful Silicon Valley companies including...
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Leymah Gbowee
Leymah Gbowee
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist, trained social worker and women’s rights advocate. She is founder and current...
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Ari Gendason
Ari Gendason
Managing Principal, Continental Grain Company
Ari has been with Continental Grain Company (CGC) since 2004. He joined CGC as a Summer Associate in 2004 and later helped to establish Arlon. Prior to...
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Karenna Gore
Karenna Gore
Director, Center for Earth Ethics
Karenna Gore is Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. She received an M.A. in Social Ethics from Union Theological...
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Jacob Gottlieb, M.D.
Jacob Gottlieb, M.D.
Chief Investment Officer, Visium Asset Management
Jacob is the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Visium Asset Management, LP, a multi-strategy hedge fund firm managing over $7.6 billion for...
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Ambassador Thomas Graham
Ambassador Thomas Graham
Chairman, The Bipartisan Group
Ambassador Graham is a former senior-level diplomat and a world-renowned authority on nuclear nonproliferation. As a U.S. diplomat, Ambassador Graham was...
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Jonathan Granoff
Jonathan Granoff
President, Global Security Institute
Jonathan Granoff is President of the Global Security Institute, is an international lawyer and former professor of international law, and serves as a...
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Ilmi Granoff
Ilmi Granoff
Senior Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute
Ilmi Granoff is a Senior Research Fellow at ODI leading the institute's work on green growth. He is an attorney with over 15 years of experience and...
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Michael Greeley
Michael Greeley
General Partner, Flare Capital Partners
Michael currently serves as a General Partner at Flare Capital Partners. Prior to joining Flare, Michael served as founding general partner of Flybridge...
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Michael Green
Michael Green
Best-Selling Author, The Illuminated Rumi
Michael Green has been a woodworker, landscaper and television art director. His talents found an enduring place in publishing. "All the bookstores around...
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Maurice R. Greenberg
Maurice R. Greenberg
Chairman and CEO, C.V. Starr & Co. Inc.
Mr. Maurice R. Greenberg is Chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr & Co. Inc. Mr. Greenberg retired as Chairman and CEO of American International Group...
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Ammar Hanafi
Ammar Hanafi
Co-Founder and General Partner, Moment Ventures
Ammar Hanafi is Co-Founder and General Partner of Moment Ventures, a seed and early stage venture capital investing in the Infrastructure...
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Tal Haparnas
Tal Haparnas
Managing Member, Robust Capital (SFO)
Tal Haparnas is a family office executive, trader, and author who moved to Beijing from the United States over 10 years ago to capitalize on the country's...
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Tom Heck
Tom Heck
Chief Investment Officer, Ball State University Foundation
Tom Heck, CFA is Chief Investment Officer of the Ball State University Foundation, having served as its Vice President/Treasurer for 20 years.  During his...
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John Heffernan
John Heffernan
Executive Director, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
In October 2009, John Heffernan was named the Director of Speak Truth To Power at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Heffernan brings to RFK Human Rights over...
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Robert Horrocks
Robert Horrocks
Chief Investment Officer, Matthews Asia
Robert Horrocks is Chief Investment Officer at Matthews International Capital Management, LLC and a Portfolio Manager. He manages the firm's Asian Growth...
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Hoyoung Huh, M.D., Ph.D.
Hoyoung Huh, M.D., Ph.D.
Founder, Healthcare & Humanity Foundation
Hoyoung Huh MD/PhD is a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur and investor driven by innovative science, creative collaborations and impact investing. Hoyoung...
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Eriko Ishikawa
Eriko Ishikawa
Global Head of Inclusive Business, International Finance Corporation
Eriko is the Global Program Manager and a founding member of the Inclusive Business Models Group. For the past few years, Eriko has worked on a...
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Jeffrey  Jay, M.D.
Jeffrey  Jay, M.D.
Senior Managing Member, Great Point Partners
Dr. Jeffrey R. Jay, M.D., serves as Senior Managing Member at Great Point Partners, LLC. Dr. Jay also serves as Managing Director of the private equity...
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Vuk Jeremić
Vuk Jeremić
Past President, United Nations General Assembly
Vuk Jeremić was elected President of the sixty-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly on 8 June 2012. At the time of his election, he was...
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Kewen Jin, Ph.D.
Kewen Jin, Ph.D.
Special Advisor, China R&D matters, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Kewen Jin is the CEO and co-founder of Symap Medical, a medical-device company based in China. He is also chairman of BayHelix, an organization of Chinese...
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Jeff Jonas
Jeff Jonas
Portfolio Manager, Gabelli Funds
Jeff Jonas joined GAMCO Investors, Inc. in July 2003 as an analyst to expand coverage of the healthcare sector. Mr. Jonas is Portfolio Manager of the GAMCO...
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Gerald Kaminsky
Gerald Kaminsky
Sr. Portfolio Manager, Managing Director, Neuberger Berman
Gerald P. Kaminsky, Managing Director, joined the firm in 1999. Gerald is a Portfolio Manager on Team Kaminsky, within the firm's Private Asset Management...
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Ken Kaplan
Ken Kaplan
Co-Founder, Food System 6
Co-founder, MSW, MArch/MHP is a Strategic Designer and Research Advisor. Ken is an integrator. He identifies and engages people and groups with similar...
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Ravi Karkara
Ravi Karkara
Senior Advisor to the Deputy Executive Director, UN Women
With over two decades of experience, Ravi is an expert in various development related fields. He has been driving innovation, building strategic...
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Tawakkol Karman
Tawakkol Karman
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Tawakkol Karman was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 in recognition of her work in nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights...
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Erika Karp
Erika Karp
Founder and CEO, Cornerstone Capital Group
Erika Karp is the Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Inc. The mission of the firm is to apply the principles of sustainable finance across the capital...
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Kerri Kelly
Kerri Kelly
Founder, CTZNWELL
Kerri is the founder of CTZNWELL, an emerging movement to mobilize people into a powerful force for wellbeing for all. She spent seven years as Executive...
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Stephen Kennedy Smith
Stephen Kennedy Smith
Board Member and Principal, Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises (SFO)
Stephen is a principal at Park Agency - Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises, the Kennedy family office, and an investor and entrepreneur. He has served as a...
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Lou Kerner
Lou Kerner
Partner, Flight VC
Lou Kerner is the Founder and Senior Partner of The Social Internet Fund, which invests in the primary and secondary shares of rapidly growing private...
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Hooman Khalili
Hooman Khalili
Radio Personality, Alice Radio
Hooman Khalili is a morning show radio personality in the San Francisco Bay Area on Alice Radio 97.3 FM (CBS Radio). He has been part of the Sarah and...
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Trevor Kienzle
Trevor Kienzle
Managing Director, Correlation Ventures
As a founder and Managing Director of Correlation Ventures, Trevor helps lead the firm, manages its Bay Area office, and leads its Information Technology,...
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Stephen Klasko, M.D.
Stephen Klasko, M.D.
President and CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
As the President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, is bridging the art and...
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Robert Klein
Robert Klein
President, Klein Financial Corp.
Bob Klein is President of Klein Financial Corporation, a real estate investment banking consulting company focused on affordable housing finance and...
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Karen Knudsen, Ph.D.
Karen Knudsen, Ph.D.
Director, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Knudsen is the third Director of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, an NCI-designated Cancer Center since 1995. Dr. Knudsen was appointed in...
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Jeremy Kohomban, Ph.D.
Jeremy Kohomban, Ph.D.
President and CEO, The Children's Village
Jeremy Christopher Kohomban, Ph.D. is the President and CEO of The Children’s Village, The Institute’s Center for Child Welfare Research at the...
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Peter  Kolchinksy, Ph.D.
Peter  Kolchinksy, Ph.D.
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, RA Capital Management
Peter Kolchinsky, Ph.D. is a founder, Managing Director, and Portfolio Manager at RA Capital Management, a crossover fund manager dedicated to...
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David Kopp
David Kopp
Managing Partner and CEO, KBG
Mr. Kopp is Chairman of the Board of Directors, Management and Investment Committees of KBG. He has over two decades of international investment...
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Arama Kukutai
Arama Kukutai
Managing Director, Finistere Ventures
Arama Kukutai is a co-founder of Finistere Ventures, which he started in 2005 with renowned entrepreneur Dr. Jerry Caulder. Arama migrated into venture...
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Barry Lambert
Barry Lambert
Chairman, Countplus
Barry Lambert established Count Financial in 1980. Prior to establishing Count, Barry worked for 19 years within the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Barry...
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Marc Lasry
Marc Lasry
Chairman, Ceo and Co-Founder, Avenue Capital Group
Mr. Lasry is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the firm. Distressed investing has been the focus of his professional career for over...
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Rob Leclerc
Rob Leclerc
CEO, AgFunder
Rob Leclerc is the CEO of AgFunder, a online investment marketplace that gives investors simple transparent access to investment opportunities in the $6.4...
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Ted Levinson
Ted Levinson
Founder and CEO, Beneficial Returns
Ted Levinson is the Founder and CEO of Beneficial Returns, a new impact investing debt fund that activates foundation endowments and donor advised funds to...
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Michael Leviton
Michael Leviton
Former Board Chair, Chefs Collaborative
After seventeen years at Lumière, eight James Beard Foundation Award nominations and honors from Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, Gourmet and Saveur,...
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Jane Lin-Baden
Jane Lin-Baden
CEO, Isobar China Group
Isobar is a global full-service digital agency, creatively solving critical, complex client challenges in the digital era. We conceive, design and build...
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Jonathan Litt
Jonathan Litt
Founder and CEO, Land & Buildings
Jonathan Litt has over 22 years of experience as a global real estate strategist and an investor in both public real estate securities and direct property....
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Mari Malek
Mari Malek
Supermodel & Philanthropist
Mari Malek is President of Stand for Education. not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization registered in the state of New York that is dedicated to...
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Andy Mantel
Andy Mantel
CEO, Pacific Sun Advisors
Andy Mantel (“安迪饅頭“) is Founder & CEO of Pacific Sun Advisors (“太平陽投資顧問(香港) 有限公司“). He has lived in Asia...
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Chris Martenson, Ph.D.
Chris Martenson, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO, PeakProsperity
Chris Martenson, PhD (Duke), MBA (Cornell) is an economic researcher and futurist specializing in energy and resource depletion, and co-founder...
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Steve Massocca
Steve Massocca
Chief Investment Officer, Wedbush Equity Management
Steve Massocca is Managing Director of the Wedbush Equity Management team. He is also the portfolio manager for the Wedbush Hedged Dividend Fund, LP. Steve...
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Paul Matteucci
Paul Matteucci
Operating Partner, U.S. Venture Partners
"The great thing about being an entrepreneur or a venture capitalist is that one gets to view many of the biggest problems the world is facing as...
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Corey McCann, M.D., Ph.D.
Corey McCann, M.D., Ph.D.
President and CEO, Pear Therapeutics
Corey M McCann M.D., Ph.D. is the President and CEO of Pear Therapeutics, a company developing prescription digital therapies and drug/software...
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Michael McCullough, M.D., M.Sc.
Michael McCullough, M.D., M.Sc.
Partner, Capricorn Healthcare, & Co-Founder BrainMind & QuestBridge
Michael McCullough, M.D., M.Sc. is an entrepreneur, impact investor and Partner at Capricorn Healthcare, social entrepreneur, and emergency room professor...
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Kevin McGovern
Kevin McGovern
Founder and Chairman, The Water Initiative ®
Kevin McGovern is the Chairman and CEO of McGovern Capital and The Water Initiative®, which co-creates customized and sustainable drinking water solutions...
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Michael Meng
Michael Meng
Partner, Apax Partners
Michael Meng is a Principal in the Healthcare Group. He joined Apax Partners in 2008 and is currently based in New York. His Apax deal experience includes...
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Maestro Steven Mercurio
Maestro Steven Mercurio
Composer & Conductor
Maestro Steven Mercurio is an internationally acclaimed conductor and composer whose musical versatility encompasses the symphonic and operatic worlds. ...
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Seema Mody
Seema Mody
Global Markets Reporter, CNBC
Seema Mody is a global markets reporter for CNBC, located at the network's Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Most recently, Mody was co-anchor...
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Jeffrey Moore, DPhil
Jeffrey Moore, DPhil
President, MP Healthcare Venture Management
Jeffrey Moore, DPhil joined MPH in 2008. Previously, Dr. Moore was a Kauffman Fellow with the early stage healthcare venture capital firm Research...
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Victoria Moran
Victoria Moran
Best-Selling Author, Main Street Vegan
Victoria Moran (www.mainstreetvegan.net) is the author of eleven groundbreaking books addressing health and wellbeing. Her latest is Main Street Vegan, of...
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Scott Morenstein
Scott Morenstein
Managing Director, CAM Capital (SFO)
Scott Morenstein is a Managing Director at CAM Capital, a private investment company established by Bruce Kovner for his proprietary investment, trading...
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William Mott
William Mott
Founder and President , Agland
William Mott has been an agribusiness consultant since 1974. Prior to his work as a consultant, Mott worked with a number of agribusiness firms. He was...
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George Mussalli
George Mussalli
CIO and Head of Research, PanAgora
Mr. Mussalli is Chief Investment Officer and Head of Research, Equity. He is responsible for oversight of the firm’s equity strategies and research and...
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David Nadel
David Nadel
Portfolio Manager, Director of International Research, Royce & Associates
David Nadel joined the firm in 2006 and previously was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Neuberger Berman Inc. (2004-2006) and a Senior Analyst at Pequot...
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Laurance Narbut
Laurance Narbut
Chief Investment Officer, Acceleration Resources
Mr. Laurance Narbut is the Chief Investment Officer for Acceleration Resources LLC, a firm making principal investments in the energy sector. Acceleration...
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David Nash, M.D.
David Nash, M.D.
Founding Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University
David B. Nash was named the Founding Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH) in 2008. This appointment caps a 25-year tenure on the...
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Kuldeep Neote, Ph.D.
Kuldeep Neote, Ph.D.
Senior Director, New Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Kuldeep is Senior Director of New Ventures at the Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston. He focuses primarily on the areas of Oncology and...
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Myles Nestel
Myles Nestel
Co-Founder and Partner, The Solution Entertainment Group
Myles has successfully originated over $1 billion in financing for over 200 film and television projects during the course of his career and has previously...
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Aaron Niederhelman
Aaron Niederhelman
Principal & Co-Founder, EAF Agrarian Fund
Aaron Niederhelman is on a mission to elevate well-sourced food to primary human and planetary healthcare. Leveraging diverse experiences in worlds of...
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David Nikodem, Ph.D.
David Nikodem, Ph.D.
Managing Director and Head of Biopharma Investments, Ally Bridge Group
Dr. Nikodem has over 15 years of investment experience as an investor with a global investment focus across all healthcare subsectors. He currently manages...
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Scott Norman
Scott Norman
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Velorum Capital
Scott Norman is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Velorum Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm. Velorum invests in industrial technology companies...
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John O'Leary
John O'Leary
Founder, Rising Above
In 1987, John was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, he created a massive explosion in his garage and was burned on 100% of his...
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Jim O'Shaughnessy
Jim O'Shaughnessy
Principal, Chairman, CEO, CIO, Senior Portfolio Manager
Jim O'Shaughnessy is the Chairman and CEO of O'Shaughnessy Asset Management (OSAM). Also serving as the Chief Investment Officer of the firm, Jim is...
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Daniel Osgood
Daniel Osgood
Research Scientist, Columbia University
Daniel Osgood brings advances in the use of climate information and financial mechanisms to improve livelihoods in developing countries. His PhD in...
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Dr. Richard Park
Dr. Richard Park
CEO, CityMD
Dr. Richard Park is board-certified in emergency medicine and completed his medical studies at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Dr....
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Kenneth Pasternak
Kenneth Pasternak
Founder and Executive Chairman, KABR Group
35 year history as an industry leading entrepreneur and innovator with focus on Stock Exchanges, Hedge Funds, and Real Estate. Currently Ken Pasternak...
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David Perlstein
David Perlstein
Managing Partner, Debartolo - Mainstreet (SFO)
David J. Perlstein has sixteen years of experience investing in, developing and leasing commercial real estate across the globe, underscored by a recently...
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Sergei Petukhov, Ph.D.
Sergei Petukhov, Ph.D.
Partner, Enso Ventures
Dr. Sergei Petukhov is a Partner of Enso Ventures. Dr. Petukhov was a Managing Director at CLS Capital, he worked at RUSNANO investment fund and was an...
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David Phillips
David Phillips
Deputy CIO, South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission
David E. Phillips, CFA is Deputy Chief Investment Officer for the Retirement System Investment Commission of the State of South Carolina (Columbia, SC),...
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John Arthur Pinckard
John Arthur Pinckard
Managing Partner, Tilted Windmills Theatricals
John Arthur Pinckard is a two time Tony Award winning Broadway producer most recently represented on Broadway by the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics...
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Charles Pollack, Jr., M.A, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA, FESC, FCPP
Charles Pollack, Jr., M.A, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA, FESC, FCPP
Director, Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp, Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Charles Pollack maintains a dynamic force in academia and healthcare, with holding multiple positions including: Associate Provost for Innovation in...
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Nick Davis Raynes
Nick Davis Raynes
Film Producer and Director, Davis Family Office (SFO)
Nick Davis Raynes began his business career at a young age working an apprenticeship alongside his Grandfather, Marvin Davis, a wildcatter, who later owned...
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Martha Rebour
Martha Rebour
Senior Director Shot@Life Campaign, United Nations Foundation
Martha Rebour joined the UN Foundation in 2014. She serves as Senior Director of Shot@Life, a global campaign to increase access to immunizations for...
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Eric Rice, Ph.D.
Eric Rice, Ph.D.
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Wellington Management
Eric is the portfolio manager of Wellington Management's Global Impact strategy. He is also a thought leader for the development of social impact and other...
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David Sable, M.D.
David Sable, M.D.
Portfolio Manager, Special Situations Life Sciences Fund
David Sable MD directs healthcare and life science investing for the Special Situations Funds and is portfolio manager of the Special Situations Life...
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Tony Salas
Tony Salas
former Undersecretary, Agriculture of Peru
Tony Salas is the CEO of GSV Shared-X LLC, a Latin America-focused agribusiness company designed to operate as a shared exchange of agricultural best...
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Richard Sayre, Ph.D.
Richard Sayre, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory and New Mexico Consortium
Dr. Richard Sayre is Senior Research Scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the New Mexico Consortium (NMC). Dr. Sayre's research interests...
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John Schaetzl
John Schaetzl
Senior Advisor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
=John Schaetzl is Special Advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world, which supports initiatives in...
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Larry Schiller
Larry Schiller
American film producer, director and screenwriter
BORN IN BROOKLYN IN 1936, LAWRENCE SCHILLER’S work began in junior high school in San Diego, when he received his first camera. Though a childhood...
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William Scott
William Scott
Agricultural Advisor, IFC of the World Bank Group
William Scott is a Member of the California Agriculture Leadership Program, as well as an Agricultural Advisor to the International Finance Corporation...
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Lisa Sebesta
Lisa Sebesta
Managing Partner, Fresh Source Capital
Lisa is Managing Partner at Fresh Source Capital, LLC, and a General Partner in Fresh Source Capital Fund 1.  She is on the leadership team of Slow Money...
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Kamal Shah
Kamal Shah
Vice President, Donald Smith
With the company since 2001. Mr. Shah began his career as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he focused on mutual funds and investment...
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Jim Shcheinman
Jim Shcheinman
Founding Managing Partner, Maven Ventures
Jim has achieved 4 'unicorn'-level successes over the past 20 years as a founder, executive, and investor. His top performers include Cruise ($1B sale to...
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Greg Shell
Greg Shell
Managing Director, Bain Capital
Mr. Shell joined Bain Capital Double Impact as a managing director in 2016. Prior to joining, Mr. Shell served as a Lead Portfolio Manager of a...
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David Shrier
David Shrier
Managing Director, MIT Connection Science
David L. Shrier is the Managing Director of MIT Connection Science. He leads other new initiatives for MIT, advises the European Commission on...
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Barclay Simmons
Barclay Simmons
Non-Executive Chairman, Butterfield Group
Barclay Simmons was appointed to the position of Non-Executive Chairman in October 2015. Mr. Simmons first joined Butterfield's Board of Directors in April...
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Greg Simon
Greg Simon
Director, Biden Cancer Initiative, Biden Foundation
Greg Simon serves as Director of the Biden Cancer Initiative at the Biden Foundation. Previously, he was the Executive Director of the White House Cancer...
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Brian Smiga
Brian Smiga
Partner, Alpha Venture Partners
As Partner and co-founder of Alpha Venture Partners, Brian evaluates new investment opportunities and develops its Alpha VC network of over 100 early stage...
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Robert Smith
Robert Smith
Founder, ICV
Robert entered Wall Street 20 years ago with lessons passed down from four generations of family members who worked in the investment industry before him....
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Katherine St. Onge
Katherine St. Onge
Senior Officer, Calvert Foundation
Katherine St. Onge is a Senior Officer on the Investor Relations team. She is responsible for managing relationships with individual investors,...
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Philipp Stauffer
Philipp Stauffer
Founder & General Partner, FYRFLY
Philipp Stauffer is Co-Founder and General Partner at Fyrfly Venture Partners. He brings international mobile, online, ecommerce, digital marketing, data...
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Christian Suojanen
Christian Suojanen
Partner, Valor Management
Christian is Co-Chairman of TTS Ltd and Partner, Head of Life Sciences at Valor Management S.A., through which he serves as a strategic adviser in the...
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Michael Sury
Michael Sury
Chairman, INDORUS Holdings
S. Michael Sury is the Chairman of INDORUS Holdings LP. This single family office (SFO) was formed after the sale of the investment firm he founded and ran...
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Ron Suskind
Ron Suskind
Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind has written some of America's most important works of nonfiction, framing national debates while...
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Vivian Tarn
Vivian Tarn
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Investments and Banking, The Weinstein Company
Vivian Tarn is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Investments and Banking at the Weinstein Company, an international film/television production and...
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Phin Upham
Phin Upham
Principal, Thiel Capital
Phin Upham is a principal at Thiel Capital, an investment firm founded by Peter Thiel. He previously worked at Morgan Stanley in the investment banking...
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Karel J. G. van Oosterom
Karel J. G. van Oosterom
The Netherlands Permanent Representative
Karel J. G. van Oosterom is the new Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations in New York, and presented his credentials to UN...
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Milo Ventimiglia
Milo Ventimiglia
Actor
Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film, television and the web, Milo Ventimiglia’ s career continues to evolve with exciting and...
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Mary-Frances Wain
Mary-Frances Wain
Executive Director of Philanthropic Investments, United Nations Foundation
Mary-Frances Wain serves as Executive Director of Philanthropic Investments for the United Nations Foundation. As the organization's chief engagement...
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Carole Wainaina
Carole Wainaina
Assistant Secretary General for HR Management, United Nations
Ms. Wainaina is the Assistant Secretary General for Human Resources Management at the United Nations. Prior to this appointment of 25 September 2014 by...
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Scott Waldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Scott Waldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Scott Waldman obtained his PhD degree in Anatomy from Thomas Jefferson University, and his MD degree from Stanford University. He was a postdoctoral...
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Jeffrey Walker
Jeffrey Walker
Vice Chairman, United Nation's Secretary General's Envoy for Health Finance and Malaria
Jeff Walker currently serves on the Boards of New Profit, Berklee College of Music, Morgan Library, Lincoln Center Film Society, Millennium Development...
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Michael Oliver Weinberg
Michael Oliver Weinberg
Chief Investment Strategist, Protégé Partners
For more than two decades Michael has invested directly at the security level and indirectly as an asset allocator in traditional and alternative asset...
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Sam Weinman
Sam Weinman
Digital Editor, Golf Digest
Sam Weinman, Digital Editor of Golf Digest, is Golf Digest's digital editor. He previously covered professional golf and the NHL for Gannett Newspapers....
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Robert Wiedemer
Robert Wiedemer
Best-Selling Author, Aftershock
Robert A. Wiedemer is President of Aftershock Publishing and a Managing Director with Ark Financial Management, a money management firm. He is also...
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Skip Williamson
Skip Williamson
Producer, Lakeshore Entertainment
Skip Williamson is a feature film producer based in Venice California, where he runs the 18-month old 5B Films. 5B currently has two films in...
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James Woolsey
James Woolsey
Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Amb. R. James Woolsey is a Venture Partner with Lux Capital Management. He also Chairs the Board of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Amb....
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Craig Young
Craig Young
CEO, CTO & Co-Founder, Purposeful Networks
Craig is the CEO, CTO & Co-Founder of Purposeful Networks. He is Board and Executive Committee Member, Education Committee Chair of the Cincinnati...
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Frank Yu
Frank Yu
Founder, CEO and CIO, Ally Bridge Group
Frank is Founder, CEO and CIO of Ally Bridge Group, a global healthcare-focused, multi-strategy investment group with a portfolio of healthcare investments...
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Joon Yun, M.D.
Joon Yun, M.D.
President, Palo Alto Investors
Joon is the President of Palo Alto Investors, LLC, founded in 1989 with $1.8 billion in assets under management invested in healthcare. He joined the firm...
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Jeremy Zhu
Jeremy Zhu
Managing Director, Wedbush Opportunity Capital
Mr. Zhu is the founder and Managing Director of Wedbush Opportunity Capital, LLC, an investment partnership with WEDBUSH Inc. Mr. Zhu is also serving as...
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John Zhu
John Zhu
Partner, WuXi Healthcare Ventures
Dr. Zhu is a Partner of WuXi Healthcare Ventures, a cross border healthcare specialized fund with $300 million under management. Prior to that, he led the...
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Andy Ziolkowski
Andy Ziolkowski
Managing Director, Cultivian Ventures
Andy Ziolkowski is a Managing Director of Cultivian Sandbox and co-founder and Managing Partner of Cultivian Ventures. Andy has over 30 years of experience...
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