Speakers and Moderators

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Zein Abdalla
Zein Abdalla

President, PepsiCo

Feisal Abdul Rauf
Feisal Abdul Rauf

Founder and Chairman, Cordoba Initiative

Saad Abdul-Latif
Saad Abdul-Latif

CEO, PepsiCo Asia, Middle East, and Africa

Jeffrey Abelson
Jeffrey Abelson
Mike Abramowitz
Mike Abramowitz

Director of the Committee on Conscience, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Donald Abrams
Donald Abrams

Chief of Hematology–Oncology, San Francisco General Hospital; Professor, Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Joel Achenbach
Joel Achenbach

Staff Writer, The Washington Post; Author, A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea

Hugh Acheson
Hugh Acheson

Chef and Partner, Five & Ten; Author, A New Turn in the South

Beverly Adams
Beverly Adams
Kiku Adatto
Kiku Adatto
Carol Adelman
Carol Adelman

President, Movers and Shakespeares

Ken Adelman
Ken Adelman

Vice President, Movers and Shakespeares; Former US Ambassador to the United Nations

Kenneth Adelman
Kenneth Adelman

Vice President, Movers and Shakespeares

Stephen J. Adler
Stephen J. Adler

Editor-in-Chief, Reuters News

Anant Agarwal
Anant Agarwal

President, edX

Priya Agrawal
Priya Agrawal

Senior Advisor, Patients for Patient Safety, World Health Organization

Blaise Agüera y Arcas
Blaise Agüera y Arcas

Architect of Bing Mobile and Mapping, Microsoft

Pamela A. Aguilar
Pamela A. Aguilar
Ernesto Aguilera
Ernesto Aguilera
David Agus
David Agus

Professor of Medicine and Engineering, University of Southern California; Co-Founder, Navigenics; Author, The End of Illness

Liaquat Ahamed
Liaquat Ahamed

Investment Manager; Author, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Chris Ahearn
Chris Ahearn
Gary Ahlquist
Gary Ahlquist
Maria Aiolova
Maria Aiolova

Co-Founder, Terreform ONE

Lisa Airan
Lisa Airan
Swaminathan Anklesaria Aiyar
Swaminathan Anklesaria Aiyar
Noura Al Kaabi
Noura Al Kaabi

CEO, twofour54

Yousef Al Otaiba
Yousef Al Otaiba
Ehab Al Shihabi
Ehab Al Shihabi

Interim CEO, Al Jazeera America; Executive Director for International Operations, Al Jazeera

Nadia Al-Sakkaf
Nadia Al-Sakkaf

Editor-in-Chief, Yemen Times Establishment

Jordan Alam
Jordan Alam

Founder & Editor, Project As[I]Am

Jim Albaugh
Jim Albaugh
Ellen Alberding
Ellen Alberding

President, Joyce Foundation

Marilyn Albert, MD
Marilyn Albert, MD
Madeleine K. Albright
Madeleine K. Albright
Madeleine K. Albright
Madeleine K. Albright

Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group; Former US Secretary of State; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Charles Alcock
Charles Alcock

Director, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

T. Alexander Aleinikoff
T. Alexander Aleinikoff
Keith Alexander
Keith Alexander

Former Director, National Security Agency; Chief, Central Security Service

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
John Allen
John Allen

Special Presidential Envoy, Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, U.S. Department of State; Senior Advisor, Middle East Security, Department of Defense; Retired General, United States Marine Corps

Mike Allen
Mike Allen

Chief White House Correspondent, Politico

Thad Allen
Thad Allen

Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Graham Allison
Graham Allison
Jay Allison
Jay Allison

Independent Journalist; Radio Producer

Michael W. Allman
Michael W. Allman

President and CEO, Southern California Gas Company

Laura Alonso
Laura Alonso

National Representative, Argentina

David Alpert
David Alpert

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Greater Greater Washington

Hilton Als
Hilton Als

Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Nicole Alston
Nicole Alston

Vice President of Legal, Google

Chris Altchek
Chris Altchek

Co-Founder and CEO, Mic (formerly PolicyMic)

Jonathan Alter
Jonathan Alter

Columnist, Daily Beast; Correspondent, NBC

Emilio Amigo
Emilio Amigo

Physician

Kurt Andersen
Kurt Andersen

Host, "Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC"; Author

Chris Anderson
Chris Anderson

Curator, TED

Amale Andraos
Amale Andraos
Nancy Andreasen
Nancy Andreasen

Neuroscientist; Andrew H. Woods Chair of Psychiatry and Director, Iowa Neuroimaging Consortium, University of Iowa

Julia Angwin
Julia Angwin

Senior Reporter, ProPublica; Author, Dragnet Nation

Marco Annunziata
Marco Annunziata

Chief Economist and Executive Director, Global Market Insights, General Electric Co.

Anousheh Ansari
Anousheh Ansari

Co-Founder and Chairwoman, Prodea Systems; Astronaut

Michael Anti
Michael Anti

Columnist, Reseacher, Caixin Media; Journalist

Paola Antonelli
Paola Antonelli

Senior Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Nancy Aossey
Nancy Aossey
Kwame Anthony Appiah
Kwame Anthony Appiah

Professor, Departments of Philosophy and Law, New York University; Author, Honor Code

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