Speakers and Moderators

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Deirdre Stanley
Deirdre Stanley

Deirdre Stanley is executive vice president and general counsel for Thomson Reuters. Stanley oversees all aspects of the company’s legal affairs and leads the day-to-day operations of the global legal department. Stanley is also a member of the Thomson Reuters Executive Committee. Prior to joining The Thomson Corporation in 2002, Stanley served as executive vice president of business development and strategy for the Electronics Commerce Solutions Division of IAC (previously USA Networks, Inc.). From 1997 through 1999, Stanley served as associate general counsel for GTE Corporation, where she headed the mergers and acquisitions group. Stanley’s awards include Inside Counsel’s Transformative Leadership Award, National Law Journal’s 20 Most Influential General Counsel recognition, and Ethisphere’s list of Attorneys Who Matter. In addition, Stanley was honored by the Girl Scouts of New York City in 2009 for her leadership and commitment to the community and advancement of women and girls.

Naama Stauber
Naama Stauber

Co-Founder, CompactCath; Graduate Student, Stanford University

Kat M. Steele
Kat M. Steele

Co-Founder, CompactCath; Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford Mechanical Engineering

James Steinberg
James Steinberg

Dean, Maxwell School of Syracuse University; Former Deputy Secretary of State

Bret Stephens
Bret Stephens

Foreign Affairs Columnist, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Betsey Stevenson
Betsey Stevenson

Professor, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

James P. Steyer
James P. Steyer

Founder and CEO, Common Sense Media

Scott Stossel
Scott Stossel

Editor, The Atlantic

Lynn Stout
Lynn Stout

Distinguished Professor of Corporate and Business Law, Cornell Law School

Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand

Actress, singer, director, writer, composer, producer, designer, author, photographer and activist.

Lawrence H. Summers
Lawrence H. Summers

Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Former Secretary of the Treasury; Former Director National Economic Council, Obama Administration

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Neera Tanden
Neera Tanden

President, Center for American Progress

Julie Taymor
Julie Taymor

Theater, Opera, and Film Director

Dina Temple-Raston
Dina Temple-Raston

Couterterrorism Correspondent, NPR

Gillian Tett
Gillian Tett

Columnist, Financial Times

Matt Thompson
Matt Thompson

Editorial Product Manager, NPR

Michael Thompson
Michael Thompson

Psychologist; Author, Raising Cain

Karen Thorsen
Karen Thorsen

Co-Director and Producer, Joe Papp in Five Acts

Susan Tierney
Susan Tierney

Managing Principal, Analysis Group

Matt Tilleard
Matt Tilleard

Co-Founder, CombatIV; MBA Candidate, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Laurie M. Tisch
Laurie M. Tisch

President, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund

Wu Tong
Wu Tong

Member, Silk Road Ensemble; Musician, Composer, Vocalist

Eric Topol
Eric Topol

Director and Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Translational Science Institute and Scripps Health

Paul Tough
Paul Tough

Journalist; Author, How Children Succeed

Peter Trick
Peter Trick

Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Stanley Tucci
Stanley Tucci

Actor, Writer, Film Producer, and Film Director

Kevin Turner
Kevin Turner

Founder, The Kevin Turner Foundation

Michael S. Turner
Michael S. Turner
Merlijn Twaalfhoven
Merlijn Twaalfhoven

Composer; Director, La Vie Sur Terre

Nicola Twilley
Nicola Twilley

Author, Edible Geography; Co-Founder, Foodprint Project; Co-Director, Studio-X NYC

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Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran
Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran

Global Correspondent, New York Bureau, The Economist

Shankar Vedantam
Shankar Vedantam

Science Correspondent, NPR

Toni Verstandig
Toni Verstandig

Senior Vice President, S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace; Chairman, Middle East Programs, The Aspen Institute

Monique Villa
Monique Villa

CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Antonio R. Villaraigosa
Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Mayor, City of Los Angeles

Nora D. Volkow
Nora D. Volkow

Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

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Ben Waber
Ben Waber

President and CEO, Sociometric Solutions; Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Senior Researcher, Harvard Business School

Kah Walla
Kah Walla

President, Cameroon’s People’s Party

John Walsh
John Walsh

Executive Vice President and Executive Editor, ESPN

Vin Weber
Vin Weber

Co-Chairman and Partner, Mercury/Clark & Weinstock; Former US Representative (R-MN); Trustee, The Aspen Institute

David Weinberger
David Weinberger

Senior Researcher, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Co-Director, Harvard Library Innovation Lab, Harvard Law School

Randi Weingarten
Randi Weingarten

President, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO

Joanne Weiss
Joanne Weiss

Chief of Staff to the Secretary, US Department of Education

Karl Wendt
Karl Wendt

Rothberg Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Gary White
Gary White

Co-Founder, President, and CEO, water.org

Mark Wigley
Mark Wigley

Dean, Columbia University School of Architecture

Richard Wilhelm
Richard Wilhelm

Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Kenji Williams
Kenji Williams

Founder and Director, Bella Gaia

Timothy Wirth
Timothy Wirth

President, United Nations Foundation

Damian Woetzel
Damian Woetzel

Director, Arts Program, The Aspen Institute; Artistic Director, Vail International Dance Festival

Justin Wolfers
Justin Wolfers

Associate Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy, The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Jocelyn Wyatt
Jocelyn Wyatt

Co-Lead and Executive Director, IDEO.org

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Liu Xin
Liu Xin

Founder and Director, Enlight Foundation, Xinping Foundation; Photojournalist

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Amira Yahyaoui
Amira Yahyaoui

President, Al Bawsala; Tunisian Activist

Gregory Yep
Gregory Yep

Global Vice President R&D, Long-Term Research, PepsiCo

Polly Young-Eisendrath
Polly Young-Eisendrath

Author, The Self-Esteem Trap: Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self-Importance

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Laura Zabel
Laura Zabel

Executive Director, Springboard for the Arts

Mortimer B. Zuckerman
Mortimer B. Zuckerman

Owner, U.S. News & World Report; Owner, New York Daily News

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