The Aspen Institute’s signature summer festival returns to Colorado in partnership with NBCUniversal News Group, with more than 300 speakers and thousands of attendees set to participate.
The Aspen Ideas Festival runs from June 24-June 30, 2023; passes to attend are available now, and members of the media are invited to request credentials here.
Business and finance leaders will engage in deep discussion on an expansive range of topics, including questions about sustaining growth in a rapidly changing economy, harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to benefit society, the latest innovations driving sustainability, and more. Among those attending:
Mary Barra, Chair and CEO, General Motors
Chip Bergh, President and CEO, Levi Strauss & Co.
Joseph Briggs, Economist, Goldman Sachs
Cesar Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal News Group
Kenneth L. Davis, MD, CEO, Mount Sinai Health System
Rob Falzon, Vice Chair, Prudential Financial
Andreas Forsland, Founder, CEO, and Chief Product Officer, Cognixion
Jendayi Frazer, President and CEO, 50 Ventures
Ryan Gellert, CEO, Patagonia
Lisa Gevelber, Founder, Grow with Google
Shane Grant, Group Deputy CEO, CEO of the Americas, and executive vice president, Danone
Lila Ibrahim, Chief Operating Officer, DeepMind
Broderick Johnson, Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Digital Equity, Comcast
Don Katz, Founder, Audible
Mike Kohler, Managing Director, Deloitte Tax
Dave Limp, Senior Vice President, Devices and Services, Amazon.com
Patrice Louvet, President and CEO, Ralph Lauren Corporation
James Manyika, Senior Vice President of Research, Technology, and Society, Google/Alphabet; Chairman Emeritus, McKinsey Global Institute
Frank McCourt, Executive Chairman and Former CEO, McCourt Global; Founder, Project Liberty
John Mennel, Managing Director, Monitor Deloitte
Christina Montgomery, Vice President and Chief Privacy & Trust Officer, IBM
Jessica Orkin, CEO, SYPartners
Dina Powell McCormick, Global Head of Sustainability and Inclusive Growth, Goldman Sachs
Lata Reddy, Senior Vice President of Inclusive Solutions, Prudential Financial; Chair, The Prudential Foundation
David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, The Carlyle Group
Charlie Scharf, President and CEO, Wells Fargo
Eric Schmidt, Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures; former CEO, Google
Charlie Annenberg Weingarten, Vice President and Director, The Annenberg Foundation
Angela Williams, CEO, United Way
Tom Wilson, Chair, President, and CEO, The Allstate Corporation
Dalila Wilson-Scott, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation; President, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation
Mike Wirth, Chairman and CEO, Chevron Corporation
Many business leaders attending will be interviewed by leading journalists from CNBC, including Squawk Box anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin and The Exchange anchor Kelly Evans, as part of the Festival’s partnership with NBCUniversal News Group.
Speakers will continue to be announced in the coming weeks. More than 300 are ultimately set to attend, including leaders and innovators in policymaking, the arts, science, education, and more. A complete list of speakers confirmed to date is available here.
Presenting Underwriters for the 2023 Aspen Ideas Festival are Allstate, Amazon, Comcast NBCUniversal, Danone, Deloitte, Mount Sinai Health System, Walton Family Foundation, Wells Fargo, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Supporting Underwriters are Explore.org, Google, IBM, Meta, Prudential Financial, and Ralph Lauren.