Spotlight Health Speakers and Moderators

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Bruce Babbitt
Bruce Babbitt
Harriet Babbitt
Harriet Babbitt
Don Bacigalupi
Don Bacigalupi

President, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Don Baer
Don Baer

Worldwide Chairman and CEO, Burson-Marsteller

Drake Baer
Drake Baer

Reporter, Business Insider; Co-Author, Everything Connects

Neal Baer
Neal Baer

Physician; Television Writer and Producer

Ramón Baez
Ramón Baez

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Hewlett Packard (Festival Underwriter)

Zubaida Bai
Zubaida Bai

Founder and CEO, Ayzh

Erin Bailey
Erin Bailey

Executive Director, Center for Native American Youth, The Aspen Institute

Jack Bailey
Jack Bailey

President, US Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline

Ted Bailey
Ted Bailey

CEO, Dataminr

Spencer Baim
Spencer Baim

Chief Strategic Officer, VICE Media, Inc.

Sheila C. Bair
Sheila C. Bair

Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Zoë Baird
Zoë Baird

CEO and President, Markle Foundation

David Aaron Baker
David Aaron Baker

Actor

Dean Baker
Dean Baker
Gerard Baker
Gerard Baker

Editor in Chief, The Wall Street Journal; Editor in Chief, Dow Jones

Stewart Baker
Stewart Baker

Partner, Steptoe and Johnson LLP

James A. Baker III
James A. Baker III
Amar Bakshi
Amar Bakshi

Artist and Founder, Shared_Studios

Paul Bakus
Paul Bakus

President Corporate Affairs, Nestlé USA

Bharat Balasubramanian
Bharat Balasubramanian
Raquel Baldelomar
Raquel Baldelomar

Writer, Forbes; Author

Jack M. Balkin
Jack M. Balkin
Jeffrey Ball
Jeffrey Ball

Energy and Environment Writer; Scholar in Residence, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Stanford University

Molly Ball
Molly Ball

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Ripley Ballou
Ripley Ballou

Vice President and Head, Global Vaccines US R&D Center, GSK (Festival Underwriter)

James Balog
James Balog

Founder and Director, Extreme Ice Survey and Earth Vision Institute Institute

David Baltimore
David Baltimore

President Emeritus and Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology

Shigeru Ban
Shigeru Ban
Guruduth Banavar
Guruduth Banavar

Vice President of Cognitive Computing, IBM Research

Banny Banerjee
Banny Banerjee

Founder and Director, Stanford Change Labs; Professor of the Practice, Stanford School of Earth Energy and Environmental Sciences

Prith Banerjee
Prith Banerjee
Jim Bankoff
Jim Bankoff

CEO, Vox Media

Keith Banks
Keith Banks

President, U.S. Trust, Private Wealth Management, Bank of America (Festival Underwriter)

Maria Banks
Maria Banks

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Brian Bannon
Brian Bannon

Commissioner, Chicago Public Library

Sarika Bansal
Sarika Bansal

Editor in Chief, BRIGHT Magazine

Bryn Banuelos
Bryn Banuelos

Marketing Director, Albertsons Companies; Marketing Director, Safeway

Ehud Barak
Ehud Barak

Minister of Defense, Israel

Lionel Barber
Lionel Barber
Haley Barbour
Haley Barbour

Governor of Mississippi

Rye Barcott
Rye Barcott

Co-Founder and CEO, With Honor

Claiborne Barksdale
Claiborne Barksdale
Nicolás Ardito Barletta
Nicolás Ardito Barletta
Fred Barnes
Fred Barnes
Jason Barnes
Jason Barnes

Drummer, Shimon Robot and Friends

Melody Barnes
Melody Barnes

Co-Founder and Principal, MB2 Solutions; Former Domestic Policy Advisor, Obama White House; Chair, Forum for Community Solutions, The Aspen Institute

Robert Barnett
Robert Barnett

Partner, Williams and Connolly LLP

Mitch Barns
Mitch Barns

CEO, Nielsen

Jason Baron
Jason Baron

Head Portfolio Manager, Social Investment Strategies, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management (Festival Underwriter)

Martin Baron
Martin Baron

Executive Editor, The Washington Post

Michael Barone
Michael Barone
John Barr
John Barr
Steve Barr
Steve Barr
Matt Barreto
Matt Barreto

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Latino Decisions; Professor of Political Science and Chicano Studies, UCLA

Craig Barrett
Craig Barrett
Martin Barrington
Martin Barrington
Martin J. Barrington
Martin J. Barrington

Vice Chairman, Altria Group, Inc.

Alfredo Barrios
Alfredo Barrios
Joe Louis Barrow
Joe Louis Barrow

Spokesperson, Southern Company (Festival Underwriter)

Ronald Bartek
Ronald Bartek

President and Co-Founder, Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA)

Richard Barth
Richard Barth

CEO, KIPP Foundation

Maria Bartiromo
Maria Bartiromo

Anchor and Global Markets Editor, Fox Business Network

Jean-Christophe Bas
Jean-Christophe Bas
Shabana Basij-Rasikh
Shabana Basij-Rasikh

Co-Founder and Managing Director, School of Leadership, Afghanistan

Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett

Actress; Brand Partner, Genworth Financial, Inc. (Festival Underwriter)

Jon Batiste
Jon Batiste

Bandleader, "The Late Show"; Artistic Director at Large, National Jazz Museum in Harlem; Pianist

Amie Batson
Amie Batson

Chief Strategy Officer; Vice President, Strategy and Learning; and Acting Vice President, Technology Development and Introduction, PATH

John Batter
John Batter
Max Baucus
Max Baucus

Founder, Baucus Group; Former US Ambassador to China; Former US Senator (D-MT)

Kathy Baughman McLeod
Kathy Baughman McLeod

Senior Vice President, Global Environmental and Social Risk, Bank of America

Sandy Baum
Sandy Baum

Senior Fellow, Urban Institute; Research Professor, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University

Emily Bazelon
Emily Bazelon

Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine; Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, Yale Law School

Rodrigo Bazua Lobato
Rodrigo Bazua Lobato

Community Programs Coordinator, Compañeros en Salud | Partners in Health Mexico; Physician

Alana Beard
Alana Beard
Patrick Beattie
Patrick Beattie

Skoll Scholar, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship; Co-Founder, Diagnostics for All

Jason Beaubien
Jason Beaubien

Global Health and Development Correspondent, NPR

Katherine Beaverson
Katherine Beaverson

Senior Director and Patient Advocacy Lead, Rare Disease Research Unit, Pfizer (Festival Underwriter)

Xavier Becerra
Xavier Becerra

Attorney General, State of California

Ron Bechet
Ron Bechet

Artist; Victor Labat Endowed Professor, Department of Art, Xavier University of Louisiana

Jamie Bechtel
Jamie Bechtel

Founder, President, and CEO, New Course

Brian Bedol
Brian Bedol

Founder and CEO, Bedrocket Media Ventures

Mark Beeman
Mark Beeman

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Northwestern University

Lee Ann Savio Beers
Lee Ann Savio Beers

Medical Director, Municipal and Regional Affairs, Child Health Advocacy Institute; Director, DC Mental Health Access in Pediatrics; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children's National Health System (Festival Underwriter)

Charles Beever
Charles Beever
Brett Begemann
Brett Begemann

President and Chief Operating Officer, Monsanto

Sharon Begley
Sharon Begley

Senior Science Writer, STAT; Author, Can't Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

Yves Behar
Yves Behar

Founder and CEO, fuseproject; Chief Creative Officer, Jawbone

Peter Beinart
Peter Beinart

Contributing Editor, The Atlantic; Associate Professor, The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism

Frances Beinecke
Frances Beinecke

President, Natural Resource Defense Council

Eric Beinhocker
Eric Beinhocker

Executive Director, INET@Oxford, University of Oxford

Heidi Beirich
Heidi Beirich

Director, Intelligence Project, Southern Poverty Law Center

Gina Belafonte
Gina Belafonte

Producer, Sing Your Song

William Bell
William Bell
Jeremy Ben-Ami
Jeremy Ben-Ami

Founder and President, J Street

Chuck Benbrook
Chuck Benbrook
Eythor Bender
Eythor Bender

CEO, Berkeley Bionics

Daniel Benjamin
Daniel Benjamin
James Bennet
James Bennet

Co-President and Editor in Chief, The Atlantic

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