Spotlight Health Speakers and Moderators

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Diane Nabatoff
Diane Nabatoff

Producer, Dancing in Jaffa; Founder, Tiara Blu Films

Elizabeth G. Nabel
Elizabeth G. Nabel

President, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Junaid Nabi
Junaid Nabi

Fellow in Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Humphrey Nabimanya
Humphrey Nabimanya

Founder, Reach A Hand Uganda

James Nachtwey
James Nachtwey

Photographer; Provostial Fellow, Dartmouth College

Satya Nadella
Satya Nadella

CEO, Microsoft Corporation

Ethan Nadelmann
Ethan Nadelmann

Founder and Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance

Nalini Nadkarni
Nalini Nadkarni
Ranji H. Nagaswami
Ranji H. Nagaswami
Osamu Nagata
Osamu Nagata

President and CEO, Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America

Sarbjit Nahal
Sarbjit Nahal

Managing Director and Head of Thematic Investing, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Festival Underwriter)

Laveen Naidu
Laveen Naidu
Elizabeth Nance
Elizabeth Nance

Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Radiology, University of Washington

Niven Narain
Niven Narain

President and Chief Technology Officer, Berg Diagnostics

Vali Nasr
Vali Nasr

Dean, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Priyamvada Natarajan
Priyamvada Natarajan

Professor, Astronomy and Physics Departments, Yale University

Kamal Nath
Kamal Nath
Marc Nathanson
Marc Nathanson

Chairman, Mapleton Investments; Chairman, Falcon Waterfree Technologies

Maajid Nawaz
Maajid Nawaz

Co-Founder and Chairman, Quilliam; Author, Radical

Kevin Nealer
Kevin Nealer
John D. Negroponte
John D. Negroponte

Vice Chairman, McLarty Associates

Nicholas Negroponte
Nicholas Negroponte

Investor; Co-Founder, MIT Media Lab; Founder, One Laptop Per Child

Alondra Nelson
Alondra Nelson

Dean of Social Science, Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

Alyse Nelson
Alyse Nelson

Co-Founder, President and CEO, Vital Voices

Joseph Derrick Nelson
Joseph Derrick Nelson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Marie Nelson
Marie Nelson

Vice President, News and Public Affairs, PBS (Festival Underwriter)

Alexander Nemerov
Alexander Nemerov

Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities, Stanford University; Author, Summoning Pearl Harbor

Jerry Nemorin
Jerry Nemorin
Jenara Nerenberg
Jenara Nerenberg

Innovation and Science Writer

Josh Nesbit
Josh Nesbit

Co-Founder and CEO, Medic Mobile

Eric Nestler
Eric Nestler

Professor and Chair, Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Festival Underwriter); Director, The Friedman Brain Institute

Anne Neuberger
Anne Neuberger

Assistant Deputy Director, Operations Directorate, National Security Agency, US Department of Defense

Morgan Neville
Morgan Neville

Director, 20 Feet from Stardom

Elisa New
Elisa New

Creator, Director, and Host, Poetry in America; Director, Verse Video Education; Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature, Harvard university

Randy Newcomb
Randy Newcomb
Dava Newman
Dava Newman

Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics, MIT; Former Deputy Administrator, NASA

Ke'Shon Newman
Ke'Shon Newman

Student, Perspectives Charter School, Chicago, IL

Kurt Newman
Kurt Newman

President and CEO, Children's National Health System (Festival Underwriter)

Craig Newmark
Craig Newmark
Gavin Newsom
Gavin Newsom

Lieutenant Governor, State of California

Latondra Newton
Latondra Newton

Group Vice President, Social Innovation Officer, and Chief Diversity Officer, Toyota North America; Chief Program Officer, Toyota Mobility Foundation (Festival Underwriter)

Andrew Ng
Andrew Ng

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, Coursera

Esther Ngumbi
Esther Ngumbi

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University

Duy Nguyen
Duy Nguyen

Associate Producer, Translator, Camera, Chau, Beyond the Lines

Nicolas Nguyen
Nicolas Nguyen

Director of Physician Experience and Provider Development, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Len Nichols
Len Nichols
Ashley Nickloes
Ashley Nickloes

Lieutenant Colonel, Tennessee Air National Guard and the United States Air Force; Aircraft Commander, KC135 Aerial Refueling Tanker; Service Member, 134 Aerial Refueling Wing, Knoxville, TN

Miguel A.L. Nicolelis, MD
Miguel A.L. Nicolelis, MD
Walter Niedermayr
Walter Niedermayr

Fine Art Photographer; Instructor, Free University of Bozen–Bolzano

Ou Ning
Ou Ning

Artist, Curator, Publisher; Chief Editor, Chutzpah! Magazine

Michel Nischan
Michel Nischan

Founder and CEO, Wholesome Wave

Craig Nixon
Craig Nixon

Principal, Leadership Development and Education, McChrystal Group

Vivian Nixon
Vivian Nixon

Executive Director, College and Community Fellowship

Nkosi Nkululeko
Nkosi Nkululeko

Poet, Musician

Gustavo Noboa
Gustavo Noboa
Joe Nocera
Joe Nocera

Opinion-Editorial Columnist, The New York Times

Peggy Noonan
Peggy Noonan
HM Queen Noor
HM Queen Noor

Humanitarian Activist; UN Expert Advisor

Indra K. Nooyi
Indra K. Nooyi

Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo

Jessye Norman
Jessye Norman
Seth Norman
Seth Norman

Member, CombatIV Team

Grover Norquist
Grover Norquist

Founder and President, Americans for Tax Reform

Michele Norris
Michele Norris

Journalist; Founder, The Race Card Project; Executive Director, The Bridge, The Aspen Institute

Larry Norton, MD
Larry Norton, MD
John Noseworthy
John Noseworthy

President and CEO, Mayo Clinic (Festival Underwriter)

Beth Simone Noveck
Beth Simone Noveck
Lynn Novick
Lynn Novick

Documentary Filmmaker

Jacqueline Novogratz
Jacqueline Novogratz

Founder and CEO, Acumen; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Chris Nowinski
Chris Nowinski

President and Co-Founder, Sports Legacy Institute; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine

Victoria Nuland
Victoria Nuland

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, US State Department

Rachel Nuzum
Rachel Nuzum

Vice President, Federal and State Health Policy, The Commonwealth Fund (Festival Underwriter)

Ndidi Nwuneli
Ndidi Nwuneli

Co-Founder, AACE Food Processing & Distribution; Managing Partner, Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition; Founder, LEAP Africa

Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard Kennedy School of Government