Speakers and Moderators

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Don Baer
Don Baer

Worldwide Chairman and CEO, Burson-Marsteller

Molly Ball
Molly Ball

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

James Balog
James Balog

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

Keith Banks
Keith Banks

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

Ehud Barak
Ehud Barak

Minister of Defense, Israel

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

Maria Bartiromo
Maria Bartiromo

Anchor and Global Markets Editor, Fox Business Network

James Bennet
James Bennet

Co-President and Editor in Chief, The Atlantic

Berl Bernhard
Berl Bernhard

Partner, DLA Piper

Jackie Bezos
Jackie Bezos

Co-Founder and President, Bezos Family Foundation

David G. Bradley
David G. Bradley

Chairman and Owner, Atlantic Media Company

Taylor Branch
Taylor Branch

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author, America in the King Years

David Breashears
David Breashears

Filmmaker, Mountaineer; Executive Director, GlacierWorks

Christine Brennan
Christine Brennan

Sports Columnist, USA Today

Eli Broad
Eli Broad

Founder, The Broad Foundations

Paula Broadwell
Paula Broadwell

Author, All In: The Education of General David Petraeus; Research Associate, Harvard University

Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak
Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Arthur Brooks
Arthur Brooks

President and Beth and Ravenel Curry Scholar in Free Enterprise, American Enterprise Institute

David Brooks
David Brooks

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

Jim Brown
Jim Brown

Founder, Amer-I-Can; NFL Hall of Fame Legend

Nancy Brown
Nancy Brown

Vice Admiral, US Navy; Retired Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, The Joint Staff, US Department of Defense

Tim Brown
Tim Brown

CEO, IDEO

Ronald Brownstein
Ronald Brownstein

Columnist, Contributor, and Editorial Director for Strategic Partnerships, Atlantic Media Company

Tory Burch
Tory Burch

CEO and Designer, Tory Burch

Nicholas Burns
Nicholas Burns

Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Director, Aspen Strategy Group, The Aspen Institute

Lauren Bush
Lauren Bush

Co-Founder, CEO, and Creative Director, FEED Projects; Chairman, FEED Foundation