Speakers and Moderators

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Thomas P. Campbell
Thomas P. Campbell

Director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Eric Cantor
Eric Cantor

Majority Leader, US House of Representatives (R-VA)

Pamela Cantor
Pamela Cantor

Founder, President, and CEO, Turnaround for Children

Al Cardenas
Al Cardenas

Chairman, American Conservative Union

Lea Carpenter
Lea Carpenter

Author, Eleven Days

Jean Case
Jean Case

CEO, Case Foundation; Chair, National Geographic Society

Steve Case
Steve Case

CEO and Chairman, Revolution; Chairman, Case Foundation

Elaine L. Chao
Elaine L. Chao

US Secretary of Transportation; Former US Secretary of Labor (2001-2009)

Mei-Ann Chen
Mei-Ann Chen

Conductor; Music Director, Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Perry Chen
Perry Chen

Co-Founder and CEO, Kickstarter

Meryl Chertoff
Meryl Chertoff

Executive Director, Justice and Society Program, The Aspen Institute; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Farai Chideya
Farai Chideya

Distinguished Writer in Residence, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University

Jaycie Chitwood
Jaycie Chitwood

Future Fuels and Environmental Strategy Manager, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

Henry Cisneros
Henry Cisneros

Founder and Chairman, CityView

Peggy Clark
Peggy Clark

Vice President, Policy Programs; Executive Director, Aspen Global Innovators Group; Director, Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, The Aspen Institute

Steve Clemons
Steve Clemons

Editor in Chief, AtlanticLIVE; Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Senior Editor and National Correspondent, The Atlantic

Anthony Coles
Anthony Coles

Chairman and CEO, Onyx Pharmaceuticals

César Conde
César Conde

President, Univision Networks, Univision Communications, Inc.

Catharine Conley
Catharine Conley

Deputy Chair, Planetary Protection Panel, Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), International Council for Science

Dick Costolo
Dick Costolo

CEO, Twitter

James G. Coulter
James G. Coulter

Founding Partner, TPG Group; Co-Chair, LEAD Commission

Katie Couric
Katie Couric

Award Winning Journalist; Best Selling Author

Lester Crown
Lester Crown

Chairman, Henry Crown and Company; Lifetime Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Paula Crown
Paula Crown

Aritst; Board Member, The Aspen Institute Committee of the Arts; Principal, Henry Crown and Company