Speakers and Moderators

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Alice Walton
Alice Walton

Founder and Chairwoman, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

David Weinberger
David Weinberger

Senior Researcher, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Co-Director, Harvard Library Innovation Lab, Harvard Law School

Mark A. Weinberger
Mark A. Weinberger

Global Chairman and CEO, EY

Randi Weingarten
Randi Weingarten

President, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO (Festival Underwriter)

Geoffrey West
Geoffrey West

Distinguished Professor and Past President, Santa Fe Institute

Ryan White
Ryan White

Director, The Case Against 8

Leon Wieseltier
Leon Wieseltier

Contributing Editor, The Atlantic; Berlin Senior Fellow in Culture and Policy, Brookings Institution

Richard Wilhelm
Richard Wilhelm

Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton (Festival Underwriter)

Jane Williams
Jane Williams

Host and Producer, Bloomberg EDU

Jane Stoddard Williams
Jane Stoddard Williams

Host and Executive Producer, “Bloomberg EDU”

Beau Willimon
Beau Willimon

Writer and Producer, Netflix's "House of Cards"

Tom Wilson
Tom Wilson

Chairman and CEO, The Allstate Corporation (Festival Underwriter)

Damian Woetzel
Damian Woetzel

Director, Arts Program, The Aspen Institute; Artistic Director, Vail International Dance Festival

Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard

Actress; Harman-Eisner Artist in Residence, The Aspen Institute

Molly Worthen
Molly Worthen

Assistant Professor of History, University of North Carolina; Author, Apostles of Reason

Jocelyn Wyatt
Jocelyn Wyatt

Co-Lead and Executive Director, IDEO.org

Josh Wyner
Josh Wyner

Executive Director, College Excellence Program, The Aspen Institute