2019 Festival


Mckibben Bill Aif2019
Westover Tara Aif2019
Farah Pandith
Honnold Alex Aif2019
Eberhardt Jennifer Aif2019
Kendi Ibram Aif2019
Gunn Wright Rhiana Aif2019
Fetelllee Ingrid Aif2019
Grant Adam Aif2017
2019 Festival
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1341 speakers

Executive Director, Stevens Initiative, The Aspen Institute

President, Freedom House

Multidisciplinary Artist

Program Director for Child Well-Being and Director, African Health Initiative, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Reporter, The Texas Tribune

White House Correspondent, "PBS NewsHour," PBS (Festival Underwriter)

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies


Co-Founder and Executive Editor, Axios

Senior Editor, The Atlantic

Co-Founder, Iron Fish Distillery

Chairman and CEO, Black Star Fund

Senior Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Executive Director, Living Hope Wheelchair Association

Journalist; Author, Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery

PhD Student in Exercise Science, University of Arkansas

Founder and President, Auger-Dominguez Ventures

Program Director, Adolescents 360, Population Services International

AWC Family Foundation Fellow and Director, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics, The Heritage Foundation


Strategic Advisor, Partners in Health

Co-Founder and Principal, MB2 Solutions; Chair, Forum for Community Solutions, The Aspen Institute

University Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director, Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory, Northeastern University

Musician; Bandleader and Musical Director, "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"

Founding Partner, Hansel Bauman Architect + Planner; Campus Architect, Gallaudet University

Director, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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

President and CEO, Levi Strauss & Co.

Co-Founder and President, Bezos Family Foundation

Vice President, Global Public Policy and Government Relations, Google (Festival Underwriter)

Executive Director, Shine Early Learning

CEO, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

Co-Founder, Blue Buffalo; President, Pet, General Mills (Festival Underwriter)

Legal Analyst, CNN; Author, The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts

Poet; 2013 Inaugural Poet; Author, How to Love a Country

Class of '54 Professor of American History, Yale University; Director, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition

Lutheran Pastor; Founder and Former Pastor, House for All Sinners and Saints

Senior Director of Advocacy and Government Relations, Gates Ventures

Associate Professor of the History of Christianity in North America, Duke University Divinity School; Author, Everything Happens for a Reason

Chief Client Strategy Officer, Edelman

Founding Director, Center for Urban Innovation, The Aspen Institute

COO and Group President, Starbucks

Founder and Executive Director, Accountability Counsel

Founder and Immersive Director, Vrai Pictures

Attorney General (R), State of Arizona

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

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times; Executive Director, Weave: The Social Fabric Project, The Aspen Institute

CEO, Hermitage Capital Management; Author, Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice


Dean for Cancer Innovation, and Chief of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System (Festival Underwriter)

Editor, In Other Words and "In Other Words" Podcast, Art Agency, Partners, Sotheby's (Festival Underwriter)

Associate Director of Policy, Carbon180

President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Editor and Publisher, American Greatness

President, Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.)


President, George Mason University

President, Alabama Power Foundation; Vice President of Charitable Giving, Alabama Power

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Citizen University

Opinion Writer and Editorial Board Member, The Washington Post

Partner, Morrison & Foerster; Chair, Cybersecurity & Technology Program, The Aspen Institute

Editor in Chief, USA Today

Announcer, WWE

Co-Founder, Opus12

Principal, Albright Stonebridge Group

Co-Anchor, "SportsCenter," ESPN

Syndicated Columnist; Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Director of Sport Technology, United States Olympic Committee

Founder and Executive Director, New Politics and New Politics Leadership Academy

William A. Ackman Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Director, Opportunity Insights

Senior Legal and Political Commentator, ABC News; Managing Member, Christie Law Firm and Christie 55 Solutions

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company (Festival Underwriter)

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

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation (Festival Underwriter)

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, COLLINS

Musician, Actor, and Activist; CEO, Think Common

Director, Aspen Tech Policy Hub, The Aspen Institute

Co-Founder and CEO, Thorn

Former US Senator (R), Tennessee; Former Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Director of Equity and Strategic Partnerships, Office of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf; Staff, Oakland Fund for Public Innovation

Political Reporter, The Washington Post; Moderator, "Washington Week", PBS (Festival Underwriter)

Editor, The Storm Lake Times


President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Clinical Psychologist; Executive Director, Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls; Author, Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls

British Ambassador to the United States

President and CEO, Mount Sinai Health System (Festival Underwriter); Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Artist; 2019 Harman/Eisner Artist in Residence, The Aspen Institute

Executive Director, Ohio Commission on Fatherhood

Basketball Player, San Antonio Spurs, NBA

Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School

Correspondent, "60 Minutes," CBS News

Journalist and Author; Contributing Editor, Harvard Business Review; Senior Research Editor, Clayton Christensen Institute

President-Elect and Morgridge Fellow in Poverty Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Founder and Publisher, The Federalist

Comedian; Host, "Stand Up! With Pete Dominick," SiriusXM

Co-Founder and Director of Carbon Economics, Nori

National Co-Founder, American Tea Party; Founder and President, Conservatives for Energy Freedom and Green Tea Coalition

Architect; Founder and President, Architecture for the Blind

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company (Festival Underwriter)

Professor, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia; Chief Scientist, Happy Money

Associate Professor of Health Policy and Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Founder and CEO, Young China Group; Author, Young China: How the Restless Generation Will Change Their Country and the World


Psychology Professor and Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy, Stanford University

Director of Secure Choice, Illinois State Treasurer's Office

President and CEO, The Tornante Company; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Co-Founder and CEO, Affectiva

Vice President for the Arts Senior Vice Provost for Education Freeman-Thornton Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Olive H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities, Stanford University

Founder and Director, P3 Applied Sports Science

Assistant Regional Director, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Arab World Region

John Templeton Keller Professor of Behavior Science and Director, Center for Decision Research, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

SVP, Credit, PayPal (Festival Underwriter)

US Representative (D), 16th Congressional District, Texas

Founder and CEO, Braven

Global Design Chief, General Mills (Festival Underwriter)


Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Vice Chairman, Prudential Financial (Festival Underwriter)

Chairman, President, and CEO, Southern Company (Festival Underwriter)

Executive Director, Sports and Society Program, The Aspen Institute

Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women's Forum

Founder and CEO, Sustainable Ocean Alliance

Designer; Founder, The Aesthetics of Joy; Author, Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness

CEO and Board Member, Synthetic Genomics

Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO, BlackRock

Executive Director, Communications and Society Program, The Aspen Institute

Writer; Entrepreneur; Author, Moonwalking with Einstein

HJ Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics, S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University

Correspondent, "Real Sports with Bryan Gumbel," HBO

Senior Writer, National Review; Senior Fellow, National Review Institute; Columnist, TIME

Vice Chairman and President of Strategic Growth, Mastercard


Herman R. Smith Research Professor in Hospital and Health Services Management, Director of Healthcare, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter; Founder, Black Futures Lab

Co-Chair, National Association of Non-Partisan Reformers; Co-Founder, Democracy Fund

Chairman Emeritus, Young & Rubicam

Executive Director, Energy and Environment Program, Aspen Institute

Executive Vice President of Policy and Public Programs, International Partners, The Aspen Institute

Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post; Senior Advisor, ONE

Performance Psychologist; Co-Founder, Compete to Create; Host, “Finding Mastery”

Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Director of Design, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Founder and CEO, Springboard Collective

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Virgin Hyperloop One

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

CEO, Skoll Foundation (Festival Underwriter)

Co-Director, The Sanctuaries

CEO, Soliya

Associate Professor, Department of Religion, Princeton University

Editor in Chief, The Atlantic

Editorial Director, National Geographic Partners; Editor in Chief, National Geographic

Joseph Urban Professor of Design, Parsons School of Design, The New School; Architecture Critic, The New Yorker

Vice President and Executive Director, Latinos and Society Program, The Aspen Institute

Professor Emeritus, International Relations, American University; Research Scholar, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Co-Author, A Bright Future

US Representative (R), 16th Congressional District, Ohio

John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and of Economics, Harvard University; Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, International Monetary Fund

Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, At the Strangers' Gate

Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History, Harvard Law School; Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

President and CEO, National Women's Law Center

Psychotherapist; Columnist, Dear Therapist, The Atlantic; Author, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Executive Director, Cybersecurity & Technology Program, The Aspen Institute

Organizational Psychologist, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Best Selling Author

CEO, Social Progress Imperative

President and CEO, Athleta

Senior Director, McLarty Associates; Former Mexican Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

Policy Director, New Consensus


Artist; Designer; Co-Founder, The Haas Brothers

Artist; Designer; Co-Founder, The Haas Brothers

President, Council on Foreign Relations

Director, Legal Design Lab, Stanford University Law School; Co-author, Rituals for Work

Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine; Board Chair, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Former Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration

Founder, CEO, and Academic Director, CHILD USA

Public Policy Director, Global Elections, Facebook (Festival Underwriter)

National Energy and Climate Change Reporter, Axios

CEO and Chairman of the Board, General Mills (Festival Underwriter)

Former US Senator (D), North Dakota; Visiting Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics

Co-Founder and CEO, Thread

Professor of Environmental Economics and Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Executive Director, Center for Thoracic Oncology and Associate Director, The Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai Health System (Festival Underwriter)

President, American Action Forum

Journalist; Author, Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China

Climber; Subject, Free Solo

Corporate Vice President, US Government Affairs, Microsoft Corporation (Festival Underwriter)

Vice President of Entrepreneurship, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation


Founder, ZWN; Managing Director, Civil Society Fellowship, Anti-Defamation League and The Aspen Institute

Distinguished Fellow, The Aspen Institute; Professor of History, Tulane University

Co-Founder, Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) and Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)


CEO, Chicago Public Schools

Senior Advisor, Obama Foundation; Former Senior Advisor to President Obama; Author, Finding My Voice

Curator, Lynda and Stewart Resnick Collection

Co-Founder and CEO, Muso; Assistant Professor, University of California San Francisco Institute for Global Health Sciences

Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Former Secretary, US Department of Homeland Security

Founding Host, "1A," WAMU and NPR

Executive Vice President of Business Development, Microsoft Corporation (Festival Underwriter)

President, Institute for New Economic Thinking; Senior Fellow and Director, Global Finance Project, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute

Registered Dietician; Certified Diabetes Educator; Co-Founder, Food Heaven Made Easy

Founder and CEO, Center for Urban Families

Hip-Hop Artist

Journalist; Author, The Nationalist Revival: Trade, Immigration, and the Revolt Against Globalization


Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Program, Brookings Institution; Author, The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World

Designer, SRK

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program, Center for New American Security

Eye Doctor; Founder, Vision Spring; Co-Author, Dare to Matter

Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law, Georgetown Law; Partner, Hogan Lovells

Economics Professor, University of Maryland; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Director, Aspen Economic Strategy Group, The Aspen Institute

Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Prudential Financial (Festival Underwriter)

Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Co-Host, "All Things Considered," NPR; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

Executive Director, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs

Founding Director, Antiracist Research and Policy Center, American University

President and CEO, PBS (Festival Underwriter)

Majority Counsel, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, Judiciary Committee, US House of Representatives

Actress and Singer

Professor Emeritus, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University

Founder and Editor in Chief, Techonomy Media

Director, Microenterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning and Dissemination (FIELD), The Aspen Institute

Professor of Sociology and Director, Institute for Public Knowledge, New York University

Co-Founder and President, Within

Co-Founder and CEO, Teach For All

Pro Basketball Player, Utah Jazz, NBA

Co-Founder and Managing Director, FSG

Rabbi; Co-Author, Dare to Matter

Playwright and Theater Director; Co-Founder, August Wilson Monologue Competition

Executive Director, Food and Society Program and Editor in Chief, Ideas: The Magazine of the Aspen Institute


Executive Editor, The Atlantic

Co-Founder and Chairperson, Sun Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation

Founder, BIG Ideas and Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Writer; Ottlie Schilling Professor of English and Creative Writing, University of Mississippi; Author, Heavy

Co-Founder and CEO, All in Together

Psychiatrist; Attorney; Chief Medical Officer, Talkspace

Senior Research Scientist and Director, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

Principal of Cultural Assets Management, Bloomberg Associates

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, EVgo

Mayor, City of San Jose, CA

Professor of Investigative Journalism and Science Writing, Vanderbilt University; Author, The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Artisan, Teaching Assistant and Head Artisan, The Haas Brothers

Theodora D. '78 and William III '74 Professor in Engineering; Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University

Writer; Associate Professor, Department of English, Vanderbilt University

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Pro Basketball Player, Cleveland Cavaliers, National Basketball Association; Founder, Kevin Love Fund

Editor in Chief, National Review

Founder and CEO, Crisis Text Line

Managing Director of Innovation Strategy, VMLY&R

Rabbi; Founder, Beloved

President, Cambridge Global Advisors; Senior Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center; Former US Ambassador to NATO


Research Fellow, Program on Extremism, George Washington University

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Program Officer, Hutchinson Community Foundation (KS)

Executive Director, Arts Program, The Aspen Institute

Designer; Founder, Sway

Founder and CEO, EducationSuperHighway

Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value, Founder and Director, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London; Author, The Value of Everything

Photographer; Filmmaker, Chasing Water

Founder, Just Talk Suicide Prevention

Co-Founder and Global Organizer, 350.org; Environmental Author

Deputy Director of Curatorial and Head of Textiles, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Professor of Linguistics, English, and Comparative Literature, Columbia University; Author, Words on the Move

Economist; Columnist, Irish Times; Founder, Kilkenomics; Author, The Pope's Children

Artist and Designer; Professor, UCLA Department of Design Media Arts

Mount Sinai Endowed Professor in Cancer Immunology and Director, Precision Immunology Institute, Mount Sinai Health System (Festival Underwriter)

US Senator (D), Oregon

Entrepreneur and Investor; Co-Founder and Vice Chairman, Collective [i]

Editor in Chief, Bloomberg

Director of the Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund and the Deputy Director of the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, The Aspen Institute

Editor in Chief, The Economist

Director of Programs, Orton Family Foundation

West Coast Anchor, “Today Show," NBC


Columnist, Forbes

Vice President, The Aspen Institute; Executive Director, Ascend, The Aspen Institute

Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary, Aspen Institute

Chief Medical Officer, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Chairman, President and CEO, The Boeing Company

CEO, United Airlines


Founder and Managing Director, Interactive Africa and Design Indaba

President, University of California; Former US Secretary of Homeland Security

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Inner-City Muslim Action Network

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, JetBlue

Professional Ski Mountaineer

Founder, Craigslist.org; Founder, Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Chairman and CEO, General Dynamics


Professional Endurance Athlete; Co-Founder, Peaks & Poles

Documentary Filmmaker; Co-Creator, "Axios", HBO

Musician, Producer, and DJ

Senior Research Fellow, Global Prosperity, Clayton Christensen Institute

Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Pollster; Principal, GBAO

Producer, Amazing Grace; Estate Administrator for Estate of Aretha

Leader, Ritual Design Lab, Stanford University d.school; Senior Designer, SAP Labs


Staff Writer, The Atlantic; Author, Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century

Washington Bureau Chief, USA Today

Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion, Princeton University; Author, Why Religion? A Personal Story; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Author; Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Vice President, Aspen Institute; Executive Director, The Aspen Forum for Community Solutions

Director of Sustainability, Microsoft (Festival Underwriter)

Author; Distinguished Research Professor of English and African American Studies, University of Georgia

Web Developer, M.M.LaFleur

Documentary Filmmaker and Journalist; Director, Warning: This Drug May Kill You

Board Chair, Walton Family Foundation (Festival Underwriter)

Executive Vice President, Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer, PayPal (Festival Underwriter)

Public Policy Director, Facebook (Festival Underwriter)

James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Co-Director, Stanford Project on Democracy and the Internet

President and CEO, Pet Partners

Student Activist; Member, Project U-Turn Collaborative

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company (Festival Underwriter)

Managing Director, Bezos Family Foundation; Former Founder and Executive Director, Global Nomads Group

CEO, Communities Unlimited

Director, Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative, Economic Opportunities Program, The Aspen Institute

Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard Business School

President and CEO, The Aspen Institute

Founder and Chairman, PSP Capital Partners; Former US Secretary of Commerce

Chairman and CEO, The Pritzker Organization; Executive Chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation


Vice President and Executive Director, Financial Security Program, The Aspen Institute

Project Director, Inclusive America Project, Aspen Institute

Lecturer, Senior Research Law Scholar, and Senior Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School

President and CEO, The Kresge Foundation

Chairman and CEO, Willett Advisors

Design Critic; Author, Design as an Attitude

Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Impact, Prudential Financial (Festival Underwriter); Chair, The Prudential Foundation

Senior Fellow in International and Public Policy, Brown University; Founder and President, Reeves Advisory

Professor of Political Science, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University; Director, Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University

Founding Director, Center for the Study of Boys' and Girls' Lives, University of Pennsylvania

Vice Chair and Co-Owner, The Wonderful Company; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Co-Founder, Supermajority

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, X, Alphabet

Executive Director, CHILD USAdvocacy

Historian; Visiting Fellow, Stanford University Hoover Institution; Distinguished Fellow, New York Historical Society; Visiting Professor, War Studies Department, King’s College, London

Professional Trail and Ultra Runner; Clinical Researcher, Stanford University; Co-Author, The Happy Runner

Co-Founder and CEO, mPharma

Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Economist; University Professor of Economics, New York University; Founding Director, NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management

President and CEO, National Constitution Center; Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

Attorney General (D), State of Oregon

Fox News Contributor

Co-Founder, Apollo Global Management; Director, Rowan Family Foundation

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group

Former US Treasury Secretary; Chairman Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations; Co-Founder, The Hamilton Project, Brookings Institution; Senior Counselor, Centerview Partners

Quarterback, Atlanta Falcons, NFL

Former Speaker, US House of Representatives; Director, Fox Corporation


President, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago

Vice President, Executive Director, Business and Society Program, The Aspen Institute

Teaching Assistant and Artisan, The Haas Brothers

Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College, Comparative Cognition Laboratory, Yale University

US Senator (R), Nebraska

Deputy Director-General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), Hoover Institution

Editor at Large and Host, Bloomberg Television; Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek

Distinguished Software Engineer, X, Alphabet

President and CEO, PayPal (Festival Underwriter)

Founder and Principal, Art Agency, Partners; Chairman of Global Fine Arts, Sotheby's (Festival Underwriter)

CEO, Ocean Conservancy

Founder and President, GOOD+ Foundation

Electric Vehicle Expert and Advisor

Managing Director, Strategic Engagement, Service Year Alliance

Documentary Subject, Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America

Writer; Author, Inheritance

Managing Director, Shared Value Initiative

Former NYSE Equity Trader, Rosenblatt Securities

President, mPedigree

Founder and President, Elliott Management Corporation and the Paul E. Singer Foundation (Festival Underwriter)

Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami

Chief Technology Officer, ReNew Power (India); Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy

US Representative (D), 8th Congressional District, Michigan

Journalist; Author, Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

President and CEO, Legacy Libations Corp.; Chief Visionary and Brand Ambassador, Copper Barrel Distillery

Co-Chief Art Critic, The New York Times

Managing Director, Financial Security Program, The Aspen Institute

Co-Founder, Echelon Insights; Author, The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (and How Republicans Can Keep Up)

Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, Affective Neuroscience and Development Lab, Harvard University

Offensive Assistant, San Francisco 49ers

President, Sperling Economic Strategies; Former Director, National Economic Council

President and CEO, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp

Professor and Director, Digital Cultures Lab, UCLA

Chairman and CEO, DICK'S Sporting Goods

Adjunct Professor, CISAC Fellow, and Hoover Visiting Scholar, Stanford University

Former Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, US State Department

Op-ed Columnist, The New York Times

Executive Director, Center for Heirs’ Property

Founding President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

Robert Walmsley University Professor, Founder and Director, Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy, Harvard Law School

Vice President, Research and Development, ExxonMobil (Festival Underwriter)

Editor in Chief, The Bulwark; Host, "The Bulwark Podcast"; Contributor, NBC/MSNBC


Co-Founder, How We Gather; Ministry Innovation Fellow, Harvard Divinity School

Executive Director and Founder, Bastion Community of Resilience

Editor at Large, Columnist, and Editorial Board Chair, Financial Times

Head of Electrification, Audi of America

Principal and Founder, Brick & Story

Editor in Chief, WIRED

Senior Sports Psychophysiologist, United States Olympic Committee

Executive Vice President, Scripps Research; Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Author, Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

Executive Director, Community Strategies Group, The Aspen Institute

Office Services Specialist, Forrest Solutions; Contractor, Oppenheimer Funds

Professor of Psychology, University of British Columbia; Author, Pride: The Secret of Success

Writer; Former Journalist


Co-Founder and Executive Director, Aliança Empreendedora


Co-Founder and CEO, Memphis Meats

Founder and CEO, The Latinista

Past President and CEO, American Pet Products Association


Co-Host and Executive Producer, "The Circus," Showtime; National Correspondent, CBS News; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

President, Prudential Retirement, Prudential Financial (Festival Underwriter)

Vice President of Philanthropy and Society, Director, Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, The Aspen Institute; Founder and CEO, Global Philanthropy Forum

President, Ford Foundation

National Editor, The Cook Political Report; Host, Politics with Amy Walter (WNYC/PRX)

Co-Founder, Heartland Summit, Walton Family Foundation (Festival Underwriter)

Technology Correspondent, NBC News (Festival Underwriter)

Senior Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church

Professor, NYU Stern School of Business; Founder, Future Today Institute; Author, The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity

Attorney General (D), State of Colorado

American-Football Coach

Author, Educated: A Memoir

Deputy Editor, The Atlantic

Education Author

Director, AR/VR, Google (Festival Underwriter)

President, GFW Inc.; Columnist, The Washington Post

Student; Second Place Winner, 2019 August Wilson Monologue Competition

Chairman, President, and CEO, The Allstate Corporation (Festival Underwriter)

Psychologist; Speaker; Author, Fix A Broken Heart

President and CEO, National Geographic Society

Executive Vice President and President of External Affairs, Southern Company (Festival Underwriter)

Staff Writer, The Atlantic; Political Science Lecturer, Yale University

Anchor and Managing Editor, "PBS News Hour"

Law Professor, Columbia Law School; Contributing Opinion Writer, The New York Times

Executive Director, College Excellence Program, The Aspen Institute


Senior Partner, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, McKinsey & Company (Festival Underwriter)


Chief Climate Policy Advisor and OneNYC Director, City of New York

President, University of Chicago

Founder and CEO, Facebook (Festival Underwriter)

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