Global Conference 2005

Global Conference 2005



David Aaron

Director, Center for Middle East Public Policy, RAND

David Agus

Research Director, Louis Warschaw Prostate Cancer Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Roger Ailes

Chairman and CEO, Fox News

Jose Alberro

Director, Law and Economics Consulting Group (LECG)

Bruce Ames

Senior Scientist, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute

Martha Amram

Author; Founder, Growth Options Insights LLC

William Anderson

National Intelligence Officer for Economics and Global Issues, National Intelligence Council

Engin Ansay

Consul General of Turkey in Los Angeles; formerly Turkey's Permanent Observer of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) to the UN

Andres Antonius

Managing Director, Kroll’s Latin America Desk

Paul Antony

Chief Medical Officer, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

Kofi Appenteng

Partner, Thacher Proffitt & Wood, LLP

Frank Armstrong

CEO, Bioaccelerate

Peter Arnell

Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, Arnell Group

Denis Autier

Head of Global Risk Solutions, BNP Paribas


Ali Babacan

Minister of State for the Economy, Turkey

Kevin Bachus

President & COO, Infinium Labs

John Balzar

Senior Features Writer, Los Angeles Times

Jim Bankoff

Executive Vice President, AOL Programming & Products

Anna Barker

Deputy Director for Advanced Technologies and Strategic Partnerships, National Cancer Institute

Daniel Barnett

Chief Operating Officer, TEC International

James Barth

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance, Auburn University

Bobbie Battista

Principal, Atamira Communications

Gary Becker

Nobel Laureate, Economic Sciences, 1992; Professor, Economics and Sociology, University of Chicago; FasterCures Board Member

Kieran Beer

Executive Editor, Bloomberg Wealth Manager

Bradley Belt

Executive Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Shari Berenbach

Executive Director, Calvert Social Investment Foundation

Alan Bersin

Superintendent of Public Education, San Diego City Schools

Alexandre Bettamio

Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking Brazil, UBS AG

Robert Block

Managing Director, Technology Option Capital

Bruce Bodaken

Chairman, President & CEO, Blue Shield of California

Sheryle Bolton

President, The Indian Creek Group

David Brailer

National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services

John Breaux

former U.S. Senator; Senior Counsel, Patton Boggs, LLP; Vice Chairman, President’s Federal Tax Reform Advisory Panel; Senior Managing Director, Clinton Group

Ian Bremmer

President, Eurasia Group Ltd.

Edward Brewington

Senior Vice President Human Resources, Knowledge Learning Corporation

Eli Broad

Founder, The Broad Foundation; Chairman, AIG Retirement Services Inc. (formerly SunAmerica Inc.); founder & Chairman, KB Home (formerly Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation)

Rachel Bronson

Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East and Gulf Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Carl Brooks

President, The Executive Leadership Council

Deborah Brooks

President & CEO, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Elizabeth Browning

Co-founder and CEO, LLuminari, Inc.

Barbara Bry

CEO & Editor, Voice of San Diego

Neil Budde

Director, Yahoo! News

Valeria Budinich

Vice President, Full Economic Citizenship Initiative, Ashoka U.S.A.

Kenneth Buetow

Director, National Cancer Institute Center for Bioinformatics (NCICB)

Steven Burd

Chairman, President and CEO, Safeway Inc.

G. Steven Burrill

CEO, Burrill & Company


Jim Canfield

Chief Learning Officer, TEC International

Chase Carey

President and CEO, DIRECTV

Steve Case

Chairman, Case Foundation; Co-founder, former Chairman and CEO, America Online, Inc. and AOL Time Warner

S. Ward Casscells

John Edward Tyson Distinguished Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Public Health; Vice President for Biotechnology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Jorge Castañeda

Professor, Graduate School, Department of Political Science, National Autonomous University of Mexico; former Mexican Foreign Minister

Mike Cerre

Correspondent, ABC News

Bhaskar Chakravorti

Partner and Thought Leader, Monitor Group LP

Jeffrey Chamberlain

Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Washington School of Medicine; Director, Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center

Russell Chambers

Managing Director, UK Investment Banking, UBS Limited

Joyce Chang

Managing Director, Global Head of Foreign Exchange, Emerging Markets and Commodities Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Adam Chavarria

Executive Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans

David Chen

CEO, Fintel Group

Peter Chernin

President and Chief Operating Officer, News Corporation; Chairman and CEO, Fox Group

Michael Christ

Managing Director, Asset Consulting Group, Inc.

Duncan Clark

Managing Director, BDA China Limited

Wesley Clark

General (ret.), U.S. Army; former Commander, NATO

Michael Clowes

Editorial Director, Pensions & Investments

Isobel Coleman

Senior Fellow, U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

James Conlan

Partner, Vice Chairman, National and International Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Group, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood

Kevin Conroy

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, AOL Media Networks

Maria Contreras-Sweet

President and Co-Founder, FORTIUS Holdings, LLC; former California Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing

Brian Cornell

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Safeway, Inc.

Geoffrey Cowan

Professor and Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California

Pat Cox

Member, European Liberal Democrat Group and Reform Party, Member of the Bureau; former President, European Parliament

Gil Crawford

General Manager, MicroVest Capital Management

Dominic Curcio

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Guggenheim Capital LLC


Robert D’Loren

President & CEO, UCC Capital Corporation

Timothy Dattels

Managing Director, Newbridge Capital

Jeffrey Davidow

President, Institute of the Americas

William Derrough

Co-Head, Financial Advisory Services Group, Jefferies & Company, Inc.

Carol Diamond

Managing Director, Markle Foundation's Healthcare Program

Harold Doley, Jr.

Founder, President, CEO, Doley Securities, Inc.

Roy Doumani

Acting Chief Operating Officer, California NanoSystems Institute

Adam Drewnowski

Director, Nutritional Sciences Program, Professor, Epidemiology, Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington

William Duhamel

Managing Member, Farallon Capital Management, LLC


Peter Early

Founder, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Big Sky Capital

Gerald Edelman

Nobel Laureate, Medicine, 1972; Director, Neurosciences Institute; Chairman, Department of Neurobiology, Scripps Research Institute

Charles Edelstein

Managing Director, Global Head, Global Services Group, Credit Suisse First Boston LLC

Juan Enriquez

Chairman & CEO, Biotechonomy, LLC


Claire Farley

CEO, Randall & Dewey Partners, LP

Brian Farrell

President & CEO, THQ Inc.

Diana Farrell

Director, McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey & Company

Robert Fedoris

CEO and Managing Partner, Private Family Office, Inc.

Richard Feinberg

Professor, International Political Economy; Director, APEC Study Center; Chair, Global Leadership Institute, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego

Lewis Feldman

Managing Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Kevin Felix

Managing Partner, Guggenheim Partners

Jon Feltheimer

CEO, Lion's Gate Entertainment

Joseph Feshbach

Founder, Managing Member, Joe Feshbach Partners, LLC

Howard Finberg

Director, Interactive Learning, The Poynter Institute

Raymond Foo

Managing Director & Head of Strategy, BNP Paribas, Asia

Steve Forbes

President and CEO, Forbes; Editor-in-Chief, Forbes magazine

Lynn Franzoi

Senior Vice President, Benefits, Fox Entertainment Group

Daniel Fung

former Solicitor General of Hong Kong; Senior Counsel, Hong Kong Bar; CIETAC Arbitrator

Luiz Fernando Furlan

Minister, Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade


Carlos Garcia

Superintendent, Clark County School District, Nevada

Nathan Gardels

Editor, New Perspectives Quarterly

Eliot Geller

Vice President, Jefferies Financial Products, LLC

Robert Gertner

Wallace W. Booth Professor of Economics and Strategy, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business

Kathleen Giel

Vice President of Employer Partnerships, Knowledge Learning Corp.

Paul Gigot

Editorial Page Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Magnus Gittins

Co-founder, President and CEO, Advance Nanotech Inc.

Kathy Giusti

President, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Nicholas Glakas

President, Career College Association

Connie Glaser

Author & Consultant

Jerry Goldress

CEO, Grisanti, Galef & Goldress, Inc.

Stephen Goldsmith

Daniel Paul Professor of Government, Director, Innovations in American Government Program, Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation

David Goodman

President, Marketing, Infinity Broadcasting

Al Gore

former Vice President, United States of America

Steven Green

12th U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore; Managing Director, Greenstreet Partners

Jeff Greenfield

Senior Analyst and Contributor to Judy Woodruff's Inside Politics, CNN

Ramon Gregory

Executive Vice President, Enrollment and Student Services, Cardean Learning Group

Piotr Grodzinski

Program Director for Cancer Nanotechnology, National Cancer Institute

Kejian Gu

Professor of International Trade, Renmin University of China; Visiting Professor, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Edward Guiliano

President & CEO, New York Institute of Technology

Steve Gundersen

Founder, Gundersen Partners


Joshua Hammer

Correspondent, Newsweek

Kathi Hanna

Consultant, FasterCures

Lee Hartwell

Nobel Laureate, Medicine, 2001; President and Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle

William Haseltine

President, Haseltine Associates, Ltd.; former CEO, Human Genome Sciences

Jafar Hassan

Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Jordan

David Heber

Founder, Director, University of California, Los Angeles Center for Human Nutrition

George Hester

Chairman and CEO, Navitas

James Heywood

d'Arbeloff Founding Director, ALS Therapy Development Foundation

Eugene Hickok

Former Deputy Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education

Jorge Hierro

Executive Director, Institutional Relations, Financial Group, Citicorp/Banamex

Nathalie Hoffman

President, UBC Global Reach

Edward Holmes

Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, Dean, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego

Leroy Hood

President, Institute for Systems Biology

Ta-Lin Hsu

Chairman & Founder, H&Q Asia


Richard Iley

Senior Economist - North America, BNP Paribas

Michael Intriligator

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Professor of Economics, Political Science and Policy Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Evelyn Iritani

International Business Reporter, Los Angeles Times

Graciela Italiano-Thomas

CEO,Executive Director, Los Angeles Universal Preschool


Kenneth Jaffe

Executive Director, International Child Resource Institute

Elizabeth Jimenez

CEO, GEMAS Consulting

Peter Johnson

Partner, Developing World Markets

Saj-nicole Joni

CEO, Cambridge International Group, Ltd.

Mitchell Julis

Founding Partner, Canyon Capital Advisors, LLC

Steve Jurvetson

Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson


Walter Kansteiner, III

Principal, Scowcroft Group; former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Carl Kaplan

Managing Director, Koret Israel Economic Development Funds

Zachary Karabell

Senior VP, Senior Economic Analyst, Co-Portfolio Manager, Fred Alger Management, Inc.

Bruce Karatz

Chairman and CEO, KB Home

Mel Karmazin

CEO, SIRIUS Satellite Radio

Lynn Karoly

Director of Research Quality Assurance, Senior Economist, Professor of Economics at the RAND Graduate School

Francine Kaufman

Head, Endocrinology/Metabolism, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Leslie Kautz

Founder and Principal, Angeles Investment Advisors, LLC

Beverly Kaye

CEO / Founder, Career Systems International

Quentin T. Kelly

Founder, Chairman and CEO, WorldWater & Power Corporation

Robert Klein

President, Klein Financial Corporation and Klein Financial Resources; Chairman, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee for the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine

Scott Klein

Managing Director , Investment Management, Post Advisory Group

Michael Klowden

President and CEO, Milken Institute

Dennis Kneale

Managing Editor, Forbes magazine

Paul Knight

Managing Director, Head of Latin America Investment Banking, UBS AG

Rob Koepp

Research Fellow, Milken Institute

Charles Koones

President / Publisher, The Variety Group

Nir Kossovsky

Founder, President and CEO, Technology Option Capital, LLC

Robert Kotick

Chairman and CEO, Activision, Inc

Carol Kovac

General Manager, Healthcare and Life Sciences, IBM

Katie Krauch

Manager, WorkLife, Child, & Family Resources, Northwestern University

Joel Kurtzman

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Principal, Kurtzman Group

Ray Kurzweil

Founder, Kurzweil Technologies; Inventor, Entrepreneur, Author and Futurist


Jim LaChance

Managing Director, Investment Management, Post Advisory Group LLC

Warren Lammert

Founder, The Epilepsy Project,

Yair Landau

Vice Chairman, Sony Pictures Entertainment; President, Sony Pictures Digital

J. Terrence Lanni

Chairman and CEO, MGM MIRAGE

Sherry Lansing

Former Chairman and CEO, Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group

Timothy Lappen

Chairman & Founder, Family Office Practice Group, Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP

David Lawrence

Former Chairman & CEO, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals

Peter Lawson-Johnston, II

Managing Partner, Guggenheim Partners

Clifton Leaf

Executive Editor, Fortune Magazine

Mark Leavitt

Managing Director, Jefferies & Company, Inc.

Robert Lessin

Vice Chairman, Jefferies & Company

Tom Livergood

CEO, The Family Wealth Alliance; President, Family Office Management, LLC

Alexandra Logue

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dean of the Graduate School, New York Institute of Technology

Michael Lomax

President and CEO, United Negro College Fund

Paul London

President, Paul A. London and Associates; former Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce

Mary Lore

Founder & CEO, Managing Thought

Susan Love

President & Medical Director, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation; Co-founder, Lluminari

Michael Lynton

Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment


John Mack

President, Los Angeles Urban League

Leslie Mancuso

President and CEO, JHPIEGO

James Marggraff

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Content, LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.

Oliver Marti

Managing Director/Portfolio Manager Healthcare, Columbus Circle Investors

Brian McCabe

Partner, DCI Group; President, Progress for America Voter Fund

James McCaughan

CEO, Principal Global Investors, LLC

Thomas “Mack” McLarty, III

President, Kissinger McLarty Associates; former Chief of Staff, Clinton Administration

David Meltzer

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Associate Faculty Member, Harris School and the Department of Economics, University of Chicago

Barry Meyer

Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Marc Miles

Director, Center for International Trade and Economics, Heritage Foundation

Lowell Milken

Chairman, Milken Family Foundation

Michael Milken

Chairman, Milken Institute; Chairman, Prostate Cancer Foundation; Chairman, FasterCures / The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions

Jonathan Miller

Chairman and CEO, America Online, Inc.

Matt Miller

Author, Columnist, Radio Host & Consultant

Patrick Mitchell

former Chief Investment Officer, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)

Larry A. Mizel

Chairman & CEO, MDC Holdings, Inc.

F. Mark Modzelewski

Co-founder and Managing Director, Lux Research, Inc.

Minyon Moore

Head, State and Political Practice, Dewey Square Group; former Chief Operating Officer, Democratic National Committee; former Director of White House Political Affairs and Office of Public Liaison (Clinton/Gore Administration)

J. Todd Morley

Founding Member, Guggenheim Capital, LLC

Rupert Murdoch

Chairman and CEO, News Corporation

Kevin Murphy

George Pratt Shultz Professor of Economics and Industrial Relations, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute


John Nelson

President, American Medical Association

Wes Nichols

Co-founder, MarketShare Partners

Suzanne Nora Johnson

Vice Chairman, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.


Gillies O’Bryan-Tear

Consultant; former Vice President, Global Clinical R&D, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals

George Olah

Nobel Laureate, Chemistry, 1994; Distinguished Professor and Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Chair in Organic Chemistry, University of Southern California

Martin Olson

Corporate Vice President, Business and Clinical Informatics, Matria Healthcare, Inc.

Ndi Okereke Onyiuke

Director General and CEO, Nigerian Stock Exchange

Witold Orlowski

Senior Economic Adviser to the President of Poland

Dean Ornish

Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute; Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Peter Orszag

Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution

Nelson Ortíz

President, Caracas Stock Exchange

John Osborn

President & CEO, BBDO New York

Douglas Osheroff

Nobel Laureate, Physics, 1996; Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University


Gerald Parsky

Partner, Aurora Capital Group

Pete Petit

Chairman of the Board and CEO, Matria Healthcare, Inc.

Tomas Philipson

Milken Institute Senior Fellow, Professor, Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.

David Pollock

Senior Managing Director, Bear Stearns & Co., Inc.

Michael Power

Strategist, Investec Asset Management

C.K. Prahalad

Harvey C. Fruehauf Professor of Business Administration & Professor of Corporate Strategy and International Business, University of Michigan

Edward Prescott

Nobel Laureate, Economic Sciences 2004; W. P. Carey Chair of Economics, Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business; Senior Monetary Advisor, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank

Clyde Prestowitz, Jr.

Founder and President, Economic Strategy Institute

Marc Primiani

Partner, Quintile Wealth Management

James Prince

President, Founder, The Democracy Council

Dennis Purcell

Senior Managing Director, Perseus-Soros BioPharmaceutical Fund, L.P.


Mohamed Rachid

CEO and General Manager, Palestine Investment Fund

Cathleen Raffaeli

President, Cardean University

Hasan Rahman

Chief Representative of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Authority

Lewis Ranieri

Founder, Hyperion Private Equity Funds; Chairman, CEO and President, Ranieri & Co., Inc.

Kurt Rauzi

President and COO, Navitas

Robert Rawitch

Senior Vice President, Winner & Associates; Principal, Rawitch & Associates

Joe Redling

Chief Marketing Officer, America Online, Inc.

Lynda Resnick

Co-Chairman, Roll International Corporation

David Reyes

Financial Architect, Founder Reyes Consulting, Inc.

Catherine Reynolds

Chairman and CEO, Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation

Michael Roizen

Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Internal Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical School; Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, RealAge Inc.

Roy Romer

Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District

Hilton Root

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Freeman Fellow and Professor of Economics, Claremont Colleges

Hilary Rosen

Consultant; former Chairman and CEO, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

Michael Rosen

Co-chairman and CEO, Context Capital Management, LLC

Keith Rosenbloom

Managing Member, CARE Capital Group, LLC

Andrew Rosenfield

Managing Partner, Guggenheim Partners

James Rosenwald, III

Founder & Managing Partner, Dalton Investments, LLC

Michael Ryan

Director of Alert and Response Operations, World Health Organization

Una Ryan

President and CEO, AVANT Immunotherapeutics, Inc.


Gregory Sachs

Chairman & CEO, Deerfield Capital Management LLC

Omar Salah

CEO, Star-Brands Capital LLC

David Sand

President and CEO, Access Capital Strategies LLC

Ted Sanders

Former President, Education Commission of the States; former Acting Secretary of Education

Richard Sandor

Chairman and CEO, Chicago Climate Exchange, Inc.; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute

Deloris Saunders

President, National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE)

Myron Scholes

Nobel Laureate, Economic Sciences; Chairman, Oak Hill Platinum Partners; Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance Emeritus, Stanford University Graduate School of Business

Terry Semel

Chairman and CEO, Yahoo! Inc.

Imam Ali Siddiqui

Khatib, Muslim Congregational Leader

David Sifry

Founder and CEO, Technorati

Greg Simon

President, FasterCures / The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions

Mark Simon

Managing Director, Health Care Group, Citigroup Global Investment Management

Luis Sinco

Photographer, Los Angeles Times

Mitch Singer

Executive Vice President, Digital Policy Group, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Shelly Singhal

Managing Director, SBI Group

Frank Sixt

Executive Director, Group Finance Director, Hutchison Whampoa Limited

Karen Skelton

Principal, Dewey Square Group; former Chief Council, Federal Highway Administration; former Political Director for the Vice President of the United States (Clinton/Gore Administration)

Gary Small

Director, University of California, Los Angeles Center on Aging

Leif Soderberg

Advisor, Wealth Management Business, Guggenheim Partners

Abraham Sofaer

George P. Shultz Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs, Hoover Institution

Lewis Solmon

Executive Vice President, Education; Director, Teacher Advancement Program, Milken Family Foundation; Former Dean, Graduate School of Education, UCLA.

Mel Sorensen

President and CEO, Ascenta Therapeutics, Inc.

Neal Soss

Managing Director & Chief Economist, Credit Suisse First Boston

Howard Soule

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Managing Director, Knowledge Universe Health and Wellness, LLC

Lorraine Spurge

Managing Director, Post Advisory Group, LLC

Barry Sternlicht

Chairman, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.; President and CEO, Starwood Capital Group

Doug Suisman

Founder and Principal, Suisman Urban Design

Michael Svinte

Vice President, Information Based Medicine, IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences


Joe Tafoya

Director, U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity

Dean Takahashi

Staff Writer, San Jose Mercury News

Stephan Targan

Director, IBD Center

Richard Taylor

Global Head of Learning for News & Data, Reuters

Pavel Telicka

Partner, BXL Consulting; former EU Commissioner

Moshe Tery

Chairman, Israel Securities Authority

Michael Thompson

Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Alvin Toffler

Author, Futurist

James Tong

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California Los Angeles

Robert Topel

Isidore Brown & Gladys J. Brown Professor in Urban and Labor Economics, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute

Stuart Trager

Medical Director, Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.; Orthopedic Surgeon; Founder, ELITE Health & Wellness, Pennsylvania Hospital

Susan Trimbo

Senior Vice President, Scientific Affairs, GNC

Joe Trippi

President, Joe Trippi & Associates

Daniel Troy

Partner, Life Sciences Practice & Appellate Litigation Group, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP; former Counsel, FDA


Lori Underwood

Chief Membership Selection Officer, TEC International

Garrick Utley

President, Levin Graduate Institute, State University of New York; former Chief Foreign Correspondent and Anchor, NBC News


Thomas Valenzuela

President/ Chief Investment Officer, Valenzuela Capital Partners LLC

Craig Venter

President, J. Craig Venter Science Foundation; Founder, The Institute for Genomic Research

Keith Vernon

Principal & Founder, Bristlecone Advisors

Dennis Vicars

Executive Director and CEO, Professional Association for Childhood Education Alternative Payment Program (PACEAPP); CEO, Human Services Management Corp.

Robert von Rekowsky

Portfolio Manager – Emerging Markets, Fidelity Investments


Jonathan Weber

Founder and Editor in Chief, New West

Ronald Weinberg

Chairman & CEO, HAWK Corporation

John Welch

Senior Vice President, Sovereign Strategy, Lehman Brothers

Steve Westly

Controller, State of California

Jennifer Wilkins

Sr. Extension Associate, Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS), Cornell University, College of Human Ecology

Athol Williams

Managing Director, Taurus Associates and Taurus Capital

John Wilson

Executive Director, National Education Association

Yoram (Jerry) Wind

The Lauder Professor and Professor of Marketing; Director, SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management; Editor, Wharton School Publishing; Academic Director, The Wharton Fellows Program, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School

Charles Wolf, Jr.

Senior Economic Adviser and Corporate Fellow in International Economics, RAND Corporation

Perry Wong

Senior Research Economist, Milken Institute

Jessie Woolley-Wilson

President, LeapFrog SchoolHouse

Owen Wu

Founder, Chief Strategy Officer, Global Communication Semiconductors, Inc.

Steve Wynn

President and CEO, Wynn Resorts

Roger Wyse

Managing Director, Burrill & Company


Glenn Yago

Director, Capital Studies, Milken Institute

Elanna Yalow

President and COO, Knowledge Learning Corporation

Victor Yang

Partner, Boughton Peterson Yang Anderson


Betsy Zeidman

Director, Milken Institute Center for Emerging Domestic Markets

Sam Zell

Chairman, Equity Group Investments, LLC

Strauss Zelnick

Founder, Partner, ZelnickMedia; former, President & CEO, BMG Entertainment; former President/COO, 20th Century Fox

Mortimer Zuckerman

Publisher, U.S. News and World Report and New York Daily News