Global Conference 2009


Taha Abdul-Basser

Principal and Co-Founder, StraightWay Ethical Advisory LLC

David Abel

Chairman and Managing Director, VerdeXchange Institute

Peter Adamson

Chief Investment Officer, Broad Family Office

Andre Agassi

Tennis Champion; Founder, Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation

Christopher Ailman

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

Alice Albright

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment and Financial Officer, GAVI Alliance

Martha Amram

CEO, HomeZ Inc; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute

G. Chris Andersen

Founder and Partner, G.C. Andersen Partners LLC

Margaret Anderson

Chief Operating Officer, FasterCures / The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions

Yadin Antebi

Commissioner of Capital Markets, Insurance and Savings, Ministry of Finance, State of Israel

Nancy Aossey

President and CEO, International Medical Corps

David Arfin

Vice President, Customer Finance, SolarCity

Gregory Arnold

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, CE2 Capital Partners LLC

Paul Aronzon

Co-Practice Group Leader, Financial Restructuring Group, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

Max Azria

Chairman, CEO and Designer, BCBGMaxAzria Group Inc.


Lee Bailey

Managing Partner, US Renewables Group

Shawn Baldwin

Chairman, Capital Management Group

Larry Band

Consultant, Environmental Defense Fund

Anna Barker

Deputy Director, National Cancer Institute

Peter Barker-Homek

CEO, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA)

Steve Barr

Founder and Chairman, Green Dot Public Schools

Timothy Barrett

Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association

Peter Bart

Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Variety

James Barth

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

Frank Baxter

Former U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay; Chairman Emeritus, Jefferies & Company Inc.

Billy Beane

Vice President and General Manager, Oakland Athletics

Douglas Becker

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Laureate Education Inc.

Gary Becker

Nobel Laureate, 1992; University Professor of Economics and Sociology, University of Chicago

William Bennett

Former U.S. Secretary of Education; Author, America: The Last Best Hope

Seth Berkley

President and CEO, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Scott Berns

Co-Founder, Progeria Research Foundation Inc.; Senior Vice President of Chapter Programs, March of Dimes

Gina Bianchini

CEO and Co-Founder, Ning Inc.

Leon Black

Founding Partner, Apollo Management LP

Jonathan Bloch

Senior Managing Director and Managing Partner, GKM Newport; Managing Partner, GKM Ventures

Richard Blum

Chairman, Regents of the University of California

George Blumenthal

President and CEO, Park Avenue Medical Data Systems

Todd Boehly

Managing Partner, Guggenheim Partners LLC

Dale Bonner

Secretary, Business, Transportation & Housing Agency, State of California

Michael Boskin

Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; T.M. Friedman Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Maria Boyazny

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Siguler Guff & Company

Alan Boyce

CEO, Absalon; President, Adecoagro

Thomas Boysen

Chief Learning Officer, GlobalScholar

Joseph Boystak

President and CEO, Brightwaters Capital LLC

Harold Bradley

Chief Investment Officer, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Laurie Brand

Director and Professor, School of International Relations, University of Southern California

Andrew Breitbart

Publisher, and Big Hollywood; Columnist, Washington Times

Larry Brilliant

President, Skoll Urgent Threats Fund; Philanthropic Advisor to Jeff Skoll and Google

Eli Broad

Founder, The Broad Foundations; Founder-Chairman, KB Home and SunAmerica

Willie Brown

Former Mayor of San Francisco; former Speaker, California State Assembly

Donald Brownstein

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Structured Portfolio Management

Norman Brownstein

Founding Member and Chairman, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

John Bryant

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Operation HOPE; Vice Chairman, U.S. President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy

Robert Bucklin

Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Banking Officer, North America, Rabobank International

Steven Burd

Chairman, President and CEO, Safeway Inc.

Judy Burton

President and CEO, Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools

Reggie Bush

Running Back, New Orleans Saints

Richard Byrne

CEO, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

Douglas Bystry

President and CEO, Clearinghouse CDFI


James Cain

U.S. Ambassador to Denmark (Ret.); Chairman, Cain Global Partners LLC

Jason Calacanis

Founder and CEO,

John Calamos Sr.

Chairman, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Calamos Asset Management

Erik Caldwell

Energy Policy Advisor, Office of the Mayor of San Diego

Paul Calello

CEO, Global Investment Bank, Credit Suisse

Marlene Canter

Member, Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education

Eric Cantor

House Minority Whip, Congressman from Virginia

Gregory Cappelli

Chairman, Apollo Global

Pete Carroll

Head Football Coach, University of Southern California

Tom Casey

CEO, Current Group LLC

Daniel Casse

President, G100

John Castellano

Managing Director, AlixPartners

Christopher Cerf

Deputy Chancellor, Strategy and Innovation, New York City Department of Education

Zvi Chalamish

Consul and Chief Fiscal Officer for the Western Hemisphere, Israel Economic Mission, Ministry of Finance

Nadereh Chamlou

Senior Advisor to the Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank

R. Alta Charo

Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Peter Chernin

President and Chief Operating Officer, News Corporation

John Chiang

California State Controller

Deepak Chopra

Co-Founder and President, Alliance for a New Humanity

Sean Cleary

Chairman, Strategic Concepts (Pty) Ltd.

Christina Cleugh

Education Consultant; Former Online and In-Classroom Teacher and Trainer

Stephen Cloobeck

Chairman and CEO, Diamond Resorts International

Larry Coben

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Tremisis Energy; Archaeologist, University of Pennsylvania

Brooke Coburn

Managing Director and Head of Carlyle Growth Partners, The Carlyle Group

Pinchas Cohen

Pediatric Endocrinology Specialist, UCLA Children's Health Center

Yoram Cohen

Director, Water Technology Research Center; Professor, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles

Jeffrey Cohn

New York Practice Leader, Spencer Stuart

Lynde Coit

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, Plasco Energy Group Inc.

Roger Conway

Director, Office of Energy Policy and New Uses, Office of the Chief Economist, USDA

Elizabeth Corcoran

Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, Forbes

Delos Cosgrove

President and CEO, Cleveland Clinic

Philip Coyle

Senior Advisor, Center for Defense Information

David Crane

Special Advisor to the Governor of California for Jobs and Economic Growth

Gordon Crovitz

Columnist and former Publisher, The Wall Street Journal

Michael Crow

President, Arizona State University

Janice Culpepper

Senior Program Officer, Infectious Disease Development, Global Health, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Jason Cummins

Head of Economic Research, Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP

Mark Cutis

Chief Investment Officer, Special Situations, Abu Dhabi Investment Council


Amir Dajani

Deputy Managing Director, Bayti Real Estate Investment Company

Robert Damon

President, North America, Korn/Ferry International

Timothy Dattels

Partner, TPG Capital

Jeffrey Davidow

President, Institute of the Americas

Jim Davidson

Co-Founder and Chairman, Silver Lake

Juan Davila

Senior Vice President, Network Management, Blue Shield of California

David Davis

Member of British Parliament

Gray Davis

Former Governor, State of California; Of Counsel, Loeb & Loeb LLP

James Davis

President, Chevron Energy Solutions

Jacob Dayan

Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles

Stephen DeAngelis

Founder, President and CEO, Enterra Solutions LLC

Joseph Dear

Chief Investment Officer, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)

Paul Deninger

Vice Chairman, Jefferies & Company Inc.

Diane Denish

Lieutenant Governor, State of New Mexico

Cisco DeVries

President, Renewable Funding LLC

Peter Diamandis

Chairman and CEO, X PRIZE Foundation

Roy Doumani

Founder, California NanoSystems Institute, University of California, Los Angeles

Steven Drobny

Co-Founder and Partner, Drobny Global Advisors

Fran Durekas

Founder and Chief Development Officer, Children's Creative Learning Centers Inc.


Josh Eastright

Global Product Manager, Energy and Commodities Markets, Bloomberg LP

Daniel Ebersole

Director, Georgia Office of Treasury and Fiscal Services

Neil Eckert

CEO, Climate Exchange PLC

Charles Edelstein

CEO, Apollo Group Inc.

Barry Eichengreen

George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Neveen El Tahri

Chairperson, Delta Holdings for Capital Investments

Mohamed El-Erian

CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO)

Steve Ellis

Worldwide Managing Director, Bain & Company

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

CEO, Green For All

Alec Ellison

Co-Head of Investment Banking; Chairman, Technology, Media and Telecom Group, Jefferies & Company Inc.

Douglas Elmendorf

Director, Congressional Budget Office

John Ensign

U.S. Senator (R-Nevada)

Hüseyin Erkan

Chairman and CEO, Istanbul Stock Exchange

Myrlie Evers-Williams

Chairman Emeritus, NAACP; Founder, Medgar Evers Institute


Zeki Fattah

Senior Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, Kurdistan Regional Government

Lewis Feldman

Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP

Bruno Ferrari

CEO, ProMexico

Keith Ferrazzi

CEO, Ferrazzi Greenlight

David Festa

Vice President, West Coast, Environmental Defense Fund

Mindy Finn

Co-Founder, Engage; former Director of eStrategy, Romney Presidential Campaign

Steve Fireng

President and CEO, Embanet ULC

Luigi Fontana

Research Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of the Longevity Research Program, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Steve Forbes

Chairman and CEO, Forbes Inc.; Editor-in-Chief, Forbes

Harold Ford Jr.

Chairman, Democratic Leadership Council; Visiting Professor of Public Policy, Vanderbilt University

Joe Fortunato

CEO, GNC Corp.

David Fransen

Consul General, Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles

Alexander Friedman

Chief Financial Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bruce Friend

Director, SAS Curriculum Pathways

Kevin Fromer

Former Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Roland Fryer Jr.

CEO, The Education Innovation Laboratory, Harvard University


Thomas Gackstetter

Director of Energy Efficiency Programs, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Matthew Gamser

Principal, Advisory Services, East Asia and Pacific Department, International Finance Corp.

Victor Zhikai Gao

Executive Director, Beijing Private Equity Association; Secretary-General, China Private Equity Association

Carlos Garcia

Superintendent, San Francisco Unified School District

Michelle Gass

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Category, Starbucks

James Gellert

President and CEO, Rapid Ratings International

Gargee Ghosh

Senior Program Officer, Development Finance and Policy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Ed Gillespie

Former Chairman, Republican National Committee (RNC); former Counselor to President George W. Bush

Dan Glickman

Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America; former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Ivan Gold

Senior Counsel, Perkins Coie LLP

Stanley Gold

President, Shamrock Holdings Inc.

Jonah Goldberg

Columnist, The Los Angeles Times

L. Michael Golden

Corporate Vice President, Education Products Group, Microsoft Corp.

Duncan Goldie-Morrison

CEO, Calyon Americas

Carl Goldsmith

Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Beach Point Capital Management

Marshall Goldsmith

Executive Coach, Speaker, Author

Jim Goodnight


Scott Goodstein

Founder, Revolution Messaging; former External Online Director, Obama for America

Kris Gopalakrishnan

CEO and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies Ltd.

Jim Gray

Sportscaster, NBC (Olympics), Showtime and Westwood One Radio

Brian Grazer

Producer and Partner, Imagine Entertainment

Jerrold Green

President and CEO, Pacific Council on International Policy

Kenneth Griffin

Founder, President and CEO, Citadel Investment Group LLC

Greg Gunn

Chief Scientist and Co-Founder, Wireless Generation Inc.

Lado Gurgenidze

Former Prime Minister, Georgia


Robert Hahn

Senior Fellow and Executive Director, Regulatory and Market Studies, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

John Haley

President and CEO, Watson Wyatt Worldwide

Mia Hamm

Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup Champion, U.S. Women's Soccer Team; Founder, Mia Hamm Foundation

Jennie Chin Hansen

President, AARP

Peri Hansen

Senior Client Partner, Korn/Ferry International

Oren Harari

Author; Professor of Management, University of San Francisco

Sean Harrigan

President, Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension Commission

Mernoy Harrison Jr.

Vice President and Executive Vice Provost, Arizona State University Online and Extended Education

Richard Hartnack

Vice Chairman, U.S. Bancorp

S. Alexander Haverstick II

Founder, CEO and Managing Partner, Boxwood Strategic Advisors

Tony Hawk

Professional Skateboarder; Founder, Tony Hawk Foundation

Wade Henderson

President and CEO, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Michael Henkin

Managing Director, Co-Head of Recapitalization & Restructuring, Jefferies & Company Inc.

Mikkal Herberg

BP Foundation Senior Research Fellow for International Energy, Pacific Council on International Policy

Dan Hesse

President and CEO, Sprint Nextel Corp.

Craig Hill

Principal, Northcross, Hill & Ach Inc.

Elliot Hinds

Partner, Business Law Department, Goodwin Procter LLP

Susan Hockfield

President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Marc Hoffing

Medical Director, Desert Medical Group and Oasis IPA

George Hoguet

Global Investment Strategist, Senior Portfolio Manager, State Street Global Advisors

David Hollander

Partner, Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC

Yossie Hollander

Chairman, Israeli Institute for Economic Planning

Amy Holmes

Political Analyst; former Senior Speechwriter for Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist

Robert Hormats

Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs (International); Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Michael Horn

Executive Director, Education, Innosight Institute

Steve Howard

CEO, The Climate Group

Thomas Humphreys

Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Chris Hunter

Vice President, Climate Change Capital

Jon Huntsman Jr.

Governor of Utah (R)


Dorit Inbar

General Manager, New Foundation for Cinema & Television

Michael Intriligator

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

Ray Irani

Chairman and CEO, Occidental Petroleum Corp.

Afgan Isayev

Executive Director, Azerbaijan Investment Company, Republic of Azerbaijan

Stacy-Marie Ishmael

Reporter, Financial Times

Mike Italiano

President and CEO, Market Transformation to Sustainability (MTS); Founder, Capital Markets Partnership


Russ Jackson

Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Safeway

Rick Jacobus

Partner, Burlington Associates in Community Development

Ken Jaffe

President and Executive Director, International Child Resource Institute

Benjamin Jealous

President and CEO, NAACP

Kevin Johnson

Mayor, City of Sacramento

Audra Jones

Americas Director, International Business Leaders Forum

Lady Barbara Thomas Judge

Chairman, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

Steve Jurvetson

Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson


Carl Kaplan

Managing Director, Koret Israel Economic Development Funds

Marty Kaplan

Research Professor and Director of the Norman Lear Center, USC's Annenberg School for Communication

Vikas Kapoor

President and CEO, iQor Inc.

Zachary Karabell

President, River Twice Research

Eric Karolak

Executive Director, Early Care and Education Consortium

Bruce Kasman

Chief U.S. Economist, JPMorgan Chase

David Kastner

Market Strategist, Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc.

Peter Katona

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Paul Kedrosky

Senior Fellow, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Robert Kelly

Chairman and CEO, The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

Cinny Kennard

Senior Fellow, USC Annenberg School for Communication's Center on Communication Leadership and Policy

Liam Kennedy

Editor, Investment & Pensions Europe

Vinod Khosla

Founder, Khosla Ventures

Larry King

Host, CNN's "Larry King Live"

Thomas Kinton, Jr.

CEO and Executive Director, Massachusetts Port Authority

Mary Kissel

Editorial Page Editor, Wall Street Journal Asia

Matt Kistler

Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Boris Klebensberger

Manager, Operative Business, and Chief Operating Officer, SolarWorld AG

Glenn Kleiman

Executive Director, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation; Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, North Carolina State University

Robert Kleine

Treasurer, State of Michigan

Kevin Klowden

Managing Economist, Milken Institute

Michael Klowden

President and CEO, Milken Institute

Donald Knezek

CEO, International Society for Technology in Education

Martin Koffel

Chairman and CEO, URS Corp.

James Konantz

Regional Vice President, K12 Inc.

Mari Kooi

CEO and Founder, Wolf Asset Management International LLC

Nancy Kopp

Treasurer, State of Maryland

Alexander Kovaler

Vice President, Sales and Public Relations, Gallery Media

Orin Kramer

General Partner, Boston Provident LP; Chairman, New Jersey State Investment Council

Keith Krueger

CEO, Consortium on School Networking

Barbara Krumsiek

President, CEO and Chair, Calvert Group Ltd.

Mike Krzyzewski

Head Coach, Men's Basketball, Duke University

David Kuplic

Chief Investment Officer, Securian Financial

Joel Kurtzman

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Executive Director, SAVE


Yair Landau

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

Deborah Nadoolman Landis

Hollywood Costume Designer of Indiana Jones, Thriller and More

John Landis

Director, Screenwriter, Actor and Producer

Brent Lane

Director, UNC Center for Competitive Economies (C3E), Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina

Ilene Lang

President and CEO, Catalyst Inc.

Sarah Coxe Lange

Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners Asset Management

Sherry Lansing

CEO, Sherry Lansing Foundation

Timothy Lappen

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

Marc Lasry

Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Avenue Capital Group

Len Lauer

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Qualcomm Inc.

Scott Layne

Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles

Norman Lear


John Lechleiter

Chairman, President and CEO, Eli Lilly and Company

Jason Lee

Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Thomas Lee

President and CEO, Thomas H. Lee Capital LLC

William Lee

Chief Investment Officer and Vice President, Pensions and Foundation Investments, Kaiser Permanente

Richard LeFrak

Chairman, President and CEO, LeFrak Organization

Arnold Leitner

CEO and President, SkyFuel Inc.

David Levy

Global Healthcare Sector Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Barry Libert

Chairman and CEO, Mzinga

Stephen Lieber

President and CEO, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Rush Limbaugh

Host, "The Rush Limbaugh Show"

Carol Lindstrom

Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP

Mark Lipson

Managing Director and Senior Resident Officer, Bessemer Trust

Robert Litan

Vice President, Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Bill Lockyer

Treasurer, State of California

Kathryn Lopez

Editor, National Review Online

Amory Lovins

Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute

Bo Lundgren

Director General, Swedish National Debt Office; former Minister for Fiscal and Financial Affairs

Frank Luntz

President, The Word

Kathleen Lutito

President and Chief Investment Officer, Qwest Asset Management Company

John Lyman

Program Manager,

Catherine Lynch

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust


Rod MacAlister

Managing Director, Africa Middle Market Fund

J. Scott Magrane Jr.

Managing Director, Coady Diemar Partners LLC

Pramod Maheshwari

Founder and CEO, Career Point

David Malpass

President, Encima Global LLC

Bette Manchester

Executive Director, Maine International Center for Digital Learning; former Director of Special Projects, Maine Learning Technology Initiative

David Marchick

Managing Director and Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, The Carlyle Group

Bill Marcus

Head of Sales, Americas, Newedge

Erel Margalit

Founder and Managing Partner, Jerusalem Venture Partners

David Marks

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, CUNA Mutual Group

Ron Maron

Director, Business Development, Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation

Kate Marshall

Nevada State Treasurer

Nazeem Martin

Managing Director and CEO, Business Partners Ltd. and Business Partners International

Mark Mastrov

Founder, 24 Hour Fitness

Robert Matza

Partner and President, GoldenTree Asset Management LP

Isabel Maxwell

Director and Chair of the Social Entrepreneur Fellowship Program, Israel Venture Network

Eric McAfee

Chairman, McAfee Capital

Paul McBride

Vice President, Health Care Management and Services, Wellpoint Inc./Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

George McCarthy

Director, Urban Opportunity, Ford Foundation

James McCaughan

CEO, Principal Global Investors LLC

Robert McCord

Treasurer, State of Pennsylvania

Jamie McCourt

CEO, Los Angeles Dodgers

Gary McCullough

President and CEO, Career Education Corp.

Jim McDermott

Managing Director, US Renewables Group

Mary McDowell

Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Nokia

Nancy McFadden

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, PG&E Corp.

James McGregor

Chairman and CEO, JL McGregor & Company

Howard McKeon

Congressman, California's 25th District

Thomas McLarty

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

Mark McLornan

Founding Partner, Agro Terra Ltd.

John McNeish

Executive Director, Pfizer Regenerative Medicine

Deborah Doyle McWhinney

CEO and President, Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation

William Meaney

CEO, The Zuellig Group

Richard Merkin

CEO and Founder, Heritage Provider Network; FasterCures Board Member

Frank Merola

Managing Director, Jefferies & Company Inc.

John Micklethwait

Editor-in-Chief, The Economist

Michael Miles

President and Chief Operating Officer, Staples Inc.

Lowell Milken

Chairman and Co-Founder, Milken Family Foundation; Co-Founder, Knowledge Universe Education; Founder, Teacher Advancement Program (TAP)

Michael Milken

Chairman, Milken Institute

Andrew Miller

Co-Founder and President, Internet Real Estate Group LLC,

Ann Huang Miller

Chief Attorney Development Officer, Latham & Watkins LLP

Jon Miller

Chairman and CEO, Digital Media Group, News Corporation

Scott Minerd

Managing Partner, Guggenheim Partners; CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners Asset Management Inc.

Norman Y. Mineta

Senior Advisor, Credit Suisse; former U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Jami Miscik

Vice Chairman and President, Kissinger Associates

Steven Mnuchin

Chairman and Co-CEO, Dune Capital Management LP; Chairman and CEO, OneWest Bank Group LLC

Umar Moghul

Partner, Murtha Cullina LLP

Karen Monaghan

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

Bob Moon

Senior Business Correspondent, "Marketplace"

Leslie Moonves

President and CEO, CBS Corp.

Rick Moreno

Managing Director, BlackRock

Robert Mosbacher Jr.

Former President and CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corp.

Eva Moskowitz

Founder and CEO, Success Charter Network

Frank Moss

Director, Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dambisa Moyo

Author, Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa

Sucharita Mukherjee

Senior Vice President, IFMR Trust; CEO, IFMR Capital

Marian Mulkey

Senior Program Officer, California Healthcare Foundation

Randy Mundt

President and Chief Investment Officer, Principal Real Estate Investors

Rupert Murdoch

Chairman and CEO, News Corporation

Roger Myerson

Nobel Laureate, 2007; Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, University of Chicago


Guity Nashat

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution

Saed Nashef

General Partner, Middle East Venture Capital Fund

David Nason

Former Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury

William Nelson

Marion I. Knott Director and Professor of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Stephen Nesbitt

CEO, Cliffwater LLC

Roger Neugebauer

President, World Forum Foundation

Peter Neupert

Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group, Microsoft Corp.

Rick Newman

Chief Business Correspondent, U.S. News & World Report

Indra Nooyi

Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo Inc.

Adam Nordin

Managing Director, Credit Suisse

Rex Northern

Executive Director, Cleantech Open

Sharon Nunes

Vice President, Strategic Growth Initiatives, Big Green Innovations, IBM Systems & Technology Group

Samuel Nussbaum

Executive Vice President, Clinical Health Policy, and Chief Medical Officer, WellPoint Inc.

Scott Nyquist

Director and Leader of Energy Practice, McKinsey & Company


Barry O’Callaghan

Chairman, Education Media and Publishing Group; CEO, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Tom O'Donnell

First Vice President, Alternative Investments Group, Newedge

Michael O'Grady

Managing Director of Investment Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Keng Yong Ong

Director, Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Dean Ornish

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


Ronald Packard

Chairman and Founder, K12 Inc.

Greg Papadopoulos

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Research and Development, Sun Microsystems Inc.

Peter Passell

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Editor, The Milken Institute Review

Rafael Pastor

Chairman and CEO, Vistage International

Paul Pastorek

State Superintendent of Education, Louisiana Department of Education

Rebecca Patterson

Managing Director and Global Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities, J.P. Morgan Wealth Management

Jim Pattison

Chairman and CEO, The Jim Pattison Group

Stephen Pawlowski

Intel Senior Fellow; Chief Technology Officer, Digital Enterprise Group, and General Manager for Architecture and Planning, Intel Corp.

Jason Peers

Group Chief Executive, Jasper Capital Ltd.; Chairman, Middle East Association GCC Region

Paul Pelosi Jr.

President, San Francisco Commission on the Environment

Yitzhak Peterburg

Senior Visiting Fellow, Milken Institute; Former CEO, Clalit Health Services; Former President and CEO, Cellcom Israel Ltd.

Joseph Pettus

Senior Vice President, Fuel & Energy, Safeway Inc.

Nancy Pfund

Managing Partner, DBL Investors

Bill Phillips

Director, Merchandising, THD At Home Services, Inc., Home Depot

Joseph Phillips

Actor and Author

Richard Pietrafesa

Managing Director, Destiny USA

Grace Pinto

Managing Director, Ryan International Group of Institutions

Paul Pluschkell

CEO and Co-Founder, SpigIt

Jerry Podany

Senior Conservator, Antiquities, J. Paul Getty Museum

David Pollock

Senior Managing Director, Bear Stearns/JPMorgan.; Chairman, Milken Institute Israel Center

Myrtle Potter

President and CEO, Myrtle Potter & Company LLC

Mark Pougnet

Chief Financial Officer, Tendril Networks Inc.

Vasant Prabhu

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.

Markus Pressdee

Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure, Credit Suisse

James Prince

President, Founder, The Democracy Council

Dan Probst

Chairman, Energy and Sustainability Services, Jones Lang LaSalle


Charlie Rahilly

President and CEO, Premiere Radio Networks

Joshua Cooper Ramo

Managing Director, Kissinger Associates; Author, The Age of the Unthinkable

Lewis Ranieri

Chairman, Ranieri Partners LLC; Founder, Hyperion Private Equity Funds

John Rapisardi

Partner and Co-Chair of Financial Restructuring Department, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Andrew Rasiej

Social Entrepreneur; Futurist; Founder, Personal Democracy Forum

Sumner Redstone

Executive Chairman, Viacom Inc.

Brock Reeve

Executive Director, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Aamir Rehman

Head of Strategy, Fajr Capital Limited; Author, Dubai & Co.: Global Strategies for Doing Business in the Gulf States

Edward Rendell

Governor of Pennsylvania (D)

Amy Resnick

Editor-in-Chief, The Bond Buyer

Lynda Resnick

Co-Chairman, Roll International Corp.

Charles Ries

Senior Fellow, Rand Corporation; former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq for Economic Transition Initiatives

Richard Riordan

Former Mayor, City of Los Angeles

Sir Ken Robinson

Author, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

James Robinson III

General Partner, RRE Ventures

Shane Robison

Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, HP

Gabriel Rodriguez

Director of Energy, Science and Technology, and Innovation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile

J. Timothy Romer

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Michael Rosen

Principal and Chief Investment Officer, Angeles Investment Advisors LLC

Robert Rosen

Dean, School of Theater, Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles

Nouriel Roubini

Professor of Economics and International Business, Stern School of Business, New York University

Marc Rowan

Founding Partner, Apollo Advisors LP

Simon Ruddick

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Albourne Partners


Jim Safka


William Saito

Director, Venture Support Center, Japan National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Alan Salzman

CEO and Managing Partner, VantagePoint Venture Partners

David Sand

Chief Investment Officer, Access Capital Strategies

Richard Sandor

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

Jean-Louis Scandella

Emerging Markets Fund Manager, Comgest Group

Anthony Scaramucci

Managing Partner, Skybridge Capital Group LLC

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Principal, Private Equity Division, Patria Investimentos

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Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Cisco Systems Inc.

David Schmidt

CEO, SCAN Health Plan

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Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Philanthropic Services

Myron Scholes

Nobel Laureate, 1997; Chairman, Platinum Grove Asset Management

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President and CEO, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

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Founder and CEO, Global Hosted Operating SysTem (

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President and CEO, Aquarium of the Pacific

Debra Schwartz

Director, Program-Related Investments, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

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Governor of California (R)

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Executive Director, Economic Affairs, Executive Affairs Authority of Abu Dhabi

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Executive Vice President, National Policy and Partnership Development, ShoreBank Corp.; Chair, Center for Financial Services Innovation; Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

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CEO, Melanoma Research Alliance

Robert Shafir

CEO, Asset Management and Americas Region, Credit Suisse

Rajiv Shah

Director of Agricultural Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Adrianne Shapira

Managing Director, Retail Analyst, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Neal Shear

Managing Partner, Apollo Commodities Partners

Josette Sheeran

Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme

Christopher Shepard

Executive Vice President, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Head of Capital Markets, Imperial Capital LLC

Gary Shilling

President, A. Gary Shilling & Co.

Wayne Silby

Co-Chairman, Calvert Foundation; Founding Chair, Calvert Social Funds

David S. Simon

Executive Vice President, Citigroup Inc.

David E. Simon

Chairman and CEO, Simon Property Group Inc.

Greg Simon

President, FasterCures / The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions

John Simon

Visiting Fellow, Center for Global Development

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President and CEO, Prostate Cancer Foundation

Chris Singer

Executive Vice President and President International of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Greg Skibiski

CEO and Co-Founder, Sense Networks

Richard Smith

President and CEO, Realogy Corp.

Terence Smith

Journalist; Former Correspondent, "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"

Michael Soenen

Former Chairman, CEO and President, FTD Group Inc.

David Solomon

Managing Director and Co-Head of the Investment Banking Division, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Patrick Soon-Shiong

Chairman and CEO, Abraxis Bioscience; Founder and Co-Chair, Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation

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Professional Golfer; Winner of 72 LPGA Tournaments

Tom Soto

Managing Partner, Craton Equity Partners

Howard Soule

Executive Vice President and Chief Science Officer, Prostate Cancer Foundation; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute

John Sperling

Founder and Executive Chairman, Apollo Group Inc.

Scott Sperling

Co-President, Thomas H. Lee Partners

Lorraine Spurge

Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

Komal Sri-Kumar

Managing Director and Chief Global Strategist, TCW Group Inc.; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute

Charles Stanish

Professor, Department of Anthropology, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles

Jerry Steiner

Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Affairs, Monsanto Company

Marcia Stepanek

Founding Editor-in-Chief and President, News and Information, Contribute Media

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President, U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Kari Stoever

Managing Director, Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute

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Manager, National Energy Innovation Initiatives Project, Sandia National Laboratories

Ryan Streeter

Senior Fellow, Legatum Institute

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Managing Director and CEO, Manipal Education

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Anchor, Fox Business Network

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Former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

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Co-Executive Editor, All Things Digital

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Owner and Director, Rancho La Puerta and Golden Door


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Operating Partner, Khosla Ventures

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CEO and Chief Investment Officer, GoldenTree Asset Management LP

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Founder and President, Fir Tree Partners

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Vice Chairman, Beijing Municipal Overseas Returned Chinese Federation

Murat Tarimcilar

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Decision Sciences, George Washington University

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President and CEO, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

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Managing Partner, Bay Harbour Management

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Consul General of Turkey in Los Angeles

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Secretary of Education, State of California

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CEO, Knowledge Universe Education U.S.

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Executive Director, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease; Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy & Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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President and CEO, Direct Relief International

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President, Capital Markets Companies, Housing Partnership Network

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General Partner, Battery Ventures

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Author; Futurist; Principal, Toffler & Associates

Andrew Treusch

Associate Deputy Minister, Environment Canada

Peter Tropper

Principal Fund Specialist, Private Equity Department, International Finance Corp.

Alan Trounson

President, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Arthur Tully

Partner, Co-Leader of Global Hedge Fund Practice and Leader of Asset Management Practice, Ernst & Young LLP


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Vice President and Managing Executive, Chevron Technology Ventures

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Managing Partner, Rustic Canyon Partners


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Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF)

Frits van Paasschen

President and CEO, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.

Charles Van Vleet

Director, Portfolio Investments, United Technologies Corp.

Dennis Vicars

Executive Director, Professional Association for Childhood Education Alternative Payment Program

Chris Viehbacher

CEO, Sanofi-Aventis

Antonio Villaraigosa

Mayor of Los Angeles

Luc Vinet

Rector, Université de Montréal

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CEO, MidOcean Partners

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Former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration


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Champion Paralympic Athlete and Motivational Speaker

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Senior Research Associate, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School; Executive in Residence/Adjunct Professor, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University

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Chairman, GoldenTree Asset Management

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Head of Global Development Initiatives,

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Managing Partner, Fir Tree Partners

Jan Walliser

Sector Manager, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management, Africa Region, World Bank

Anne Walsh

Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

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Co-Founder, President and CEO, Alpha-1 Foundation

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Vice Chairman, China Western Returned Scholars Association

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U.S. Congressman (D-California)

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Founder and CEO, The

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Partner, Lamont Financial Services Corp.

Peter Weinberg

Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners

James Weishan

Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President, Investments, Sentry Insurance

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Managing Partner, The Westly Group

Meredith Whitney

Founder, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group LLC

Carmencita Whonder

Policy Director, Government Relations Group, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

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Vice President, Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer, The J. Paul Getty Trust

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Director of Insurance, Overseas Private Investment Corp.

Jeremy Williams

Chief Academic Officer, Knowledge Universe Education

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President, Council on Competitiveness

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Managing Principal, Sea Change Management LLC

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Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, TriLinc Global

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Perry Wong

Senior Managing Economist, Milken Institute

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President, Strategy, Marketing and Propositions, BT

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Co-Founder, Imperial Capital Group LLC; President, Imperial Capital LLC

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Chairman and CEO, Wynn Resorts


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Director of Capital Studies, Milken Institute

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Anchor, CCTV

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Chief Political Correspondent, Washington Examiner

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CEO, KC Distance Learning

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Senior Investment Analyst, Investments of the Pew Charitable Trusts

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Co-Founder, Internet Real Estate Group, and

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Principal, Strategy Partner

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Research Fellow and Director of the Center for Emerging Domestic Markets, Milken Institute

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Chairman and President, Equity Group Investments LLC; Chairman and CEO, Tribune Company

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Senior Fellow, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; former Director, National Institutes of Health