Keynote Speakers

Ehud Barak
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Ehud Barak

Former Minister of Defense of Israel (2007-2012),
Former Prime Minister of Israel (1999-2001)

Ben Bernanke
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Ben Bernanke

14th Chairman of the Federal Reserve

Mohamed El-Erian
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Mohamed El-Erian

Chair, President Obama’s Global Development Council

Lord Mervyn King
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Lord Mervyn King

Former Governor of the Bank of England

Michael Milken
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Michael Milken

Chairman, The Milken Institute

Mike Milken has long been at the forefront of successful initiatives in medical research, education, public health and access to capital....

Nicholas Sarkozy
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Nicholas Sarkozy

President of the French Republic (2007-2012)

Featured Speakers

General Keith B. Alexander
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General Keith B. Alexander

Commander, U.S. Cyber Command (2010-2014); Director, NSA/Chief, CSS (2005-2014)

General Keith B. Alexander, USA, served as Commander, U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) from 2010 to 2014...

Steve Forbes
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Steve Forbes

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media

Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. Under Mr. Forbes’ leadership, the company has launched a variety of new publications...

Rana Foroohar
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Rana Foroohar

Global Economic Analyst, CNN

Rana Foroohar is CNN's Global Economic Analyst and an assistant managing editor for TIME, overseeing business and economic coverage across all platforms...

Andrew Lo
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Andrew Lo

Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management and director of MIT’s Laboratory for Financial Engineering

Andrew Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of...

Timothy Massad
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Timothy Massad

Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Timothy Massad was sworn-in as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on June 5, 2014, after being confirmed by the United States Senate...

Jamil Nazarali
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Jamil Nazarali

Senior Managing Director and Head of Citadel Execution Services

As Head of Citadel Execution Services (CES), Jamil Nazarali oversees Citadel Securities’ market making offerings for retail clients as ...

Geoffrey Stone
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Geoffrey Stone

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago, after serving as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice William...

Gillian Tett
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Gillian Tett

U.S. Managing Editor,
Financial Times

Gillian Tett is the U.S. managing editor, leading the Financial Times’ editorial operations in the region across...

Kevin Warsh
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Kevin Warsh

Member of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System (2006-2011)

Kevin M. Warsh served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 until 2011...

Gala Dinner Speakers

Gen. Colin Powell, USA (Ret.)
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Gen. Colin Powell, USA (Ret.)

Secretary of State (2001-2005)

For over fifty years, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) has devoted his life to public service. Having held senior...

Jay Leno
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Jay Leno

Acclaimed TV host and legendary comedian

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author...