Recent Milken Institute Event Speakers


Recent Speakers

Recent Milken Institute Event Speakers

In the lead up to the 2021 Future of Health Summit, explore a list of previous speakers from recent Milken Institute events.

Mark Alles

Chairman and CEO, Celgene

Jennifer Doudna

Professor, UC Berkeley; Founder, Innovative Genomics Institute; Nobel Laureate

Jim Yong Kim

Vice Chairman and Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners; Former President, World Bank Group

José Andrés

Humanitarian and Founder, World Central Kitchen

Anthony Fauci

Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Pablo Legorreta

Founder and CEO, Royalty Pharma

Alex Azar

24th US Secretary of Health and Human Services

David Feinberg

Vice President of Healthcare, Google

Gina McCarthy

White House National Climate Advisor; Former President and CEO, NRDC

Claire Babineaux-Fontenot

CEO, Feeding America

Bill Gates

Co-Chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Jessica Mega

Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Verily

Susan Bailey

President, American Medical Association

Alex Gorsky

Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson

Dan Mendelson

Founder, Avalere Health

Stéphane Bancel

CEO, Moderna, Inc.

Scott Gottlieb

Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; 23rd Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration

Kabir Nath

President and CEO, Otsuka North America Pharmaceutical Business

Albert Bourla

Chairman and CEO, Pfizer Inc.

Stephen Hahn

24th Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration

John N. Nkengasong

Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Muriel Bowser

Mayor of Washington, DC


Margaret Hamburg

Chair, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine; 21st Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration

Indra Nooyi

Board of Directors, Amazon; Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo, Inc.

Robert Bradway

Chairman & CEO, Amgen

Jeffrey L. Harmening

Chair of the Board and CEO, General Mills

David Panzirer

Trustee, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

Bruce Broussard

President and CEO, Humana

Nadine Burke Harris

Surgeon General, State of California

Eliseo Pérez-Stable

Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Bob Casey

US Senator, Pennsylvania; Chairman, US Senate Special Committee on Aging

Paul Hawken

Founder, Project Drawdown; Author, “Drawdown”

Richard Pops

Chairman and CEO, Alkermes, Inc.

Bill Cassidy

US Senator, Louisiana

Kathy Higgins

CEO, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Lynda Resnick

Vice Chair and Co-Owner, The Wonderful Company

Deepak Chopra

Founder, The Chopra Foundation and Chopra Global

Jeff Huber

CEO, Home Instead Senior Care

Paula Schneider

President and CEO, Susan G. Komen

James Clyburn

US Representative, South Carolina; Majority Whip, US House of Representatives; Chairman, US House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis

Karen Ignagni

President and CEO, EmblemHealth


Mark Suzman

CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Francis Collins

Director, National Institutes of Health

Jo Ann Jenkins


Fred Upton

US Representative, Michigan

Diana DeGette

US Representative, Colorado


John Kerry

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate; 68th US Secretary of State


Andrew Witty

President, UnitedHealth Group; CEO, Optum; Co-Leader, COVID-19 Vaccine Development, World Health Organization

Francis deSouza

President and CEO, Illumina



Published March 5, 2021