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Global Conference 2024 - Recent Speakers

Recent Milken Institute Speakers

Recent Milken Institute speakers have included:

His Excellency Nana Akufo-Add
President, Republic of Ghana

Cristiano Amon
President and CEO, Qualcomm

Joseph Bae
Co-CEO, KKR

Stéphane Bancel
CEO, Moderna, Inc.

Mary Barra
Chair and CEO, General Motors

Xavier Becerra
Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services

Rostin Behnam
Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Marc Benioff
Chair, CEO, and Co-Founder, Salesforce

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
46th President of the United States of America

Todd Boehly
Co-founder, Chairman and CEO, Eldridge Industries

Albert Bourla
Chairman and CEO, Pfizer, Inc.

Tom Brady
Quarterback, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2020–2022),
New England Patriots (2000–2019);
Founder, TB12

The Honorable George W. Bush
43rd President of the United States of America;
Founder, George W. Bush Presidential Center

Robert Califf
Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration

Roberto Campos Neto
President, Central Bank of Brazil

Ken Chenault
Chairman and Managing Director, General Catalyst;
Co-Founder, OneTen

Mark Cuban
Investor and Entrepreneur;
Owner, Dallas Mavericks;
Co-Owner, 2929 Entertainment

Jamie Dimon
Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez
33rd President, Republic of Colombia

Marvin Ellison
Chairman and CEO, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Jane Fraser
CEO, Citi

Kristalina Georgieva
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Lucian Grainge
Chairman and CEO, Universal Music Group

Tiffany Haddish
Actress, Comedian, Producer, and Author;
Founder, She Ready Foundation

Reed Hastings
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Netflix

Mellody Hobson
Co-CEO and President, Ariel Investments

The Honorable Dato’ Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim
Prime Minister, Malaysia

Alfred Kelly, Jr.
Executive Chairman, Visa, Inc.

Gayle King
Co-Host, CBS This Morning

Christine Lagarde
President, European Central Bank

Padma Lakshmi
Producer, Television Host, and Best-Selling Author

John Legend
Artist and Activist

Stephanie Linnartz
CEO, Under Armour

His Excellency Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.
President, Republic of the Philippines

Patrick McHenry
US Representative, North Carolina;
Chairman, US House Committee on Financial Services

Judith McKenna
Former President and CEO, Walmart International

Gavin Newsom
Governor, State of California

Indra Nooyi
Former Chairwoman and CEO, PepsiCo;
Board of Directors, Amazon

Chris Paul
NBA All-Star;
Former President, National Basketball Players Association;
Entrepreneur

Gina Raimondo
Secretary, US Department of Commerce

Wilbur Ross, Jr.
39th Secretary, US Department of Commerce

His Excellency William Ruto
President, Republic of Kenya

Rajiv Shah
President, The Rockefeller Foundation

Robert Smith
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Vista Equity Partners

David Solomon
Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs

Masayoshi Son
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, SoftBank Group

Joe Tsai
Co-Founder and Chairman, Alibaba Group

Hamdi Ulukaya
Founder, CEO, and Chairman, Chobani

Darren Walker
President, Ford Foundation

Abby Wambach
Olympian; Activist; Author

Maxine Waters
US Representative, California;
Ranking Member, US House Committee on Financial Services

Pharrell Williams
Musician; Entrepreneur; Philanthropist

Michael Wirth
Chairman and CEO, Chevron Corporation

Reese Witherspoon
Actor; Producer; Entrepreneur;
Founder, Hello Sunshine

Darren Woods
CEO, ExxonMobil

Glenn Youngkin
Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia