Past Speakers

  • Lord Victor Adebowale

    Chair & Co-founder, Visionable - Chair of the NHS Confederation

  • Noubar Afeyan, PhD

    Co-Founder & Chairman, Moderna • Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Flagship Pioneering

  • Daniel Amen, MD

    Founder & Medical Director, Amen Clinics

  • Elizabeth Blackburn

    President Emeritus, Salk Institute

  • Mary J. Blige

    Grammy, Emmy Award-winning & Oscar-nominated Artist, Actress, Producer & Entrepreneur

  • Barbara Bouza

    President, Walt Disney Imagineering

  • Bruce Broussard

    President & CEO, Humana

  • John Hope Bryant

    Chairman & CEO, Operation HOPE, Inc.

  • Dan Buettner

    National Geographic Fellow, NYT Best Selling Author & Founder of the Blue Zones

  • Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC

    25th Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

  • David Cameron

    Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2010 - 2016)

  • Robin Carhart-Harris, PhD

    Ralph Metzner Distinguished Professor, Neurology and Psychiatry & Director, Psychedelics Division, Neuroscape, The University of California San Francisco

  • Juju Chang

    Emmy® Award-winning Co-Anchor, ABC News’ “Nightline”

  • Deepak Chopra MD, FACP, FRCP

    Founder, Chopra Foundation

  • Ciara

    GRAMMY Award-winning artist, entrepreneur & philanthropist 

  • President Bill Clinton

    Founder, Clinton Foundation;
    42nd President of the United States

  • Chelsea Clinton, DPHIL, MPH

    Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation; Vice Chair, Clinton Health Access Initiative

  • Francis Collins, MD, PhD

    Special Projects Advisor to President Biden, 16th Director, National Institutes of Health

  • Kizzmekia Corbett, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology & Infectious Disease, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  • Brian Cornell

    Chairman & CEO, Target 

  • Cosgrove

    Toby Cosgrove, MD

    Executive Advisor & Former President & CEO, Cleveland Clinic

  • Katie Couric

    Journalist; Founder, Katie Couric Media

  • Michael Crow, PhD

    President, Arizona State University

  • Peter Diamandis, MD

    Founder & Executive Chairman, XPRIZE Foundation

  • Susan-Dentzer

    Susan Dentzer

    President & CEO, America's Physician Groups

  • Karen DeSalvo

    Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc

    Chief Health Officer, Google

  • Deborah DiSanzo

    Deborah Disanzo

    President, Best Buy Health

  • Esther Dyson

    Chairman, EDventure Holdings • Founder, HICCup

  • Victor Dzau, MD

    President, National Academy of Medicine

  • Chris Evert

    18-time Grand Slam Singles Champion • Holder of 3 Doubles Grand Slam Titles • Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame

  • Forbes_Steve

    Steve Forbes

    Chairman, Forbes Media Group

  • William Frist, MD

    Partner and Chairman, Cressey & Company Distinguished Executives Council

  • Alex Gorsky

    Executive Chairman, Johnson & Johnson

  • Sanjay Gupta, MD

    Multiple Emmy®-award winning Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN; Founder & Co Host, LIFE ITSELF; Emory, Associate Chief of Neurosurgery

  • Goldie Hawn

    Goldie Hawn

    Academy Award winning actress, producer, director • Founder, MindUP

  • Sam Hazen

    CEO, HCA Healthcare

  • Hugh Herr, PhD

    Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT Media Lab; Co-Lead, Yang Center for Bionics at MIT

  • Arianna Huffington

    Founder & CEO, Thrive Global

  • Mark Hyman, MD

    Senior Advisor, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine

  • Frans Johansson

    Founder and CEO, The Medici Group

  • David L. Katz, MD, MPH,FACPM, FACP

    Founding Director, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center • President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine

  • The Honorable Patrick Kennedy

    Former Congressman, Rhode Island • Founder, The Kennedy Forum • Co-Founder, One Mind

  • Iya Khalil, PhD

    Vice President, Head of Data, AI & Genome Sciences, Merck

  • Billie Jean King

    Co-Founder, Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative • Co-Founder, World Team Tennis

  • Ray Kurzweil

    Inventor, Author & Futurist • A Director of Engineering, Google

  • Governor Michael Leavitt

    Founder, Leavitt Partners • Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2005-2009) • Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (2003-2005) • Former Governor of Utah (1993-2003)

  • Peter Lee, PhD

    Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research & Incubations

  • Admiral Rachel Levine, MD

    Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service; Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Freda Lewis- Hall

    EVP & Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer

  • Karen S. Lynch

    President & CEO, CVS Health

  • Mark McClellan, MD, PhD

    Director, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD Center for Health Policy and Robert J. Margolis, MD Professor of Business, Medicine, and Health Policy • Commissioner U.S. Food & Drug Administration (2002-2004)

  • Honorable Denis McDonough

    Secretary, US Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Ellen McGirt

    Senior Editor, FORTUNE

  • Jessica Mega

    Jessica Mega, MD, MPH

    Co-Founder, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Verily Life Science, Inc

  • Jane Metcalfe

    CEO & Founder,

  • Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG

    Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG

    President & CEO, Morehouse School of Medicine

  • Greg Moore, MD, PhD

    Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Health & Life Sciences

  • Brian Moynihan

    Chairman & CEO, Bank of America

  • Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA

    19th & 21st Surgeon General of the United States

  • Laura Newinski

    Deputy Chair & COO, KPMG

  • Dava Newman, PhD

    Director, MIT Media Lab

  • Walter Parkes

    Co-Founder & CEO, Dreamscape Immersive

  • General Gustave Perna

    Retired United States Army four-star general • COO of Operation Warp Speed

  • Sandra E. Peterson

    Operating Partner, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC; Lead Independent Director, Microsoft Corp.

  • Robert Redfield, MD

    Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2018-2021)

  • John C. Reed, MD, PhD

    Head of Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development & Corporate Executive Committee Member, Roche

  • Gabrielle (Ellie) Rubenstein

    Co-Founder & CEO, Manna Tree Partners

  • David Satcher, MD, PhD

    Founding Director & Senior Advisor, The Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine • 16th Surgeon General of the United States

  • John Sculley

    Partner, Sculley Brothers • Former President, PepsiCo
    Former CEO, Apple

  • Alyson Shontell

    Editor-in-Chief & Chief Content Officer, Fortune Media

  • Frederick Smith

    Founder, Chairman & CEO, FedEx Corporation

  • Patrick Soon-Shiong

    CEO & Founder, Nantworks

  • Annika Sorenstam

    Hall of Fame Professional Golfer • Founder, ANNIKA • LPGA Major Championships Analyst, NBC Golf • 8-Time Player of the year

  • Paul Stamets

    Mycologist, Inventor, Author, Entrepreneur & Earthling

  • Hemant Taneja

    Managing Partner, General Catalyst

  • Eric Topol MD

    Director, Scripps Translational Institute

  • Margaret Trudeau

    Former First Lady of Canada & Mental Health Advocate

  • Glen Tullman

    CEO, Transcarent

  • Hans Vestberg

    Chairman and CEO, Verizon

  • Lindsey Vonn

    Olympic Gold & Bronze Medalist; New York Times Bestselling Author & NBC Sports Analyst

  • Sherrie Westin

    President, Sesame Workshop

  • Michelle Williams, ScD

    Joan and Julius Jacobson Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Co-Chair, Lake Nona Impact Forum, Advisory Board

  • Russell Wilson

    Super Bowl Champion • Denver Broncos Quarterback

  • Charles Woodson

    Heisman Trophy Winner • National Champion • Superbowl Champion • ESPN NFL Analyst

“The reason it works at the Impact Forum is that the collision of ideas from different sectors is what creates innovation.”

Ellen Strahlman, MD, MHSc

Executive Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Medical Officer
Becton, Dickinson and Company