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

  • Bruce Broussard

    President & CEO, Humana

  • Dan Buettner

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Blue Zones

  • Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC

    25th Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

  • Juju Chang

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

  • Deepak Chopra MD, FACP

    Co-Founder, The Chopra Foundation; Chairman, Chopra Global

  • Ciara

    GRAMMY Award-winning artist, entrepreneur & philanthropist 

  • President Bill Clinton

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

  • Brian Cornell

    Chairman & CEO, Target 

  • Cosgrove

    Toby Cosgrove, MD

    Executive Advisor & Former President & CEO, Cleveland Clinic

  • Michael Crow, PhD

    President, Arizona State University

  • Peter Diamandis, MD

    Founder & Executive Chairman, XPRIZE Foundation • Chairman, Fountain Life

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • Freda Lewis- Hall

    EVP & Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer

  • 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)

  • 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,

  • 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

    Director, MIT Media Lab; Apollo Professor of Astronautics

  • 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; Member, Board of Directors, Microsoft

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hemant Taneja

    Managing Partner, General Catalyst

  • Eric Topol MD

    Director, Scripps Translational Institute

  • Margaret Trudeau

    Former First Lady of Canada & Mental Health Advocate

  • Hans Vestberg

    Chairman and CEO, Verizon

  • Michelle Williams, ScD

    Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School; 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