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Goldman Sachs regularly invites leading thinkers from a broad range of
backgrounds to share their views and expertise.

Dr. Aya Abe

Director Of Japan's National Institute of Population and Social Security Research

Dan Abrams

Chief Legal Affairs Anchor, ABC News and Founder and CEO, Abrams Media

David Adjaye

Architect and Designer of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture

Ray Allen

Professional Basketball Player and Olympic Gold Medalist

Mary Barra

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company

David Beckham

Former Professional Football Player & UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Andrew Bolton

Curator in Charge of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute

Tory Burch

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tory Burch LLC

Mrs. Laura Bush

Former First Lady of the United States and Chair of the George W. Bush Institute’s Women’s Initiative

Amy Chozick

Writer-At-Large, The New York Times and Author, Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling

Amy Chua

Professor, Yale Law School Author, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

Steve Coll

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and Dean, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Katie Couric

Award-Winning Journalist, Host and Executive Producer, America Inside Out, National Geographic Channel

Ray Dalio

Founder, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Co-Chairman, Bridgewater Associates

Dr. Paul Farmer

Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, Partners In Health, and Professor, Harvard Medical School

James Forman Jr.

Professor, Yale Law School and Author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Arianna Huffington

Co-founder of The Huffington Post, founder of wellness venture Thrive Global and board member of Uber, Inc.

Anne Hubert

Senior Vice President at Viacom Media Networks and Head of its Creative Consulting Team

Chris Hughes

Co-Founder of Facebook and Co-Chair of the Economic Security Project

Vivian Hunt DBE

McKinsey & Company Managing Partner, UK and Ireland

Bob Iger

Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, The Walt Disney Company

Jeff Jonas

IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist of the IBM Entity Analytics Group

Cobi Jones

All-time Leader for Appearances on the U.S. National Soccer Team

Paul Tudor Jones

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Tudor Investment Corporation and Co-Founder, JUST Capital

Dr. Eric Kandel

Nobel Prize-winning Neuroscientist and Co-director of the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University

Ray Kelly

Former New York City Police Department Commissioner

Henry Kravis

Co-Founder, Co-Chairman, and Co-Chief Executive Officer of KKR

John Lewis

US Representative of Georgia's Fifth Congressional District

Claudia Malley

National Geographic's Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Partnership

Kweku Mandela

Filmaker and President, Out of Africa Entertainment and Co-founder of Africa Rising

Howard Marks

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management and Author

General Stan McChrystal

Former Commander of the United States Armed Forces Afghanistan and Founder of the Aspen Institute's Franklin Project

Danny Meyer

Chief Executive Officer of Union Square Hospitality Group

David Miliband

President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Rescue Committee

Yao Ming

Former National Basketball Association Player and Founder of the Yao Ming Foundation

Rajeev Misra

CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers and Board Member, SoftBank Group

Marc Morial

President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban League

Ibtihaj Muhammad

US Olympic Fencer and Author, Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream

Michael Pettis

Economist and Professor at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management

Samantha Power

US Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) and Member of President Obama’s Cabinet

Bill Ritter

Former Governor of Colorado and President of the Center for the New Energy Economy

Dr. Enric Sala

Marine Ecologist and National Geographic Society Explorer-in-residence

Tom Scott

Co-founder, Chairman & CEO, The Nantucket Project

Alex Tapscott

Co-author, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business and the World

Marni Walden

Executive Vice President and President of Product Innovation and New Businesses at Verizon

Dan Weiss

President and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art