Politics Aside 2014 Speakers

Presented by RAND and Thomson Reuters:

Michael Rich
President and CEO, RAND

Stephen J. Adler
Editor-In-Chief, Reuters News; Executive Vice President News, Thomson Reuters

Confirmed Speakers and Moderators

Sheila Bair
Chair, Systemic Risk Council; Former Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Nicolas Berggruen
Chairman, Berggruen Holdings; President, Berggruen Institute on Governance

Dayan Candappa
Reuters Americas Editor

Anita Chandra
Director, RAND Justice, Infrastructure, and Environment

Cady Coleman
NASA Astronaut

Rob Cox
Editor, Breakingviews, Reuters

Richard Danzig
Senior Advisor, Center for a New American Security; Former U.S. Secretary of the Navy

Susan Dentzer
Senior Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Simonetta Di Pippo
Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

James Dobbins
Senior Fellow and Distinguished Chair in Diplomacy and Security, RAND Corporation; Former Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Kenneth Feinberg
Founder and Managing Partner, Feinberg Rozen, LLP

Francis Fukuyama
Leader, The Governance Project, Stanford University; Best-Selling Author

David Goldhill
CEO, GSN; Author, Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father — and How We Can Fix It

Cas Holloway
Deputy COO, Bloomberg LP; Former Deputy Mayor for Operations, New York City

Karen Elliott House
Former Publisher, The Wall Street Journal; Author, On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines — and Future

Brian Michael Jenkins
Senior Adviser to the President, RAND Corporation

Seth G. Jones
Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation

Bob Kocher, M.D.
Partner, Venrock; Former Special Assistant to the President for Health Care and Economic Policy, National Economic Council

Michael E. Leiter
Former Director, U.S. National Counterterrorism Center; National Security Analyst, NBC News

Michael Lynton
CEO, Sony Entertainment, Inc.; Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Matt Miller
Columnist, Radio Host, Consultant, and Author of The Two Percent Solution: Fixing America's Problems in Ways Liberals and Conservatives Can Love

Saad Mohseni

Judith Rodin
President, the Rockefeller Foundation; and Author, The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong

Admiral Michael S. Rogers
Commander of U.S. Cyber Command and Director of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service

Leonard Schaeffer
Senior Advisor, TPG Capital; Founding Chairman and CEO, WellPoint

Sue Siegel
CEO, GE Ventures and healthymagination

Simon Sinek
Author, Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action and Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't

Carlos Slim Helú
Businessman, Investor, and Philanthropist

Evan Spiegel
Co-founder and CEO, Snapchat, Inc.

George T. Whitesides
CEO, Virgin Galactic; Former Chief of Staff, NASA