Institutional Investors – Agriculture & Food

Ari Gendason

Chief Investment Officer, Continental Grain Company

Bruce Kahn, Ph.D.

Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Insight Capital Management

Arama Kukutai

Managing Director, Finistere Ventures

Rob Leclerc

CEO, AgFunder

Paul Matteucci

Operating Partner, U.S. Venture Partners

William Mott

Founder, Agland Investment Services

Aaron Niederhelman

Principal & Co-Founder, EAF Agrarian Fund

Bill Scott

Senior Technical Advisor, Agland Investment Services

Lisa Sebesta

Managing Partner, Fresh Source Capital

Kamal Shah

Vice President, Donald Smith

Andy Ziolkowski

Managing Director, Cultivian Sandbox


David Beutel

Aquaculture and Fisheries Coordinator, RI Coastal Resources Management Council

John Denniston

Founder and Chairman, Shared-X

Ken Kaplan

Senior Health System Advisor, MIT

Michael Leviton

Former Board Chair, Chefs Collaborative

Tony Salas, Ph.D.

Former Undersecretary, Agriculture of Peru

Øistein Thorsen

Director, FAI Farms, a Benchmark PLC Company

Eric Wang

Executive Director, Ecofibre

Institutional Investors – Healthcare

Neta Batscha

Analyst, RA Capital Management

Isaac Blech

Founder, Celgene, ICOS, Nova Pharmaceutical, Pathogenesis, and Genetics Systems

Alfonso Chang

Managing Director, Relativity Healthcare Partners

Bihua Chen

Founder and Portfolio Manager, Cormorant Asset Management

Randolph Cohen, Ph.D.

Partner, Exsight Capital

Laura Deming

Partner, The Longevity Fund

Les Funtleyder

Portfolio Manager, E Squared Capital

Jeffrey Jay, M.D.

Senior Managing Member, Great Point Partners

Jeff Jonas

Portfolio Manager, Gabelli Funds

Peter Kolchinksy, Ph.D.

Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, RA Capital

Jeffrey Moore, DPhil

President, MP Healthcare Venture Management

Scott Morenstein

Managing Director, CAM Capital

Kuldeep Neote, Ph.D.

Senior Director, New Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

David Nikodem, Ph.D.

Managing Director and Head of Biopharma Investments, Ally Bridge Group

Deepa Pakianathan, Ph.D.

Managing Partner, Delphi Ventures

Sergei Petukhov, Ph.D.

Partner, Enso Ventures

David Sable, M.D.

Portfolio Manager, Special Situations Life Sciences Fund

Frank Yu

Founder, CEO and CIO, Ally Bridge Group

Joon Yun, M.D.

President, Palo Alto Investors


Gary Cohen

Executive Vice President, BD

Karen Drexler

CEO, Sandstone Diagnostics

Robert Klein

President, Klein Financial Corp.

Pete Lambert

Director, Program Management of the Inhaled Oxytocin Project, Monash University

Corey McCann, M.D., Ph.D.

President and CEO, Pear Therapeutics

Michael Meng

Principal, Apax Partners

Dr. Richard Park


Greg Simon

Director, Biden Cancer Initiative, Biden Foundation

Christian Suojanen

Partner, Valor Management

Medical Professionals

David Ahern, Ph.D.

Special Advisor, National Cancer Institute

Kumar Bhargava, Ph.D., MBA

Executive Director, Merck

David Cognetti, M.D.

Co-Director, Jefferson Center for Head and Neck Surgery, Jefferson Health

Bahar Dasgebv, M.D.

Jefferson University Physician, Jefferson Health

James R. Doty, M.D.

Founder and Director, CCARE, Stanford University

Hoyoung Huh, M.D., Ph.D.

Founder, Healthcare & Humanity Foundation

Lorraine Iacovitti, Ph.D.

Professor, Neuroscience, Jefferson

Stephen Klasko, M.D.

President and CEO, Jefferson

Karen Knudsen, Ph.D.

Director, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Jefferson

Nevan Krogan, Ph.D

Director, Quantitative Biosciences Institute, UCSF

Mark Laret

President and CEO, UCSF Health

Michael McCullough, M.D., M.Sc.

Founder and President, QuestBridge

David Nash, M.D.

Founding Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health, Jefferson

Andrew Newberg, M.D.

Director of Research, Jefferson Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine

Charles Pollack, Jr., M.S., M.D.

Associate Provost, Innovation in Education, Jefferson

Pierluigi Porcu, M.D.

Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Jefferson

Diane Reibel, Ph.D.

Director, Mindfullness Institute

Isidore Rigoutsos, Ph.D.

Founding Director of the Computational Medicine Center, Jefferson

Barry Selick, Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor of BusDev, Innovation & Partnerships , UCSF Innovation Ventures

Nelson Teng, M.D.

Professor, Stanford University

Scott Waldman, M.D., Ph.D.

Chairman, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Jefferson

Institutional Investors – Technology

Julie Allegro

Founder & General Partner, FYRFLY

David Blumberg

Founder and Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital

Steve Brotman

Managing Partner, Alpha Venture Partners

Michael Collett

Managing Partner, Promus Ventures

Josef Feldman

Founding Partner, FoundersGuild

John Frankel

Founding Partner, ff Venture Capital

Brian Garrett

Co-Founder and Managing Director, CrossCut Ventures

Michael Greeley

General Partner, Flare Capital Partners

Ammar Hanafi

Co-Founder and General Partner, Moment Ventures

Lou Kerner

Co-Founder and Partner,

Jim Scheinman

Founding Managing Partner, Maven Ventures

Brian Smiga

Partner, Alpha Venture Partners

Philipp Stauffer

Founder & General Partner, FYRFLY

Institutional Investors – Real Estate

Douglas Funke

Managing Director, Iceberg Real Estate

Jonathan Litt

Founder and CEO, Land & Buildings

Kenneth Pasternak

Founder and Executive Chairman, KABR Group

David Perlstein

Managing Partner, Debartolo-Mainstreet Capital Partners

Institutional Investors – Generalist

John Ason

Angel Investor, Kewpie Associates

Kesha Cash

Founder and General Partner, Impact America Fund

Ray Conley

Managing Partner, Finance Technology Leverage

Anuroop Duggal

Partner, 3G Capital

Dave Furneaux

Founder, Furneaux Capital

Robert Horrocks

CIO and Portfolio Manager, Matthews Asia

Eriko Ishikawa

Global Head of Inclusive Business, International Finance Corporation

Gerald Kaminsky

Sr. Portfolio Manager, Managing Director, Neuberger Berman

Erika Karp

Founder and CEO, Cornerstone Capital Group

Trevor Kienzle

Managing Director, Correlation Ventures

Henriette Kolb

Head, Gender Secretariat, International Finance Corporation

David Kopp

Managing Partner and CEO, KBG

Marc Lasry

Chairman, Ceo and Co-Founder, Avenue Capital Group

Ted Levinson

Founder and CEO, Beneficial Returns

Steve Massocca

Chief Investment Officer, Wedbush Equity Management

George Mussalli

CIO and Head of Research, PanAgora

David Nadel

Portfolio Manager, Principal, The Royce Funds

Scott Norman

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Velorum Capital

James O’Shaughnessy

Principal, Chairman and Co-CIO, Portfolio Manager, OSAM

Eric Rice, Ph.D.

Head of Impact Investing - BlackRock

Camille Samuels

Partner, Venrock

Greg Shell

Managing Director, Bain Capital

Barclay Simmons

Non-Executive Chairman, Butterfield Group

Katherine St. Onge

Senior Officer, Calvert Foundation

Phin Upham

Managing Partner, Haymaker Capital

Jeremy Zhu

Managing Director, Wedbush Opportunity Capital

Fund Investors

Bradley Belt

Former Executive Director and CEO, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC)

Tarik Dalton

Director, North Carolina Department of State Treasurer

Thomas Donahoe

Executive Director & CIO, Homeland Foundation

David Enriquez

Head of Private Equity, New York City Comptroller Office

Tom Heck

Chief Investment Officer, Ball State University Foundation

David Phillips

Direct, Pension & Investments, SABIC Capital

Michael Oliver Weinberg

Head of Hedge Funds and Alternative Alpha, APG

Family Offices

Jen Bawden

Founder and CEO, Bawden Capital

Candice Beaumont

Chief Investment Officer, L Investments

Giovanni de Francisci

Portfolio Manager, Petschek Trust

Tal Haparnas

Managing Member, Robust Capital

Sidney Kimmel


Matthew McCarthy

Vice President, Nottingham Spirk

Kevin McGovern

Founder and Chairman, The Water Initiative®

Kevin Primat

Investment Committee Member, Primwest Family Office

Michael Sury

Chairman, INDORUS Holdings

Jeffrey Walker

Chairman, New Profit


Alexis Bonnell

Chief Innovation Officer, USAID

Governor Doug Ducey

State of Arizona (former)

Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus

Director-General, World Health Organization

Ambassador Thomas Graham

Executive Chairman, Lightbridge Corporation

Ambassador Choonghee Hahn

Deputy Permanent Representative, Republic of Korea to the United Nations

Sheila Hess

City Representative, City of Philadelphia

Vuk Jeremić

Past President, United Nations General Assembly

Ambassador Dr. John N. Nkengasong

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Health Diplomacy - The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

Governor Edward Rendell

State of Pennsylvania (former)

Michel Sidibé

Executive Director of UNAIDS, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

H.E. Ambassador Karel van Oosterom

Permanent Representative of the Netherlands

Ambassador James Woolsey

Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Civil Society

Roberta Baskin

Executive Director, AIM2Flourish

Amir Dossal

President and CEO, Global Partnerships Forum

Jamie Dougherty

CEO, New Era World Model

Shirin Ebadi

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Ari Eisentat

CEO and Founder, Dream Ventures Global

Mariya Filipova

Cancer XPRIZE Prize-Developer, XPRIZE Foundation

Christopher Frangione

Vice President of Prize Development and Execution, XPRIZE Foundation

Manoj Gautam

Co-Founder of Animal Welfare Network Nepal

Leymah Gbowee

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE

Founder of The Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace

Karenna Gore

Director, Center for Earth Ethics

Jonathan Granoff

President, Global Security Institute

Ilmi Granoff

Senior Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute

Sande Hart

Founding Director, Charter For Compassion International Women and Girls

Ira Helfand, M.D.

Co-President, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Kerri Kelly


Kerry Kennedy

President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

Hooman Khalili

Radio Personality, Alice Radio

Bruce Knotts

Director, Unitarian Universalist Association

Jeremy Kohomban, Ph.D.

President and CEO, The Children's Village

Mari Malek

Supermodel & Philanthropist

Ndaba Mandela

Chairman and Co-Founder, Africa Rising Foundation

Joanne Manrique

President, Global Health and Diplomacy

Chris Martenson, Ph.D.


Alaa Murabit, M.D.

SDG Global Advocate, United Nations

Chaeli Mycroft

Co-Founder, The Chaeli Campaign

John O'Leary

President, Live Inspired

Martha Rebour

Senior Director Shot@Life Campaign, United Nations Foundation

John Schaetzl

Lead Non-Executive Director, SustainAbility

Louis Venturelli

Youth Program Officer, World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Telma Viale

Director, Global Influence & Partnerships, World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Mary-Frances Wain

Executive Director of Philanthropic Investments, United Nations Foundation

Carole Wainaina

Chief Operating Officer, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund

Bart Weetjens

Awareness Co-Lead, The Well-being Project

Craig Young

Executive Director, Inspiring Service

Artists & Musicians

Michael Fitzpatrick

Founder, Millenia Music

Michael Green

Author, The Illuminated Rumi

Ronald Lowry


Maestro Steven Mercurio

Composer & Conductor

Lawrence Schiller

President, Wiener Schiller Productions

Authors & Journalists

Philip Auerswald

Author, The Code Economy

William D. Cohan

Author, The Price of Silence

Seema Mody

Global Markets Reporter, CNBC

Victoria Moran

Author, Main Street Vegan

Ron Suskind

Pulitzer Prize Winner

Sam Weinman

Digital Editor, Golf Digest

Robert Wiedemer

Author, Aftershock


Myles Nestel

Co-Founder and Partner, The Solution Entertainment Group

David Oliver

Finance Director, Tribeca Enterprises

John Arthur Pinckard

Managing Partner, Tilted Windmills Theatricals

Vivian Tarn

Vice President, The Weinstein Company

Milo Ventimiglia


Skip Williamson

Producer, Lakeshore Entertainment