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  • New York Academy of Sciences Annual Gala

  • 2016 Gala

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  • Distinguished Participants as of September 23, 2016

    Reuben Advani

    CEO, Junior Achievement Worldwide

    Mark Allin

    Chief Executive Officer, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

    Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

    Vice President & General Manager, Cisco Systems

    Len Blavatnik

    Founder & Chairman, Access Industries; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Jeffrey Borenstein

    President and CEO, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

    Nancy Cantor

    Chancellor, Rutgers University–Newark; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Robert B. Catell

    Chairman, Advanced Energy Research & Technology Center, Stony Brook University; Treasurer, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Henry Daaleman

    President, Mushett Family Foundation

    Kenneth L. Davis

    President and CEO, Mount Sinai Health System

    Pablo Debenedetti

    Dean for Research and Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering & Applied Sciences, Princeton University

    Mikael Dolsten

    President, Worldwide Research and Development, Pfizer, Inc.; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Anne Sjöström Douagi

    Programme Director, Nobel Center

    Doon Gibbs

    Laboratory Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory

    Glenda Greenwald

    President, Aspen Brain Forum Foundation

    Steven Hochberg

    Partner, Deerfield Management

    Paul and Elaine Horn

    Senior Vice Provost for Research, New York University; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Beth Jacobs

    Managing Partner, Excellentia Global Partners; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Samantha Kappagoda

    Chief Economist and Co-founder, Risk Economics, Inc.

    Mehmood Khan

    Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Research and Development, PepsiCo; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Stephanie Lederman

    Executive Director, American Federation for Aging Research

    Pablo Legorreta

    Founder & CEO, Royalty Pharma; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Richard P. Lifton

    President, The Rockefeller University

    Jeffrey Lynford

    President and CEO, Educational Housing Services, Inc.

    James B. Milliken

    Chancellor, City University of New York

    David Mordecai

    Lead Investigator, RiskEcon Lab for Decision Metrics, New York University; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Koji Omi

    Founder and Chairman, STS Forum

    Ellis Rubinstein

    President and CEO, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Joanna Rubinstein

    President and CEO, World Childhood Foundation USA

    Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

    President, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

    Paul Stoffels

    Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Diana Taylor

    Vice-Chair, Solera Capital LLC; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    George Thibault

    President, The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation; Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Craig B. Thompson

    President and CEO, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Peter Thoren

    Executive Vice President, Access Industries

    Jan and Marica Vilcek

    Co-Founders, Vilcek Foundation

    Paul Walker

    Advisory Director, Goldman Sachs; Vice-Chair, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Margie Wang

    COO & CFO, Junior Achievement Worldwide

    Torsten N. Wiesel

    Nobel Laureate; President Emeritus, The Rockefeller University; Chairman Emeritus, The New York Academy of Sciences

    Jeff Wilcox

    Vice President for Engineering and Program Operations, Lockheed Martin

    Nancy L. Zimpher

    Chancellor, The State University of New York; Chair, The New York Academy of Sciences