Past Lecturers and Fellows

Spring 2024

Tom Markusic *02
Founder, Firefly Aerospace; Founder, GigEngineer

Temp Keller '98
Co-founder and President, Templeton Academy

Spring 2021

A Conversation on Equity, Ethics and Technology
Toni Townes-Whitley ’85
President, U.S. Regulated Industries, Microsoft
in conversation with
Ruha Benjamin
Professor of African American Studies

Debra G. Perelman ’96
President and CEO, Revlon, Inc.
in conversation with
Chris Kuenne ’85
Founder and CEO, Rosemark Capital

The Path to Net-Zero
William Bohnett ’70
Chair, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
in conversation with
Chris Greig
Theodora D. ’78 & William H. Walton III ’74 Senior Research Scientist in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

General Charles Q. Brown
Chief of Staff, United States Air Force
in conversation with
David H. McCormick *94 *96
Former U.S. Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs and CEO, Bridgewater Associates

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Inclusivity at Princeton
José E. Feliciano ’94
Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
in conversation with
Andrea Goldsmith
Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science


Student Discussion with Matt Arnold P20
Managing Director and Global Head of Sustainable Finance, JP Morgan Chase

Performance and Conversation with Pete Muller ’85
Recording Artist, Singer-Songwriter; Founder & CEO, PDT Partners

Student Meetings and Events with R. Sanders Williams ’70
Former President, Gladstone Institutes

Student Lunch and Learn with Carmen Rojas
Co-Founder and CEO, The Workers Lab

Student Meetings and Events with Carmen Rojas
Co-Founder and CEO, The Workers Lab

AI on the Battlefield: Ethics and Rules of Engagement
General John R. Allen USMC (Ret.)
President, Brookings Institution; Former Commander, ISA and US Forces, Afghanistan
Edward W. Felten
Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs

Ellen Siminoff ’89
Former President and CEO of Shmoop


Financial Literacy Day
Howard P. (“Pete”) Colhoun ’57 P86 CFA
Chairman, Board of Advisors, Manchester Capital Management

Janina Kugel
Chief Human Resources Officer, Siemens AG

John D. Diekman ’65
Founding and Managing Partner, 5AM Ventures

Kimberly Bryant
Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls CODE

Michael E. Novogratz ’87 S89
CEO, Galaxy Digital
Sukey Cáceres Novogratz ’89 S87
Vice Chair, Joyful Heart Foundation

Sanjay Swani ’87
Managing Partner, SARORAS Private Capital; Chair, PIIRS Advisory Council

Jeremy K. B. Kinsman ’63
Former Canadian Foreign Service Officer


Michael E. Novogratz ’87
Private investor

David W. R. Purdie
Honorary Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh

Dr. Arthur C. Brooks P20
President, American Enterprise Institute

Brad Smith ’81 S81 P15
President, Microsoft

Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr.
Former NASA Administrator, Astronaut and Major General, USMC

Douglas J. Herrington ’88
SVP North America Retail, Inc.

Anastasia Golfinos Daifotis, M.D. ’82
Chief Scientific Officer, Janssen North America Pharmaceuticals

Shaikh Nawaf S. Al-Sabah ’94
CEO, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company

A. Riley Siebel ’11
Principal Software Engineer, C3 IoT
Edward Y. Abbo ’85
President and Chief Technical Officer, C3 IoT


Mitchell R. Julis ’77 P19
Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Canyon Partners, LLC

Wyc K. Grousbeck ’83
Managing Partner and CEO, Boston Celtics
Kevin T. Callaghan ’83
Managing Director, Berkshire Partners

CAPT Ryan B. Scholl, USN
Commanding Officer, USS Harry S. Truman

Andy Florance ’86
Founder and CEO of the CoStar Group

Arnold E. Holtberg ’70
Independent Education Consultant, Holtberg Educational Consulting, LLC

John H. Scully '66
Managing Partner, SPO Partners
Regina Kulik-Scully S66
CEO, RPR Marketing Communications

Admiral Michael Mullen, USN
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Jeremy C. Stein ’83
Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Elizabeth Prus Myers ’92
Managing Director/Global Head, J.P. Morgan Securities
Christopher J. Ventresca ’88
Head, Mergers and Acquisitions, North America, J.P. Morgan Chase and Co.


The Reverend Canon Paul Wright
Clerk of the Closet; Sub-Dean, HM Chapels Royal

Trevor D. Traina ’90
CEO of IfOnly, Entrepreneur & Private Investor

Roger M. Perlmutter
Executive Vice President, Merck; and President, Merck Research Laboratories

Michael Crawford CMG
Former Senior British Foreign Service Officer


Eric E. Schmidt ’76
Executive Chairman, Google Inc.
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Kenneth A. Hersh ’85
Chief Executive Officer, NGP Energy Capital Management
The Hon. Thomas S. Ellis, III ’61
Federal Judge
Mark Wilf ’84
Principal, Garden Homes, and Owner and President, Minnesota Vikings
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Rose Marcario
CEO of Patagonia
Yan Huo *94
Co-Founder/CIO, Capula Investment Management LLP
Julie E. Silcock ’78
Managing Director and Co-Head, Houlihan Lokey Investment Banking
Bill McDermott
Chief Executive Officer, SAP
Admiral Mike Rogers
Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service
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Thomas M. Siebel P11
Co-Founder/Chairman, C3
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William N. Hait, M.D., Ph.D.
Global Head, Research & Development, Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
William J. B. Brady, III ’87
Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse; Chairman, Credit Suisse Global Technology Group
Francis Cuss
Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Bristol-Myers Squibb


William H. Heyman ’70
Vice Chair & Chief Investment Officer, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Kathryn Hall ’80
CEO & CIO, Hall Capital Partners
Timothy C. Brown P15
CEO and President of IDEO
Thomas A. Kelley P14
Partner, IDEO, and author
Danielle S. Allen ’93
UPS Foundation Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science
Andrew K. Golden
President, PRINCO
John Y. Chang ’91
Vice President, Otology, Acclarent, Inc.
Anshu Jain P14 P16
Co-CEO, Deutsche Bank
Barbara Byrne P10 P13 P15 P16 h76
Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Barclays Bank PLC


Gerald L. Parsky ’64
Chairman, Aurora Capital Group
Emily Mann
Artistic Director and Resident Playwright, McCarter Theatre
Thomas A. Barron ’74
Author and Conservationist, Evergreen Management Corp
John C. (Jack) Bogle ’51
Founder of The Vanguard Group, Inc., and President of the Bogle Financial Markets Research Center
Silas R. Riener ’06
Dancer and Faculty Member, NYU Playwrights Horizons, and Gallim Dance’s Clinton Hill Arts Center
William H. Janeway ’65
Managing Director and Senior Advisor, Technology, Media, and Telecommunications, Warburg Pincus


Robert S. Murley ’72 and Mary Pivirotto Murley ’76
Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse First Boston, Chicago
Meg Whitman ’77
President and CEO, Hewlett Packard
Jodi Picoult van Leer ’87
John H. Porter P11
Managing Director, Global Strategic Bank Portfolio, Barclays Capital
Peter C. Wendell ’72
Managing Director, Sierra Ventures
Dave G. Offensend ’75
Chief Operating Officer, New York Public Library


Carlos Ghosn
Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance
Leonard Schaeffer ’69
Founding Chairman and former CEO of WellPoint Health Networks, Inc. and Judge Widney Chair and Professor at the University of Southern California’s School of Policy, Planning, and Development
William Holekamp P12
Holekamp Corporation
William Clay Ford, Jr. ’79
Executive Chairman of the Board, Ford Motor Company
Aaron Patzer *04
Al Hubbard
President of E & A Industries Inc.; Former Assistant to President George W. Bush for Economic Policy; and Director of the National Economic Council
William C. Powers ’79
Managing Director, Pacific Investment Management Company
Sir Gordon Wu ’58
Chairman and Managing Director, Hopewell Holdings, Ltd.


David M. Rubenstein
Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
Daniel J. Warmenhoven ’72
Chairman and CEO, Network Appliance
Rajiv Vinnakota ’93
Co-Founder and Managing Director, The SEED Foundation
Paul Haaga ’70
Executive Vice President, Capital Research and Management Company
Joshua Bolten ’76
John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs & Co. Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School and Former Chief of Staff for George W. Bush


Thomas M. Siebel P11
Founder, Siebel Systems
Steve Forbes ’70
President, CEO, and Editor in Chief, Forbes Inc.
The Honorable Henry H. Kennedy, Jr. ’70
U.S. District Court Judge
Peter Wendell ’72
Founder and Managing Director, Sierra Ventures


J. Warren Gorrell, Jr. ’76
Partner and Chair, Hogan & Hartson LLP
Nicholas J. Nicholas, Jr. ’62
President, Navy Walk Partners
Barbara Cassani *84
Chair, Vueling Airlines
Christopher R. Loose ’02
Founder, SteriCoat Corp.
Paul B. Gridley ’74
Chairman and CEO, U.S. Shipping Partners


The Honorable Paul S. Sarbanes ’54
Former U.S. Senator, Maryland


A. Scott Berg ’71
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer
Roger S. Berlind ’52
Theatrical and Film Producer, Berlind Productions


Jeff Bezos ’86
Founder and CEO,


The Honorable Jeremy Kinsman ’63
Canadian Ambassador to European Union
T. R. Reid III ’66
London Bureau Chief, The Washington Post


John Little ’80
CEO and Founder, Portal Software, Inc.
Jared P. Schutz ’96
Chairman and Founder,
Barbara Cassani *84
CEO, Go Fly Limited Airlines (British Airways)


Meg Whitman ’77
President and CEO, eBay


Andrew Jarecki ’85
CEO, Moviefone


F. Helmut Weymar P90
Founder and President, Commodities Corporation


Robert Campbell ’590
Chairman and CEO, Sun Co.
Sherman Mullin ’570
Retired President, Lockheed Corp.


Christopher R. Larson ’81
Microsoft Executive
Philip Condit *65
Chairman and CEO, Boeing Company


Dick Ebersol P94
President, NBC Sports
Joel Rosenman ’63
CEO, JR Capital and Managing Member, Woodstock Ventures


John F. Fort, III ’63
Director, Tyco International
Donald Fisher P76 P79 P83
Co-Founder, GAP, Inc.


Thomas Frist, Jr. P91 P93
Co-Founder, Hospital Corporation of America
Carl Icahn ’57
Chairman of the Board, Icahn Associates


Peter Wendell ’72
Founder and Managing Director, Sierra Ventures


Keith Gollust ’67
Partner, Gollust Tierney & Oliver
William E. Simon
Founder, William E. Simon & Sons; Chair of the U.S. Olympic Foundation; and Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury