Past Lecturers and Fellows

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
Thu, Apr 29, 2021

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
Wed, Apr 7, 2021

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
Tue, Apr 6, 2021

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
Thu, Apr 1, 2021


Student Discussion with Matt Arnold P20
Managing Director and Global Head of Sustainable Finance, JP Morgan Chase
Fri, Mar 6, 2020

Performance and Conversation with Pete Muller ’85
Recording Artist, Singer-Songwriter; Founder & CEO, PDT Partners
Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Student Meetings and Events with R. Sanders Williams ’70
Former President, Gladstone Institutes
Mon, Nov 11, 2019

Student Lunch and Learn with Carmen Rojas
Co-Founder and CEO, The Workers Lab
Fri, Nov 8, 2019

Student Meetings and Events with Carmen Rojas
Co-Founder and CEO, The Workers Lab
Thu, Nov 7, 2019

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
Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Ellen Siminoff ’89
Former President and CEO of Shmoop
Tue, Oct 1, 2019


Financial Literacy Day
Howard P. (“Pete”) Colhoun ’57 P86 CFA
Chairman, Board of Advisors, Manchester Capital Management
Tue, May 7, 2019

Janina Kugel
Chief Human Resources Officer, Siemens AG
Tue, Apr 16, 2019

John D. Diekman ’65
Founding and Managing Partner, 5AM Ventures
Fri, Apr 5, 2019

Kimberly Bryant
Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls CODE
Mon, Apr 1 and Tue, Apr 2, 2019

Michael E. Novogratz ’87 S89
CEO, Galaxy Digital
Sukey Cáceres Novogratz ’89 S87
Vice Chair, Joyful Heart Foundation
Tue, Feb 26, 2019

Sanjay Swani ’87
Managing Partner, SARORAS Private Capital; Chair, PIIRS Advisory Council
Tue, Dec 4, 2018

Jeremy K. B. Kinsman ’63
Former Canadian Foreign Service Officer
Wed, Oct 10, 2018


Michael E. Novogratz ’87
Private investor
Mon, Apr 30, 2018

David W. R. Purdie
Honorary Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh
Wed, Apr 11, 2018

Dr. Arthur C. Brooks P20
President, American Enterprise Institute
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Brad Smith ’81 S81 P15
President, Microsoft
Thu, Mar 1, 2018

Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr.
Former NASA Administrator, Astronaut and Major General, USMC
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Douglas J. Herrington ’88
SVP North America Retail, Inc.
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Anastasia Golfinos Daifotis, M.D. ’82
Chief Scientific Officer, Janssen North America Pharmaceuticals
Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Shaikh Nawaf S. Al-Sabah ’94
CEO, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company
Fri, Oct 20, 2017

A. Riley Siebel ’11
Principal Software Engineer, C3 IoT
Edward Y. Abbo ’85
President and Chief Technical Officer, C3 IoT
Mon, Oct 2, 2017


Mitchell R. Julis ’77 P19
Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Canyon Partners, LLC
Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Wyc K. Grousbeck ’83
Managing Partner and CEO, Boston Celtics
Kevin T. Callaghan ’83
Managing Director, Berkshire Partners
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

CAPT Ryan B. Scholl, USN
Commanding Officer, USS Harry S. Truman
Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Andy Florance ’86
Founder and CEO of the CoStar Group
Tue, Feb 28, 2017<

Arnold E. Holtberg ’70
Independent Education Consultant, Holtberg Educational Consulting, LLC
Tue, Dec 6, 2016

John H. Scully '66
Managing Partner, SPO Partners
Regina Kulik-Scully S66
CEO, RPR Marketing Communications
Thu, Dec 1, 2016

Admiral Michael Mullen, USN
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Jeremy C. Stein ’83
Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Wed, Nov. 9, 2016

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.
Thurs, Sept 29, 2016


The Reverend Canon Paul Wright
Clerk of the Closet; Sub-Dean, HM Chapels Royal
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Trevor D. Traina ’90
CEO of IfOnly, Entrepreneur & Private Investor
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Roger M. Perlmutter
Executive Vice President, Merck; and President, Merck Research Laboratories
Thu, Apr 7, 2016

Michael Crawford CMG
Former Senior British Foreign Service Officer
Tue, Apr 5, 2016


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

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