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Michael Milken    

Financier, Philanthropist & Chairman of the Milken Institute

Mike Milken has been at the forefront of successful initiatives in public health, medical research, education and access to capital for more than four decades. Fortune magazine called him "The Man Who Changed Medicine" and Forbes listed him among “Visionaries Reimagining Our Children's Future.” In 1982 he formalized his previous philanthropy by co-founding the Milken Family Foundation. The Milken Institute hosts more than 250 events each year, including major conferences in Singapore, Tokyo, London, the Middle East, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. The Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University was named to recognize an Institute gift. Milken also chairs FasterCures, which speeds progress against all life-threatening diseases. As a financier, he revolutionized modern capital markets by pricing and rewarding risk more efficiently. The thousands of companies he financed created millions of jobs.

Speech Topics


Recapturing The American Dream

Leadership in Turbulent Times

Toward a More Prosperous Future

Things That Will Change the World

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