Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy in NYC

On Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Forbes hosted the fifth annual Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy in NYC. The theme of the day was “Moonshots — Big Bets for Social Change.”  This exclusive event brought together 200 of the world’s leading philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and business leaders for a critical discussion on how to apply wealth and resources to solve today’s most intractable problems. Attendees and speakers included Warren Buffett, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway; Bill Gates, Co-Chair & Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Sean Parker, Co-Founder, Napster, Founding President, Facebook, and Founder, Parker Foundation; Martine A. Rothblatt, Founder & CEO, United Therapeutics Corporation; Alicia Keys, Grammy award-winning artist and activist; Buzz Aldrin, Astronaut, Gemini 12 & Apollo 11; Danny Meyer, CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group, and Founder, Shake Shack; plus many others.

Warrent Buffet and Randall Lane

 

Credit to: Jason Bennett, Sunship Films, Inc.

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