Media Moderators

The 2021 event will be moderated by world-renowned journalists.

Award-Winning Journalist
Founder, Katie Couric Media and
Co-Founder, Stand Up To Cancer

Katie Couric is an award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author and a co-founder of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). Since its launch in 2008, Stand Up To Cancer has raised more than $600 million to support cutting-edge collaborative science, and its research has contributed to six new U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved therapies.Read more

Executive Vice President

Moira Forbes is the executive vice president of Forbes, one of the world’s largest media brands, where she is responsible for driving new business initiatives across the company’s diverse media platforms and branding Forbes events worldwide. Today, Forbes, which is synonymous with “success” in almost every country around the world, engages 140 million people across every platform every month – the most in its 103-year history. Read more

Senior Medical Correspondent
CBS2 New York

One of TV’s most respected medical journalists, Dr. Max Gomez has produced award-winning health and science segments for network stations in New York and Philadelphia.  Dr. Max has reported for “Dateline,” “Today Show” and “48 Hours.” He is currently the senior medical correspondent for WCBS, the flagship CBS network station in New York.

Over more than three decades, he’s earned nine Emmy® Awards, three New York State Broadcaster’s Association awards and UPI’s “Best Documentary” award. Read more

Award-Winning Chief Medical Correspondent CNN Health, Wellness and Medical;

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the award-winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, plays an integral role in CNN's reporting on health and medical news for all of CNN's shows domestically and internationally, and regularly contributes to

In addition to his work for CNN, Gupta is an associate professor of neurosurgery at Emory University Hospital and associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He serves as a diplomate of the American Board of Neurosurgery. In 2019, Gupta was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in the medical field. Read more

Richard Lui

Anchor and Journalist

Richard Lui has worked more than 30 years in media, technology and business. A veteran, award-winning journalist, he has served a decade as news anchor at MSNBC and NBC News. While at CNN Worldwide, he became the first Chinese American male in U.S. history to anchor a daily national cable news program. Covering every national election since 2004, Lui has interviewed hundreds of politicians, from Detroit Mayor to U.S. President. In the 2000s, Lui reported from Asia as two key Muslim countries and Taiwan experienced pivotal elections while at Channel NewsAsia, an English-only news network broadcast in 20 Asian countries and territories. Read more

Mehmet C. Oz, MD

Emmy® Award-Winning Host, "The Dr. Oz Show;"
Cardiothoracic Surgeon 

Dr. Oz has won 10 Daytime Emmy® Awards for “The Dr. Oz Show” and is an attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Oz received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and obtained a joint M.D. and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Wharton Business School. Read more

Co-Anchor, “GMA3: What You Need to Know” and “20/20”
Reporter, “Good Morning America” and ABC News Platforms

Amy Robach is the co-anchor of ABC’s "GMA3: What You Need to Know" and “20/20” and reports for “Good Morning America” (GMA) and across ABC News platforms. For the past 25 years, Robach has traveled nationally and internationally to cover major news events. In 2015, Robach wrote a New York Times bestseller titled “Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held On to Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour" about her unexpected journey with breast cancer after being diagnosed following an on-air mammogram on GMA. Read more

Co-Anchor, “Good Morning America”, ABC
President, Rock’n Robin Productions

Robin Roberts is co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America” (GMA). Under her leadership, the broadcast has won numerous Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Morning Program and the 2017 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team.

Roberts has been honored with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame as well as the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame, and named one of Glamour’s Women of the Year. She was voted the Most Trusted Person on Television by a Reader’s Digest poll in 2013.
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Emmy® Award-Winning Host, Executive Producer and Anchor; Founder and CEO, Meredith Vieira Productions

Meredith Vieira is a 15-time Emmy® Award-winning host, executive producer and anchor. She can currently be seen hosting the Fox-syndicated game show “25 Words or Less.” In 2018, Meredith served as co-host of PBS’s and BBC’s “Royal Wedding Watch” and as host of the PBS series “The Great American Read.” She served as executive producer on the award-winning documentary “TOWER,” released in October 2016. Vieira hosted and served as executive producer on her own nationally syndicated daytime talk show, titled “The Meredith Vieira Show,” which premiered in September 2014 and ran for two seasons. Read more

Freelance Medical and Science Writer and Former Wall Street Journal Medical Correspondent

Ron Winslow, a former senior medical correspondent and editor at The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), is a freelance medical and science writer. During a career at WSJ that spanned nearly 34 years, he wrote broadly about the intersection of innovation and economics in the U.S. health care system and covered many of the major advances in cardiology, oncology and other fields that have transformed medicine in the past quarter-century.  Read more