DealBook Online Summit: Day 1 with Tim Cook, Albert Bourla and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.
On the first day of the DealBook Online Summit, hosted by Andrew Ross Sorkin, top newsmakers in the worlds of business, policy and culture discuss the future of technology, gender equality, the direction of democracy and life after the pandemic, among many other consequential topics. Register here to attend, free of charge, and catch up on any sessions you may have missed.
Here is today’s lineup (all times Eastern):
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Tim Cook of Apple
The chief executive of the iPhone maker shares his vision for the future of privacy, payments and the internet in general.
11 A.M.-11:30 A.M.
The co-founder and former chief executive of WeWork speaks about his tumultuous quest for a workplace utopia, lessons learned and his next act.
2 P.M.-2:30 P.M.
Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, of Archewell and Mellody Hobson of Ariel Investments
Two groundbreaking figures discuss how women can reach economic and professional parity, and reflect on how their shared experiences have influenced their thinking.
3:30 P.M.-4 P.M.
Albert Bourla of Pfizer
The chief executive of the pharma giant reflects on the race to create highly effective Covid vaccines, the battle against new variants and what life after the pandemic will look like.
4 P.M.-4:30 P.M.
Ken Chenault of General Catalyst and Ken Frazier of Merck
Two of corporate America’s most prominent leaders make the case for creating opportunities for underrepresented talent and protecting the voting rights of all Americans.
4:30 P.M.-5 P.M.
The Academy Award-winning actor, philanthropist and self-described “poet-statesman” discusses how to mend a broken political system.