Get inspired by our 2023 keynote speakers

Want to inspire greatness? Every year, Vision attendees get a chance to hear from some of the world’s top leaders across diverse industries ranging from sports, entertainment, science, technology, economics, government — the list goes on. We're excited to introduce our 2023 keynote speakers. Register today to hear them live at Vision.

Gary Cohn

Gary D. Cohn is an American business leader, investor and the former director of the U.S. National Economic Council. He is an internationally recognized expert on the financial markets, global economy, U.S. politics and economic policy.

Mr. Cohn is Vice Chairman of IBM, working in partnership with IBM’s Executive Leadership Team on a wide range of business initiatives and external engagement, in areas including business development, public advocacy and client relationship management.

Mr. Cohn served as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council from 2017-2018. As chief economic advisor to the president of the United States, Mr. Cohn managed the administration’s economic policy agenda and led the successful effort to grow the U.S. economy, create jobs and increase wages through tax and regulatory reform. 

Jennifer Bailey

Jennifer Bailey is the Vice President of Apple Pay and Apple Wallet. She leads global teams across Apple’s Payment and Commerce services, including Apple Pay, Apple Wallet, Apple Card, Apple Cash and Apple Gift Cards, and she was named one of Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business in 2018.

Jennifer oversaw the launch of Apple Pay in 2014 with the goal of giving customers an easy, fast and secure way to digitally present their payment cards using their iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac. Under Jennifer’s leadership, Apple Pay has expanded to nearly 70 countries and regions and works with more than 10,000 bank and network partners worldwide.

Alexis Ohanian

Tech founder and venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian embraces disruption, beginning with his Waffle House epiphany that becoming an attorney was not his destiny to co-founding Reddit in his UVA dorm and launching the venture upon graduation. Ultimately selling the iconic company for millions, Ohanian’s entrepreneurial journey is a business school case study and playbook for founders.

Ohanian is a vocal advocate for the open internet, STEM education, and paid family leave. He has lobbied on Capitol Hill and penned a New York Times op-ed, “Paternity Leave Was Crucial After The Birth of My Child, and Every Father Deserves It.” Ohanian also launched the Business Dad podcast, where he interviews fellow fathers about what it means to be a dad in today’s world and how they balance their careers and families.

Michael Strahan

Emmy winner, Super Bowl Champion, Pro Hall of Famer and Peabody award winning journalist, Michael Strahan currently co-anchors ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Strahan also hosts the top-rated primetime game show favorite “The $100,000 Pyramid” on ABC, produced by SMAC Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television, which currently aired its sixth season. During the NFL football season, he serves as an analyst of “Fox NFL Sunday,” for which he received a 2019 Sports Emmy Award nomination for ‘Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Analyst’ and a 2020 Sports Emmy Award nomination for ‘Outstanding Studio Show – Weekly’. Strahan received a 2020 Sports Emmy Award nomination for ‘Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Analyst’ for NFL on FOX. Earlier this year, Strahan was honored in the newest category of Sports Entertainment on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In December 2021, Strahan took flight to space with Jeff Bezos’s aerospace company, Blue Origin, on their third passenger space mission. Strahan was joined by five others, including Laura Shepard Churchley, the daughter of Alan Shepard who was the first American in space.