The FII Institute Announces Featured Speakers for Global PRIORITY Summit in Miami

March 23, 2023

The speakers represent a diverse and highly motivated group chosen to address the world’s most pressing problems.

March 22 2023, MIAMI – The Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute has announced the confirmed speakers that will congregate during the Global PRIORITY Summit to discuss humanity’s most pressing issues in our evolving world. Taking place at the famed Faena Hotel in Miami Beach on March 30th & 31st, 2023, the summit is held in partnership with the Mayor of the City of Miami, Francis X. Suarez. 

Designed as a platform to better understand humanity’s needs, wants, and expectations, PRIORITY will foster engaging discussions from world leaders in the fields of policy change and investment in order to create actionable change across 12 key pillars in the weeks and months following the summit. Handpicked for their expertise and impact in their chosen field, the panelists will discuss their viewpoints with a solutions-oriented mentality in working with the private and public sector to affect change and how communities around the world can support each other. 

The one-and-a-half day summit will include over 25 panels moderated by leaders such as Dina Powell McCormick, Global Head of Sovereign Institutional Business & Sustainability & Inclusive Growth for Goldman Sachs; Zain Asher, Anchor at CNN; and John Yearwood, Editorial Director of Diversity & Culture at Politico.

The headlining panels on the first day include a discussion on Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse with former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin; the rise of “learning poverty” around the world following the pandemic with Gitanjali Rao, TIME Magazine’s First Kid of the Year; and building a remarkable career trajectory after sports with Alex Rodriguez, Baseball legend. 

As for the second day, attendees will hear from leading space experts like H.E. Dr. Muhammad bin Saud Al-Tamimi, Hélène Huby, Alan Pellegrini and Jane Poynter on 2023 being a promising year for space exploration. Other featured panels include a discussion on Peace to Prosperity with Affinity Partner CEO Jared Kushner; globalization’s hand in accelerating cybercrimes with Manuel Medina, Managing Partner at Medina Capital; and The Business of Sport – Disrupting Traditional Models with Greg Norman, CEO & Commissioner of LIV Golf.

“We’re bringing together thought leaders across a variety of industries as a way to open our eyes to the challenges different segments of our world face,” says Richard Attias, CEO of the FII Institute. “The Global PRIORITY Summit supports our mission to not only convene and collaborate with change makers, but also to create a real difference in our tomorrow through investment, moral support and uplifting the voices of the brilliant minds creating it.”

Prominent speakers at the event include:

  • H.E. Yasir Al Rumayyan – Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund Governor and FII Institute Chair 
  • H.R.H. Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud – Saudi Arabia Ambassador to the United States
  • Francis X. Suarez – Mayor of Miami
  • Ertharin Cousin – Former Head of United Nations World Food Programme
  • DJ Khaled – Grammy-Award Winning Producer
  • Jared Kushner – CEO of Affinity Partners
  • Jorge Mas – Managing Owner of Inter Miami CF and Chairman of MasTec
  • Dina Powell McCormick –  Global Head of  Sovereign Institutional Business and Sustainability and Inclusive Growth at Goldman Sachs
  • Secretary Steven Mnuchin – Former Secretary of the Treasury, United States. 
  • Greg Norman – CEO and Commissioner of LIV Golf
  • Nelson Peltz – CEO and Founding Partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P.
  • Gitanjali Rao – TIME Magazine’s First Kid of the Year
  • Senator Matteo Renzi – Senator for Florence and Former Prime Minister of Italy
  • Craig Robins – CEO of Dacra; Chairman and Co-Founder of Design Miami
  • Alex Rodriguez – World Series Champion, CEO of A-Rod Corp, and Co-Owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx
  • David Rosenberg – Co-Founder and CEO of AeroFarms
  • Barry Sternlicht – Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group
  • Donald Tang – Executive Vice-Chairman of SHEIN and Founder of Tang Media Partners and Global Road Entertainment 
  • John Yearwood –  Editorial Director of Diversity and Culture at Politico 
  • Jeff Zalaznick – Major Food Group Partner

For a complete program of FII Institute’s Global PRIORITY Summit visit: Link

About FII Institute

THE FUTURE INVESTMENT INITIATIVE (FII) INSTITUTE is a new global nonprofit foundation with an investment arm and one agenda: Impact on Humanity. Global and committed to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles, we foster great minds from around the world and turn ideas into real-world solutions in five critical areas: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, Education, Healthcare and Sustainability.