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CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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 Susan Desmond-Hellmann Biography

Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann is chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She leads the foundation's efforts to promote equity for all people around the world. She sets strategic priorities, monitors results, and facilitates relationships with key partners. Sue has deep expertise in health and medicine and a strong underpinning of working at a large institution.

Prior to joining the foundation in 2014, she was Chancellor of the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), responsible for all aspects of the professional and graduate schools, medical center, and research programs. She oversaw an in-depth review of the University’s business model, developed a comprehensive strategic plan, supported the creation of research partnerships with industry leaders such as Pfizer and Bayer, and appointed UCSF’s first Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Outreach. She remains a full tenured professor at UCSF.

Prior to UCSF, Sue spent 14 years at Genentech, where she served in a number of roles, ending as President, Product Development (2004 – 2009). She was responsible for Genentech’s pre-clinical and clinical development process, research and development, business development, and product portfolio management. She also served as a member of Genentech’s executive committee.

In March 2013, she was appointed to the board of directors at Facebook Inc., and since 2010 she has served on the board of directors of the Procter & Gamble Company.

Sue completed her undergraduate education and medical studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, followed by clinical training at UCSF, where she served as associate adjunct professor of epidemiology and biostatistics. She is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology and holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley. During her training at UCSF, she spent two years as a visiting faculty member at the Uganda Cancer Institute studying HIV/AIDS and cancer. She later worked for two years in private practice as a medical oncologist before returning to clinical research.

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Susan Desmond-Hellmann

CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Susan Desmond-Hellmann Biography

Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann is chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She leads the foundation's efforts to promote equity for all people around the world. She sets strategic priorities, monitors results, and facilitates relationships with key partners. Sue has deep expertise in health and medicine and a strong underpinning of working at a large institution.

Prior to joining the foundation in 2014, she was Chancellor of the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), responsible for all aspects of the professional and graduate schools, medical center, and research programs. She oversaw an in-depth review of the University’s business model, developed a comprehensive strategic plan, supported the creation of research partnerships with industry leaders such as Pfizer and Bayer, and appointed UCSF’s first Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Outreach. She remains a full tenured professor at UCSF.

Prior to UCSF, Sue spent 14 years at Genentech, where she served in a number of roles, ending as President, Product Development (2004 – 2009). She was responsible for Genentech’s pre-clinical and clinical development process, research and development, business development, and product portfolio management. She also served as a member of Genentech’s executive committee.

In March 2013, she was appointed to the board of directors at Facebook Inc., and since 2010 she has served on the board of directors of the Procter & Gamble Company.

Sue completed her undergraduate education and medical studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, followed by clinical training at UCSF, where she served as associate adjunct professor of epidemiology and biostatistics. She is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology and holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley. During her training at UCSF, she spent two years as a visiting faculty member at the Uganda Cancer Institute studying HIV/AIDS and cancer. She later worked for two years in private practice as a medical oncologist before returning to clinical research.

Susan Desmond-Hellmann Videos

  • Susan Desmond-Hellmann // Health Innovation Summit - YouTube
  • Sue Desmond-Hellmann: How Ebola Tested the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Sue Desmond-Hellmann on Health, Networks, Social Media

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  • How to book Susan Desmond-Hellmann?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Susan Desmond-Hellmann for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Susan Desmond-Hellmann, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Susan Desmond-Hellmann or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Susan Desmond-Hellmann?

    Booking fees for Susan Desmond-Hellmann, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Susan Desmond-Hellmann, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Susan Desmond-Hellmann?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Susan Desmond-Hellmann for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Susan Desmond-Hellmann for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Susan Desmond-Hellmann or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Susan Desmond-Hellmann or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Susan Desmond-Hellmann is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Susan Desmond-Hellmann for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Susan Desmond-Hellmann generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Melinda French Gates, David B. Agus, Jan Fields, Chip Conley and Sheryl Sandberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Susan Desmond-Hellmann for an upcoming event.

Susan Desmond-Hellmann Speaker Videos

  • Susan Desmond-Hellmann // Health Innovation Summit - YouTube
    Sue Desmond-Hellmann: How Ebola Tested the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Sue Desmond-Hellmann on Health, Networks, Social Media
    Sue Desmond-Hellmann - 2015 Annenberg Speaker Series ...
  • Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann on Fierce Leadership

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