An incredibly successful (and unconventional) entrepreneur, Richard Branson is founder of the Virgin Group, one of the world’s most recognized and respected brands. Today, Virgin is one of the world's most irresistible brands and has expanded into diverse sectors such as air and rail travel, leisure and hospitality, telecommunications, health and wellness, and space travel in 50 countries with revenues of $24B.
Awards presented during Tuesday Keynote Luncheon:
International BioGENEius Challenge Awards
Awards presented during Wednesday Keynote Luncheon:
New York Academy of Science Blavatnik Award Honorees Presentation and The Biotechnology Heritage Award
Tuesday’s Keynote session is sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, and is open to attendees who have registered as Convention Access or higher as well as credentialed members of the media. Use of still and video cameras during Branson’s remarks is prohibited. First-come, first-served.