Speakers: Sue Desmond-Hellmann

Sue Desmond-Hellmann

Dr Sue Desmond-Hellmann is physician, scientist, philanthropist and CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A trained oncologist, she spent 14 years at biotech firm Genentech developing breakthrough treatments, including the first gene-targeted cancer drugs, Avastin and Herceptin and was the first woman to hold the position of Chancellor of the University of California at San Francisco. She serves on the board of directors at Facebook Inc.