Larry Brilliant


Larry's Personal

United States of America

LARRY BRILLIANT, M.D., M.P.H., is the author of Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventures of a Spiritual Seeker and Visionary Physician Who Helped Conquer the Worst Disease in History. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Ending Pandemics, whose mission is to work with partners across the globe to unlock the potential to find, verify, and respond to outbreaks faster regardless of where they might emerge on the planet. Larry is also a Senior Adviser at the Jeff Skoll Group, and has also served as Skoll Global Threats Fund’s President and CEO, and as Vice President of Google and as founding Executive Director of He is board certified in preventive medicine and public health and co-founder of The Seva Foundation, an international NGO whose programs and grantees have given back sight to more than 3.5 million blind people in over 20 countries. Dr. Larry lived in India for more than a decade working as a United Nations medical officer where he played a key role in the successful World Health Organization (WHO) smallpox eradication program in South Asia. He was professor at the University of Michigan and founding chairman of the National Biosurveillance Advisory Subcommittee. Prizes: Time 100, TED Prize, two honorary doctorates. He is serves on the boards of the Skoll Foundation and Salesforce Foundation and Dharma Platform.

1 FEB, 2018 11:00-12-30 hrs. PL0 Vision 2100: Re-Imagining the End Game for the End of the Pandemic Era