Breaking Boundaries: 
How New Ideas Are Reshaping Media

November 7 & 8, 2023
Day 1: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm 
Day 2: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
at The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52 Street, NYC

The Paley International Council Summit, co-chaired by Dr. Henry A. Kissinger and Frank A. Bennack, Jr., has come to be regarded as one of the most influential gatherings in the industry, bringing together global dignitaries, chief executives, industry thought leaders, and the most innovative trendsetters from the world’s most important companies, to advance the exchange of ideas and to foster a sense of community amongst peers.


Co-Chairs Frank A. Bennack, Jr. and Henry A. Kissinger

2023 Speakers

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Frank A. Bennack, Jr.


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Commissioner Gary B. Bettman

National Hockey League

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Aryeh B. Bourkoff

LionTree LLC

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Campbell Brown


Burgi Michael

Michael Bürgi


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Debra Martin Chase

The Equalizer, CBS & Becoming Mary Tyler Moore, HBO

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Eddy Cue

Apple, Inc.

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Tim Davie


Demrovsky Chloe

Chloe Demrovsky

Disaster Recovery Institute International

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Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan

Archbishop of New York

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Michael Douglas

Actor, Producer, and United Nations Messenger of Peace

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Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson

Financial Times

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Blair W. Effron

Centerview Partners LLC

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Susan Fales-Hill

And Just Like That, Max

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Mike Fries

Liberty Global

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Jonathan Granoff

Global Security Institute

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Bonnie Denise Jenkins

U.S. Department of State

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Michael E. Kassan


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David Kenny


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Steve King

Publicis Groupe

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Ynon Kreiz

Mattel, Inc.

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Debra Lee

Leading Women Defined Foundation

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Janet Lee

Samsung Electronics America

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Melissa Lee


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Tonya Lewis Lee

Director, Producer, Author

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John C. Malone

Liberty Global

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Carolyn McCall


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Crystal McCrary

Filmmaker, Producer, Author, Entrepreneur

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William McGurn

The Wall Street Journal

Mehta Stephanie

Stephanie Mehta

Mansueto Ventures

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Jonathan Miller

Integrated Media Company

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Izumi Nakamitsu

United Nations

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Arnaud de Puyfontaine


Quick Becky

Becky Quick


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Ambassador Susan Rice

Domestic Policy Advisor (2021-23), U.S. National Security Advisor (2013-17), and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2009-13)

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Mike Richter

New York Rangers

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Ryan Roslansky


Ruhle Stephanie

Stephanie Ruhle


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Faiza J. Saeed

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Ricardo B. Salinas Pliego

Grupo Salinas

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Sowmyanarayan Sampath


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Ed Skyler


de Souza Father Raymond Joseph

Father Raymond J. de Souza

National Catholic Register

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Matt Strauss


Twellman Taylor

Taylor Twellman

MLS Season Pass on Apple TV

Zelnick Strauss

Strauss Zelnick

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

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Registration for the Paley International Council Summit is free for Paley Media Council and International Council Members. To apply for membership or learn more, click the link below. A limited number of Delegate tickets are available to nonmembers for $2,999.00.




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The Summit features world dignitaries, CEOs, and other leaders from today's top companies from the fields of media, government, finance, news, technology, advertising, entertainment, music, sports, and gaming.  

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The Paley International Council Summit, often referred to as the “Davos of Media,” brings together global leaders and CEOs of the world’s most important media companies, to advance the exchange of ideas and to foster a sense of community.

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