The Star-Studded Line-Up of Speakers for October’s Future Investment Initiative (FII)

The Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) annual Future Investment Initiative conference has listed an impressive roster of confirmed speakers for the event, taking place on October 23-25 in Riyadh.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

The second-annual Future Investment Initiative (FII) will be held on October 23-25 in Saudi Arabiaand “serve as a platform to drive expert-led debate, discussion, and partnerships among the world’s most visionary and influential leaders in business, government, and civil society.”

87 confirmed speakers are currently listed on the site. The names are top businessmen and leaders in 14 sectors ranging from art to media and tech investment, as well as finance and many others.

Last week, the PIF announced a list of advisors to the FII, which included some of the event’s speakers. The advisors include Masayoshi Son, the CEO of Japan’s SoftBank Group, Joe Kaeser, the president and chief executive of German industrial giant Siemens and Stephen Schwarzman, the CEO of private equity Blackstone, which manages about $450 billion of assets, according to a statement from PIF. They also include Peter Thiel, co-founder and partner at Founders Fund.