Dr. Martine Rothblatt
Chairman & CEO
Martine Rothblatt is Chairman & CEO of United Therapeutics, a biotechnology company she started to save the life of one of her daughters. The company offers FDA approved medicines for pulmonary hypertension and neuroblastoma and is working on manufacturing an unlimited supply of transplantable organs. Dr. Rothblatt previously created and led Sirius XM as its Chairman & CEO and launched other satellite systems for navigation and international television broadcasting. She also designed the world’s first electric helicopter and piloted it to a Guinness world record for speed, altitude and flight duration. In the legal arena, Dr. Rothblatt led efforts of the transgender community to establish their own health law standards, and of the International Bar Association to protect autonomy rights in genetic information via an international treaty.