GeekWire Summit 2017

Cures 2025

GeekWire Summit 2017

GeekWire Summit 2017, Oct. 11, 2017 — Fred Hutch president Dr. Gary Gilliland discusses the latest innovations in the fight against cancer, and provide an update on his bold prediction that “we will have cures and therapies for most, if not all, human cancers” in the next eight years.

The GeekWire Summit, presented by Bank of America, on Oct. 9-11, in Seattle, is one of the country’s premier technology conferences, bringing together more than 800 innovators, entrepreneurs, business executives and tech leaders to explore the future of the innovation economy. 

An immersive two-day conference, the Summit features on-stage Q&As, insightful talks, and interactive product demos by leaders in tech, science and business. It also includes fun parties where guests interact with other tech leaders at some of the coolest spots in Seattle. 

Among the notable speakers are Microsoft CEO and Fred Hutch Board of Trustee member, Satya Nadella will be a featured speaker at the GeekWire Summit and Dr. Gary Gilliland, Fred Hutch's president and director, will discuss the latest innovations in the fight against cancer in a fireside chat at 11 a.m. on Oct. 10.


Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO and Fred Hutch Board of Trustee member


Dr. Gary Gilliland
, President and Director, Fred Hutch