Michael Milken

Founder at Milken Family Foundation

Michael Milken

Michael Milken

Founder at Milken Family Foundation

Overview
Career Highlights

Milken Institute
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Milken Family Foundation

RelSci Relationships

1742

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

07/04/1946 - Encino, CA

Age

74

Number of Awards

15

Estimated Net Worth

$3.6B

Relationships
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Chairman & Co-Founder at Milken Family Foundation

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer at Milken Institute

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Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Nextera Enterprises, Inc.

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Vice President at Prostate Cancer Foundation

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Program Director, Community Affairs at Milken Family Foundation

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Chief Executive Officer at Milken Institute

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Co-Founder at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Prostate Cancer Foundation

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Executive Director & Chief Economist at Milken Institute

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Vice President Revenue Cycle at Trinity Mother Frances Health System

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Michael Milken
Founder at Milken Family Foundation
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Apollo Global Real Estate Management (AGRE) primarily invests in legacy CMBS, commercial first mortgage loans, mezzanine investments and other commercial real estate related funds that focus on opportunistic investments in debt and equity recapitalization transactions.

Spouse
Vice President at Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

Sibling
Chairman & Co-Founder at Milken Family Foundation

The purpose of the Milken Family Foundation is to discover and advance inventive and effective ways of helping people help themselves and those around them lead productive and satisfying lives. The Foundation advances this mission primarily through its work in education and medical research. In EDUCATION, MFF is committed to: Strengthening the profession by recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators, and by expanding their professional leadership and policy influence. Attracting, developing, motivating and retaining the best talent to the teaching profession. Stimulating creativity and productivity among young people and adults through programs that encourage learning as a lifelong process. Building vibrant communities by involving people of all ages in programs that contribute to the revitalization of their community and to the well-being of its residents. In MEDICAL RESEARCH, MFF is committed to: Advancing and supporting basic and applied medical research–especially in the areas of prostate cancer and epilepsy–and recognizing and rewarding outstanding scientists in these areas. Supporting basic health care programs to assure the well-being of community members of all ages.

Education
BS with Highest Honors, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1968

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

MBA

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Attendee

Birmingham Community Charter High School (formerly Birmingham High School) is a public coeducational in a neighborhood/district in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles, California. On July 1, 2009, the LAUSD Board of Education voted to allow the high school to become a charter school under the name Birmingham Community Charter High School. It was founded in 1953 as a 7–12 grade combined high school, and became solely a senior high school in 1963.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Career History
Founder
1993 - Current

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

Founder
1982 - Current

The purpose of the Milken Family Foundation is to discover and advance inventive and effective ways of helping people help themselves and those around them lead productive and satisfying lives. The Foundation advances this mission primarily through its work in education and medical research. In EDUCATION, MFF is committed to: Strengthening the profession by recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators, and by expanding their professional leadership and policy influence. Attracting, developing, motivating and retaining the best talent to the teaching profession. Stimulating creativity and productivity among young people and adults through programs that encourage learning as a lifelong process. Building vibrant communities by involving people of all ages in programs that contribute to the revitalization of their community and to the well-being of its residents. In MEDICAL RESEARCH, MFF is committed to: Advancing and supporting basic and applied medical research–especially in the areas of prostate cancer and epilepsy–and recognizing and rewarding outstanding scientists in these areas. Supporting basic health care programs to assure the well-being of community members of all ages.

Founder
Current

FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, is an action tank, determined to remove barriers to medical progress. They have only one goal: to save lives as rapidly as possible. They work to improve the medical research system - so that They can speed up the time it takes to get important new medicines from discovery to patients.

Boards & Committees
Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

KUE Management, Inc. provides early childhood education programs primary-through-secondary curriculam and supplemental educational services at physical locations and online schools and home schooling environments. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, the Milken Institute believes in the power of capital markets to solve urgent social and economic challenges and improve lives. To build a foundation of rigorous, independent research, it has assembled a respected team of economists, industry experts and scholars to analyze the issues and choices facing policymakers. It convenes a network of influential decision-makers from the private and public sectors to help transform ideas into action. The Milken Institute partners with global leaders in finance, business, government, science and philanthropy -- people with the vision and resources to make a significant impact.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) is the largest non-profit funder of melanoma research. Since its founding in 2007, MRA has committed $100 million in funding to advance our understanding of this disease. MRA funds projects in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, with the majority of funding allocated for melanoma treatment.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, is an action tank, determined to remove barriers to medical progress. They have only one goal: to save lives as rapidly as possible. They work to improve the medical research system - so that They can speed up the time it takes to get important new medicines from discovery to patients.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 +
2012

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

$1,000 +
2011

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

$2M - $50M
2008

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

Political Donations
$5,000
2002
$5,000
1986

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is the only organization solely dedicated to electing a Democratic Senate. From grassroots organizing to candidate recruitment to providing campaign funds for tight races, the DSCC is working hard all year, every year to elect Democrats – and give President Obama the help he needs on Capitol Hill to move our country forward.

Investments
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GNC Holdings, Inc. engages in the global retail of health, wellness and performance products, including vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements products, sports nutrition products and diet products. It operates through the following segments: U.S. & Canada, International and Manufacturing or Wholesale. The U.S. and Canada segment generates revenues primarily from sales of products to customers. The International segment generates revenue primarily from its international franchisees through product sales, royalties and franchise fees and also includes its China operations and The Health Store. The Manufacturing or Wholesale segment comprises of its manufacturing operations in South Carolina and its wholesale partner relationships. The company was founded by David Shakarian in 1935 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Kite Pharma, Inc. engages in the the development and commercialization of cancer immunotherapy products. Its products include chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR), which address both hematological and solid cancers. The company was founded by Arie S. Belldegrun, James S. Economou, and Joshua A. Kazam in June 2009 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.

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Mzinga, Inc. provides enterprise learning management and social engagement solutions. It offers enterprise social software solutions and services serving the learning, marketing and customer experience markets. The firm’s products include OmniSocial Engaged, OmniSocial Insure, OmniSocial Learning and OmniSocial Content. The company operates through its offices located in Burlington and Mechanicsburg. Mzinga was founded by Barry D. Libert on November 23, 1999 and is headquartered in Burlington, MA.

Advisors
Legal Advisor

Senior Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Legal Advisor

Chief Executive Officer at UJA-Federation of New York

Awards & Honors
Rank #522
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #688
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #268
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
4th Annual Partnering for Cures

Partnering for Cures is FasterCures' annual meeting that brings together diverse participants to discuss and solve the crucial issues facing the medical research world today. Partnering for Cures is structured with thought-provoking panels that host well-known speakers from the different sectors of the medical world; presenters from organizations that are boasting innovative approaches to the issues facing health; pro-bono, personalized advice from experts across medical research fields; and a unique partnering systems that allows conference participants to schedule meetings throughout the weekend to collaborate and create new approaches to save and improve lives.

Speaker
3rd Annual Partnering For Cures

Partnering for Cures is FasterCures' annual meeting that brings together diverse participants to discuss and solve the crucial issues facing the medical research world today. Partnering for Cures is structured with thought-provoking panels that host well-known speakers from the different sectors of the medical world; presenters from organizations that are boasting innovative approaches to the issues facing health; pro-bono, personalized advice from experts across medical research fields; and a unique partnering systems that allows conference participants to schedule meetings throughout the weekend to collaborate and create new approaches to save and improve lives.

Speaker
2nd Annual Partnering For Cures

Partnering for Cures is FasterCures' annual meeting that brings together diverse participants to discuss and solve the crucial issues facing the medical research world today. Partnering for Cures is structured with thought-provoking panels that host well-known speakers from the different sectors of the medical world; presenters from organizations that are boasting innovative approaches to the issues facing health; pro-bono, personalized advice from experts across medical research fields; and a unique partnering systems that allows conference participants to schedule meetings throughout the weekend to collaborate and create new approaches to save and improve lives.

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