Sessions VMworld 2021

Actor, author, activist, “time traveler”. Imagine that.

Join us for a timely discussion on how optimism and innovative thinking can lead to a brighter future—in life and business.   

Emmy-award-winning actor, author and patient advocate Michael J. Fox sits down with VMware Chief Marketing Officer Carol Carpenter to discuss his life and his passion to help find a cure to Parkinson’s disease.  

Other topics include: 

  • Maintaining inherent optimism while managing many challenges 
  • Balancing a career, family and charity work 
  • Sharing how technology and research can help pave a path for a cure

Michael J. Fox is an award-winning actor, best-selling author and patient advocate. Fox was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease and years later launched The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in 2000. 

Since then, Fox has been a steadfast advocate for research and patients and through it all, has continued his acting career and written 4 books including his most recent memoir, No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality, published in November 2020. 

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