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Jeremy Abbate
Publisher at Scientific American


Jeremy A. Abbate is the Vice President & Publisher of Scientific American and its related titles (SA MIND, SA Special Collections, Scientific America Worldview). He is responsible for developing and executing new media programs, brand extensions and collaborative ventures serving the international opinion leadership that turns to Scientific American for the best views of the future. The founder of Scientific American’s Worldview enterprise, a global exploration of health and life science innovation, produced in association with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, he leads the teams that create its content, distribution network and visibility platforms for its partners. Abbate has made many appearances at conferences and events to facilitate high-level discussions on healthcare, innovative science and technology, policy and scientific entrepreneurship. He has spearheaded co-branded partnerships with several international organizations including TEDMED, CES, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, OSU’s Brain Health Summit and The Carter Center. Working to bring important scientific ideas into a dynamic media environment, he has led projects serving some of the world’s largest corporate organizations, including Colgate Palmolive, Johnson& Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Philips, Life Technologies, Amgen, Caterpillar and Celgene. He leads several content and product initiatives at Scientific American that serve the educational and STEM markets. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Psychology Today, McSweeney’s, and other national publications. Abbate penned the forward to the popular medical travel guide, Patients Beyond Borders. Abbate was previously the Director of New Business for The Scientist magazine, a media entity servicing working scientists and industry leaders. He serves on the advisory boards for Bioethics International, HIP (Health Innovation for People), BioFuture, a New York-based life science conference and Mega, an organization exploring insights into the problems faced by humanity and the unique solutions positioned to solve them. Abbate has taught courses for the Magazine Publishers of America. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Anina and two children, Theo and Camilla.

Agenda Sessions

  • In conversation with the COVID-19 leaders: In the balance — the humanitarian perspective - global policy