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October 6 - October 7
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.