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Ravi Agrawal

Managing Editor of Foreign Policy & author of India Connected.

Liaquat Ahamed

Economics expert & Pulitzer-Prize winning author of the acclaimed book, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World.

Anna Akbari

Sociologist, entrepreneur & author of Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way To Happiness.

Brian Alexander

Columnist & author of several books, including Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town.

Jonathan Allen

National political correspondent for NBC News & co-author of #1 NY Times Bestseller Shattered.

Teresa Amabile

Harvard professor on how to boost creative productivity.

Carol Anderson

Human and civil rights advocate, bestselling author & expert on African American history and 20th century politics.

W. Brian Arthur

Futurist, noted technology & innovation expert, and author offers us a glimpse at the future.

Elizabeth Austin

One of the world's foremost authorities & experts on the impacts of weather and extreme weather events both here & abroad.

Ryan Avent

Senior editor and economics columnist at The Economist and author of The Wealth of Humans.

Stephen Baker

Big data expert, journalist, and author of the books The Numerati & Final Jeopardy.

Gretchen Bakke

Cultural anthropologist & author of The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future.

Amar Bakshi

The founder of Shared_Studios and Portals on using technology to bring people together.

David Baron

Journalist, NPR correspondent & author of American Eclipse.

Scott Behson

National expert in work & family issues and how to succeed at work and at home.

Carol Bellamy

Former head of UNICEF on leading with purpose.

Scott Belsky

Venture Partner at Benchmark & Founder of Behance on overcoming the obstacles between vision & reality, and Making Ideas Happen.

Lea Berman

Former White House Social Secretary & author of Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life.

Jeremy Bernard

Former White House Social Secretary & author of Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life.

Megan Feldman Bettencourt

Inspirational speaker & award-winning author of the acclaimed book, Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World, on using forgiveness to enhance health and wellness, productivity and profitability.

Kai Bird

Historian & Pulitzer-Prize winning author of the books, The Good Spy & Crossing Mandelbaum Gate.

Melinda Blau

Relationship expert & NY Times Bestselling author of Family Whispering & Consequential Strangers.

Karlyn Borysenko

Organizational psychologist & expert on integrating mindfulness at work; creator of Zen Workplace, Forbes columnist & author of Zen York Work..

Tom Bowman

Award-winning NPR National Desk reporter covering the Pentagon.

John Brenkus

Creator/Host of the Emmy-winning ESPN show Sports Science Host & NY Times Bestselling author of The Perfection Point.

Norm Brodsky

Veteran entrepreneur, Inc. Columnist & author delivers street smarts for the business-minded.

Daniel Brook

Journalist & author of A History of Future Cities on building modern modernities.

Blaine Brownell

Author of the Transmaterial book series & leading expert on innovative material technologies.

David Burkus

How leading organizations are upending business as usual.

Bo Burlingham

Author & Editor-at-large, Inc. Magazine.

Chris Burniske

Author of Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond.

Kevin Carey

Director of the Education Policy Program at New America & author of The End of College on the future of learning.

Ed Carr

Author of Delivering Development on sustainability & climate change.

Christopher Chabris

Psychologist, neuroscientist & author of The Invisible Gorilla on how our intuitions deceive us.

Eileen Clegg

Design thinking expert & founder of Visual Insight, bringing visual storytelling to Fortune 100 companies.

Deborah Cohan, M.D.

The dancing doctor who inspired millions around the world by hosting a flash mob in the operating room before her double mastectomy.

Richard D'Aveni

Dartmouth Professor & bestselling author of several books, including Hypercompetition & The Pan-Industrial Revolution.

Kirk Dando

Leadership & growth expert, & author of Predictive Leadership.

Ben Dattner

Executive coach & author of Credit and Blame at Work.

Tim David

Mentalist & magician on how to motivate, engage & influence others.

Josh Davis

Author of Two Awesome Hours: Science-Based Strategies to Harness Your Best Time and Get Your Most Important Work Done on mastering productivity.

Susan Del Percio

Political commentator and expert on strategic communications.

Art delaCruz

Top Gun Pilot, Chief Operating Officer of Team Rubicon.

Joe Dolce

PR & communication expert, former Editor-in-Chief of Details & Star, & author of Brave New Weed.

Pedro Domingos

One of the world’s leading experts in machine learning, artificial intelligence & big data.

Marc Dunkelman

Author of The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community.

Elizabeth Dunn

Author of Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending.

EepyBird

Coke & Mentos viral video creators on exploring creativity.

Chris Field

Author of Disrupting for Good: Using Passion and Persistence to Create Lasting Change.

Susannah Fox

Former CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) & Entrepreneur in Residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the intersection of health & technology.

Jill Fredston

Author & avalanche expert on managing risk when stakes are high.

Luanne Freer, M.D.

Founder of the world’s highest medical clinic at Mount Everest on how to combine your profession with your passion.

Barbara Freese

Environmental attorney, policy analyst & author of Coal: A Human History.

Ron Friedman

Social psychologist who specializes in human motivation, & author of The Best Place to Work.

Robert Fulghum

Author of several bestselling books including, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Robert Galford

Author of several books including, Your Leadership Legacy, on building trust.

Leigh Gallagher

Director of external affairs for Google, former Editor at Fortune, & author of The End of Suburbs, & The Airbnb Story.

Carmine Gallo

The communications coach for the most admired brands.

Joshua Gans

Expert on A.I. & disruptive strategy, & author of Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence .

Adriana Gascoigne

Founder & CEO of Girls in Tech, & author of Tech Boss Lady.

David Gelernter

Professor at Yale & author who the NY Times called a “rock star” of computer science.

Peter Georgescu

Chairman Emeritus of Young & Rubicam & author of several books including, Capitalists, Arise!.

Tanner Gers

Paralympian athlete, self-help author, & super hero advocate.

John Gerzema

NY Times Bestselling author & CEO of Harris Insights & Analytics/The Harris Poll.

Karan Girotra

Professor of Technology & Operations Management at INSEAD, & author of The Risk-Driven Business Model.

Aaron Glantz

Pulitzer Finalist, Peabody & duPont Award-winning journalist, & author of several books, including Homewreckers (HarperCollins, 2019)

Thomas Goetz

Former executive editor of Wired, bestselling author, & entrepreneur on creating a culture of health.

Teddy Goff

Digital Director of Strategy for President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, named to TIME's list of "30 people under 30 who are changing the world.”

Russell Gold

Award-winning investigative journalist at The Wall Street Journal & author of The Boom on the American energy revolution.

Cliff Goldmacher

Driving innovative thinking through the framework of songwriting.

Jonathan Gottschall

Professor & author on the intersection of science & art, & the power of storytelling.

Mark Graban

Author of several books including, Lean Hospitals & Healthcare Kaizen, on how to improve healthcare.

Heidi Grant

Management thought leader & author of several books on the science of motivation, influence & growth mindset.

Alan Greene, M.D.

Author & health hero of the Internet.

Alan Gregerman

Expert on business, strategy, innovation, & the hidden power of adults.

Fritz Grobe

Coke & Mentos viral video creator on exploring creativity.

Daniel Gross

Key economics correspondent & author on the myth of the American decline.

Steve Gross

The founder of the Life is Good Kids Foundation & pioneer of utilizing the power of optimism to redefine leadership.

Marc Gunther

A skilled moderator, journalist & author of Faith and Fortune on working towards a sustainable business model.

Shadi Hamid

Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution & the author of the book Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World.

Suzy Hansen

Contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine & author of Notes on a Foreign Country.

Kelli Harding

Assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University & author of The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness.

Ted Harrington

Leading Expert in Cybersecurity & Hacking.

Twanna Hines

Award-winning sex educator & healthy relationships advocate for the #MeToo & #TimesUp era.

Greg Ip

Chief Economics Commentator for The Wall Street Journal on understanding the economy through trends & policy.

Neil Irwin

Senior economic correspondent at The New York Times.

Maggie Jackson

Award-winning journalist & author of Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention .

Susan Jacoby

NY Times Bestselling author of several books––including, The Age of American Unreason––on modern American culture.

Sandeep Jauhar, M.D.

New York Times columnist & author of the acclaimed memoirs, Intern & Doctored.

Kim Jonker

President & CEO of King Philanthropies, Lecturer in Management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business & author of Engine of Impact.

David Kaplan

Award-winning journalist, & author of several books, including The Most Dangerous Branch.

Janice Kaplan

Former Editor-in-Chief of Parade magazine & bestselling author of several books including, The Gratitude Diaries.

Andrew Kaufman

Internationally recognized Russian literature scholar & author of Give War and Peace a Chance.

David Kirp

One of the most influential figures in education policy & author of several books, including The College Dropout Scandal.

Perry Klebahn

Founding faculty member at the Stanford d.School (Design Institute and Stanford).

Sue Klebold

Author of the NY Times Bestseller A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy & advocate for mental health.

Art Kleiner

Editor-in-chief of strategy+business, & author of several books, including The Wise Advocate.

Ken Kocienda

Former designer & engineer for Apple, & author of the bestseller Creative Selection: Inside Apple’s Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs.

Sheelah Kolhatkar

Staff writer & financial columnist at The New Yorker, & author of the NY Times Bestseller, Black Edge.

Fred Krupp

President of Environmental Defense Fund on trying to solve the most serious environmental problems & reinventing energy.

Ruby Lal

Acclaimed historian of India & author of Empress..

Aliza Licht

Branding, communications & digital strategy expert, & author of Leave Your Mark.

Kristine Lilly

One of the greatest soccer players of all-time, 2x World Cup Champion & 2x Olympic Gold Medal Winner.

Leon Logothetis

Global adventurer, motivational speaker, & author/creator of the Netflix show and book, The Kindness Diaries.

Doreen Lorenzo

Former President of frog design & currently Director for the Center of Integrated Design at the University of Texas.

Oliver Luckett

Social media expert, entrepreneur & author of The Social Organism: A Radical Understanding of Social Media to Transform Your Business and Life.

Dan Lyons

Humorist, writer for HBO’s hit series Silicon Valley, creator of the Fake Steve Jobs blog, author of Disrupted & Lab Rats.

Beth Macy

Journalist & bestselling author (Factory Man & Truevine) discusses the unraveling of rural America, from the aftermath of globalization to the opioid crisis, the subject of her latest book Dopesick.

Helen Marriage

Artistic Director of Artichoke, one of the UK’s leading independent production company, on the intersection of art, politics & communication.

Patricia Martin

Author of Tipping the Culture & RenGen on adapting to the new American consumer through innovative marketing.

Chris Marvin

Expert on collaborative leadership, combining the lessons of military service, entrepreneurship, & social innovation.

Megan McArdle

Influential journalist & author of The Upside of Down.

Sean McFate

Author & expert on national security, foreign policy & international relations.

Daniel McGinn

Senior editor at Harvard Business Review & author of Psyched Up: How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed.

Bob McKinnon

Founder of the Moving Up Media Lab & author on the American Dream.

Bill Meehan

Lecturer in Management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, & author of Engine of Impact.

Rajiv Mehta

Founder & CEO of the Atlas of Caregiving on fixing complex social challenges.

Brian Merchant

Tech journalist & author of The One Device.

Ethan Michaeli

Journalist & author of The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America.

Frederic Mishkin

Former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.

Rafi Mohammed

Author, Harvard Biz blogger, frequent Bloomberg contributor & expert on pricing strategy.

Charles Monroe-Kane

Peabody award-winning journalist, radio/podcast senior producer and interviewer for the national public radio show "To the Best of Our Knowledge" & author of Lithium Jesus: A Memoir of Mania.

Michael Moran

Global political risk and security analyst.

Dana Mortenson

Co-founder & Executive Director of World Savvy on the transformative power of global education.

Walt Mossberg

Former Wall Street Journal tech columnist, founder of Recode, & former Executive Editor of The Verge.

Jennifer Mueller

Author of Creative Change: Why We Resist It . . . How We Can Embrace It.

Chunka Mui

Futurist & author on how emerging technologies are shaping our future.

Liza Mundy

NY Times Bestselling author of several books including, Code Girls.

Drew Neisser

Founder & CEO of Renegade, a recognized authority on cutting-edge marketing, & author of The CMO’s Periodic Table: A Renegade’s Guide to Marketing.

Anne Nelson

Prize-winning author, playwright and educator at Columbia.

Serguei Netessine

Timken Chaired Professor of Global Technology & Innovation at INSEAD, & author of The Risk-Driven Business Model.

Robert Neuwirth

Author of Stealth of Nations & Shadow Cities on the power of the informal economy.

Jay Newton-Small

Journalist, co-founder of Memory Well, & author of Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works.

Don Norman

A leader in the application of human-centered design & author of several books including, The Design of Everyday Things.

David Norton

Chairman & Chief Marketing Officer of GALE, Former Chief Marketing Officer of Caesars Entertainment, & author of The High Roller Experience.

Kristin Ohlson

Journalist, essayist & author of The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet.

Meghan O'Leary

Olympian on how to reach your potential every day.

Michael Osterholm

Author of Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs & Director, Center for Infectious ­Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota.

Andy Parker

Gun safety activist & author of For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety.

Amie Parnes

Senior White House Correspondent at The Hill, CNN political analyst, author of the #1 NY Times Bestseller Shattered.

Dev Patnaik

CEO of Jump Associates, a hybrid strategy firm focused on growth, & author of Wired to Care.

Annie Murphy Paul

Journalist, consultant & author of Brilliant on helping people understand how we learn & how we can do it better.

Peter Percuoco

Combating the stress which leads to organizational dysfunction & loss of productivity.

Torin Perez

Motivational speaker on inclusive leadership & the mindset for success./hr>

Rex Pickett

Author of the novel Sideways, upon which the Oscar-winning film was adapted.

Gerald Posner

Investigative journalist & NY Times Bestselling author of many books including, Case Closed, Why America Slept and God's Bankers.

Stephen Post

Leading inspirational speaker & author of several books including ,Why Good Things Happen to Good People.

Clyde Prestowitz

Author of several books on recognizing trends & where the business world meets the global world.

Victor Prince

Helping leaders get the best out of their teams by getting the best out of themselves.

Jason Purnell

On the social & economic factors that drive health outcomes.

Jonathan Quick, M.D.

Author of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It.

Huggy Rao

Stanford professor & author of Market Rebels & Scaling Up Excellence on getting to more without settling for less.

Richard Reeves

Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of Dream Hoarders.

Todd Reichert

Pushing the limits of human potential with projects like the human-powered helicopter.

T.R. Reid

Renowned journalist & bestselling author on global issues, taxes and healthcare.

Jacob Reider, M.D.

Expert on all things healthcare: information technology, policy, innovation & strategy.

Carmen Reinhart

Finance & economics expert, & author of This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly.

Sue Reynolds

Author of The Athlete Inside: The Transforming Power of Hope, Tenacity, and Faith sharing her inspiring story.

Nick Riggle

Author of On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck.

Amanda Ripley

Investigative journalist & NY Times Bestselling author of The Smartest Kids in the World & The Unthinkable.

Dan Roam

Bestselling author of The Back of The Napkin on how anyone can use simple pictures to lead, innovate & sell.

Alice Robb

Journalist & the author of Why We Dream: The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey.

Cameron Robertson

Pushing the limits of human potential with projects like the human-powered helicopter.

David Rogers

Professor at Columbia Business School & author of The Digital Transformation Playbook on how to rethink any traditional business for the digital age.

Ron Renee Roley

Senior Event Manager for Global Events at Nike & champion for trans workers' rights.

Gretchen Rubin

Author of the #1 bestselling book, The Happiness Project.

Gina Rudan

Author & thought leader on a mission to leverage the genius within every individual & organization.

Veronica Rueckert

Peabody Award-winning communications expert, former public radio host & author of Outspoken.

Paul Saffo

The Future Studies and Forecasting Chair at Singularity University.

Scott Sampson

Host of the Emmy-nominated PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train, & passionate advocate for connecting people with nature.

SaulPaul

Musician with a message: Dreaming in 3D.

Keith Sawyer

Author of Zig Zag & other books on the power of collaboration & greater creativity.

Bill Schneider

Journalist & leading political commentator on elections & politics.

Allison Schrager

Award-winning journalist at Quartz & author of An Economist Walks into a Brothel..

Brigid Schulte

Director of the Better Life Lab & The Good Life Initiative at New America, & author of the NY Times Bestseller, Overwhelmed.

Barry Schwartz

Lecturer at UC Berkely's Haas School of Business, author of Practical Wisdom, & one of TED’s most popular speakers.

Jeff Schwartz

Noted research psychiatrist & author of several books including, You Are Not Your Brain.

Mark Seidenberg

Author of Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What to Do About It.

Jared Yates Sexton

Political correspondent & author of The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore.

Kenneth Sharpe

Professor at Swarthmore & author of Practical Wisdom on philosophy in our everyday lives.

Yossi Sheffi

MIT professor, researcher & author of The Resilient Enterprise on delivering value & driving growth.

Roger Sherman

Award-winning documentary filmmaker, producer, director, cinematographer, still photographer & author.

Craig Shirley

Bestselling author & President Reagan biographer.

Mark Shrime

Director of Harvard's Center for Global Surgery Evaluation, visiting scholar at Princeton University & American Ninja Warrior.

Daniel Simons

Psychologist & author of The Invisible Gorilla on how our intuitions deceive us.

Stephanie Simpson

Guiding people to achieve their greatest potential by connecting the mind, body & spirit.

Prabhjot Singh, M.D.

Director of the Arnhold Institute for the Mount Sinai Healthcare System delivers a street level view of America’s healthcare promise.

Bryan Sivak

Former CTO at the US Department of Health and Human Services & a globally renowned expert in the areas of innovation, leadership, public policy & healthcare.

Adrian Slywotzky

The leading expert on innovation demand strategy: the process of creating/delivering goods & services that customers desire.

Andrew Smart

Author of Beyond Zero and One & Autopilot, on natural human creativity & intelligence.

Diana Smith

Senior leadership & team development advisor, & author of several books including, The Elephant in the Room.

Larry Smith

Founder & editor of SMITH Magazine & creator of the Six-Word Memoir Project.

Steven Solomon

Journalist & author of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power and Civilization.

Bhu Srinivasan

Creator of Americana.tv & author of Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism.

Elizabeth Stanley

Professor at Georgetown & author of Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive during Stress and Recover from Trauma.

Daniel Stone

Author of The Food Explorer & journalist covering environmental science, agriculture & botany for National Geographic.

Frances Stroh

Award-winning author of Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss.

Michele Sullivan

Author of Looking Up: How a Different Perspective Turns Obstacles into Advantages.

Tom Szaky

Founder & CEO of TerraCycle, a company with a mission to eliminate the idea of waste.

Adam Tanner

Expert on personal data & privacy, & author of What Stays in Vegas & Our Bodies, Our Data on the end of privacy as we know it.

Nick Taranto

Founder & CEO of Plated.com, an innovative disruptor in the food industry.

Jack Tatar

Author of Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond.

Carson Tate

Part coach, business consultant, professional organizer & spiritual butt-kicker all rolled into one.

Helen Thorpe

Noted journalist & prize-winning author of The Newcomers, Soldier Girls, & Just Like Us, speaking with compassion about refugees & immigrants.

Barbara Ley Toffler

Author & former professor at the Harvard Business School delivering a reality check in management ethics.

Jack Thomas Tomarchio

Former Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence on international cyber security & other geopolitical issues.

John Torinus

CEO of Serigraph, former professor at the Harvard Business School, & author on delivering a reality check in management ethics and healthcare.

Cal Turner, Jr.

Former Dollar General CEO & author of My Father's Business: The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General into a Billion-Dollar Company.

Jeremy Utley

Director of Executive Education at the Stanford d.school on Reimagining Design Thinking.

Eliza VanCort

CEO & Founder of VanCort Consulting, teaching people the communication skills needed to navigate the modern world.

Stephen Voltz

Coke & Mentos viral video creator on exploring creativity.

Meredith Wadman

Author of The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease, & a reporter for Science Magazine.

Jacob Ward

NBC News technology correspondent.

Noam Wasserman

Dean of the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University & author of the bestseller The Founder’s Dilemmas & Life Is a Startup.

Robyn Waters

Target’s former VP of Trend Design & author of several books including, The Hummer and the Mini, on the true needs of the consumer.

Michael Webber

Deputy Director of the Energy Institute on the convergence of engineering, policy & commercialization.

Sam Weinman

Award-winning journalist & author of the acclaimed book, Win at Losing.

Linda Wertheimer

Senior National Correspondent for NPR News giving a veteran's take on today's news.

David Wessel

Director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institute & a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal.

Alton Fitzgerald White

Broadway's longest-running Lion King shares his secret to fulfillment & joy in everyday work & life.

Marcus Whitney

Entrepreneur on how to inspire change by embracing innovation.

Rick Wolff

Nationally-recognized expert in the field of sports psychology & sports parenting.

Gordon Wood

Professor Emeritus at Brown University & author of many books including the Pulitzer-winning The Radicalism of the American Revolution.

Jake Wood

Co-Founder/CEO of Team Rubicon & author of Take Command on leading with purpose.

Michael Woodford

Professor at Columbia University, named "One of the 50 Most Influential People in Global Finance" by Bloomberg.

Caroline Woolard

Internationally recognized visual artist and arts entrepreneur.

Stephen Wunker

A leader of the smartphone revolution & noted author reveals how to ignite growth.

Emily Yellin

Author of Your Call Is (Not That) Important to Us: Customer Service and What It Reveals About Our World and Our Lives.

Paul Zak

"Dr. Love" scientist, entrepreneur &author of several books including, Trust Factor & The Moral Molecule.

Jim Ziolkowski

Founder/CEO of buildOn–Bringing education & opportunity to the world's poorest by mobilizing inner-city youth & helping to build schools in developing nations.

Andrew Zolli

Global futurist & bestselling author.

Ruth Zukerman

Co-founder of Soul Cycle & Flywheel, & author of the memoir, Riding High..

Angela Zutavern

Author of The Mathematical Corporation: Where Machine Intelligence and Human Ingenuity Achieve the Impossible.
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Anna Akbari
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Teresa Amabile
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Elizabeth Austin
Ryan Avent
Stephen Baker
Gretchen Bakke
Amar Bakshi
David Baron
Scott Behson
Carol Bellamy
Scott Belsky
Lea Berman
Jeremy Bernard
Megan Feldman Bettencourt
Kai Bird
Melinda Blau
Alan Blinder
Lisa Bodell
Charles Bolden
Walter Bond
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Ian Bremmer
John Brenkus
Norm Brodsky
Daniel Brook
Brené Brown
Blaine Brownell
Marcus Buckingham
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Bo Burlingham
Chris Burniske
Susan Cain
Kevin Carey
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Christopher Chabris
Eileen Clegg
Deborah Cohan, M.D.
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Barbara Corcoran
Mark Cuban
Richard D'Aveni
Kirk Dando
Ben Dattner
Tim David
Josh Davis
Susan Del Percio
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Kara DioGuardi
Joe Dolce
Pedro Domingos
Marc Dunkelman
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Jill Fredston
Luanne Freer, M.D.
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Ron Friedman
Robert Fulghum
Robert Galford
Leigh Gallagher
Carmine Gallo
Joshua Gans
Adriana Gascoigne
David Gelernter
Bill George
Peter Georgescu
Tanner Gers
John Gerzema
Karan Girotra
Aaron Glantz
Thomas Goetz
Teddy Goff
Russell Gold
Cliff Goldmacher
Adrian Gostick
Jonathan Gottschall
Mark Graban
Heidi Grant
Alan Greene, M.D.
Alan Gregerman
Fritz Grobe
Daniel Gross
Steve Gross
Marc Gunther
Shadi Hamid
Morten Hansen
Suzy Hansen
Kelli Harding
Ted Harrington
Twanna Hines
Sam Harris
Robert Herjavec
Neil Irwin
Greg Ip
Bert Jacobs
John Jacobs
Susan Jacoby
Maggie Jackson
Sandeep Jauhar, M.D.
Daymond John
Magic Johnson
Kim Jonker
David Kaplan
Janice Kaplan
Andrew Kaufman
David Kirp
Perry Klebahn
Sue Klebold
Art Kleiner
Ken Kocienda
Sheelah Kolhatkar
Daniel Kraft
Fred Krupp
Ruby Lal
Patrick Lencioni
Aliza Licht
Life is Good
Kristine Lilly
Josh Linkner
Leon Logothetis
Carey Lohrenz
Doreen Lorenzo
Oliver Luckett
Dan Lyons
Beth Macy
Nicole Malachowski
Patricia Martin
Helen Marriage
Chris Marvin
Megan McArdle
Patty McCord
Sean McFate
Daniel McGinn
Bob McKinnon
Bill Meehan
Rajiv Mehta
Brian Merchant
Jonathan Metzl
Ethan Michaeli
Frederic Mishkin
Rafi Mohammed
Charles Monroe-Kane
Michael Moran
Dana Mortenson
Walt Mossberg
Dambisa Moyo
Jennifer Mueller
Chunka Mui
Liza Mundy
Drew Neisser
Anne Nelson
Serguei Netessine
Robert Neuwirth
Jay Newton-Small
Don Norman
David Norton
Kristin Ohlson
Meghan O’Leary
Michael Osterholm
Annie Murphy Paul
Andy Parker
Amie Parnes
Dev Patnaik
Peter Percuoco
Torin Perez
Rex Pickett
Gerald Posner
Stephen Post
Clyde Prestowitz
Victor Prince
Jason Purnell
Erik Qualman
Jonathan D. Quick, M.D.
Huggy Rao
Tom Rath
Richard Reeves
Todd Reichert
Carmen Reinhart
T.R. Reid
Jacob Reider, M.D.
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Nick Riggle
Amanda Ripley
Dan Roam
Alice Robb
Mel Robbins
Cameron Robertson
David Rogers
Ron Renee Roley
Gretchen Rubin
Gina Rudan
Veronica Rueckert
Paul Saffo
Scott Sampson
SaulPaul
Keith Sawyer
Bill Schneider
Allison Schrager
Brigid Schulte
Barry Schwartz
Jeff Schwartz
Mark Seidenberg
Jared Yates Sexton
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Kenneth Sharpe
Yossi Sheffi
Roger Sherman
Craig Shirley
Mark Shrime
Daniel Simons
Stephanie Simpson
Prabhjot Singh, M.D.
Bryan Sivak
Adrian Slywotzky
Andrew Smart
Diana Smith
Larry Smith
Bhu Srinivasan
Elizabeth Stanley
Daniel Stone
Frances Stroh
Michele Sullivan
Bob Sutton
Tom Szaky
Adam Tanner
Nick Taranto
Jack Tatar
Carson Tate
Helen Thorpe
Barbara Ley Toffler
Jack Thomas Tomarchio
John Torinus
Cal Turner, Jr.
Jack Uldrich
Jeremy Utley
Eliza VanCort
Stephen Voltz
Meredith Wadman
Erik Wahl
Waldo Waldman
Jacob Ward
Noam Wasserman
Robyn Waters
Michael Webber
Sam Weinman
Linda Wertheimer
David Wessel
Alton Fitzgerald White
Marcus Whitney
Luke Williams
Michael Wolff
Rick Wolff
Gordon Wood
Jake Wood
Michael Woodford
Caroline Woolard
Stephen Wunker
Emily Yellin
Paul Zak
Jim Ziolkowski
Andrew Zolli
Ruth Zukerman
Angela Zutavern
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Ravi Agrawal Managing Editor of Foreign Policy & author of India Connected.


Ravi Agrawal Managing Editor of Foreign Policy & author of India Connected.

Liaquat Ahamed Economics expert & Pulitzer-Prize winning author of the acclaimed book, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World.

Anna Akbari Sociologist, entrepreneur & author of Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way To Happiness.

Brian Alexander Columnist and author of several books, including Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town.

Jonathan Allen National political correspondent for NBC News & co-author of #1 NY Times Bestseller Shattered.

Teresa Amabile Harvard professor on how to boost creative productivity.

Carol Anderson Human and civil rights advocate, bestselling author & expert on African American history and 20th century politics.

W. Brian Arthur Futurist, noted technology & innovation expert, and author offers us a glimpse at the future.

Elizabeth Austin One of the world's foremost authorities & experts on the impacts of weather and extreme weather events both here & abroad.

Ryan Avent Senior editor and economics columnist at The Economist and author of The Wealth of Humans.

Stephen Baker Big data expert, journalist, and author of the books The Numerati & Final Jeopardy.

Gretchen Bakke Cultural anthropologist & author of The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future.

Amar Bakshi The founder of Shared_Studios and Portals on using technology to bring people together.

David Baron Journalist, NPR correspondent & author of American Eclipse.

Nancy Barry Former Women's World Banking President on global leadership and financial systems that work for the masses.

Scott Behson National expert in work & family issues and how to succeed at work and at home.

Carol Bellamy Former head of UNICEF on leading with purpose.

Scott Belsky Venture Partner at Benchmark & Founder of Behance on overcoming the obstacles between vision & reality, and Making Ideas Happen.

Lea Berman Former White House Social Secretary & author of Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life.

Jeremy Bernard Former White House Social Secretary & author of Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life.

Megan Feldman Bettencourt Inspirational speaker & award-winning author of the acclaimed book, Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World, on using forgiveness to enhance health and wellness, productivity and profitability.

Kai Bird Historian & Pulitzer-Prize winning author of the books, The Good Spy & Crossing Mandelbaum Gate.

Melinda Blau Relationship expert & NY Times Bestselling author of Family Whispering & Consequential Strangers.

Karlyn Borysenko Organizational psychologist & expert on integrating mindfulness at work; creator of Zen Workplace, Forbes columnist & author of Zen York Work.

Tom Bowman Award-winning NPR National Desk reporter covering the Pentagon.

John Brenkus Creator/Host of the Emmy-winning ESPN show Sports Science Host & NY Times Bestselling author of The Perfection Point.

Norm Brodsky Veteran entrepreneur, Inc. Columnist & author delivers street smarts for the business-minded.

Daniel Brook Journalist & author of A History of Future Cities on building modern modernities.

Blaine Brownell Author of the Transmaterial book series & leading expert on innovative material technologies.

David Burkus How leading organizations are upending business as usual.

Bo Burlingham Author & Editor-at-large, Inc. Magazine.

Chris Burniske Author of Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond.

Kevin Carey Director of the Education Policy Program at New America & author of The End of College on the future of learning.

Ed Carr Author of Delivering Development on sustainability & climate change.

Christopher Chabris Psychologist, neuroscientist & author of The Invisible Gorilla on how our intuitions deceive us.

Eileen Clegg Design thinking expert & founder of Visual Insight, bringing visual storytelling to Fortune 100 companies.

Deborah Cohan, M.D. The dancing doctor who inspired millions around the world by hosting a flash mob in the operating room before her double mastectomy.

Richard D'Aveni Bakala Professor of Strategy at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, & bestselling author of several books, including Hypercompetition & The Pan-Industrial Revolution.

Kirk Dando Leadership & growth expert, & author of Predictive Leadership.

Ben Dattner Executive coach & author of Credit and Blame at Work.

Tim David Mentalist & magician on how to motivate, engage & influence others.

Josh Davis Author of Two Awesome Hours: Science-Based Strategies to Harness Your Best Time and Get Your Most Important Work Done on mastering productivity.

Susan Del Percio Political commentator and expert on strategic communications.

Art delaCruz Top Gun Pilot, Chief Operating Officer of Team Rubicon.

Joe Dolce PR & communication expert, former Editor-in-Chief of Details & Star, & author of Brave New Weed.

Pedro Domingos One of the world’s leading experts in machine learning, artificial intelligence & big data.

Marc Dunkelman Author of The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community.

Elizabeth Dunn Author of Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending.

EepyBird Coke & Mentos viral video creators on exploring creativity.

Chris Field Author of Disrupting for Good: Using Passion and Persistence to Create Lasting Change.

Susannah Fox Former CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) & Entrepreneur in Residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the intersection of health & technology.

Jill Fredston Author & avalanche expert on managing risk when stakes are high.

Luanne Freer, M.D. Founder of the world’s highest medical clinic at Mount Everest on how to combine your profession with your passion.

Barbara Freese Environmental attorney, policy analyst & author of Coal: A Human History.

Ron Friedman Social psychologist who specializes in human motivation, & author of The Best Place to Work.

Robert Fulghum Author of several bestselling books including, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Robert Galford Author of several books including, Your Leadership Legacy, on building trust.

Leigh Gallagher Director of external affairs for Google, former Editor at Fortune, & author of The End of Suburbs, & The Airbnb Story.

Carmine Gallo The communications coach for the most admired brands.

Joshua Gans Expert on A.I. & disruptive strategy, & author of Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence .

Adriana Gascoigne Founder & CEO of Girls in Tech, & author of Tech Boss Lady.

David Gelernter Professor at Yale & author who the NY Times called a “rock star” of computer science.

Peter Georgescu Chairman Emeritus of Young & Rubicam & author of several books including, Capitalists, Arise!.

Tanner Gers Paralympian athlete, self-help author, & super hero advocate.

John Gerzema NY Times Bestselling author & CEO of Harris Insights & Analytics/The Harris Poll.

Karan Girotra Professor of Technology & Operations Management at INSEAD, & author of The Risk-Driven Business Model.

Aaron Glantz Pulitzer Finalist, Peabody & duPont Award-winning journalist, & author of several books, including Homewreckers.

Thomas Goetz Former executive editor of Wired, bestselling author, & entrepreneur on creating a culture of health.

Teddy Goff Digital Director of Strategy for President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, named to TIME's list of "30 people under 30 who are changing the world.”

Russell Gold Award-winning investigative journalist at The Wall Street Journal & author of The Boom on the American energy revolution.

Cliff Goldmacher Driving innovative thinking through the framework of songwriting.

Jonathan Gottschall Professor & author on the intersection of science & art, & the power of storytelling.

Mark Graban Author of several books including, Lean Hospitals & Healthcare Kaizen, on how to improve healthcare.

Heidi Grant Management thought leader & author of several books on the science of motivation, influence & growth mindset.

Alan Greene, M.D. Author & health hero of the Internet.

Alan Gregerman Expert on business, strategy, innovation, & the hidden power of adults.

Fritz Grobe Coke & Mentos viral video creator on exploring creativity.

Daniel Gross Key economics correspondent & author on the myth of the American decline.

Steve Gross The founder of the Life is Good Kids Foundation & pioneer of utilizing the power of optimism to redefine leadership.

Marc Gunther A skilled moderator, journalist & author of Faith and Fortune on working towards a sustainable business model.

Shadi Hamid Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution & the author of the book Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World.

Suzy Hansen Contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine & author of Notes on a Foreign Country.

Kelli Harding Assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University & author of The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness.

Ted Harrington Leading Expert in Cybersecurity & Hacking.

Twanna Hines Award-winning sex educator & healthy relationships advocate for the #MeToo & #TimesUp era.

Greg Ip Chief Economics Commentator for The Wall Street Journal on understanding the economy through trends & policy.

Neil Irwin Senior economic correspondent at The New York Times.

Maggie Jackson Award-winning journalist & author of Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention .

Susan Jacoby NY Times Bestselling author of several books––including, The Age of American Unreason––on modern American culture.

Sandeep Jauhar, M.D. New York Times columnist & author of the acclaimed memoirs, Intern & Doctored.

Kim Jonker President & CEO of King Philanthropies, Lecturer in Management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business & author of Engine of Impact.

David Kaplan Award-winning journalist, & author of several books, including The Most Dangerous Branch.

Janice Kaplan Former Editor-in-Chief of Parade magazine & bestselling author of several books including, The Gratitude Diaries.

Andrew Kaufman Internationally recognized Russian literature scholar & author of Give War and Peace a Chance.

David Kirp One of the most influential figures in education policy & author of several books, including The College Dropout Scandal..

Perry Klebahn Founding faculty member at the Stanford d.School (Design Institute and Stanford).

Sue Klebold Author of the NY Times Bestseller A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy & advocate for mental health.

Art Kleiner Editor-in-chief of strategy+business, & author of several books, including The Wise Advocate.

Ken Kocienda Former designer & engineer for Apple, & author of the bestseller Creative Selection: Inside Apple’s Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs..

Sheelah Kolhatkar Staff writer & financial columnist at The New Yorker, & author of the NY Times Bestseller, Black Edge.

Fred Krupp President of Environmental Defense Fund on trying to solve the most serious environmental problems & reinventing energy.

Ruby Lal Acclaimed historian of India & author of Empress.

Aliza Licht Branding, communications & digital strategy expert, & author of Leave Your Mark.

Kristine Lilly SOne of the greatest soccer players of all-time, 2x World Cup Champion & 2x Olympic Gold Medal Winner.

Leon Logothetis Global adventurer, motivational speaker, & author/creator of the Netflix show and book, The Kindness Diaries.

Doreen Lorenzo Former President of frog design & currently Director for the Center of Integrated Design at the University of Texas.

Oliver Luckett Social media expert, entrepreneur & author of The Social Organism: A Radical Understanding of Social Media to Transform Your Business and Life.

Dan Lyons Humorist, writer for HBO’s hit series Silicon Valley, creator of the Fake Steve Jobs blog, author of Disrupted & Lab Rats.

Beth Macy Journalist & bestselling author (Factory Man & Truevine) discusses the unraveling of rural America, from the aftermath of globalization to the opioid crisis, the subject of her latest book Dopesick.

Helen Marriage Artistic Director of Artichoke, one of the UK’s leading independent production company, on the intersection of art, politics & communication.

Patricia Martin Author of Tipping the Culture & RenGen on adapting to the new American consumer through innovative marketing.

Chris Marvin Expert on collaborative leadership, combining the lessons of military service, entrepreneurship, & social innovation.

Megan McArdle Influential journalist & author of The Upside of Down.

Sean McFate Author & expert on national security, foreign policy & international relations.

Daniel McGinn Senior editor at Harvard Business Review & author of Psyched Up: How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed.

Bob McKinnon Founder of the Moving Up Media Lab & author on the American Dream.

Bill Meehan Lecturer in Management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, & author of Engine of Impact.

Rajiv Mehta Founder & CEO of the Atlas of Caregiving on fixing complex social challenges.
Brian Merchant Tech journalist & author of The One Device.
Ethan Michaeli Journalist & author of The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America.

Frederic Mishkin Former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.

Rafi Mohammed Author, Harvard Biz blogger, frequent Bloomberg contributor & expert on pricing strategy.

Charles Monroe-Kane Peabody award-winning journalist, radio/podcast senior producer and interviewer for the national public radio show "To the Best of Our Knowledge" & author of Lithium Jesus: A Memoir of Mania.

Michael Moran Global political risk and security analyst.

Dana Mortenson Co-founder & Executive Director of World Savvy on the transformative power of global education.

Walt Mossberg Former Wall Street Journal tech columnist, founder of Recode, & former Executive Editor of The Verge.

Jennifer Mueller Author of Creative Change: Why We Resist It . . . How We Can Embrace It.

Chunka Mui Futurist & author on how emerging technologies are shaping our future.

Liza Mundy NY Times Bestselling author of several books including, Code Girls.

Drew Neisser Founder & CEO of Renegade, a recognized authority on cutting-edge marketing, & author of The CMO’s Periodic Table: A Renegade’s Guide to Marketing.

Anne Nelson Prize-winning author, playwright and educator at Columbia.

Serguei Netessine Timken Chaired Professor of Global Technology & Innovation at INSEAD, & author of The Risk-Driven Business Model.

Robert Neuwirth Author of Stealth of Nations & Shadow Cities on the power of the informal economy.

Jay Newton-Small Journalist, co-founder of Memory Well, & author of Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works.

Don Norman A leader in the application of human-centered design & author of several books including, The Design of Everyday Things.

David Norton Chairman & Chief Marketing Officer of GALE, Former Chief Marketing Officer of Caesars Entertainment, & author of The High Roller Experience.

Bruce Nussbaum Professor of Innovation at Parsons, & author of Creative Intelligence.

Kristin Ohlson Journalist, essayist & author of The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet.

Meghan O'Leary Olympian on how to reach your potential every day.

Michael Osterholm Author of Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs & Director, Center for Infectious ­Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota.

Andy Parker Gun safety activist & author of For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety

Amie Parnes Senior White House Correspondent at The Hill, CNN political analyst, author of the #1 NY Times Bestseller Shattered.

Dev Patnaik CEO of Jump Associates, a hybrid strategy firm focused on growth, & author of Wired to Care.

Annie Murphy Paul Journalist, consultant & author of Brilliant on helping people understand how we learn & how we can do it better.

Peter Percuoco Combating the stress which leads to organizational dysfunction & loss of productivity.

Torin Perez Motivational speaker on inclusive leadership & the mindset for success.

Rex Pickett Author of the novel Sideways, upon which the Oscar-winning film was adapted.

Gerald Posner Investigative journalist & NY Times Bestselling author of many books including, Case Closed, Why America Slept and God's Bankers.

Stephen Post Leading inspirational speaker & author of several books including ,Why Good Things Happen to Good People.

Clyde Prestowitz Author of several books on recognizing trends & where the business world meets the global world.

Victor Prince Helping leaders get the best out of their teams by getting the best out of themselves.

Jason Purnell On the social & economic factors that drive health outcomes.

Jonathan Quick, M.D. Author of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It.

Huggy Rao Stanford professor & author of Market Rebels & Scaling Up Excellence on getting to more without settling for less.

Richard Reeves Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of Dream Hoarders.

Todd Reichert Pushing the limits of human potential with projects like the human-powered helicopter.

T.R. Reid Renowned journalist & bestselling author on global issues, taxes and healthcare.

Jacob Reider, M.D. Expert on all things healthcare: information technology, policy, innovation & strategy.

Carmen Reinhart Finance & economics expert, & author of This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly.

Sue Reynolds Author of The Athlete Inside: The Transforming Power of Hope, Tenacity, and Faith sharing her inspiring story.

Nick Riggle Author of On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck.

Amanda Ripley Investigative journalist & NY Times Bestselling author of The Smartest Kids in the World & The Unthinkable.

Dan Roam Bestselling author of The Back of The Napkin on how anyone can use simple pictures to lead, innovate & sell.

Alice Robb Journalist and the author of Why We Dream: The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey.

Cameron Robertson Pushing the limits of human potential with projects like the human-powered helicopter.

David Rogers Professor at Columbia Business School & author of The Digital Transformation Playbook on how to rethink any traditional business for the digital age.

Ron Renee Roley Senior Event Manager for Global Events at Nike & champion for trans workers' rights.

Gretchen Rubin Author of the #1 bestselling book, The Happiness Project.

Gina Rudan Author & thought leader on a mission to leverage the genius within every individual & organization.

Veronica Rueckert Peabody Award-winning communications expert, former public radio host & author of Outspoken.

Paul Saffo The Future Studies and Forecasting Chair at Singularity University.

Scott Sampson Host of the Emmy-nominated PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train, & passionate advocate for connecting people with nature.

Carol Sanford Fortune 500 consultant on building a responsible business & reimagining sustainability & success.

SaulPaul Musician with a message: Dreaming in 3D.

Keith Sawyer Author of Zig Zag & other books on the power of collaboration & greater creativity.

Bill Schneider Journalist & leading political commentator on elections & politics.

Allison Schrager Award-winning journalist at Quartz & author of An Economist Walks into a Brothel..

Brigid Schulte Director of the Better Life Lab & The Good Life Initiative at New America, & author of the NY Times Bestseller, Overwhelmed.

Barry Schwartz Lecturer at UC Berkely's Haas School of Business, author of Practical Wisdom, & one of TED’s most popular speakers.

Jeff Schwartz Noted research psychiatrist & author of several books including, You Are Not Your Brain.

Mark Seidenberg Author of Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What to Do About It.

Jared Yates Sexton Political correspondent & author of The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore.

Kenneth Sharpe Professor at Swarthmore & author of Practical Wisdom on philosophy in our everyday lives.

Yossi Sheffi MIT professor, researcher & author of The Resilient Enterprise on delivering value & driving growth.

Roger Sherman Award-winning documentary filmmaker, producer, director, cinematographer, still photographer & author.

Craig Shirley Bestselling author & President Reagan biographer.

Mark Shrime Director of Harvard's Center for Global Surgery Evaluation, visiting scholar at Princeton University & American Ninja Warrior.

Michael Silverstein Transforming companies through superior consumer insight.

Daniel Simons Psychologist & author of The Invisible Gorilla on how our intuitions deceive us.

Stephanie Simpson Guiding people to achieve their greatest potential by connecting the mind, body & spirit.

Prabhjot Singh, M.D. Director of the Arnhold Institute for the Mount Sinai Healthcare System delivers a street level view of America’s healthcare promise.

Bryan Sivak Former CTO at the US Department of Health and Human Services & a globally renowned expert in the areas of innovation, leadership, public policy & healthcare.

Adrian Slywotzky The leading expert on innovation demand strategy: the process of creating/delivering goods & services that customers desire.

Andrew Smart Author of Beyond Zero and One & Autopilot, on natural human creativity & intelligence.

Diana Smith Senior leadership & team development advisor, & author of several books including, The Elephant in the Room.

Larry Smith Founder & editor of SMITH Magazine & creator of the Six-Word Memoir Project.

Steven Solomon Journalist & author of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power and Civilization.

Elizabeth Stanley Professor at Georgetown & author of Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive during Stress and Recover from Trauma.

Daniel Stone Author of The Food Explorer & journalist covering environmental science, agriculture & botany for National Geographic.

Frances Stroh Award-winning author of Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss.

Michele Sullivan Author of Looking Up: How a Different Perspective Turns Obstacles into Advantages.

Tom Szaky Founder & CEO of TerraCycle, a company with a mission to eliminate the idea of waste

Adam Tanner Expert on personal data & privacy, & author of What Stays in Vegas & Our Bodies, Our Data on the end of privacy as we know it.

Nick Taranto Founder & CEO of Plated.com, an innovative disruptor in the food industry.

Jack Tatar Author of Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond.

Carson Tate Part coach, business consultant, professional organizer & spiritual butt-kicker all rolled into one.

Helen Thorpe Noted journalist & prize-winning author of The Newcomers, Soldier Girls, & Just Like Us, speaking with compassion about refugees & immigrants.

Barbara Ley Toffler Author & former professor at the Harvard Business School delivering a reality check in management ethics.

Jack Thomas Tomarchio Former Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence on international cyber security & other geopolitical issues.

John Torinus CEO of Serigraph, former professor at the Harvard Business School, & author on delivering a reality check in management ethics and healthcare.

Cal Turner, Jr. Former Dollar General CEO & author of My Father's Business: The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General into a Billion-Dollar Company.

Jeremy Utley Director of Executive Education at the Stanford d.school on Reimagining Design Thinking.

Eliza VanCort CEO & Founder of VanCort Consulting, teaching people the communication skills needed to navigate the modern world.

Stephen Voltz Coke & Mentos viral video creator on exploring creativity.

Meredith Wadman Author of The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease, & a reporter for Science Magazine.

Jacob Ward NBC News technology correspondent.

Noam Wasserman Dean of the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University & author of the bestseller The Founder’s Dilemmas & Life Is a Startup.

Robyn Waters Target’s former VP of Trend Design & author of several books including, The Hummer and the Mini, on the true needs of the consumer.

Michael Webber Deputy Director of the Energy Institute on the convergence of engineering, policy & commercialization.

Sam Weinman Award-winning journalist & author of the acclaimed book, Win at Losing.

Linda Wertheimer Senior National Correspondent for NPR News giving a veteran's take on today's news.

David Wessel Director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institute & a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal.

Alton Fitzgerald White Broadway's longest-running Lion King shares his secret to fulfillment & joy in everyday work & life.

Marcus Whitney Entrepreneur on how to inspire change by embracing innovation.

Rick Wolff Nationally-recognized expert in the field of sports psychology & sports parenting.

Gordon Wood Professor Emeritus at Brown University & author of many books including the Pulitzer-winning The Radicalism of the American Revolution.

Jake Wood Co-Founder/CEO of Team Rubicon & author of Take Command on leading with purpose.

Michael Woodford Professor at Columbia University, named "One of the 50 Most Influential People in Global Finance" by Bloomberg.

Caroline Woolard Internationally recognized visual artist and arts entrepreneur.

Stephen Wunker A leader of the smartphone revolution & noted author reveals how to ignite growth.

Emily Yellin Author of Your Call Is (Not That) Important to Us: Customer Service and What It Reveals About Our World and Our Lives.

Paul Zak "Dr. Love" scientist, entrepreneur &author of several books including, Trust Factor & The Moral Molecule.

Jim Ziolkowski Founder/CEO of buildOn–Bringing education & opportunity to the world's poorest by mobilizing inner-city youth & helping to build schools in developing nations.

Andrew Zolli Global futurist & bestselling author.

Ruth Zukerman Co-founder of Soul Cycle & Flywheel, & author of the memoir, Riding High..

Angela Zutavern Author of The Mathematical Corporation: Where Machine Intelligence and Human Ingenuity Achieve the Impossible.