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Former CEO of Twitter and Co-Founder of Feedburner
Author and Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University
Author of "The Education of Millionaires: It's Not What You Think, and It's Not Too Late"
Author of "The Productivity Project," Productivity Speaker
Jennifer J. Deal is a research scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in San Diego, California.
Chet Kanojia is the founder and CEO of Aereo, Inc., a groundbreaking online TV platform.
Managing Partner, Oak HC/FT
Secretary of Defense, (1975-1977; 2001-2006)
Branding Visionary & Founder of FUBU; Investor on ABC's "Shark Tank"
Wealth Advisor, Founder, and CEO, Carson Wealth Management Group
Actress and Co-Founder of Athletic Wear, Fabletics
Vice Chairman at Bank of America
Actor, Producer, Director, Writer; California’s 38th Governor; Host of "Celebrity Apprentice"
Business Mogel & Investor; CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Actress & Businesswoman; Founder of The Honest Company
CEO, Entrepreneur TV Icon, Author, Activist, Advisor on "Celebrity Apprentice"
Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief at The Verge
Co-founder of Go Strategy Partners
Japanese Organizing Consultant & Author; One of TIME Magazine's "100 Most Influential People" in 2015
Former Mayor, City of Philadelphia
Partner; Google Ventures; Designer & Author of "Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days"
Former President and CEO of Yahoo
First Man in Olympic History to Win Both the 100m and 200m Races in World Record Times
Chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises, and star of CNBC’s television show The Profit and The Partner
Pioneer in Deep-Ocean Exploration; Director, President & COO of Odyssey Marine Exploration
Chef & Partner at The Spotted Pig, The Breslin and John Dory
CEO of cancer diagnosis company Grail
Partner, Emergent Research
Associate Professor, Harvard Business School; Behavioral Scientist and Expert on Nonverbal Behavior, Power and Leadership
Sports Columnist, Analyst, Author and Podcaster; Editor-in-Chief for Grantland.com
Country Music Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Hits "Hey Pretty Girl" and "Something 'Bout a Truck" and "Beer Money"
Bruce Poon Tip
Founder of G Adventures, Global Leader in Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship
Partner at Y Combinator; Co-Founder of reddit, Entrepreneur, Investor, Activist & Bestselling Author of "Without Their Permission"
President and CEO Designee, PayPal
CEO/Co-founder at Giphy
Inspriational Entrepreneur and Rare Birds Founder
President and Chief Scientist, Kaggle
Co-Founder, CEO & Head of Community at Airbnb
Comedian & Host of "Chelsea Lately"; Best-Selling Author
Co-founder and CTO, Tanium
Amy Rees Anderson
Managing Partner and Founder of REES Capital
CEO & Founder, Count Me In.
Co-Founder at SoulCycle
Co-Founder & Co-CEO at SoulCycle
Chairman of the FCC; Appointed by Barack Obama
Global Chief Creative Officer, FCB
Author of "The Industries of the Future," and Recent Senior Advisor for Innovation to Hilary Clinton
Fashion Designer & Former Creative Director, Liz Claiborne
Former CEO & Co-Founder, Uber
Author, Science Director of Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research, and Editor-in-Chief of Fulfillment Daily
CEO of Chrysler Group LLC
CoFounder of Banquer
Founder of Showpo
Founder of Pixc
Innovation, business model design, organizational change and entrepreneurship
CEO of Zappos
CEO of The RealReal, former CEO of the website Pets.com
New York Times Investigative Reporter & Bestselling Author of "The Power of Habit"
Co-Founder & CEO, VaynerMedia
Founder & CEO Likeable Local
Partners with Organizaitons to Ignite Passion, Transform Challenges, and Fulfill Potential
Entrepreneur and Digital Media Strategist
CEO Lifeway Foods
Founder of LifePosts
Actor, Producer, and Co-Founder, Katalyst Media, Activist
Owner Maverick, Talent Manager & Co-founder, Sound Ventures
Co-Host of "Quit Your Day Job," Marketing & Branding Expert, Founder of an Award-Winning Wine Brand and Former Model Turned Serial Entrepreneur
Founder & CEO, Zuckerberg Media, Former Head of Marketing at Facebook, Entrepreneur, Investor, Bestselling Author, and Tech Media Personality
Co-Host of "Quit Your Day Job," Pioneering Web Entrepreneur & Founder of Future Design School
Co-Host of "Quit Your Day Job;" Co-Founder of Yes To, Yoobi, & Cheeky; Member of the UN Foundation Global Entrepreneurs Council
Sangeet Paul Choudary
Best-selling Author of Platform Revolution and Platform Scale
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Midfielder, Awarded the Golden Ball as the Best Player in the 2015 Women's World Cup and Served as Captain for Four Games, Leading the U.S. to their First Title in 15 Years
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team star; Olympic Gold Medalist
Professional Soccer Goalkeeper; Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist; World Cup Champion; Currently Plays for the Seattle Reign FC
Midfielder/Winger on the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team; Olympic Gold Medalist; LGBT Activist
Defender on U.S. Women's National Soccer Team
Stanford Professor and Early Investor in Google
Conservative Talk Radio Host
Political Reporter and Author of "Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-Up"
Political Columnist, Author & Award-Winning Blogger
Christina Hoff Sommers
Author & Philosopher; W.H. Brady Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
Scott "Scooter" Braun
Founder of SB Projects
Founder and CEO of Greenleaf Book Group
Daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton; Clinton Foundation
Founder & CEO of Atom Factory
Mary Jo White
Chair of the SEC
Former Chairman and CEO, NBC Universal
Investing and Personal Finance Columnist, The Wall Street Journal; Author, "Your Money and Your Brain"
Co-Founder, Former CEO & Chairman of America Online (AOL)
Deepak Malhotra is an Associate Professor in the Negotiations, Organizations, and Markets Unit at the Harvard Business School.
Co-Founder of Napster; Founding President of Facebook
Teenaged Entrepreneur, Animator and Eco-Friendly Clothing & Accessories Designer
Author of "Good to Great," "Built to Last" and "How the Mighty Fall"
President Tory Burch Foundation
Executive Chair of the Board, Kiva
Chairman and CEO Johnson & Johnson
Head of Goldman Sachs’ Impact Investing business and President, Goldman Sachs Foundation
Founder & CEO of Diego Pellicer- First Attempted Legal Marijuana Retail Brand
Co-founder and CEO, Draftkings
Founder of ALALA Luxury Workout Brand
CEO & Product Architect of Tesla Motors; CEO/CTO of Space Exploration Technologies
Creator of the "Scan" App, Entrepreneur, Journalist
Spotify's Chief Revenue Officer
Classical Music Conductor, Trumpeter, and Music Educator
Co-Founder and CEO of BioTeam
Founder and Owner of E-Commerce Store "Game Deal Daily"
President and CEO at Mrs. Winner's Chicken & Biscuits
Chairman of Cofound Harlem
Portuguese Professional Footballer; Player for the Spanish Club Real Madrid C.F. and the Portugal National Team
BBC Radio Host and Host of "Top Gear"
Former US Congress Staff Assistant, Travel Agent, Cuban Relations Advocate
Supermodel & CEO, Kathy Ireland Worldwide
Co-founder & CTO, Kayak.com
Tennis Superstar & Activist
Roy and Ryan Seiders
Co-Founder and Chairmen at YETI Coolers
Fashion and Stage Designer
Chairman & CEO, Comcast
President and Founder of Answers in Genesis, Creation Museum, and Ark Encounter, Entrprenuer
Co-CEO and Co-Founder at SHANTH Inc., Chairwoman of Par Avion Tea
Blackberry COO and General Manager for Devices
Co-Founder of Tinder and Founder of Bumble
Carrie Budoff Brown
Managing Editor of POLITICO, European Newsroom
Professional Skateboarder, Master Brand Builder, Entrepreneur, TV Personality
Chief Marketing Officer for Coca-Cola Company's Still Coke Brands
Canadian Internet Entrepreneur and Businessman, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Shoes.com
CEO of LINE Corporation
Dale Nirvani Pfeifer
Founder and CEO of GoodWorld
Cofounder, Grady's Cold Brew
Founding Partner, Union Square Ventures
Founder of L2, Clinical Professor of Marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business
Former CEO and Co-founder of PayPal; Technology Entrepreneur, Investor and Philanthropist
Entrepreneur, Bestselling Author & Peak Performance Strategist
President/chief creative officer, DC Entertainment
Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine, and Author, "Talent is Overrated," "Humans Are Underrated"
CEO of Ford Motor Company
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Gilt
American Journalist, Documentary Filmmaker, and Writer; Daughter of Nancy and Paul Pelosi
President & CEO of HP
Cheng Wei and Jean Liu
Co-founder; President, Didi Kuaidi
Investor board member, Venture for America
Sir Richard Branson
Founder of Virgin Group
Executive Vice President of Acquisitions & Development, Trump Organization; Founder, Ivanka Trump Collection
Chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC; Founder of Open Society Foundations.
Co-Founder and CFO of SADA Systems
Chief Executive Officer at Beam Interactive, Inc.
Grammy Award-Winning Rapper & Producer
Partner, Y Combinator, Founder, Exec, Inc.
CEO and President of The Volvo Group
CEO & Founder, Stella & Dot
CEO & Co-Founder, Rent the Runway
CEO and Co-Founder, ClassPass
Founder & CEO, Stitch Fix
NBA Champion & Olympic Gold Medalist
Angel Investor & Author, "The 4-Hour Workweek"
Founder & CEO of Facebook, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and President of T-Mobile US
3-time Olympian and an 11-time Olympic medalist in swimming.
UK country manager, Etsy.
Zimride / Lyft Co-Founder & CEO
Author, "Fueled by Failure"; World-Champion Skier Turned Unconventional Entrepreneur; Co-Founder of Integrate
Chief Content Officer, Hearst
Executive Chairman & Former CEO of Starbucks; Former Owner of the Seattle SuperSonics
Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor for the Washington Post
Interior Designer, Style Icon
CEO and Founder of WAY.com, Basis For the Main Character in HBO's "Silicon Valley"
Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Salesforce.com
Chief Strategy Officer and Founder, Pandora Media Inc.
CEO and Co-Founder of The Honest Company
Chairman for Wells Fargo & Company
VP of Communication Products at Google
CEO of Sprint Corporation & Founder of Brightstar Corp
Founder of Samuel Adams and the Boston Beer Company
Executive Chairman of Blackberry's Board of Directors, Blackberry CEO
America's No. 1 Crisis Management Expert and Inspiration for ABC's Hit Show, "Scandal"
American Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actress and Designer
Co-Founder and General Partner Andreessen Horowitz
CEO of Shazam and Internet Entrepreneur
Author of The Myths of Creativity. Contributor to Forbes & Harvard Business Review. Assistant Professor of Management at ORU.
CEO & Co-Founder of Gusto
Founder and CEO of Amazon
CEO & Co-Founder of MailChimp
CCO & Co-Founder of MailChimp
Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics
Author of No. 1 Amazon Bestseller "Do Cool Sh*t"
President and CEO, Verizon Wireless
Actor, Producer, CEO of Tyler Perry Studios
Co-Founder - Moovit
President & Chief Product Officer of Baked by Melissa
Chief Content Officer, Netflix, Inc.
CEO & Co-Founder, Slack Technologies, Inc.
CEO of Microsoft
President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs
Former CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO); Author of the best-selling book "When Markets Collide"
Technology Entrepreneur, Published Researcher And Technology Incubation Expert.
President and Chief Operating Officer of Nintendo of America
Co Founder at Scholly
Co-Founder of Microsoft; Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Chief Executive Officer of Apple Inc.
CEO of Intel
Wilbur L. Ross, Jr.
Chairman and CEO WL Ross & Co. LLC
President & COO of Starbucks, Former Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Networks, Inc.
Founder and CEO of Yammer Inc.
Conservative Political Commentator; Best Known for Hosting "Tomi" on TheBlaze
Economist, Chair & Former Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Foundry Group, TechStars