ALL LEADERS

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Antonio French Alderman St. Louis' 21st Ward Government, Non-Profit Organizations St. Louis, MO USA
Arel Moodie Author/Speaker Founder of the College Success Program Entrepreneurship, Writing Brooklyn, NY USA
Chris Gardner Entrepreneur/Author Gardner Rich, LLC, Christopher Gardner Media Business, Entrepreneurship Chicago, IL USA
Curtis Granderson Professional Baseball Outfielder New York Mets Business, Sports New York, USA
David Andrade Solar Panel Training and Certification Program Coordinator Homeboy Industries Education, Non-Profit Organizations Los Angeles, USA
Elizabeth Clay Roy Chief Strategy Officer Phipps Neighborhoods, South Bronx Rising Together Education, Non-Profit Organizations New York, NY USA
Father Greg Boyle Founder / Executive Director Homeboy Industries Non-Profit Organizations, Philosophy & Religion Los Angeles, CA USA
Fatimah Asghar Poet/Performer Art, Writing Chicago, IL USA
Gary Vitti Head Athletic Trainer Los Angeles Lakers Medicine, Sports Los Angeles, CA USA
Jennifer Lawrence Executive Program Director YouthBuild Entrepreneurship, Non-Profit Organizations New York, NY USA
Jes Ward Executive Director cityWILD Education, Non-Profit Organizations Denver, CO USA
Jill Weiss Ippolito Founding Director and Yoga Teacher UpRising Yoga Entrepreneurship, Sports Los Angeles, CA USA
Luis Padilla Director of Animal Health St. Louis Zoo Environment & Nature, Science St. Louis, MO USA
Lydia Joyner Filmmaker & Author My Sky Is Falling, Little Wild Thang Film, Writing New York, NY USA
Misty Reynolds Lieutenant / Assistant Chief of Police City of Coachella Police Department Government, Law Palm Desert, CA USA
Pernell Bush President / CEO No Limit Health and Education Government, Non-Profit Organizations Chicago, IL USA
Todd Belcore Lawyer/Professor Northwestern University School of Law Law, Non-Profit Organizations Chicago, IL USA

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Akira Thompson 3D Animator and Designer Framestore Art, Design New York, NY USA
Alejandra Ceja Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics US Dept of Education Education, Politics Washington, DC USA
Alissa Rhee Community Development Intern Builders of Promise Government, Non-Profit Organizations Detroit, MI USA
Ami Dar Executive Director Idealist.org Entrepreneurship, Non-Profit Organizations Portland, OR USA
Andrea Weatherhead Founder Weatherhead Experience Design Music, Technology Seattle, WA USA
Anna Maria Chávez CEO Girl Scouts of the USA Law, Non-Profit Organizations New York, NY USA
Arathi Gowda Architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Design, Environment & Nature Chicago, IL USA
Arne Duncan US Secretary of Education US Dept of Education Education, Government Washington, DC USA
Bart Eddy Co-Founder Detroit Community Schools Education, Non-Profit Organizations Detroit, MI USA
Ben Burtt Sound Designer Skywalker Sound Film, Technology San Francisco, CA USA
Ben Kaufman President/CEO Quirky Entrepreneurship, Non-Profit Organizations New York, NY USA
Brent Bushnell Co-Founder & CEO 2 Bit Circus Engineering, Technology Los Angeles, CA USA
Christian Troy Director Waves for Water Non-Profit Organizations, Travel Los Angeles, CA USA
Clayton Cameron Percussionist Capitol Records Art, Music Los Angeles, CA USA
David Lopez Executive Director Teach For America Education, Non-Profit Organizations San Diego, CA USA
Dean O'Malley President Jetpack America Action Sports, Sports Newport Beach, CA USA
Eiko Okura Interior Designer Design, Environment & Nature Denver, CO USA
Ely Key Co-Founder Up Mountain Switchel Business, Entrepreneurship New York, NY USA
Eric Gradman Co-Founder & CTO 2 Bit Circus Engineering, Technology Los Angeles, CA USA
Eric Ludlum Founder Hand Eye Supply / Core 77 Business, Design Portland, OR USA
Francis Bitonti Haute Couture Designer Francis Bitonti Studio Art, Design New York, NY USA
Gabe Wing Director of Sustainability Herman Miller Business, Environment & Nature Detroit, MI USA
Garrett Riffle Co-Founder Up Mountain Switchel Business, Entrepreneurship New York, NY USA
Gary Hustwit Documentary Filmmaker Helvetica Design, Film New York, NY USA
Glynn Washington Radio Host Snap Judgment Entrepreneurship, Radio Oakland, CA USA
Jake Bryer Co-Founder and Artist Austin Art Garage Art, Entrepreneurship Austin, TX USA
Jake Nickell Founder/CEO Threadless Design, Entrepreneurship Chicago, IL USA
Janice Levenhagen-Seeley Founder ChickTech Engineering, Non-Profit Organizations Portland, OR USA
Jessica Schimpf Glassblower/Owner Mantra Glass Art Art, Entrepreneurship Denver, CO USA
John Legend Singer/Songwriter R&B Artist Entrepreneurship, Music New York, NY USA
John Rapp Sportswear Designer Patagonia Design, Environment & Nature Ventura, CA USA
Jonathan Cedar Founder / CEO BioLite Engineering, Technology New York, NY USA
Lacey Roop Spoken Word Poet Art, Writing Austin, TX USA
Laney Gradus General Manager Framestore Design, Technology Culver, CA USA
Leah Chase Owner & Chef Dooky Chase Entrepreneurship, Food New Orleans, LA USA
Louie Perez Musician Los Lobos Entrepreneurship, Music Newport Beach, CA USA
Mary Egan Founder Gathered Table Entrepreneurship, Food Seattle, WA USA
Michael Franti Musician Art, Music Denver, CO USA
Nikki Cooley Co-Executive DIrector Fifth World Discoveries Action Sports, Environment & Nature Flagstaff, AZ USA
Odessa Woolfolk Founding President Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Non-Profit Organizations, Politics Birmingham, AL USA
Olivia Castellini Physicist Museum of Science and Industry Music, Science Chicago, IL USA
Ralph Eggleston Art Director Pixar Art, Film San Francisco, CA USA
Randall Stephenson Chairman and CEO AT&T Business, Technology Dallas, TX USA
Richard Hoover Founder Santa Cruz Guitars Design, Music San Francisco, CA USA
Robert Torres Senior Program Officer Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Education, Non-Profit Organizations New York, NY USA
Susan Spicer Chef Bayona Business, Food New Orleans, LA USA
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh Artist Art, Entrepreneurship Brooklyn, NY USA
Tina Roth-Eisenberg Founder Swiss Miss Design, Entrepreneurship New York, NY USA
TJ McCue Writer Forbes.com Design, Entrepreneurship Detroit, MI USA
Travis Simons Pastor The Potter's House North Dallas Non-Profit Organizations, Philosophy & Religion Dallas, TX USA
Vienna Mbagaya Founder Invisible Neighbors Non-Profit Organizations, Writing Washington, DC USA
Wayne Unten Animator Walt Disney Studios Film, Technology Los Angeles, CA USA
William Allen Young Actor and Humanitarian The Young Center Acting & Theatre, Entrepreneurship Los Angeles, CA USA
Zack Lydon Animator Framestore Art, Design New York, NY USA

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Adam Steltzner Engineer NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Engineering, Science Palm Springs, CA US
Aimee Kennedy VP of Education, Philanthropy, and STEM Learning Battelle Memorial Institute Education, Science Columbus, OH USA
Airea Dee Matthews Spoken Word Poet Acting & Theatre, Writing Detroit, MI US
Andy Gruenebaum Professional Soccer Player Columbus Crew Action Sports, Sports Columbus, OH USA
Ben Drexler Poi Spinner Non-Profit Organizations, Politics Washington, DC US
Beverly Donofrio Writer Education, Writing Long Island, NY US
Brian Korsedal CEO Arcology Now! Engineering, Entrepreneurship Phoenix, AZ USA
Brittan Heller Human Rights Attorney Law, Politics Washington, DC US
Cal Jones Rapper Business, Music Los Angeles, CA USA
Carl Foster Co-Owner / CEO Juice Hugger Entrepreneurship, Food Brooklyn, NY USA
Charles Best Founder DonorsChoose.org Education, Non-Profit Organizations New York, NY USA
Christine Borelli CEO Memphis Street Academy Charter School Education, Non-Profit Organizations Philadelphia, PA US
Christopher Jackson Musician Freestyle Love Supreme Acting & Theatre, Music New York, NY USA
David Stovall Associate Professor University of Illinois at Chicago Education, Politics Chicago, IL US
Erin Brown Executive Director, Office of Children's Affairs City of Denver Education, Government Denver, CO USA
Gene Dobbs-Bradford Executive Director Jazz St. Louis Music, Non-Profit Organizations St. Louis, MO US
Ian Harvie Stand-Up Comic Acting & Theatre, Entrepreneurship Los Angeles, CA US
Indira Phukan Field Science Educator NatureBridge Education, Environment & Nature Yosemite, CA USA
Jacqueline Sanderlin School Principal Foster Elementary School Art, Education Compton, CA USA
Jae Sabol Executive Director One Community Business, Entrepreneurship Los Angeles, CA USA
Jakob Laggner Co-founder Treks and Tracks Action Sports, Environment & Nature Santa Cruz, CA US
James Reeves Designer, Writer, Teacher & Motorist Civic Centre New Orleans Design, Education New Orleans, LA USA
Jeannie Dixon Unit Director Rush University Medical Center Medicine, Science Oak Park, IL US
Jim Steyer Education Technologist Common Sense Media Education, Non-Profit Organizations San Francisco, CA USA
Joel Laguna Teacher Thomas Starr King Middle School Education, Writing Los Angeles, CA United States
Julia Dalton-Brush Founder/CEO Fit Journey Fashion, Sports New York, NY US
Kelly Keelo Co-Owner / Creative Director Juice Hugger, A Healthy Crush Entrepreneurship, Food Brooklyn, NY USA
Kelly Meyer Co-Founder Teaching Gardens Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations Los Angeles, CA United States
Khary Lazarre-White Cofounder The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Entrepreneurship, Non-Profit Organizations Harlem, NY USA
Kristin Shannon Executive Director Emeril Lagasse Foundation Food, Non-Profit Organizations New Orleans, LA USA
Leonard Schlesinger Professor Harvard Business School Business, Education Boston, MA USA
Lisa Nielsen Director of Digital Literacy and Citizenship New York Department of Education Education, Technology New York, NY US
Lynda Weinman Co-Founder Lynda.com Entrepreneurship, Technology Carpenteria, CA USA
Lynn Phillips Senior Lecturer/Chief Undergraduate Advisor University of Massachusetts, Amherst Education, Non-Profit Organizations Amherst, MA USA
Margarita Barry Designer/Founder 71 Pop Design, Entrepreneurship Detroit, MI USA
Maria Popova Writer/Founder Brain Pickings Journalism, Philosophy & Religion Brooklyn, NY US
Mark Hannum Neuroscience Lab Director Thomas Jefferson School of Science and Technology Education, Science Alexandria, VA USA
Matt Severson Founder The School Fund Education, Non-Profit Organizations Palo Alto, CA USA
Melissa Michaels Founder/Director of Educational Programming Wild Life Productions Art, Education Boulder, CO USA
Mike McGalliard Executive Director Imagination Foundation Education, Non-Profit Organizations Culver City, CA USA
Nolan Bushnell CEO BrainRush Education, Technology Los Angeles, CA United States
Omar Cardenas Youth Organizer Children's Defense Fund Education, Non-Profit Organizations Los Angeles, CA US
Omoju Miller Software Technologist Google.Org & UC Berkeley Education, Technology Berkeley, CA USA
Paula Carlson Director of Husbandry Dallas World Aquarium Environment & Nature, Science Dallas, TX US
Rahm Emanuel Mayor City of Chicago Government, Politics Chicago, IL USA
Raven Jackson Veterinarian Chimp Haven Environment & Nature, Medicine Keithville, LA US
Robert Florio Special Education Teacher High Tech Early College Education, Non-Profit Organizations Denver, CO USA
Roy Remer Volunteer Coordinator Zen Hospice Project Non-Profit Organizations, Philosophy & Religion San Francisco, CA US
Sal Donato Owner & Mechanic Philadelphia Motorsports Engineering, Sports Philadelphia, PA US
Sarah Lyle Senior Corps Member City Year Education, Non-Profit Organizations Columbus, OH USA
Sean McComb Teacher Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts Education, Writing Baltimore, MD USA
Sherry Grathler Whitewater Rafting Guide Los Rios River Runners Action Sports, Environment & Nature Taos, NM US
Stacey Cruise CEO American Paradigm Schools Education, Non-Profit Organizations Philadelphia, PA US
Staceyann Chin Poet & Activist Philosophy & Religion, Writing New York, NY US
Sut Jhally Founder and Executive Director of the Media Education Foundation Media Education Foundation Education, Journalism Northampton, MA USA
Syrena Johnson Chef Liberty's Kitchen Entrepreneurship, Food New Orleans, LA US
Will Allen Founder/CEO Growing Power Food, Non-Profit Organizations Milwaukee, WI US
Zio Perez Teacher Nettelhorst School Education, Non-Profit Organizations Chicago, IL USA

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Ashley Hamilton-Ross Environmental Engineer Chevron Engineering, Numbers San Ramon, CA USA
Bilal Bomani Senior Research Scientist NASA Glen Research Center Numbers, Science Cleveland, OH USA
Byron Williams Process Integration Engineer Texas Instruments Numbers, Technology Dallas, TX USA
Cynthia Pierre Senior Research Engineer Dow Chemical Engineering, Science Midland, MI USA
Delfina Eberly Director of Data Center Operations Facebook Business, Technology Menlo Park, CA USA
Deon Clark Nuclear Engineer/Founder Palo Verde Power Plant/Legacy Initiative Engineering, Science Tonopah, AZ USA
Dorit Donoviel Deputy Chief Scientist National Space Biomedical Research Facility Medicine, Science Houston, TX USA
Elise Benstein Food Scientist Jelly Belly Candy Co. Food, Science Fairfield, CA USA
Erin Teague Project Manager Twitter Non-Profit Organizations, Technology San Francisco, CA USA
Graeme Rae Chief Scientist Surfline Action Sports, Technology Huntington Beach, CA USA
Jad Abumrad Host RadioLab Music, Radio New York, NY USA
Jane Zhou Senior Research Engineer A123 Systems Engineering, Numbers Ann Arbor, MI USA
Jeremy England Biophysicist MIT Education, Science Cambridge, MA USA
Jon Barnes Systems Integration Consultant Accenture Numbers, Technology New York, NY USA
Juan Enriquez Futurist and Author, CEO Biotechonomy Science, Writing Boston, MA USA
Kelly Whitaker Senior Research Engineer Alcoa Engineering, Technology New Kensington, PA USA
Lillie Ng IT Architect IBM Numbers, Technology Armonk, NY USA
Lydia Villa-Komaroff Molecular Biologist & Chief Scientific Officer Cytonome Business, Science Boston, MA USA
Mariette DiChristina Editor in Chief Scientific American Journalism, Science New York, NY USA
Neil Okamoto Director of Research and Development Dreamworks Film, Science Glendale, CA USA
Paul Salopek Foreign Correspondent & Journalist Journalism, Writing Columbus, NM USA
Robyn Francis Senior Scientist Bayer MaterialScience Medicine, Science Pittsburgh, PA USA
Ryan Scott CEO Causecast Business, Technology Culver City, CA USA
Suzy Clark Director Mount Hermon Outdoor Science School Education, Environment & Nature Felton, CA USA
Tony Hale Actor Acting & Theatre, Television Los Angeles, CA USA
Tracey Parrish Senior Marketing Manager AT&T Foundry Education, Numbers Plano, TX USA
Valerie Weiss Harvard Biochemist & Science Filmmaker PhD Productions Film, Science Los Angeles, CA USA
Vicki Smith Level Designer Vicarious Visions Design, Science Menands, NY USA
Ward Hessig Skydive Instructor Chicagoland Skydiving Center Action Sports, Education Rochelle, IL USA
Zach Kaplan Founder & CEO Inventables Engineering, Entrepreneurship Chicago, IL USA

(23 Leaders) Back to top

Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Bob Cassilly Founder City Museum Art, Entrepreneurship St. Louis, MO USA
Brother Stavros Monk New Skete Monastery Non-Profit Organizations, Philosophy & Religion New York, NY USA
Christopher Brown Painter Art, Writing Berkeley, CA USA
David Bader Director of Education Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific Environment & Nature, Science Costa Mesa, CA USA
Ella Jenkins Children's Songwriter Art, Music Chicago, IL USA
Jessica Matthews Chief Executive Officer Uncharted Play Science, Sports New York, NY USA
Jimmy Chin Photographer Action Sports, Art Victor, ID USA
John Perry Barlow Co-founder Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Non-Profit Organizations, Technology Mill Valley, CA USA
Julia Silverman Chief Social Officer Uncharted Play Sports, Technology New York, NY USA
Laura Danly Astronomer/Curator Griffith Observatory Environment & Nature, Science Los Angeles, CA USA
Lisa Marr Operations Director/Youth Film Coordinator Echo Park Film Center Film, Non-Profit Organizations Chicago, IL USA
Marty Odlin Co-founder/Engineer Bamboo Bike Studio Design, Engineering Brooklyn, NY USA
Mike Song Dancer/Choreographer Acting & Theatre, Art Costa Mesa, CA USA
Milena Acosta Education Outreach Supervisor Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific Environment & Nature, Science Costa Mesa, CA
Nat Paynter Director of Water Programs charity:water Non-Profit Organizations, Science New York, NY USA
Nick DePalma Graduate Student MIT Personal Robots Group Science, Technology Boston, MA USA
Paolo Davanzo Founder/Executive Director Echo Park Film Center Film, Non-Profit Organizations Chicago, IL USA
Paul Dateh Musician Film, Music Costa Mesa, CA USA
Randii Wessen Astronautics Systems Engineer Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Engineering, Science Pasadena, CA USA
Raul Ruiz Emergency Physician Eisenhower Medical Center Medicine, Science Palm Desert, CA USA
Rosemarie Certo President Dock Street Brewing Co. Entrepreneurship, Food Philadelphia, PA USA
Shi Yan Ming Shaolin Warrior USA Shaolin Temple Philosophy & Religion, Sports New York, NY USA
Veronica Belmont Host Sword & Laser Radio, Technology Costa Mesa, CA USA

(36 Leaders) Back to top

Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Alana Ward Robinson Owner Robinson Group Consulting Numbers, Technology Chicago, IL USA
Alex Ross Comic Book Painter/Illustrator Art, Design Chicago, IL USA
Alyson Fox Artist Art, Design Austin, TX USA
Andy Shallal Restaurateur/Owner Bus Boys and Poets Entrepreneurship, Food Washington, DC USA
Anthony Atala Director Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine Medicine, Science Winston-Salem, NC USA
Ariel Helwani MMA Sports Reporter Journalism, Sports New York, NY USA
ASA Flight Crew 5202 First All Female, African-American Flight Crew Business, Travel Atlanta, GA USA
Ashfaq Ishaq Founder International Child Art Foundation Art, Non-Profit Organizations Washington, DC USA
Bruce Hucko Photographer/Art Coach Art, Education Moab, UT USA
Cecil Scheib Director of Sustainability & Energy NYU Engineering, Environment & Nature New York, NY USA
Charline Wright-Gipson Corporate Lawyer Davillier Law Group, ILC Law, Politics New Orleans, LA USA
Craig Robinson Actor/Entertainer Acting & Theatre, Television Los Angeles, CA USA
Derek Blanks Photographer Art, Fashion Atlanta, GA USA
Gale Gand Pastry Chef/Food Network Host Food, Television Chicago, IL USA
Hannah Song President LiNK (Liberty In North Korea) Government, Non-Profit Organizations Torrance, CA USA
Harrell Fletcher Social Artist Art, Environment & Nature Portland, OR USA
Jennifer Arnold Pediatrician/TV Star [TLC's The Little Couple] Medicine, Television Houston, TX USA
Jesse Jacobs Owner Samovar Tea Lounge Entrepreneurship, Food San Francisco, CA USA
Joe Rogan Comedian Acting & Theatre, Sports Los Angeles, CA USA
Judith Jamison Choreographer/Artistic Director Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Acting & Theatre, Art New York, NY USA
Karen Pearson Co-owner/Manager Amoeba Music Entrepreneurship, Music Los Angeles, CA USA
Kenny Ausubel Co-founder/Co-CEO Bioneers Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations Santa Fe, NM USA
L Scott Webster CEO The Fruit Company Business, Food Mt. Hood, OR USA
Lance Bangs Filmmaker/Music Video Director Film, Music Portland, OR USA
Larry Colbert Author/Speaker Driving Vision, Inc. Education, Writing Phoenix, AZ USA
Marc Kelly Smith Founder Poetry Slam Movement Acting & Theatre, Writing Chicago, IL USA
Mike Biggerstaff Meteorology Professor University of Oklahoma Education, Science Norman, OK USA
Nina Simons Co-founder/Co-CEO Bioneers Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations Santa Fe, NM USA
Penny Brown Reynolds Judge/Author/Ordained Minister Law, Philosophy & Religion Atlanta, GA USA
Rex Doty President/Founder Toys 4 Smiles Foundation Art, Non-Profit Organizations Las Vegas, NV USA
Rick Moonen Chef Rick Moonen Seafood Business, Food Las Vegas, NV USA
Ross R. Rossin Painter/Portrait Artist Rossin Fine Art Art, Entrepreneurship Atlanta, GA USA
Soledad O'Brien CNN Anchor/Special Correspondent CNN Journalism, Television New York, NY USA
Todd McFarlane Comic Book Artist/Entrepreneur Art, Writing Phoenix, AZ USA
Tom Rutherford Co-founder Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Politics, Travel Albuquerque, NM USA
Youth Speaks Arts-In-Education Organization Non-Profit Organizations, Writing Seattle, WA USA

(34 Leaders) Back to top

Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Aleks Zavaleta Executive Director Loco Bloco Music, Non-Profit Organizations San Francisco, CA USA
Alice Caruthers Executive Director Alemany Farm Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations San Francisco, CA USA
Barney Frank Massachusetts Congressman Government, Politics Washington, DC USA
Bill Bass Forensic Anthropologist Medicine, Science Knoxville, TN USA
Bryan Simpson Media Relations Director New Belgium Brewery Business, Food Fort Collins, CO USA
Chief Allan Tribal Chairman Coeur d'Alene Tribe Government, Politics Coeur D'Alene, ID USA
Christian Jacobs Co-Creator, Director & Writer/Lead Singer Yo Gabba Gabba!/The Aquabats Music, Television Anaheim, CA USA
Daniela Romero ESL Coordinator Nationalities Services Center Education, Non-Profit Organizations Philadelphia, PA USA
Denise Verret Assistant Director Los Angeles Zoo Environment & Nature, Government Los Angeles, CA USA
Glenna Goodacre Sculptor Art, Design Santa Fe, NM USA
Grant Golliher Cowboy/Horse Trainer Diamond Cross Ranch Environment & Nature, Sports Moran, WY USA
Gregory Carroll CEO American Jazz Museum Music, Non-Profit Organizations Kansas City, MO USA
Heather Cameron Stylist/Story Producer Art, Design Surrey, British Columbia CAN
Heather Hiles Roller Derby Girl/Dental Assistant Action Sports, Sports Norfolk, VA USA
Jay Shafer Founder/Designer Tumbleweed Tiny House Company Design, Engineering Sebastopol, CA USA
Jennifer Orgolini Sustainability Director New Belgium Brewery Business, Food Fort Collins, CO USA
Jordin Kare Chief Scientist/Senior Inventor/Laser Motive Intellectual Ventures Science, Technology Seattle, WA USA
Judith Mansfield Library Acquisitions Chief US/Anglo Division, Library of Congress Government, Non-Profit Organizations Washington, DC USA
Kary Mullis Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Education, Science Corona del Mar, CA USA
Kitty Love Art Activist/Executive Director Arts 2 People Art, Non-Profit Organizations Candler, NC USA
Kyle Maynard MMA Fighter/Wrestler/Owner No Excuses Entrepreneurship, Sports Suwanne, GA USA
Liz Mandarano Yoga Instructor/Owner Yoga Effects Entrepreneurship, Sports New York, NY USA
Lori Pappas CEO Global Team for Local Initiatives, Ethiopian Aid Organization Medicine, Non-Profit Organizations Bainbridge Island, WA USA
Malcolm McDowell Actor Acting & Theatre, Film Roswell, NM USA
Margaret Wagner Roller Derby Team Captain Action Sports, Sports Norfolk, VA USA
Maria Siemionow Plastic Surgeon Cleveland Clinic Studio Business, Medicine Cleveland, OH USA
Matthew Nolan Writer/Poet Art, Writing New Orleans, LA USA
Michelle Dreher Letterpress Printer/Founder Two Tone Press Design, Entrepreneurship Kansas City, MO USA
Mr. Animation Street Performer Acting & Theatre, Education Venice Beach, CA USA
Nathan Vincent Crochet Artist Art, Design New York, NY USA
Paul Deem Owner Cycle Werks Entrepreneurship, Sports Costa Mesa, CA USA
The Knux Hip Hop Artists The Knux Acting & Theatre, Music Jersey City, NJ USA
Van Taylor Monroe Shoe Artist Obama Shoe Art, Fashion Cleveland, OH USA
Zee Avi Singer Acting & Theatre, Music New York, NY USA

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Augie and Lynn Nieto Entrepreneur Augie's Quest Non-Profit Organizations, Sports Corona del Mar, CA USA
Barry Brickell Potter/Railway Engineer Driving Creek Potteries and Railway Art, Engineering Coromandel, Waikato NZ
Bruce Schwab Sailing Racer Bruce Schwab Energy Systems Environment & Nature, Sports Portland, ME USA
Caroline Thompson Writer Edward Scissorhands and Corpse Bride Film, Writing Ojai, CA USA
Celine Cousteau Documentary Filmmaker Ocean Futures Society Environment & Nature, Film Santa Fe, NM USA
Chad Butler Musician/Drummer Switchfoot Art, Music San Diego, CA USA
Christina Heyniger President Xola Consulting/Action Sports Consulting Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Santa Fe, NM USA
Darryl Thomson (DLT) Musician/Artist Self-Employed Acting & Theatre, Music Auckland, NZ
David Farrar Political Blogger Kiwiblog Politics, Writing Wellington, NZ
David Miles Godfather of Skate California Outdoor Roller Association Non-Profit Organizations, Sports San Francisco, CA USA
Doug Baum Owner Texas Camel Corps Business, Entrepreneurship Valley Mills, TX USA
Elaine Kwon Pianist / Tae Kwon Do Champion MIT Acting & Theatre, Music New York, NY USA
Eli Quinters Tattoo Artist Tattoos For the Unloved Art, Design Brooklyn, NY USA
Eric and Sandy Jensen Owners Off Broadway Theater Acting & Theatre, Entrepreneurship Salt Lake City, USA
Geoff & Nicola Wright Winemakers Wrights Wines Entrepreneurship, Food Gisborne, NZ
Gwen Zepeda Writer Entrepreneurship, Writing Houston, TX USA
Henry Van Asch Co-Founder/Director AJ Hackett Bungy Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Queenstown, Otago NZ
Homaro Cantu Chef/Inventor Moto Restaurant Food, Science Chicago, IL USA
John "Bertie" Cocking Napier's Town Ambassador Self-Employed Acting & Theatre, Government Napier, Hawke's Bay NZ
Jon Foreman Musician/Singer/Guitarist Switchfoot Music, Non-Profit Organizations San Diego, CA USA
Kate Fay Executive Chef Cibo Restaurant Food, Travel Auckland, NZ
Louisa Choppy Patterson Helicopter Pilot Over The Top Environment & Nature, Travel Queenstown, Otago NZ
Malcolm Crawshay Governing Director Home of Poi Ltd. Acting & Theatre, Entrepreneurship Christchurch, Canterbury NZ
Mark Inglis Mountaineer/Winemaker/Speaker Action Sports, Environment & Nature Hanmer Springs, Canterbury NZ
Peter Hillary Mountaineer/Public Speaker/Writer Action Sports, Writing Auckland, NZ
Peter Lynn Kitemaker / Engineer / Inventor Peter Lynn Kites Design, Engineering Ashburton, Canterbury NZ
Ray Kurzweil Inventor Kurzweil Technologies Engineering, Technology Boston, MA USA
Robin Judkins Author/Artist Art, Sports Christchurch, Canterbury NZ
Roger Thomas Music Director/Musician Naturally 7 Music, Numbers Brooklyn, NY USA
Terry Lickona Producer Austin City Limits Music, Television Austin, TX USA
Terry Stewart CEO Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Business, Music Cleveland, OH USA
Thomas Nazario Professor of Law University of San Francisco Education, Law San Francisco, CA USA
Tiki Taane Musician Solo Artist/ Former Front Man of Salmonella Dub Engineering, Music Muriwai Beach, Auckland NZ
Tina Fagan Owner Starlight Sport Horse Farm Environment & Nature, Sports Matamata, Waikato NZ
Trelise Cooper Fashion Designer Trelise Cooper Line Design, Fashion Auckland, NZ
Vicki Buck Former Mayor of Christchurch City of Christchurch Government, Politics Christchurch, Canterbury NZ

(47 Leaders) Back to top

Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Alex Steffen Executive Editor Worldchangingblog Environment & Nature, Writing Seattle, WA USA
Amanda Dean Transgender Health Advocate/Health Promotions Officer Queensland Association for Healthy Communities Medicine, Non-Profit Organizations Brisbane, Queensland AUS
Angela, Juliana and Rowena Foong Fashion Designers High Tea with Mrs. Woo Entrepreneurship, Fashion Newcastle, New South Wales AUS
Anthony Veneziale Creator Freestyle Love Supreme Acting & Theatre, Entrepreneurship New York, NY USA
Bob Randall Musician/Writer/Documentarian Music, Writing Uluru, Northern Territory AUS
Bobby Thomas Jr Percussionist Art, Music Miami, FL USA
Bon Soeng Zen Master Empty Gate Zen Center Non-Profit Organizations, Philosophy & Religion San Francisco, CA USA
Brian Binnie Test Pilot SpaceShipOne Engineering, Science Mojave, CA USA
Buddy LaRosa Owner LaRosa's Inc. Entrepreneurship, Food Cincinnati, OH USA
David Provost President Bacchus Caves Design, Engineering Napa Valley, CA USA
Debbie Stoller Editor Bust Magazine Journalism, Writing New York, NY USA
Debra Salvagno Founder ETWA (East Timorese Women Australia) Fashion, Non-Profit Organizations Melbourne, Victoria AUS
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki Radio Host Triple J Radio Medicine, Radio Sydney, New South Wales AUS
Edmund Stone Radio Host KBPS 89.9FM Film, Radio Portland, OR USA
Erez Ella Architect REX Design, Engineering New York, NY USA
Francis Collins Geneticist Science, Technology Washington, DC USA
Holly Beck Pro Surfer International Womens Surfing Action Sports, Sports Palos Verdes, CA USA
Jo Turner Actor/Director Acting & Theatre, Television Adelaide, South Australia AUS
John Read Co-Founder/Ecologist Arid Recovery Project Entrepreneurship, Environment & Nature Roxby Downs, South Australia AUS
John Weisheit Conservation Director Living Rivers Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations Moab, UT USA
Joseph Haggerty Sports Writer Woburn Daily Times Journalism, Sports Boston, MA USA
Julian Burnside Human Rights Lawyer Law, Non-Profit Organizations Melbourne, Victoria AUS
Karen Mathis Lawyer/President American Bar Association Law, Non-Profit Organizations Denver, CO USA
Larry Brilliant Executive Director Google.org Non-Profit Organizations, Technology Mountain View, CA USA
Layne Beachley Professional Surfer Action Sports, Sports Sydney, New South Wales AUS
Margaret Cho Comedian Acting & Theatre, Television Los Angeles, CA USA
Marylee Orr Executive Director Louisiana Environmental Action Network Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations Baton Rouge, LA USA
Marylou Badeaux Former VP of Special Projects Warner Bros. Records Business, Music Brisbane, Queensland AUS
Michael Parenti Activist Politics, Writing Berkeley, CA USA
Mike Olson Co-Founder Mervin Manufacturing Action Sports, Engineering Sequim, WA USA
Mike Parillo Snowboard Graphic Designer/Painter Libtech Artist Action Sports, Art Sequim, WA USA
Paul Rodriguez Professional Skateboarder Plan B Skateboards Action Sports, Sports Los Angeles, CA USA
Pete Saari Co-Founder Mervin Manufacturing Action Sports, Design Sequim, WA USA
Rachael Taylor Actress Acting & Theatre, Film Pomona, CA USA
Ray Suarez Senior Correspondent The Newshour With Jim Lehrer Politics, Television Washington, DC USA
Reed Hastings CEO Netflix Film, Technology Los Gatos, CA USA
Richard Florida Author Art, Writing New York, NY USA
Rodney Mullen Professional Skateboarder Almost Skateboards Action Sports, Sports Los Angeles, CA USA
Sang Yoon Restaurateur/Chef Father's Office Entrepreneurship, Food Los Angeles, CA USA
Santiago Aguerre Co-Founder Reef Clothing Fashion, Sports La Jolla, CA USA
Scott Cupit Founder/Co-Director Swing Patrol Acting & Theatre, Entrepreneurship Melbourne, Victoria AUS
Tanya Plibersek Minister of Parliament Minster for Housing and Status of Women Government, Politics Canberra, Australian Capital Territory AUS
Thomas Kail Artistic Director Back House Productions Acting & Theatre, Art New York, NY USA
Tim Winton Sustainability Consultant/Founder Permaforest Trust Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations Byron Bay, Queensland AUS
Wade Martin General Manager Dew Tour Action Sports, Business Portland, OR USA
Weird Al Yankovic Musician Music, Writing Costa Mesa, CA USA
Willie McMillon Professional Snowboarder/CEO Bluebird Wax Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Jackson, WY USA

(73 Leaders) Back to top

Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Adnan Aziz Founder First Flavor Entrepreneurship, Food Bala Cynwyd, PA USA
Andrew Lins Conservator Philadelphia Museum of Art Design, Science Philadelphia, PA USA
Antonio Sacre Actor/Storyteller Acting & Theatre, Writing New York, NY USA
Baron Wolman Photographer Rolling Stone Magazine Art, Journalism Santa Fe, NM USA
Bennie Klain Independent Filmmaker/Founder Trickster Films Film, Radio Austin, TX USA
Bert Jacobs Co-founder Life Is Good Clothing Entrepreneurship, Fashion Hudson, NH USA
Bev Kearney Track and Field Coach UT Austin Non-Profit Organizations, Sports Austin, TX USA
Beverly Robertson Executive Director National Civil Rights Museum Entrepreneurship, Politics Memphis, TN USA
Billy King Former President/General Manager Philadelphia 76ers Basketball Business, Sports Philadelphia, PA USA
Carl Wilkens Director World Outside My Shoes Education, Non-Profit Organizations Portland, OR USA
Cary Brothers Musician Art, Music Austin, TX USA
Charles Garfield Psychologist Shanti and UCSF School of Medicine Medicine, Science Oakland, CA USA
Charlie Sims Bartender Business, Food New Orleans, LA USA
Cheryl Foster Artist C. Fosters Art, Business Washington, DC USA
Cheryl Hines Actress/Producer Acting & Theatre, Television Los Angeles, CA USA
Christen Carter Buttonmaker Busy Beaver Button Co. Design, Entrepreneurship Chicago, IL USA
Christine Boskoff Mountaineer/Owner Mountain Madness Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Seattle, WA USA
Christof Putzel Documentarian Film, Travel San Francisco, CA USA
Clyde Williams Former White House Advisor Clinton Administration Government, Politics Washington, DC USA
Craig Brewer Film Director/Screenwriter Film, Writing Memphis, TN USA
Craig Newmark Founder Craigslist Entrepreneurship, Technology San Francisco, CA USA
Dave McGillivray Race Director Boston Marathon Non-Profit Organizations, Sports Boston, MA USA
David Fricke Senior Editor Rolling Stone Magazine Journalism, Music New York, NY USA
David Margulies Director High Sierra Music Festival Business, Music Ashland, OR USA
David Schwarz Architect Design, Engineering Nashville, TN USA
Dean Kamen Founder/Inventor DEKA Research Science, Technology Manchester, NH USA
Fred Hampton Jr Activist/Chairman Prisoners of Conscience Committee Government, Politics Chicago, IL USA
Gary Becks Founder Rescue Task Force Medicine, Non-Profit Organizations San Diego, CA USA
Henry Juszkiewicz CEO Gibson Guitar Corp. Business, Music Nashville, TN USA
Irvin Mayfield Jazz Trumpeter/Founder New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Business, Music New Orleans, LA USA
Jake Shimabukuro Ukulele Musician/Spokesperson Self-Employed Art, Music Quincy, CA USA
Jan Robinson Flint Social Activist Black Women for Wellness Non-Profit Organizations, Politics Los Angeles, CA USA
Jeff Adams Olympic Champion/Wheelchair Racing Athlete Action Sports, Sports Toronto, Otario CAN
Jeff Johnson Social & Political Activist/TV Personality BET Politics, Television New York, NY USA
Jennifer Appel Founder Buttercup Bake Shop Entrepreneurship, Food New York, NY USA
Jessica Jiji Newswriter United Nations Government, Journalism New York, NY USA
Jim Lutz Professor of Architecture University of Memphis Design, Engineering Memphis, TN USA
Jim Pate Executive Director Habitat For Humanity Engineering, Non-Profit Organizations New Orleans, LA USA
Jim Whittaker Mountaineer Action Sports, Sports Port Townsend, WA USA
Jim Yong Kim Physician Partners in Health Medicine, Politics Boston, MA USA
Joanne Bradford Chief Media Officer MSN Business, Technology Redmond, CA USA
John Jacobs Co-founder Life is Good Clothing Entrepreneurship, Fashion Hudson, NH USA
John Podesta President/CEO Center for American Progress Government, Politics Washington, DC USA
Joshua Jackson Actor Acting & Theatre, Television Los Angeles, CA USA
Julianne Malveaux President Bennett College for Women Education, Politics Greensboro, NC USA
Julie Jensen Playwright Acting & Theatre, Writing Salt Lake City, UT USA
Kate White Editor-in-Chief Cosmopolitan Magazine Journalism, Writing New York, NY USA
Katrina Markoff Chocolatier Vosges Haut-Chocolat Entrepreneurship, Food Chicago, IL USA
Kinky Friedman Singer/Songwriter/Author Music, Politics Austin, TX USA
Marlies Yearby Choreographer/Dancer Rent Acting & Theatre, Art New York, NY USA
Marshawn Evans CEO Communication Counts Entrepreneurship, Law Chicago, IL USA
Max Siegel President of Global Operations Dale Earnhardt Racing Inc. Business, Sports Charlotte, NC USA
Mike Henry Slam Poet Austin Slam Poetry Art, Writing Austin, TX USA
Peter Travers Film Critic Rolling Stone Magazine Film, Journalism New York, NY USA
Ralph Murphy Vice President ASCAP Business, Music Nashville, TN USA
Rex Grignon Head of Character Animation PDI/Dreamworks Film, Numbers Palo Alto, CA USA
Richard Linklater Filmmaker/Writer Detour Film Film, Writing Austin, TX USA
Rickey Minor Music Director American Idol Music, Television Los Angeles, CA USA
R L Stine Author Goosebumps Journalism, Writing New York, NY USA
Ross Klein President W Hotels Business, Travel New York, NY USA
Samuel Kyles Reverend Monumental Baptist Church Non-Profit Organizations, Philosophy & Religion Memphis, TN USA
Shiny Toy Guns Musicians Shiny Toy Guns Art, Music Park City, UT USA
Steve Schankman Founder Contemporary Productions Entrepreneurship, Music St. Louis, MO USA
Steven Rosenberg Chief of Surgery National Cancer Institute Medicine, Science Potomac, MD USA
Todd Sotkiewicz President Lonely Planet Americas Business, Travel San Francisco, CA USA
Tom Szaky Co-Founder Terracycle Business, Environment & Nature Trenton, NJ USA
Walter Murch Film Editor/Sound Designer Apocalypse Now, Ghost, Julia, House of Cards Film, Music San Francisco, CA USA
Warren Brown Baker CakeLove Entrepreneurship, Food Washington, DC USA
Wendy Williams Television/Radio Personality Radio, Television New York, NY USA
Whit Alexander Co-Founder Cranium Games Business, Entrepreneurship Seattle, WA USA
William Morris Glassblower/Artist William Morris Glass Art, Design Stanwood, WA USA
Zach Gill Musician Art, Music Santa Barbara, CA USA
Zygmunt Dyrkacz Founder Chopin Theater Acting & Theatre, Entrepreneurship Chicago, IL USA

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Ahmir Questlove Thompson Drummer The Roots Art, Music Philadelphia, PA USA
Ana Hortillosa Event Coordinator Asian Art Museum Acting & Theatre, Art San Francisco, CA USA
Andrew Steele Astrobiologist NASA Science, Technology Washington, DC USA
Chris Kraus Writer/Filmmaker Film, Writing Los Angeles, CA USA
Cliff Antone Owner Antone's and Antone's Records Entrepreneurship, Music Austin, TX USA
Damon Dash Hip-Hop Mogul Roc-A-Fella Records Entrepreneurship, Music New York, NY USA
Darius Uible Truck Driver Self-Employed Environment & Nature, Travel New Orleans, LA USA
David Banks Filmmaker / Photojournalist Art, Film Los Angeles, CA USA
David Neeleman CEO jetBlue Airways Entrepreneurship, Travel New York, NY USA
Frederick Gregory Deputy Administrator NASA Science, Armed Services Washington, DC USA
Gillian Caldwell Director Human Rights Program Witness Film, Non-Profit Organizations New York, NY USA
Ira Glass Host/Producer This American Life Journalism, Radio Chicago, IL USA
Jeremy Sparks Bullfighter Cheyenne Rodeo Action Sports, Sports Cheyenne, WY USA
Julie Azuma Founder/CEO Different Roads To Learning Education, Entrepreneurship New York, NY USA
Kalle Lasn Founder Adbusters Magazine Journalism, Politics Vancouver, British Columbia CAN
Ken Yager Rock Climber Action Sports, Environment & Nature Yosemite, CA USA
Kevin Klose CEO/President NPR Journalism, Radio Washington, DC USA
Lee Walthall Owner Delta Of Venus Cafe Entrepreneurship, Food Davis, CA USA
Levi Ortiz Firefighter Denver Fire Department Government, Armed Services Denver, CO USA
Linda Li Plastic Surgeon Dr. 90210 Business, Medicine Los Angeles, CA USA
Marilyn Halperin Director of Education and Communication Chicago Shakespeare Theatre Acting & Theatre, Education Chicago, IL USA
Nathan Gray Founder/CEO Earth Train Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations Berkeley, CA USA
Pam Gaber Founder Gabriel's Angels Medicine, Non-Profit Organizations Phoenix, AZ USA
Pat Croce Entrepreneur/Sports Team Executive/Author Medicine, Sports Philadelphia, PA USA
Pat Schroeder Former Congresswoman/CEO Association of American Publishers Government, Politics Washington, DC USA
Paul Goble Senior Associate Carnegie Endowment For International Peace Government, Non-Profit Organizations Washington, DC USA
Paula and Lorenz Eber Cyclists Biked Around the World for Asthma Awareness Non-Profit Organizations, Sports Seattle, WA USA
Ray Kelly Police Commissioner NYPD Government, Armed Services New York, NY USA
Richard Meier Architect Getty Museum Design, Engineering New York, NY USA
Rob Feenie Owner/Executive Chef Lumiere Entrepreneurship, Food Vancouver, British Columbia CAN
Ross Rebagliati Olympic Snowboarder Action Sports, Sports Vancouver, British Columbia CAN
Sam Ross Founder Green Chimneys Children's School Education, Non-Profit Organizations Brewster, NY USA
Scott MacEachern General Manager Nike Livestrong Business, Sports Portland, OR USA
Sonja DeVries Filmmaker/Activist Gay Cuba Film, Non-Profit Organizations Louisville, KY USA
Tracy McKnight President & Music Supervisor Commotion Records Film, Music New York, NY USA
Wanda Sykes Comedian Acting & Theatre, Film Los Angeles, CA USA
William Albert Allard Staff Photographer National Geographic Art, Writing Washington, DC USA

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Abelardo Morell Photographer/Professor Massachusetts College of Art and Design Art, Education New York, NY USA
Al Merrick Founder Channel Island Surfboards Action Sports, Design Santa Barbara, CA USA
Ann Telnaes Political Cartoonist Humor's Edge Art, Politics Washington, DC USA
Atoosa Rubenstein Editor-In-Chief Seventeen Magazine Fashion, Journalism New York, NY USA
Betty Cortina Editorial Director Latina Magazine Journalism, Writing New York, NY USA
Bob Chandler Creator Big Foot Action Sports, Engineering St. Louis, MO USA
Charna Halpern Founder ImprovOlympic Acting & Theatre, Entrepreneurship Chicago, IL USA
Chris Wink Creator Blue Man Group Acting & Theatre, Music New York, NY USA
Devorah Major Poet/Novelist/Essayist San Francisco Poet Laureate 2002-2006 Art, Writing San Francisco, CA USA
Gabriel Garcia Independent Filmmaker The Promised Land Acting & Theatre, Film Washinton, DC USA
Gene Bourg Restaurant Critic The Times-Picayune Food, Writing New Orleans, LA USA
Gerard Baker Park Superintendent Mount Rushmore Environment & Nature, Politics Mt. Rushmore, SD USA
Grace Lee Boggs Social Activist/Writer/Founder Boggs Center Non-Profit Organizations, Politics Detroit, MI USA
Jim DeRogatis Music Critic Chicago Sun-Times Journalism, Music Chicago, IL USA
Jim Koch Founder/Brewmaster Samuel Adams Entrepreneurship, Food Boston, MA USA
Joel Klein Chancellor New York City Schools Education, Government New York, NY USA
John Passacantando Executive Director Greenpeace Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations Washington, DC USA
John Richards Radio DJ KEXP, Seattle, WA Music, Radio Seattle, WA USA
Keith Stegall Singer/Songwriter/Producer Music, Writing Nashville, TN USA
Lisa Eckert Superintendant Devil's Tower National Monument Environment & Nature, Government Crook County, WY USA
Maribel Lieberman Founder MarieBelle Fine Treats and Chocolates Entrepreneurship, Food Chicago, IL USA
Mark Johnson Bucket Man Self Employed Art, Music Chicago, IL USA
Mary Bell VP of Logistics Caterpillar Business, Technology Peoria, IL USA
Mary Spio Editor One2One Living Journalism, Writing Palm Beach, FL USA
Meredith Wilson Rancher Wilson's Double Diamond Ranch Environment & Nature, Science Alta, WY USA
My Harrison Section Chief FBI Government, Law Washington, DC USA
Nic Harcourt Radio Host KCRW Radio, Writing Santa Monica, CA USA
Patricia Janiot News Anchor CNN en Espanol Journalism, Television Atlanta, GA USA
Richard Woolcott Co-Founder Volcom Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Costa Mesa, CA USA
Rita Simó Founder People's Music School Education, Music Chicago, IL USA
Shawn Lani Senior Exhibit Developer Exploratorium Design, Science San Francisco, CA USA
Terrence Payne Artist/Founder Rosalux Gallery Art, Entrepreneurship Minneapolis, MN USA
Tina Nenoff Scientist Scandia National Laboratory Environment & Nature, Science Albuquerque, NM USA
Walter Holmes Yoga Instructor Education, Sports Chicago, IL USA

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Alastair Paulin Managing Editor Mother Jones Magazine Journalism, Politics San Francisco, CA USA
Ann Powers Rock Journalist/Senior Curator Experience Music Project Journalism, Music Seattle, WA USA
Bob Brisbois Tribe Council Secretary Spokane Tribe Government, Politics Spokane, WA USA
Cecil Williams Minister Glide Memorial Church Non-Profit Organizations, Philosophy & Religion San Francisco, CA USA
Dave Jacobs CEO/Founder Spyder Ski Apparel Fashion, Sports Boulder, CO USA
Gary Neptune Founder Neptune Mountaineering Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Boulder, CO USA
Gary Rydstrom Sound Director Skywalker Sound Film, Music San Francisco, CA USA
Jane Smiley Novelist A Thousand Acres Art, Writing Carmel, CA USA
Jehmu Greene Executive Director Rock The Vote Music, Politics Los Angeles, CA USA
Jerry Colangelo CEO Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns Business, Sports Phoenix, AZ USA
Jill Soloway Writer/Producer HBO's Six Feet Under Television, Writing Los Angeles, CA USA
Jonathan Poneman Co-Founder Sub Pop Records Entrepreneurship, Music Seattle, WA USA
Julian Serrano Master Chef, Picasso Restaurant Bellagio Hotel and Casino Food, Travel Las Vegas, NV USA
Kim Walker Founder Outdoor DIVAS Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Boulder, CO USA
Larry Weintraub Founder Fanscape Entrepreneurship, Music Los Angeles, CA USA
Mason Gordon Creator Slamball Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Los Angeles, CA USA
Mike Thorn Coordinator Maximum Rocknroll Magazine Journalism, Music San Francisco, CA USA
Pat O'Donnell CEO Aspen Skiing Company Action Sports, Entrepreneurship Aspen, CO USA
Pavel Brun Choreographer/Theatrical Producer Acting & Theatre, Art Las Vegas, NV USA
Ric Birch Executive Producer Olympic Ceremonies Acting & Theatre, Sports Los Angeles, CA USA
Rob Bollinger Artistic Director Cirque du Soleil Acting & Theatre, Action Sports Las Vegas, NV USA
Sylvia Mathews Executive Director Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Non-Profit Organizations, Politics Seattle, WA USA

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Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Mark Foster Founder Heroin Skateboards Action Sports, Entrepreneurship London, UK

(22 Leaders) Back to top

Name Occupation Company Name Interests Location
Arianne Phillips Costume Designer/Stylist Design, Fashion Los Angeles, CA USA
Ben Younger Writer/Director The Boiler Room Film, Writing New York, NY USA
Ben Zander Music Conductor Boston Philharmonic Music, Writing Boston, MA USA
Beth McCarthy Miller Director Saturday Night Live and the MTV Video Music Awards Film, Television New York, NY USA
Chris Flink Product Design IDEO Design, Engineering Palo Alto, CA USA
Craig Venter Scientist/Founder The Institute for Genomic Research Science, Technology Washington, DC USA
Dennis Muren Special Effects Guru 8-Time Academy Award Winner Film, Technology San Francisco, CA USA
Geoff Frost Chief Marketing Officer Motorola Business, Technology Chicago, IL USA
Howard Schultz Chairman and CEO Starbucks Business, Food Seattle, WA USA
Kevin Carroll The Katalyst Nike Medicine, Sports Portland, OR USA
Laurie Coots Chief Marketing Officer TBWA/Chiat/Day Business, Technology Los Angeles, CA USA
Manny Kowino Lobsterman Self Employed Entrepreneurship, Food Falmouth, ME USA
Michael Dell Founder/CEO Dell Computers Entrepreneurship, Technology Austin, TX USA
Michael Jager Founder/Creative Director Jager Dipaola Kemp Design, Entrepreneurship Burlington, VT USA
Mike Lazzo VP of Programming Cartoon Network Entrepreneurship, Television Atlanta, GA USA
Morris Reid Lobbyist Government, Law Washington, DC USA
Pete Johnson VP of On-Air Promotions Cartoon Network Film, Television Atlanta, GA USA
Randy Komisar Entrepreneur/Author Entrepreneurship, Writing San Francisco, CA USA
Rick Allen CEO National Geographic Ventures Business, Television Washington, DC USA
Stan Richards Founder The Richards Group Design, Entrepreneurship Dallas, TX USA
Tim Brown CEO IDEO Art, Design Palo Alto, CA USA
Tom First Founder Nantucket Nectars Entrepreneurship, Food Boston, MA USA

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