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  • Aaron Hurst

    CEO, Imperative,
    Author of "The Purpose Economy"

  • Adam Braun

    Founder and CEO, Pencils of Promise,
    Author of "The Promise of a Pencil"

  • Adam Lashinsky

    Senior Editor-at-Large of Fortune Magazine,
    Author of "Inside Apple"

  • Alex Velez

    Co-Founder, Back to the Roots

  • Amy Zegart

    Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business
    Co-author of "Political Risk"

  • Andre Iguodala

    3x NBA Champion and 2015 NBA Finals
    Author of "The Sixth Man"

  • Andrew McAfee

    Co-director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
    Author of "Machine, Platform, Crowd"

  • Andrew Zolli

    Executive Director and Chief Creative Officer, PopTech,
    Author of "Resilience"

  • Andy Puddicombe

    Founder, Headspace

  • Anna Maria Chávez

    CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA

  • Arianna Huffington

    President and Editor-in-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group,
    Author of "Thrive"

  • Barack Obama

    President of the United States

  • Beth Simone Noveck

    Former Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the United States
    Author of "Smart Citizens, Smarter State"

  • Blake Mycoskie

    Founder and Chief Shoe Giver, TOMS and Author of "Start Something That Matters"

  • Brad Stone

    Senior Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek,
    Author of "The Everything Store" and "The Upstarts"

  • Bryan Stevenson

    Founder and Executive Director,
    Equal Justice Initiative

  • Chade-Meng Tan

    Jolly Good Fellow, Google,
    Author of "Search Inside Yourself" and "Joy on Demand"

  • Charles Best

    Founder and CEO,

  • Chelsea Clinton

    Author of "Start Now"

  • Chip Conley

    Founder, Joie de Vivre Hospitality,
    Author of "PEAK"

  • Clayton Christensen

    Professor, Harvard Business School,
    Author of "How Will You Measure Your Life?"

  • Condoleezza Rice

    66th U.S. Secretary of State
    Co-author of "Political Risk"

  • Cory Booker

    Mayor of Newark, New Jersey

  • Dan Ariely

    Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics, Duke University
    Author of "Payoff"

  • Daniel Goleman

    NYT Bestselling Author, Emotional Intelligence
    Co-author of Altered Traits

  • Daniel Lubetzky

    CEO, Kind Healthy Snacks,
    Author of "Do The Kind Thing"

  • Daniel Pink

    Author of "When: The Scientific Secrets to Perfect Timing"

  • David Lim

    Chief Motivation Officer,
    Everest Motivation Team,
    Author of "How Leaders Lead"

  • David Miliband

    CEO, International Rescue Committee and Former Foreign Secretary of the UK
    Author of "Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time"

  • Deepak Chopra

    Founder, The Chopra Foundation,
    Author of "Super Genes"

  • Emily Chang

    Anchor, Bloomberg Technology
    Author of "BROTOPIA: Breaking up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley"

  • Eric Liu

    CEO, Citizen University
    Author, You're More Powerful Than You Think

  • Eric Ries

    Entrepreneur and Author, The Lean Startup

  • Eric Schmidt

    Former Executive Chairman, Alphabet and Former CEO, Google
    Co-Author of "Trillion Dollar Coach"

  • Erik Brynjolfsson

    Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
    Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
    Author of "Machine, Platform, Crowd"

  • Florent Groberg

    U.S. Medal of Honor Recipient

  • Fred Kofman

    Executive Coach, Philosopher,
    Author of "Conscious Business"

  • Gavin Newsom

    Lieutenant Governor of California,
    Author of "Citizenville"

  • Geoffrey Moore

    Venture Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures,
    Author of "Escape Velocity"

  • Gina Romero

    Founder and Managing Director,
    The Athena Network

  • Gina Rudan

    President, Genuine Insights,
    Author of "Practical Genius"

  • Greg McKeown

    Author of "Essentialism"

  • Gretchen Rubin

    Author, Happier at Home

  • Guy Kawasaki

    Co-Founder, Alltop,
    Author of "Enchantment"

  • Haben Girma

    Disability Rights Lawyer

  • Jack and Suzy Welch

    Co-Authors of "The Real-Life MBA"

  • James Caan CBE

    Entrepreneur, former Dragon, philanthropist

  • Jennifer Dulski

    Head of Groups and Community, Facebook
    Past President and COO,
    Author of Purposeful

  • Jennifer Eberhardt

    Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
    Author of "Biased"

  • Jerry Kaplan

    Fellow, The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics,
    Author of "Humans Need Not Apply"

  • Jim Fruchterman

    Founder and CEO, Benetech

  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim

    President, The World Bank Group

  • Jim Wetherbee

    Five Time Shuttle Commander
    Author, Controlling Risk - In A Dangerous World

  • Joanna Coles

    CCO, Hearst Magazines

  • Joe Lacob

    Owner & CEO, Golden State Warriors

  • John Hope Bryant

    Founder, Chairman and CEO Operation HOPE and the Bryant Group Companies, Inc,
    Author of "How the Poor Can Save Capitalism"

  • Jonathan Rosenberg

    Former Senior Vice President at Google; Advisor to Alphabet Management
    Co-Author of "Trillion Dollar Coach"

  • Julie Hanna & Premal Shah

    Chief Executive of the Board and President, Kiva

  • Kelvin Beachum

    Active NFL Player, Angel Investor, Philanthropist, Professional Speaker

  • Kirsten Gillibrand

    U.S. Senator,
    Author of "Off the Sidelines"

  • Kris Tompkins

    President and Founder, Tompkins Conservation
    Former CEO, Patagonia

  • Laird Hamilton

    Legendary Big Wave Surfer
    Author of "Liferider"

  • Leila Janah

    Founder and CEO, Samasource

  • Mallika Chopra

    Author of "Living With Intent"

  • Marc Andreessen

    Co-Founder and General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

  • Mario Batali

    Chef, author, entrepreneur

  • Matt Cohler

    General Partner, Benchmark

  • Matt Mullenweg

    Founder and CEO, Automattic

  • Matthieu Ricard

    Founder, Karuna-Shechen,
    Author of "Altruism"

  • Michelle Rhee

    Founder and CEO, StudentsFirst

  • Nancy Duarte

    CEO and Principal, Duarte, Inc.

  • Neil Pasricha

    Author of The Book of Awesome and The Happiness Equation
    Director, Institute for Global Happiness

  • Paul Farmer

    Co-Founder, Partners in Health

  • Reid Hoffman

    Co-Founder, LinkedIn,
    Author of "The Alliance"

  • Richard J. Davidson

    Director of the Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Co-author of Altered Traits

  • Robert Putnam

    Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University,
    Author of "Our Kids"

  • Ryan Holiday

    Author, The Ego is the Enemy

  • Rye Barcott

    Co-Founder, Carolina For Kintera,
    Author of "It Happened on the Way to War"

  • Salman Khan

    Founder, Khan Academy

  • Scott Harrison

    Founder and CEO, charity: water

  • Scout Bassett

    Nike-sponsored Paralympian
    Challenged Athlete's Foundation Spokesperson

  • Selena Rezvani

    Author of Pushback

  • Seth Meyers

    Head Writer, Saturday Night Live

  • Stacy Brown-Philpot

    CEO, TaskRabbit

  • Stan McChrystal

    Co-Founder and Partner, McChrystal Group,
    Author of "Team of Teams"

  • Steve Young

    Former San Francisco 49ers Quarterback, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, HGGC

  • Suze Orman

    Personal Finance Expert,
    Author of "The Money Class"

  • Telle Whitney

    Past CEO, Anita Borg Institute
    Co-Founder, Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Technology

  • Thomas Friedman

    Foreign Affairs Columnist,
    The New York Times,
    Author of "That Used To Be Us"

  • Tony Hsieh

    Author of "Delivering Happiness"

  • Vivienne Harr

    Chief Inspiration Officer, Make A Stand, Inc.,
    Author of "Make A Stand"

  • Zoë Baird

    CEO and President, Markle Foundation