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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

  • 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"

  • Bryan Stevenson

    Founder and Executive Director,
    Equal Justice Initiative

  • Chade-Meng Tan

    Jolly Good Fellow, Google,
    Author of "Search Inside Yourself"

  • Charles Best

    Founder and CEO, DonorsChoose.org

  • Chip Conley

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

  • Clayton Christensen

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

  • Cory Booker

    Mayor of Newark, New Jersey

  • Dan Ariely

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

  • Daniel Lubetzky

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

  • David Lim

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

  • Deepak Chopra

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

  • Eric Ries

    Entrepreneur and Author, The Lean Startup

  • 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"

  • Jack and Suzy Welch

    Co-Authors of "The Real-Life MBA"

  • James Caan CBE

    Entrepreneur, former Dragon, philanthropist

  • Jerry Kaplan

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

  • Jim Fruchterman

    Founder and CEO, Benetech

  • 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"

  • Julie Hanna & Premal Shah

    Chief Executive of the Board and President, Kiva

  • Kirsten Gillibrand

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

  • Kris Tompkins

    President and Founder, Tompkins Conservation
    Former CEO, Patagonia

  • 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"

  • 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

  • Selena Rezvani

    Author of Pushback

  • Seth Meyers

    Head Writer, Saturday Night Live

  • 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"

  • Thomas Friedman

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

  • Tony Hsieh

    CEO, Zappos.com,
    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