Innovator Spotlight

  • Eli Pariser

    CEO & Co-Founder of Upworthy

    Eli Pariser is the President of Good Media Group. He has dedicated his career to figuring out how technology can elevate important topics in the world — as an author, an online organizer, and most recently, as a co-founder of Upworthy. Eli served as the executive director of MoveOn.org from 2004-2009, growing membership to more…

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  • Robert Scheer

    Editor-In-Chief of Truthdig & Professor at USC's Annenberg School for Communication

  • Gareth Porter

    Independent Investigative Journalist & Historian

  • Heather Hurlburt

    Director of New Models of Policy Change at New America

  • Robert Naiman

    Policy Director at Just Foreign Policy

  • Charles Knight

    Senior Fellow at Center for International Policy & Co-Founder of Project on Defense Alternatives

  • Peter Leyden

    Founder of Reinvent

  • Steven Johnson

    Bestselling author & host of the PBS series "How We Got to Now"

  • Natalie Foster

    Advisor to the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative

  • Robert Atkinson

    Founder & President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

  • Catherine Bracy

    Co-Founder and Executive Director, TechEquity Collaborative

  • Bobby Fishkin

    CEO, President & Co-Founder of Reframeit Inc

  • Rusty Rueff

    Angel Investor & Philanthropist

  • Ben Casnocha

    Technology Entrepreneur & Author

  • Brewster Kahle

    Founder of the Internet Archive

  • Susan Moffat

    Project Director of UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative

  • Mijo Vodopic

    Program Officer at MacArthur Foundation