Innovator Spotlight

  • Kara Swisher

    Co-founder of Recode, Host of the Recode Decode and Pivot podcasts

    Kara Swisher is the co-founder and editor-at-large of Recode, producer and host of the Recode Decode and Pivot podcasts, and co-executive producer of the Code Conference series. She also has a special series on MSNBC called Revolution on the impact of technology on work, society, and more, and is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times.

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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