Innovator Spotlight

  • Esther Dyson

    Entrepreneur and Business Leader

    Esther Dyson has devoted her life to discovering the inevitable and promoting the possible. As an investor/commentator, she focuses on emerging technologies and business models, emerging markets and emerging companies. In 1994, she was one of the first to explore the impact of the Net on intellectual property in her own (paid-subscription) newsletter Release 1.0 and in Wired. In 1997, she wrote a book on the impact of the Net on individuals’ lives, Release 2.0: A design for living in the digital age.

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  • Alex Steffen

    Planetary Futurist & Writer

  • Kate Sheppard

    Senior Reporter & Environment & Energy Editor at The Huffington Post

  • Justus Stewart

    Project Associate at O'Brien & Company

  • Peter Schwartz

    Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning at Salesforce

  • Ricardo Salvador

    Director of the Food & Environment Program at Union of Concerned Scientists

  • Eric Schlosser

    Investigative Journalist & Bestselling Author

  • Roger Sorkin

    Director & Producer of "The Burden: Fossil Fuel, the Military, and National Security"

  • Helen Small

    Professor of English Literature at University of Oxford

  • Orville Schell

    Arthur Ross Director of the Center On US-China Relations at the Asia Society

  • Clay Stranger

    Founding Project Manager for Reinventing Fire: China at the Rocky Mountain Institute

  • Deborah Seligsohn

    Environmental Governance Researcher at UC San Diego

  • Nikki Silvestri

    Founder & CEO at Soil and Shadow