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

  • Dave Chen

    Founder & CEO of Equilibrium Capital Group

  • Liesbet Peeters

    Managing Partner at D. Capital Partners Limited

  • David Bank

    CEO & Editor of ImpactAlpha

  • Sari Miller

    CEO of Sarjay, Inc. & Angel Investor in LeapFrog Investments

  • Joy Anderson

    President & Founder of Criterion Institute

  • Lloyd Kurtz

    Chief Investment Officer at Nelson Capital Management

  • Adam Davis

    Partner at Ecosystem Investment Partners

  • Jamais Cascio

    Distinguished Fellow at Institute for the Future

  • Ramez Naam

    Author of "The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet"

  • David Brin

    Physicist & Bestselling Science Fiction Author