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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  • Gene Wade

    Co-Founder & CEO of One University Network, Inc.

  • Harriet Wakelam

    General Manager of Experience Design at Medibank

  • Ariel Waldman

    Global Instigator of Science Hack Day & Founder of Spacehack.org

  • Ari Wallach

    Founder & CEO of Synthesis Corp.

  • Jim Walsh

    Research Associate in the Security Studies Program at MIT

  • Stephen Walt

    Robert & Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School

  • Anne Washington

    Assistant Professor at George Mason University

  • Sharon Waxman

    CEO & Editor-in-Chief of TheWrap

  • Andrew Weber

    Former Assistant Secretary of Defense & former Director of the Nuclear Weapons Council

  • Lance Weiler

    Writer, Director & Experience Designer

  • Bret Weinstein

    Evolutionary Theorist & Professor at The Evergreen State College

  • Kate Welsh

    Program Manager: Education & Philanthropy at TED Conferences

  • Adam Werbach

    Co-Founder of yerdle

  • Tyler Wigg-Stevenson

    Chair of the Global Task Force on Nuclear Weapons at the World Evangelical Alliance

  • Claudia Williams

    Senior Advisor for Health Technology & Innovation at the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

  • David Witzel

    Chief of Conspiration at Hummingbird Labs