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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  • Stephen Yarwood

    Urban Futurist at city2050 & Former Lord Mayor of the City of Adelaide, Australia

  • Yiaway Yeh

    Former Co-Chief Innovation Officer of Nashville & Davidson County & former Mayor of Palo Alto

  • Gamila Ylstra

    CEO of Binger Filmlab

  • Philip Yun

    Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer at Ploughshares Fund