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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  • Ramez Naam

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

  • Robert Naiman

    Policy Director at Just Foreign Policy

  • Melissa Netram

    Director, Small Business and Financial Services - Corporate Affairs, Inuit

  • Craig Newmark

    Founder of craigslist & Nerd-in-Residence at the VA Center for Innovation

  • Gavin Newsom

    Lieutenant Governor of California

  • Niels Nielsen

    Managing Director, World Refugee School

  • Ali Noorani

    Executive Director of National Immigration Forum

  • Suzanne Nossel

    Executive Director of PEN American Center

  • Melanie Nutter

    Sustainability Executive, Consultant & Speaker

  • Michael Nutter

    Former Mayor of Philadelphia