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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  • Liesbet Peeters

    Managing Partner at D. Capital Partners Limited

  • Manuel Pastor

    Professor of Sociology & American Studies & Ethnicity at USC

  • Jen Pahlka

    Founder & Executive Director of Code for America

  • Henry Poole

    CEO of CivicActions & Board Member of the Free Software Foundation