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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  • Robert Scheer

    Editor-In-Chief of Truthdig & Professor at USC's Annenberg School for Communication

  • Melissa Silverstein

    Founder & Editor of Women and Hollywood

  • Paul Schrader

    Screenwriter & Film Director

  • Barbara Slavin

    Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center & Washington Correspondent for Al-Monitor.com

  • Jon Soltz

    Co-Founder & Chairman of VoteVets.org

  • Roger Sorkin

    Director & Producer of "The Burden: Fossil Fuel, the Military, and National Security"

  • Ilya Sheyman

    Executive Director of MoveOn.org Political Action

  • Richard Sakwa

    Professor of Russian & European Politics at the University of Kent at Canterbury

  • Anne Schuchat

    Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

  • Orville Schell

    Arthur Ross Director of the Center On US-China Relations at the Asia Society

  • Clay Stranger

    Founding Project Manager for Reinventing Fire: China at the Rocky Mountain Institute

  • Deborah Seligsohn

    Environmental Governance Researcher at UC San Diego

  • Arun Sundararajan

    Author of The Sharing Economy & Professor at New York University's Stern School of Business

  • Andreas Schleicher

    Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at OECD