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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  • Callie Schweitzer

    Editorial Director of Audience Strategy for Time Inc.

  • Nova Spivack

    CEO at Bottlenose

  • Jeffrey Selingo

    Author of "College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students"

  • Sherry Smith

    Managing Director at Making Waves Foundation

  • Robin Sloan

    Technologist & Bestselling Author

  • Sidonie Smith

    Director of Institute for the Humanities at University of Michigan

  • Tiffany Shlain

    Filmmaker & Founder of The Webby Awards

  • Helen Small

    Professor of English Literature at University of Oxford

  • Brian Sager

    Serial Entrepreneur and CEO & Co-Founder of Omnity

  • Arun Sundararajan

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

  • Jeff Schwartz

    Principal, Deloitte Consulting

  • Nathan Schneider

    Scholar-in-Residence, Media Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder

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  • Sarah Sladen

    Director, Youth Economic Opportunities Network (YEO Network), Making Cents International

  • Orville Schell

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

  • Unity Stoakes

    President and Co-Founder, Startup Health