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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  • Peter Schwartz

    Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning at Salesforce

  • Palak Shah

    Social Innovations Director at National Domestic Workers Alliance

  • Andy Stern

    Author of "Raising the Floor"

  • Arun Sundararajan

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

  • Gary Shapiro

    President & CEO of the Consumer Technology Association

  • Kristin Sharp

    Executive Director, SHIFT: The Commission on Work, Workers, and Technology

  • Sara Sutton Fell

    CEO and Founder of FlexJobs

  • Paul Saffo

    Technology Forecaster & Professor at Stanford University

  • Nikki Silvestri

    Founder & CEO at Soil and Shadow

  • Trebor Scholz

    Associate Professor of Culture and Media, The New School

  • Nathan Schneider

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

  • Nick Smoot

    Founder of Innovation Collective and Mountain Man Ventures

  • 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

  • Andreas Schleicher

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

  • Brian Sager

    Serial Entrepreneur and CEO & Co-Founder of Omnity