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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  • Claudia Williams

    Senior Advisor for Health Technology & Innovation at the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

  • Kate Welsh

    Program Manager: Education & Philanthropy at TED Conferences

  • Emira Woods

    Associate Fellow at Institute for Policy Studies

  • Stephen Walt

    Robert & Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School