Innovator Spotlight

  • Gary Marcus

    Scientist, Author, and Entrepreneur

    Gary Marcus is a scientist, bestselling author, and entrepreneur who is just coming out with the new book Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust. He is the co-founder and CEO of the new robotics startup Robust.ai, along with his co-founder Rodney Brooks. Gary was CEO and Founder of the machine learning startup Geometric Intelligence, which was acquired by Uber in 2016. 

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  • Brewster Kahle

    Founder of the Internet Archive

  • Susan Moffat

    Project Director of UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative

  • Alex Steffen

    Planetary Futurist & Writer

  • Tim O’Reilly

    Founder of O'Reilly Media & Host of Next:Economy Conference

  • David Brin

    Physicist & Bestselling Science Fiction Author

  • Robin Chase

    Transportation Entrepreneur; Co-Founder of Zipcar & Veniam

  • Ari Wallach

    Founder & CEO of Synthesis Corp.

  • Felicia Wong

    President & CEO of Roosevelt Institute

  • Howard Rheingold

    Technology visionary, author & teacher

  • Michael Pollan

    Bestselling author & lecturer on food, agriculture, health & the environment

  • Ali Partovi

    Investor in Dropbox & Co-Founder of LinkExchange & Code.org

  • Carl Pope

    Author of "Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet"

  • Bill McKibben

    Founder of 350.org

  • Brad DeLong

    Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley

  • Orville Schell

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

  • Saul Griffith

    Serial Entrepreneur & Inventor

  • Paul Hawken

    Executive Director of Project Drawdown

  • Julian Agyeman

    Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University

  • Sunil Paul

    Co-Founder of Sidecar

  • Nikki Silvestri

    Founder & CEO at Soil and Shadow

  • Julie Hanna

    Technologist, Entrepreneur, Board Director, Investor and Advisor