Innovator Spotlight

  • Saul Griffith

    Serial Entrepreneur & Inventor, Chief Scientist at Otherlab

    Saul Griffith is a reinventor right out of central casting: MIT geek, MacArthur Fellow “genius,” serial entrepreneur, DARPA-funded innovator who is always working a decade ahead of everyone else. Currently the co-founder and Chief Scientist of Otherlabs, Griffith has also founded or co-founded a dozen companies, delivered TED talks on everyday inventions, and been profiled in The New Yorker.

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  • Brewster Kahle

    Founder of the Internet Archive

  • Peter Leyden

    Founder of Reinvent

  • Alex Steffen

    Planetary Futurist & Writer

  • Tim O’Reilly

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

  • Ramez Naam

    Author of "The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet"

  • David Brin

    Physicist & Bestselling Science Fiction Author

  • Robin Chase

    Transportation Entrepreneur; Co-Founder of Zipcar & Veniam

  • Peter Schwartz

    Chief Futures Officer and Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning at Salesforce

  • Felicia Wong

    President & CEO of Roosevelt Institute

  • Angela Glover Blackwell

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer of PolicyLink

  • Manuel Pastor

    Professor of Sociology & American Studies & Ethnicity at USC

  • Salim Ismail

    Founding Executive Director & Global Ambassador at Singularity University

  • 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

  • Eric Schlosser

    Investigative Journalist & Bestselling Author

  • 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, Chief Scientist at Otherlab

  • 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