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  • Andrew Hessel

    Distinguished Research Scientist, Autodesk Life Sciences

    Andrew Hessel is a futurist, connector, and catalyst in biological technologies, helping industry, academics, and authorities better understand the rapid changes happening in life science. He works with a diverse team at Autodesk creating software tools for designing living and molecular systems. To demonstrate the capabilities of these tools, he is the founder and CEO…

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    Kim Polese

    Prominent Silicon Valley Entrepreneur & Business Leader

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    Howard Rheingold

    Technology visionary, author & teacher

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    Rebecca Chopp

    First Female Chancellor of University of Denver

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    Martha Kanter

    Distinguished Visiting Professor of Higher Education at NYU & former U.S. Under Secretary of Education

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    Kevin Kelly

    Senior Maverick at WIRED Magazine

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    George Dyson

    Author & Historian of Technology

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    Ted Hope

    Head Of Motion Picture Production at Amazon Studios & former CEO of Fandor

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    Hadi Partovi

    Co-Founder of Code.org

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    Robin Sloan

    Technologist & Bestselling Author

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    Brad DeLong

    Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley

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    Tiffany Shlain

    Filmmaker & Founder of The Webby Awards

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    Vivienne Ming

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Socos LLC

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    Soraya Darabi

    Co-Founder of Zady

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    Robin Chase

    Co-Founder of Zipcar & Founder of Buzzcar

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    Jeremiah Owyang

    Founder of Crowd Companies

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    Casey Fenton

    Co-Founder of Couchsurfing & Founder of Sovolve

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    Natalie Foster

    Research Affiliate at the Future of Work Initiative at The Aspen Institute

  • Laura-Murphy

    Laura Murphy

    Former Director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office

  • Jane-McGonigal

    Jane McGonigal

    World-Renowned Game Designer & Bestselling Author

  • Yochai-Benkler

    Yochai Benkler

    Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School

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    Arun Sundararajan

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

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    Nick Pinkston

    Founder & CEO of Plethora

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    April Rinne

    Sharing Economy Advisor, Advocate, Pioneer & Investor

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    Sunil Paul

    Co-Founder of Sidecar

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    Joe Trippi

    Political Strategist, Media Consultant & FOX News Contributor

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    Becky Bond

    Former Senior Advisor, Bernie Sanders presidential campaign and co-author "Rules for Revolutionaries"

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    Ruy Teixeira

    Author of ''The Optimistic Leftist: Why the 21st Century Will Be Better Than You Think''

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    Jen Pahlka

    Founder & Executive Director of Code for America

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    Tim O’Reilly

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

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    Steven Johnson

    Bestselling author & host of the PBS series "How We Got to Now"

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    Albert Cañigueral

    OuiShare Connector Spain & LATAM