Innovator Spotlight

  • June Cohen

    Co-Founder & CEO, WaitWhat

    As Executive Producer of TED Media, June Cohen was responsible for bringing the TED Conference online, ultimately growing its audience from 1000 attendees per year to more than 2 million viewers per day. In 2006, she launched TEDTalks, the online video series, followed by (2007) and the TED Open Translation Project (2009). TEDTalks have now been viewed over 1 billion times worldwide. Cohen also co-produces and co-hosts the TED Conference in California. Previously, she was VP of Content at 

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  • Niels Nielsen

    Managing Director, World Refugee School

  • Stuart Feldman

    Chief Scientist of Schmidt Futures

  • Lenny Mendonca

    Senior Partner Emeritus from the Washington D.C. and San Francisco offices of McKinsey & Company

  • Andreas Schleicher

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

  • Lee Rainie

    Director of Internet and Technology research at the Pew Research Center

  • Laura Tyson

    Professor of the Graduate School and Faculty Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact at the Berkeley Haas School of Business

  • Susan Lund

    Partner of McKinsey & Company

  • Nicolette van Exel

    Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Intuit

  • George Anders

    Editor at large at LinkedIn

  • Carson Linforth Bowley

    Co-Founder of Metapattern

  • Ting Kelly

    Co-founder of Metapattern

  • Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

    Professor at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

  • Alan Gershenfeld

    President and Co-Founder of E-Line Media

  • Kai Jia

    Lecturer at the School of Political Science and Public Administration of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

  • Sarah Sladen

    Director, Youth Economic Opportunities Network (YEO Network), Making Cents International

  • Tina Hay

    Founder of Napkin Finance