Robert Safian is editor and managing director of the award-winning monthly business magazine Fast Company. He is also an entrepreneur, innovator, and wonderful business speaker.
Wharton and Oxford-educated, Alexander Blass is an internationally acclaimed American innovator. He has traveled to over 50 countries and appeared in hundreds of media outlets. He is the grand prize winner of the Daily Record’s “Top Innovator of the Year” Award, which credited him with “revolutionizing charitable giving” for inventing person-to-person “crowd” fundraising technology, which rapidly spread worldwide on the Internet and has helped countless people. He presently serves as CEO of the Innovation Institute of America, based near Washington, DC.
Author of the groundbreaking bestsellers BANK 2.0 and Bank 3.0, Brett King is the founder and CEO of Moven, the first direct mobile bank in the US and the UK. Brett also runs a niche strategic advisory firm, User Strategy, where he is a strategic advisor to the world’s leading financial services organizations. Recently named “Innovator of the Year” by American Banker and Bank Technology News Magazines, Brett is a global thought leader in financial services and customer experience.
Daniel Kraft, M.D. is an NIH funded faculty member affiliated with Stanford. He was on clinical faculty with the UCSF pediatric bone marrow transplantation service and serves as the medicine track chair for Singularity University where he is also executive director for the FutureMed executive program.
Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, comedian, television host, actor, writer, and scientist who began his career as a mechanical engineer at Boeing. He is best known as the host of the Disney/PBS children’s science show Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993–98) and for his many subsequent appearances in popular media as a science educator.
Jim Carroll is one of the world’s leading international futurists, trends and innovation experts, providing strategic guidance and insight to some of most prestigious organizations in the world for over twenty years. He is recognized worldwide as a “thought leader” and authority on: global trends, rapid business model change, business transformation in a period of economic uncertainty and the necessity for fast paced innovation.
Mr. Alan R. Mulally served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Ford Motor Company from September 1, 2006 to July 1, 2014. Prior to joining Ford in September 2006, Mr. Mulally served as an Executive Vice President of The Boeing Company since August 2002. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Inc. from September 1998 to September 5, 2006 and from August 2002 to September 5, 2006, respectively.