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Mark Mortensen

Expert on Organizational Collaboration; Leading Authority on the Ways Organizations Manage Globally Distributed and Project-Based Teams; Professor, INSEAD

Courtney Cogburn

Pioneer in Using Virtual Reality to Expose the Devastating Impact of Racism on Individuals, Organizations and Society; Expert on Understanding How Racism in the Media Affects Human Health; Transdisciplinary Scholar; Assistant Professor of Social Work, Columbia University

Ben Waber

Leading Authority on the Revolution of Big Data in the Workplace; Expert on Using Analytics to Inform Strategy and Decision Making; Specialist in Creating and Sustaining Innovative, Data-Driven Corporate Cultures; President and CEO of Humanyze; Visiting Scientist, MIT Media Lab

M. Ehsan Hoque

Renowned Computer Scientist and Leading Authority on AI-Driven Skills Training, Accessibility and Health; Expert in Human-Machine Symbiosis, Ethics and Future of Work; Professor, University of Rochester

David Blake

World’s Foremost Expert on the Future of Credentials, Skills, and the Future of Work; Leading Authority on Future-Proofing Companies and Their Employees; Co-Founder & Executive Director, Degreed; Co-Author, “The Expertise Economy” (2018)

Kelly Palmer

Cutting-Edge Thought Leader on the Future of Learning, Career Development and Competitiveness in the New Economy; Chief Learning Officer, Degreed; Co-Author, “The Expertise Economy” (2018)

Henry Timms

Leading Expert on Building Movements and Transforming Organizations; Co-Author, “New Power”; President and CEO, 92nd Street Y; Co-founder #GivingTuesday; Visiting Fellow, Stanford University; Incoming President of New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Jeremy Heimans

World-Renowned Expert on Building Social Movements; Pioneer of Purpose-driven Marketing and Business Models; Lifelong Activist; Co-Founder & CEO, Purpose; Co-Author, “New Power”

Iyad Rahwan

Renowned Computer Scientist and Developer of AI Technology; Expert on the Ethics and Impact of AI and Social Media on Society, Government and Future of Work; Director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development; Professor, MIT Media Lab

Ayanna Howard

Renowned Educator, Researcher and Innovator in the Cutting-Edge Fields of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence; Pioneering Developer of Robotic Technology for Pediatric Health Care; Founder & CTO, Zyrobotics; Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Erik Brynjolfsson

Foremost Authority on Technology’s Effect on Business Strategy, Productivity and Performance; Best-selling Author, “The Second Machine Age” and “Machine, Platform, Crowd”; Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

Rana el Kaliouby

Rana El Kaliouby

Pioneer of Artificial Emotional Intelligence; Technology Evangelist, Inventor & Research Scientist; Co-Founder & CEO, Affectiva

Jeff Hancock

Jeff Hancock

Authority on Social Media Behavior & Psychology of Online Interaction; Expert on Technology’s Role in Deception and Trust; Founder, Stanford University Social Media Lab

Amy Webb

Leading Authority on Forecasting & Strategy for Business and Society; Founder, Future Today Institute; NYU Stern Professor, Strategic Foresight; Futures Forecasting; Best-selling Author, “The Signals Are Talking”; Author, “The Big Nine” (2019)

Alexander Betts

Alexander Betts

Authority on Refugees & Human Migration; Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs, Oxford University; Director, Refugee Studies Centre and Refugee Economies; Author, “Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System”

Guy Hoffman

Renowned Robotics and AI Expert, Focused on Human-Robot Interaction; Leading AI Researcher & Innovator; Mechanical Engineering Professor, Cornell University; Former Co-Director, IDC Media Innovation Lab

Arun Sundararajan

Global Authority on How Artificial Intelligence, Platforms and Digital Trust Will Revolutionize Business Practices, Government, Employment and Public Policy; Best-Selling Author, “The Sharing Economy”; Economist and Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Stewart Friedman

Stew Friedman

World’s Top Expert on Leadership & Performance in All Parts of Life; Influential Innovator in Leadership Education; Award-Winning Wharton Professor; Former Senior Executive at Ford Motor; Best-selling Author, “Total Leadership” & “Leading the Life You Want”

Jonathan Zittrain

Jonathan Zittrain

Leading Expert in the Governance of Future Technology, Including Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity; Healthy Blockchain Skeptic; Master Moderator; Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University

Sherry Turkle

Sherry Turkle

New York Times Best-Selling Author of “Reclaiming Conversation”; Expert on Technology and Its Role in Transforming Relationships in a Digital Society; Sociologist and MIT Professor

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Michelle R. Weise

Leading Authority on the Future of the Workforce and Innovative Employment Pathways; Expert on How Disruptive Innovation is Transforming Higher Education; Senior VP, Strada Education Network; Chief Innovation Officer, Strada Institute for the Future of Work; Co-Author with Clayton Christensen, “Hire Education: Mastery, Modularization, and the Workforce Revolution”

Jason Pontin

Leading Expert on the Future of Technology and Innovation; Senior Partner, Flagship Pioneering; Renowned Journalist, Speaker and Moderator

Howard Gardner

Renowned Developmental & Cognitive Psychologist; Father of Multiple Intelligences Theory; Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Michael B. Horn

Leading Authority on the Future of K-12 and Higher Education; Expert in Transforming Education Through Digital Learning; Co-Founder, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation; Chief Strategy Officer, Entangled Group; Senior Partner, Entangled Solutions; Award-Winning Author of Five Books on the Future of Learning, including “Choosing College” (2019)

Rebecca Henderson

Foremost Authority on Sustainable Business, Technology and Innovation; Author, “Reimagining Capitalism” (Hachette, 2019); Professor, Harvard Business School

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Robert Tercek

Business Futurist, Technology Strategist and Digital Media Pioneer; Former President of Digital Media, Oprah Winfrey Network; Adjunct Professor and Lecturer, University of Southern California

Thomas Malone

Renowned Expert on the Future of Work and Organizational Visionary; Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management; Author, “Superminds” (May 2018); Founding Director, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence

Karen Dillon

Authority on Leadership, Innovation and Problem-solving; Co-author with Clay Christensen of Bestsellers “How Will You Measure Your Life?,” “Competing Against Luck” and the “The Prosperity Paradox” (2019); Former Harvard Business Review Editor; Master Moderator

Tammy Erickson

Award-Winning Author and Expert on the Changing Workforce, Generations at Work, and Organizational Collaboration; Adjunct Professor, Organisational Behaviour at the London Business School

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Rachel Botsman

Global Authority on a New Era of Trust; Best-selling Author, “Who Can You Trust?;” Visiting Lecturer & Researcher, Oxford University