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Sustainability

E. Freya Williams

Leading Expert on Sustainability and its Positive Impact on Consumers, Business and Investors; CEO North America of Futerra; Author, “Green Giants”

Katharine Wilkinson

Renowned Strategist, Expert and Author on How Organizations and Changemakers Can Address the Climate Crisis; Advisor on Advancing and Communicating Proactive Climate Solutions; Senior Writer, New York Times Best-Seller “Drawdown” (2017)

Neri Oxman

Award-winning Architect, Designer and Inventor; Pioneer of the Field of Material Ecology; Leading Authority on “Hacking” Nature for the Purposes of Speculative and Practical Design; Founder, Mediated Matter Research Group; Professor, MIT Media Lab

Alexander Betts

Alexander Betts

Authority on Refugees and Human Migration; Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs, University of Oxford; Director, Refugee Studies Centre and Refugee Economies; Author, “Refuge” (2017)

Moshe Safdie

Renowned Architect and Urban Planner; Visionary on the Future of City Living; Influential Theorist, Author, Educator on Social-Activist Architecture; Recipient of Israel’s 2019 Wolf Prize for Architecture

Caleb Harper

Digital Farming Pioneer; Leading Authority on Using Technology and Democratization to Solve Global Food Crises; Author, “The Future of Food” (2020); Founder & Director, OpenAG Initiative, MIT Media Lab

Efosa Ojomo

Champion for Creating Economic Prosperity Through Innovation; Leading Authority on Market-Creating Innovations; Co-Author, with Clayton Christensen and Karen Dillon, “The Prosperity Paradox” (2019); Senior Research Fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation; Co-Founder & President, Poverty Stops Here

Rebecca Henderson

Foremost Authority on Sustainable Business, Technology and Innovation; Author, “Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire” (2020); Professor, Harvard Business School

Horace Dediu

Foremost Mobile Industry Analyst and Visionary on Digital Business Disruption; Founder and Author, Market Intelligence Site Asymco.com

Stewart Brand photo

Stewart Brand

Futurist, Technology Visionary and Pioneering Environmentalist; Former Editor, Whole Earth Catalog; President, The Long Now Foundation

Michael E. Porter

Foremost Authority on Strategy, Competition and Competitive Advantage; Creator of Shared Value Concept; Professor, Harvard Business School