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Dan Barasch

Leading Expert on Design and Innovation for the Future of Cities; Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Lowline

Ben Waber

President and CEO of Humanyze; Visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab; Former Researcher, Harvard Business School

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

Joi Ito

Foremost Authority on Designing Innovative Technologies to Transform Business and Society; Advocate of Emergent Democracy, Privacy and Internet Freedom; Co-Author, “Whiplash;” Director and Professor, MIT Media Lab

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)

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; Professor, MIT Media Lab

Gil Weinberg

Leading Pioneer in Creative AI; Authority on Robotics and Music Technology; Bionics Expert Focused on Improving Human Capabilities and Creativity; Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

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

Mary Lou Jepsen

Acclaimed Futurist, Inventor, Entrepreneur & Technology Thought Leader; Pioneer in Medical Imaging and Telepathic Technology; Former Professor, MIT Media Lab; Founder, Openwater

Betsy Cooper

Expert on the Intersection of Security and Technology; Analyst of High Tech Threats and Organizations’ Preparedness; Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group; Director, Aspen Institute’s Cybersecurity and Technology Program

Isha Datar

Cellular Agriculture Pioneer; Executive Director, New Harvest; Co-Founder, Perfect Day (fka Muufri) and Clara Foods

Andrew Hessel

Futurist and Trailblazer in Biological Technologies; Co-founder, Genome Project-write; Founder, Humane Genomics Inc.

Neha Narula

Foremost Expert on Digital Currencies and Blockchains; Financial Democratization Enthusiast; Director of the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab

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

Pattie Maes

Pioneering Authority on Human-Computer Interaction, AI and Human Augmentation; Entrepreneur; Director, MIT Program in Media Arts and Sciences; Professor, MIT

Hugh Herr

Leader of the Bionic Age; Champion for Creating Technology to Improve the Human Body and Redefine Human Potential; Professor & Leader, MIT Center for Extreme Bionics

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

Marco Bertini

Marco Bertini

Monetization & Revenue Strategy Expert; Authority on Psychology of Pricing & How It’s Used to Create and Grow Value; Professor of Marketing, ESADE

Rosalind W. Picard

Affective Computing Authority and Expert on Emotional Machines Impact on Marketing and Medicine; MIT Media Lab’s Affective Computing Research Group Director; Co-Founder, Affectiva & Empatica

Amy Webb

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”

Mark Roberge

Mark Roberge

Startup Sales Expert; Founding CRO, HubSpot; Author, “The Sales Acceleration Formula”; Professor, Harvard Business School; Angel Investor, Active Startup Board Member

Guy Hoffman

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

Jeffrey Schnapp

Jeffrey Schnapp

Cultural Historian & Expert on Future of Innovation and Technology; Autonomous Vehicles Authority & CEO, Piaggio Fast Forward; Catalyzing Force in Digital Humanities; Professor, Harvard

Julia Freeland Fisher

Expert on the Future of Education, Focused on Building Students’ Social Capital, Competency-Based Education and Blending Learning; Director, Education at Clayton Christensen Institute; Author, “Who You Know” (August, 2018)

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”

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Ethan Zuckerman

Acclaimed Digital Media Expert; Author; Director, MIT Center for Civic Media; Co-Founder, Global Voices

Jason Hwang, MD

Authority on Health Care Innovation; Co-Founder & Previously CMO of Telehealth Startup Lemonaid Health; Co-Author, “The Innovator’s Prescription”

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Nicholas Negroponte

Visionary on Technology and Its Impact on Business and Society; Founding Chairman, MIT Media Lab; Founder, One Laptop per Child

Jason Pontin

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

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Jeremy Bailenson

Virtual Reality Pioneer and Authority on Its Impact on Business and Society; Cognitive Psychologist; Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Stanford University; Author, “Experience on Demand” (Norton, 2018)

Howard Gardner

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

Rory McDonald

Rory McDonald

Expert on Disruptive Innovation and Technological Change; Authority on Developing Proactive Investment Strategies for Long-Term Growth; Professor, Harvard Business School

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Michael Horn

Authority on the Future of Education and Blended Learning Expert; Co-Founder and Distinguished Fellow, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation; Best-selling, Award-Winning Co-Author, “Disrupting Class”, “Blended” & the Forthcoming ” Choosing College” (2019); Principal Consultant, Entangled Solutions

David Bell

Digital Marketing & E-Commerce Guru; Authority on Retailing and Shopping Behavior; Best-Selling Author, “Location Is (Still) Everything”; Wharton Professor & Online Education Innovator (Coursera.org, EdX.org)

Kevin Kelly

Digital Visionary; New York Times Best-Selling Author, “The Inevitable”; Writer on Business and “Cool Tools”; Co-Founder and Senior Maverick, WIRED

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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

Larry Keeley

Authority on Integrating Firms into Dynamic Business Ecosystems; Innovation Strategy and Effectiveness Expert; Influential Designer; Co-Founder and President, Doblin; Author, “Ten Types of Innovation”

Horace Dediu

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

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

Michael Raynor

Foremost Authority on How Companies Capture and Create Value; Expert on Breaking Constraints Through Innovation; Author, “The Three Rules” and “The Innovator’s Solution” with Clayton Christensen; Director, Deloitte Services LP

Nathan Furr

Digital Transformation and Innovation Guru; Leadership and Entrepreneurship Expert; Co-Author, “Leading Transformation” (2018) and “Innovation Capital” (2019); Professor, INSEAD

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Rachel Botsman

Global Authority on a New Era of Trust; Best-selling Author, “Who Can You Trust?” (Hachette, November 2017); Visiting Lecturer & Researcher, Oxford University