Author of "Innovate the Pixar Way: Business Lessons from the World's Most Creative Corporate Playground" and "The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company"
Dean Ornish is a clinical professor at UCSF and founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. He's a leading expert on fighting illness -- particularly heart disease with dietary and lifestyle changes.
Internationally Respected Expert on Corporate Issues and Agent of Change; Named by Leadership Excellence Magazine as one of North America's top 100 Thought Leaders: Author of "Awakening Corporate Soul", "The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die" and the upcoming "Stepping Up: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything" (January 2012)
Recording artist, concert performer and philanthropist John Legend has won nine Grammy awards and was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people.
Lee H. Hamilton is president and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and director of The Center on Congress at Indiana University.
In 1992, Mae Jemison was the first African-American woman to go into space. She's become a crusader for science education -- and for a new vision of learning that combines arts and sciences, intuition and logic.
A graceful and inspirational force, Malaak Compton-Rock lives by her favorite Marian Wright Edelman quote: "Service is the rent we pay for living."
Oxford professor Richard Dawkins has helped steer evolutionary science into the 21st century, and his concept of the "meme" contextualized the spread of ideas in the information age. In recent years, his devastating critique of religion has made him a leading figure in the New Atheism.
Sugata Mitra's "Hole in the Wall" experiments have shown that, in the absence of supervision or formal teaching, children can teach themselves and each other, if they're motivated by curiosity and peer interest.
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. Now her fascinating life, with all its challenges and successes has been brought to the screen.
A prolific short story writer and blogger since age seven, Adora Svitak (now 12) speaks around the United States to adults and children as an advocate for literacy.
With the hit economic blog MarginalRevolution.com, co-author Alex Tabarrok generates more hits than a summer hailstorm, and sheds light into the darkest corners of the dismal science.
Anders Ynnerman studies the fundamental aspects of computer graphics and visualization, in particular large scale and complex data sets with a focus on volume rendering and multi-modal interaction.
Barbara Byrd-Bennett, Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Municipal School District, is an experienced educator, supervisor, administrator and authority on urban education.
Bob Wise is the former governor of West Virginia and president of the Alliance for Excellent Education, an advocacy organization for reform in America’s secondary education system.
Bonnie Bassler studies how bacteria can communicate with one another, through chemical signals, to act as a unit. Her work could pave the way for new, more potent medicine.
Possessing a level two certification in brain based learning strategies, this peak performance consultant is known for his ability to inspire others to "do the impossible."
A consultant to the CIA and the Department of Defense, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita has built an intricate computer model that can predict the outcomes of international conflicts with bewildering accuracy.
Often referred to as a social poet, C.K. Williams' writing reflects a fascination with the unique characters of modern civilization and their interactions. He is the award-winning author of numerous books and teaches at Princeton.
Carol Adelman is a senior fellow and director of Hudson's Center for Science in Public Policy, specializing in international development, foreign aid, trade and global health.
Cathy Newton is a speaker, author and facilitator who helps professionals take on challenge, improve performance and regain energy through purposeful risk taking.
Dr. C. S. Prakash teaches biotechnology and plant biology courses, and oversees the research on food crops of importance to developing countries and training of scientists and students in plant biotechnology at Tuskegee University, Alabama, USA.
Charlene Strong didnt start out a gay rights activist. But after the tragic death of her wife of ten years and suffering the injustice of discrimination at the hospital and the funeral home, Charlene was on a new path.
Charles Moore is founder of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation. He captains the foundation's research vessel, the Alguita, documenting the great expanses of plastic waste that now litter our oceans.
David Deutsch's 1997 book The Fabric of Reality laid the groundwork for an all-encompassing Theory of Everything, and galvanized interest in the idea of a quantum computer, which could solve problems of hitherto unimaginable complexity.
David Keith studies our climate, and the many ideas we've come up with to fix it. A wildly original thinker, he challenges us to look at climate solutions that may seem daring, sometimes even shocking.
David Kelley's EE degree from CMU landed him in the engineering departments of NCR and Boeing, where he eventually discovered that the rigid world of corporate design was not for him.
David M. Kennedy is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University, where he teaches 20th-century U.S. history, American political and social thought, American foreign policy, American literature, and the comparative development of democracy in Europe and America.
I finished my Ph.D. in the Fluid Interfaces group at the MIT Media Lab and am now co-founder of Sifteo, based in San Francisco CA. My research interests revolve around expanding human capabilities with technological tools that take advantage of our existing skills.
One of Peppers' original plays, "Choices," dealing with teen issues such as peer pressure, eating disorders, drugs, teen pregnancy, and suicide was purchased by Southwestern Bell Telephone and made into a nationally distributed documentary, which eventually won an Emmy Award.
Dennis Hong is an Associate Professor and the Director of RoMeLa (Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory) of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Virginia Tech.
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