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Gretchen McCulloch

Internet Linguist

Montreal, Canada

I write about linguistics for a general audience. I'm currently writing a book about internet language and the future of English for Riverhead (Penguin). I was the Resident Linguist at The Toast, where I wrote about linguistics of the doge meme, Benedict Cumberbatch names, and more. I've also written pop linguistics for Slate and Mental  … [see more]

"Gesellschaft für Kunst und Kulturtechniken"

Wolf Guenter Thiel

M.A. | Old School

Berlin, Germany

cultural researcher in the fields of comparative studies. i work as a rearcher, editor, publisher and as the head of the cultural institution Old School close to Berlin. My expertise involves at large asian cultural studies and aspects of cultural management on an international level. … [see more]

"Bringing digital enlightenment to Asia Pacific"

Chris Monk

Head of Region (APAC) | Decoded

Sydney, Australia

Decoded are the world's best technology educators. We work with organisations of all sizes and types to teach their people about technology and digital subjects. I joined the company in 2013 and it's been a whirlwind of excitement since then. I moved to Sydney in January 2016 to set up and lead our Asia Pacific  … [see more]

"Making saving the world groovy and fun..."

Scott Bolden

Sustainable Solutions Developer and Designer | Das Baumhaus Berlin

Berlin, Germany

I have degrees in Art and Engineering and practical experience in those fields as well as in systems, product, interior, and architectural design. I also have experience in music and event production as well as a broad range of activities having to do with sustainable development. if a system is sustainable then it means it  … [see more]

"Timing is everything"

Aristides Grigoriou

Changemanager Business & ICT, M&A

Sydney, Australia

I have a background in ICT and a love for logistics, food industry and graphical media. I do my work, with always a strong focus for what changes will bring to and for People, in what Processes with what Systems, given the Culture they are in. In my work as change manager I combine genuine  … [see more]

"inspired by an open world"

Andra Schumann

Founder | Akademie Bogensee

Berlin, Germany

Our team is on the way to establish a place close Berlin that will welcome every open minded and inspired person in the world to work with us on the idea of sustainability and self improving concepts that will chance the world. … [see more]

Danny Corcoran

Creative Strategist + Digital Planner

Sydney, Australia

I'm a creative communication and strategic experience specialist whose professional work has crossed over a very diverse range of industries and communication areas. I studied digital media and interaction design at SCA and Malmo University and have worked as a digital specialist in the events industry for 12 years with world leading Technology, Automotive and  … [see more]

Laura Gomez

Editor | KLASSIK MAGAZINE

Barcelona, Spain

Founder, Publisher & Curator of KLASSIK MAGAZINE INTERNATIONAL Previously VIP Relations Manager and Communications Manager at Markowicz Art Fine Gallery, Miami, Fl … [see more]

"investing in the present through paying attention and growing collective interest"

Tammy Meyer

Advocate | the Commons

Vancouver, Canada

I am deeply concerned about the state of the world, and am inspired to connect and share with others who are working towards the 'common good'. Through generative, authentic and thoughtful conversations 'for the record', I am motivated to better understand the conditions that give rise to our challenges, and create spaces for people to  … [see more]

"Don't just wow the crowd. Move them to action."

Tamsen Webster

CEO & Founder | Strategic Speaking

Boston, United States

I help people and companies give talks that matter. Why? Because I believe everyone has a big idea in them and something important to say. Ideas are energy, but they need words to turn that energy into power. And they need someone to speak those words. Far too often great ideas die from lack of  … [see more]

Elise Payzan-LeNestour

Researcher | University of New South Wales Australia Business School

Sydney, Australia

I study how individuals apprehend financial risks, by investigating both actual behavior and its neural bases. I use the knowledge and methodological tools of several fields – chiefly experimental economics, financial economics, and computational neuroscience – to better understand why market participants behave the way they do. I do research and teaching in this area.  … [see more]

Jose Fernandez-Calvo

Owner | Grovear LLC

Miami, United States

Worked in Maritime Transport for over 20 years, now managing my own real estate investments in Miami. … [see more]

Kaitlyn Sawrey

Senior producer - Science Vs | Gimlet Media

Nambour, Australia

After reporting for and producing youth current affairs program 'Hack' on triple j in Australia, I helped start ABC Radio's podcast unit 'First Run'. From there Science Vs was born. It became so popular Gimlet Media asked us to move to NYC. New season out at the end of July 2016. … [see more]

"Ending the era of orphanages"

Tara Winkler

Founder & Managing Director / Author / TEDx | Cambodian Children's Trust

Battambang, Cambodia

I am the Managing Director of the Cambodian Children’s Trust (CCT), which I established in 2007 in order to rescue fourteen children from a corrupt and abusive orphanage. I have since led CCT through a number of significant organisational changes, including the closure of the initial CCT orphanage in favour of a family-based care model.  … [see more]

"Learning while observing"

Francesca Fedeli

President and Cofounder | Fightthestroke & Mirrorable

Milano, Italy

When my son Mario was just 10 days old he was diagnosed as having had a perinatal stroke in the right side of his brain, which left him unable to move the left side of his body. My partner Robert D'Angelo and I founded FightTheStroke.org to gather and share the experiences of families who have  … [see more]

Hugh Howey

Author

The Ocean, United States

New York Times bestselling author of WOOL, SAND, and BEACON 23. Currently sailing around the world on the custom catamaran WAYFINDER. Born in 1975, I fell in love with reading and with sailing at a young age. I had two dreams in life: to write a novel and to sail around the world. In 2009,  … [see more]

"Nurturing the Future"

Howard Morgan

Partner | First Round Capital

New York, United States

I love working with young people and nurturing their ideas. First as a Professor at Cornell, Caltech and Penn, and for the last 34 years as an angel and seed stage venture capitalist. I have helped grow companies such as Idealab, Pandora, Uber, and several hundred others. There are a lot of ways I like  … [see more]

"Know the rules then break the rules."

Thomas Oosthuizen

Global Consulting Director | Acceleration

London, Great Britain

Today, life and work is about living with contradictions, paradoxes, risks, fears and uncertainties. These are endemic in the way I work and think. There are no ordinary solutions to the challenges of the times we live in. Nothing inspires me more than to combine knowledge, experience, viewpoints, approaches, insights - and come-up with new  … [see more]

"win/win/win"

Kane Wylie

Director

Sydney, Australia

I'm an Entrepreneur at heart and love the impact that a growing business can have on an individual, a team, a family, a community, city, country and even the world. I look to add value and solve problems in a way that is win/win/win. Typically I'm in technology however it is communication - listening and  … [see more]

"Be grateful"

jamil GS

Photographer - Director - manager for ALO WALA | Jamil GS Studio/Nectar TV agency

Copenhagen, Denmark

I am an American/Danish Photographer/ Director and Creative consultant. I live and work between New York, Copenhagen and London and I have a weak spot for Jamaica. I have been a recognizable part of the New York art scene since the 1990s, through my work within art, photography, film and infundibulum. My work starts on  … [see more]

"helping others navigate hollywood since 1984"

Kenneth Hertz

Partner | Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP

Los Angeles, United States

I am a Senior Partner in the Los Angeles law firm of Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP. My partners and I specialize in representing talent and new media companies in the sports and entertainment industries. The firm's clients include Will and Jada Smith, No Doubt, Gwen Stefani, Idris Elba, The Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am, Sir  … [see more]

"Life’s too short not to enjoy"

Hans Zoellner

Academic | The University of Sydney

Sydney, Australia

I am probably best described as a laboratory scientist and academic, although having initially trained as a dentist, I work in a dental faculty and have had a leading role advocating for improved dental services. My research has been mostly in ‘experimental pathology’, investigating cellular mechanisms in inflammation, wound healing and cancer, but I have  … [see more]

"Make the world's health better"

Mike Bainbridge

Doctor | ASE Health

Sydney, Australia

I'm a career informatician. Since 1982, I have devoted my career to the inclusion of better information into health at the point of care. I've written software, designed hardware and contributed to two national and one international standardisation programmes to deliver change at population scale. I've had some fun and a number of heart-aches along  … [see more]

Chantal Abouchar

CEO | The Studio

Sydney, Australia

The Studio is a community, platform and HUB (yet to launch) for media-tech and creative-tech startups. Its underlying purpose is to strengthen and develop the Australian media, entertainment, games and creative industries by fostering and supporting tech startups and facilitating engagement and opportunities for these startups across other industries. The Studio is a not-for-profit organisation.  … [see more]

"Taking surgery beyond the limits of the human hand"

Catherine Mohr

VP Strategy | Intuitive Surgical

Mountain View, CA, United States

I am passionate about closing the gap between what clinicians want to be able to do for patients, and what we can do. Whether this is improving the outcomes for surgery, making it both more effective and less invasive, or bringing medical technologies into emerging markets. All of these things help improve the human condition.  … [see more]

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