Award-winning artist and journalist | Author of Brothers of the Gun
Beauty is survival, not distraction—a way of fighting, a reason to fight.
A speakers bureau that represents the best original thinkers,
writers, and doers for speaking engagements.
Award-winning artist and journalist | Author of Brothers of the Gun
Beauty is survival, not distraction—a way of fighting, a reason to fight.
Founder and CEO of Flikshop | Justice Reform Advocate | TED Speaker
How can we leverage personal challenges into positive social change?
Author of The Boldly Inclusive Leader | Co-Author of The Psychological Safety Playbook | Former VP of Engineering Practice, Autodesk
If you want to create a culture where diverse teams flourish, you need boldly inclusive leaders.
Acclaimed author of The Black Dahlia, L.A. Confidential, American Tabloid, Perfidia, and This Storm
Through crime fiction, we can see the bright truth in our dark secrets.
Former Global CEO of Chanel | Former president of Banana Republic
Finding power in empathy will revolutionize leadership and the way we do business.
Bestselling author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters | Journalist
In times of great challenge, search for meaning, not happiness.
PRESIDENT EMERITA OF MIT | Author of The Age of Living Machines
We’re entering the Age of Living Machines—when biology and tech converge to transform our world.
Bestselling author of The Unwinding and Last Best Hope | The Atlantic staff writer
The passion for equality is the "hidden code" that will drive us toward a unified America.
Host of Plain English | Bestselling author of Hit Makers | Staff writer at The Atlantic
The winners of the market are those who can capture attention in an age of distraction.
Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University | Faculty Director of Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative | Author of Edge
Are you looking for an edge to help you succeed? Guess what—you've already got one.
REPORTER AND FOUNDER OF BIG TECHNOLOGY | Author of Always Day One
To stay on track with the future, we must remain obsessed with reinvention.
Author of Juliet Takes a Breath and the Marvel comic series America
Living a revolutionary life starts with joy.
Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy at Rotman School of Management | Author of The 360° Corporation
Corporate social responsibility is our generation’s biggest innovation challenge.
Founder and CEO of Hedley & Bennett | Author of Dream First, Details Later
Overthinking kills innovation. You need to dream first, and worry about the details later.
#1 New York Times bestselling author of Strange Planet
The road to creativity is right beneath our feet—we just need to learn how to walk it.
New York Times bestselling author of Drunk Tank Pink, Irresistible, and Anatomy of a Breakthrough
Many of the barriers you're facing are subjective. You can get unstuck—and unlock radical creativity, innovation, and teamwork.
Editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine | Author of Build for Tomorrow
When we change in a way that is truly valuable, we won't want to go back to how things were before.
Musician and actor | Bestselling author of Where I Belong | Lead singer of Great Big Sea
Excellence means being ready and able to overdeliver—in any situation.
Author of The Big Thirst and One Giant Leap
Innovation on demand? Creative leadership? NASA's moon landing got there first.
Founder of theBoardlist | Former president of StubHub | CEO OF XERO | Author of Choose Possibility
In a volatile world, our biggest opportunity lies in revolutionizing our relationship with risk.
Psychotherapist | New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Revealing the truth of who we are is the glue that binds us together.
Novelist and Culture Writer | Author of The Next Civil War
ChatGPT is blurring the line between human and machine—which means uniquely human creativity is more important now than ever before.
A MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER ON GRIT AND PERFORMANCE
Resilience, commitment, teamwork. That’s how ordinary people achieve extraordinary successes.
Bestselling Author Of Animal Madness and What Looks Like Bravery | Director Of Writing and Storytelling At The Stanford School of Medicine
Telling our own stories has the power to combat burnout and bring us together in community.
New York Times bestselling author of Rise of the Robots and Rule of the Robots
To adapt to machine learning, we'll need to come up with unprecedented solutions.
Editor of The Black Agenda | Co-founder of The Sadie Collective | SPEAKER ON DIVERSITY AND THE FUTURE OF WORK
The diversity problem in academic and corporate settings doesn’t just affect minorities—it affects us all.
Director of the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Leadership LAB | Deep canvassing pioneer | Community and political activist
There is a method to reducing prejudice. 15,000 conversations showed us how.
New Yorker Staff Writer | Columbia Journalism School Dean | Speaker on race, history, politics and culture in America
In the fight for racial justice, we must face the past to forge a better future.
Assistant professor at the Kellogg School of Management | Speaker on Grit
Few of us are born with unwavering grittiness. Thankfully, grit can be built in anyone, at any time.
Civil rights legend who helped desegregate public schools
When we challenge what we know to be morally wrong, we grow as a society.
Author of New York Times Bestseller The Sum of Us
Racism has a cost for everyone—but there are ways we can prosper together.
Author of Converted | Chief Strategist at Google | Senior Fellow at Wharton
Great leadership means getting involved in data—and not just the numbers, but the big picture ideas that come out of it.
Author of Grit, the #1 New York Times bestseller | Pioneering researcher on grit, perseverance, and the science of success
Grit, more than talent, IQ, looks, or wealth, is a powerful indicator of success.
PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY AND NEURAL SCIENCE AT NYU | AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF The Power of Us
We gain so much more from working together than apart.
Author of The Battle For Your Brain | Legal scholar & ethicist | Director of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Technology is converging with our bodies, even our minds. What are the dilemmas and opportunities?
Negotiations Expert | Co-Author of The Chairs Are Where the People Go
Virtual environments aren’t the end of human connection—as long as we communicate effectively.
Digital workplace expert | Author of Remote, Inc.
Building a thriving hybrid culture is essential for success in the new workplace.
Director of MIT Media Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative
Making STEM fields inclusive is about maximizing human creativity and building a better world.
CEO of Historica Canada | Former Editor-in-Chief at MacLean's
To find out how to best move towards the future, we must look to the past.
Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School | Co-Host of Some of My Best Friends Are | Author of The Condemnation of Blackness
There is a gap between our aspiration for racial equity and our actualization of it.
New York Times bestselling author of The Inequality Machine
The power of higher education to change a student's life is strongly linked to their socioeconomic status.
One of the world’s foremost neuroscientists | Host of PBS’s The Brain | Scientific Advisor for HBO’s Westworld
Smart companies care deeply about creativity—the quality that makes us uniquely human.
An Extraordinary Business and Community Leader
Give people the tools they need, treat them with respect, and they will perform miraculous deeds.
CEO of Mansueto Ventures | Former Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company
Any company can become a Fast Company by pushing their creative boundaries.
Chief Content Officer of Forbes Magazine
Endless disruption has led to faster innovations, better approaches, bigger opportunities.
WORLD-RENOWNED THINKER | Bestselling Author of Team Human, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, Present Shock, and Survival of the Richest
We can be fully human in a world of technology.
Urban space artist behind the "Before I Die" walls
With powerful public art, we can engage communities in real conversations.
Co-Author of Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It
Immense complexity means our systems—from the macro to the domestic—are prone to collapse.
The first Latina in space | Former NASA Director
Astronaut, inventor, and NASA director, inspiring young people from every background to aim for the stars.
Author of Rage Becomes Her | Award-winning journalist | Co-Founder and Director of the Women’s Media Center Speech Project
Our emotions aren't weaknesses. They're tools that we can use for greater personal and organizational success.
Chief Economist at Walmart | Economics Professor at the University of Chicago | Author of The Voltage Effect
Data is human: when we understand how people behave, we'll give our good ideas the voltage to be great.
Co-Founder of Innosight | Author of Lead from the Future and Reinvent Your Business Model
The future is eminently knowable—through visionary thinking.
Prof. of Social Psychology & Organizational Behavior at Stanford | Director of the Polarization and Social Change Lab
Trying to get someone to see your side? Start by connecting it to their underlying moral values.
New York Times bestselling author of Everybody Lies & Don't Trust Your Gut | New York Times Op-Ed Writer | Former Google data scientist
For big decisions, don’t trust your gut—we can use data to get happier and find answers to life’s biggest questions.
Author of Hidden Figures: the #1 New York Times bestseller and hit film
A greater diversity of voices in science, in the STEM fields, is key to the future of American innovation.
Chief Content Officer at CoinDesk | MIT Media Advisor | Author of The Truth Machine and The Age of Cryptocurrency | Web3 Expert
It’s time to rethink the internet. The blockchain offers us great potential to democratize our digital spaces and bring them back under our control.
Empathy expert | Author of The War for Kindness | Director of Stanford's Social Neuroscience Lab
Our empathy is a vital tool for workplace success—one that we can all strengthen through practice.
CEO and Co-Founder of EpiBone | TED Senior Fellow
How to revolutionize an industry, one cell at a time.
One of the 10 Most Cited Economists in the World | MIT Institute Professor | Bestselling co-author of Why Nations Fail and co-author of Power and Progress
Technology is moving faster than ever before. If we take hold of it right now, we can use it to build a more just and democratic world.
FAMED ECONOMIST AND POLITICAL SCIENTIST | Co-author of Why Nations Fail
A nation's prosperity relies on its institutions: the more inclusive, the better.
Award-winning filmmaker | Director of TikTok, Boom. and Coded Bias | TED Fellow
A digital world comes with digital dangers—here’s how to protect ourselves and our rights.
Author of Sidetracked and Rebel Talent | Behavioral Scientist | Harvard Business School Professor
Want your company to thrive? Let your employees be themselves—and break the rules.
Senior lecturer at MIT Sloan | Author of The Power of Little Ideas and of Brick by Brick
The third way of innovation is not radical disruption—it’s a low-risk, high-reward strategy.
Grit expert | Former NFL player | MBA, and Psychology PhD Candidate
How do we motivate employees to achieve their goals? We replace talent with grit.
New York Times bestselling author of Hate, Inc., Insane Clown President and The Divide | Rolling Stone Writer
We can counter the spread of misinformation in a post-truth era—if we’re smart about it.
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Expert | Founder of the Creative Destruction Lab | Co-Author of Prediction Machines and Power and Prediction
Artificial Intelligence is disrupting every industry. You must act today to turn this disruption into opportunity.
Leadership Speaker, Educator, and Father of NHL Star P.K. Subban | Author of How We Did It
Dreaming big won’t help you if you don’t have the values, dedication, and hard work to back it up.
One of the World’s Most Respected Military Heroes
The true mark of leadership is not how we handle the good times, but how we manage the bad.
CEO of Clovyr | Former JP Morgan Blockchain Lead
Build the systems you want to see in the world.
Award-winning author of Black Food | James Beard Leadership Award Winner | Founder of 4 Color Books
We need to open a transparent dialogue about food insecurity, structural racism, and poverty.
INSEAD professor | Author of The Culture Map and No Rules Rules
How can we navigate—and make the most of—complex cultural differences in the workplace?
Former National Security Official | Former Facebook Elections Integrity Head | Berggruen Institute Future of Democracy Fellow | Anti-Defamation League VP
We can—and must—realign technology to better serve democracy.
World Renowned Expert on Innovation | Former Chief Disruptor at Autodesk | Author of The Future of Making
An era of continuous disruption is changing, forever, how we design, manufacture, and consume.
Olympian, Activist, and Speaker on Indigenous Health and Reconciliation
Your struggle is your motivation in disguise.
Author of The Future is Analog, The Soul of an Entrepreneur and The Revenge of Analog
Technology has made our lives better in many ways—but embracing our analog experiences is the key to building a truly human world.
Expert in the psychology of persistence | Assistant professor of developmental psychology at University of Texas, Austin
We can foster the motivation needed to be lifelong learners, at school, at work, and in life.
Expert On International Trade Policy and Law | Renowned International Trade Policy Professor
Trade affects every company—But few companies understand its full implications for their business.
Co-Founder of Kiva, the microlending site, and Author of Clay Water Brick
The connection between two individuals is a powerful agent for social change.
New York Times bestselling author of Breath
The key to leading happier, healthier lives? Better breathing.
Assistant professor of education at Harvard University | Author of The Privileged Poor
Poverty and equality shape not just how students get to college, but how they make it through.
Founder and CEO of Tala
Radical trust is the currency driving the future of our financial institutions.
Behavioral science expert | Renowned management professor | Bestselling author of The Human Element
Overcome the forces that resist change, and watch your most innovative ideas take flight.
TED Diversity Speaker | Author of Go Back to Where You Came From | Daily Beast Columnist
When we share our stories, we create an inclusive world—and build a multicultural coalition of the willing.
New Yorker Writer | Author of Antisocial
Social media is what we make it—here’s how we can use it to create a kinder, more imaginative world.
Wharton Professor | Choiceology podcast host | Bestselling author of How to Change
The world has changed overnight. Learn the science-based blueprint for how to change with it.
AWARD-WINNING EXPERT ON SELF-LEADERSHIP, MENTAL HEALTH, AND THE CONSCIOUS MIND | Bestselling Author of Chatter
Leading others starts with leading yourself. You can turn your inner voice from your worst critic into your best coach.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Khan Academy
All children deserve access to a free, world-class education.
Author of The End of Bias | Award-winning science and culture journalist
Bias is getting in the way of the fair and equitable world we want to have—but we can do something about it.
New York Times bestselling author of Shape and How Not to Be Wrong
Math is the science of not being wrong. It touches everything we do.
Founder of the 10th largest brewery in the world | Co-star of CBC’s Dragons’ Den
It’s time to demolish outdated stereotypes in business—one boardroom, or brewery, at a time.
Founder and CEO of Jackman | Author of The Reinventionist Mindset
It’s about more than retail. It’s about total reinvention.
Nike's Former Chief Marketing Officer | Author of Emotion by Design
Great brands don’t simply reach customers: they create real emotional bonds with them.
Host of The Rick Mercer Report for 15 years | Author of Talking to Canadians and Rick Mercer Final Report | WINNER OF THE STEPHEN LEACOCK MEDAL FOR HUMOUR
Canada is a nation worth loving—and ranting about.
Founder and CEO of Wealthsimple
In order to grow, we need to weave innovation into the DNA of our organizations.
CEO of The Atlantic | Former editor-in-chief of WIRED
Technology and science continue to make the world a better place—we can’t lose sight of that core truth.
Entrepreneur | Author of Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life
Freeing yourself from chasing unfulfilling desires, will create greater meaning and happiness.
Retail and consumer futurist | Internationally acclaimed author and founder of Retail Prophet
The past few years have transformed shopping forever, but if retailers can adapt to AI and our changing supply chains, they'll survive—and thrive.
Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of The 1619 Project | Executive Producer of The 1619 Project Hulu Docuseries | MacArthur Genius
There isn’t a beat you can cover in America—education, housing—where race is not a factor.
Urban Design Consultant | Award-Winning Journalist | Author of Happy City
The city you live in has a powerful effect on how you behave. How, then, do we design happy cities?
Bestselling author of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism | Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus | Activist and scholar
We may have democracy, or we may have Facebook, but we cannot have both.
Positive psychologist | Instructor of NYU’S “The Science of Happiness”
Want to thrive in your career? Create your own definition of success—based on happiness.
CEO of Trend Hunter | New York Times bestselling author of Create the Future
Out of chaos winners emerge—and they’ll be bigger, better, and faster than ever before.
Author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself | Co-founder of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion
Self-compassion isn’t just hearts and flowers—it’s an empirically proven practice.
CEO & co-founder of XLabs and Ribo | One of Forbes's 30 Women in AI to Watch | Quantum computing expert
AI offers us a whole new world of possibility: one which can help us land our moonshots and make our most ambitious dreams a reality.
Author of Shoot Like a Girl | Leadership Speaker | Foreign Policy 100 Leading Global Thinker
If they’re telling you it can’t be done, prove them wrong.
Social justice comedian | Director of The Muslims Are Coming! | Author of How to Make White People Laugh
We can dispel Islamophobia—and other forms of hatred—through jokes.
Cognitive Scientist | Expert in the Fields of Language and Cognition
How do humans get so smart? Language: it shapes our minds and the world around us.
Chair of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Lowell | Award-winning author of Sick Souls, Healthy Minds
It takes conscious, consistent, and creative effort to make a life worth living.
Cybersecurity veteran | White hat hacker | Author of Women in Tech
Your data, your reputation, your customers’ trust: it’s all on the line in the new age of cybersecurity.
MICROSOFT VP OF DESIGN AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE | Author of How to Speak Machine
Information is expanding—if we want to use it correctly, we need to represent it visually.
Anti-ageism activist | Author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism
Ageism is prejudice against our future selves. What if we were free of it?
Psychologist and Author of The Village Effect and The Sexual Paradox
Even in our digital world, human connection is the key to learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
CEO of Phylagen, Inc. | TED Senior Fellow
An unlikely ally in fairness—the microbiome—may hold the key to a more transparent business world.
Author of Living in Data | Former Library of Congress Innovator in Residence | Former NYT Data Artist-in-Residence
The future of data is about to be written—and it’s up to us to imagine a more just data democracy.
Civil Rights Attorney | Award-winning author of Black Was the Ink | Former civil rights attorney at the US Department of Justice
To achieve racial justice today, look to the unsung heroes of American history.
Professor | Author of Atlas of AI | Leading scholar of AI and society
We’re at a critical crossroads in the spread of AI. We can use it to oppress and exploit, or we can chart a course towards a more just and sustainable future.
Performance psychologist | Former Director of Mental Conditioning for the New York Giants | Author of Life as Sport
From star athletes to office workers—to achieve success, you first have to visualize success.
AWARD-WINNING TOY DESIGNER OF THE WORLD-RENOWNED RIGAMAJIG | FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL DESIGNER AT TOY COMPANY HEROES WILL RISE
Play encourages curiosity, collaboration, and creativity—for kids and adults alike.
Expert in behavioral decision-making | Author of Happier Hour | UCLA professor
When we treat our time as a precious resource, we gain purpose, motivation, and happier lives.
New York Times Bestselling Author Of All Boys Aren’t Blue & We Are Not Broken | Emmy Nominee | LGBTQIA+ Activist
Stories of queer identity and Black joy have the power to educate us on diversity, inspire social justice activism, and build community.
Consumer Sociologist | One of The 40 Best Business Professors Under 40
Companies should move from asking what consumers want, to shaping what consumers want.
Father of Positive Psychology | Director of the Penn Positive Psychology Center | Bestselling Author
Psychology isn’t just for pathologizing—we can all use it to live happier, healthier lives.
Author of instant New York Times bestseller Secret City | Tablet Magazine columnist | Award-winning journalist
The unsung gay heroes who quietly revolutionized society prove that ordinary people can make extraordinary change.
Bestselling Author of The Art of Insubordination and The Upside of Your Dark Side | Award-Winning Expert in Psychology and Well-Being
The best organizations build a culture that embraces healthy dissent.
Bestselling author of Future Tense | Clinical psychologist and researcher | Digital health technology entrepreneur
Anxiety may feel bad, but it’s actually good for us—and for our productivity, creativity, and wellbeing.
Founder of #SickNotWeak | Former host of TSN's Off The Record
When we talk openly, frankly, and honestly about mental health, we’re one step closer to healing.
AUTHOR OF CORK DORK, THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | CONTRIBUTING EDITOR AT THE ATLANTIC
Cultivating the senses, in business and life, can help us make sense of the world.
FORMER CIRQUE DU SOLEIL ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Creativity is a skill, not a talent. You can learn it through practice—and unlock resilience, innovation, and collaboration.
EXPERT IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NEGOTIATIONS | ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, UCL SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT | ASSOCIATE FELLOW AT OXFORD'S SAÏD BUSINESS SCHOOL
Knowing the difference between what we say we value, and what we actually value, goes a long way.
LEADERSHIP KEYNOTE SPEAKER | FORMER CHAIRMAN & CEO OF HONEYWELL | AUTHOR OF WINNING NOW, WINNING LATER
Developing intellectual discipline is how leaders win in the long- and short-term.
Celebrity chef | Bestselling author of Fresh Off the Boat | Writer and director of Boogie and Tuna Melt
Follow your dreams—but with the same discipline as running a business.
AUTHOR OF MAKING CONVERSATION AND FORMER GLOBAL MANAGING PARTNER AT IDEO
Solve more problems by designing better ways to talk to people.
FOUNDER OF DATAKIND | AI ENGINEER + SOCIAL CAUSE “MATCHMAKER”
AI can be a powerful force for social good when we connect it with the human causes that need it.
FORMER GOLDMAN SACHS MANAGING DIRECTOR | AUTHOR OF BULLY MARKET | LIFE COACH
You can change your company culture for the better—and create an inclusive, flourishing workplace where everyone is empowered to thrive.
LEADERSHIP SPEAKER, ADVENTURER, AND BESTSELLING AUTHOR
Business is a race. Is your team lagging behind?
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PROFESSOR AND RESEARCHER ON THE POWER OF RITUALS | CO-AUTHOR OF HAPPY MONEY
Embracing rituals we already have—or designing new ones—will help us focus, connect, and find meaning at work and at home.
CEO AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF SOULPANCAKE | NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR
We have the power to radically transform our lives—by being our most authentic, joyful selves.
FORMER EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT CIRQUE DU SOLEIL | GROUP CCO, CITYNEON
Within every human being lies a creative genius waiting to be unleashed.
AUTHOR OF BLACK HOLE SURVIVAL GUIDE AND BLACK HOLE BLUES AND OTHER SONGS FROM OUTER SPACE
Mysterious, beautiful, exciting—the cosmos offers us insight into the very nature of reality itself.
AUTHOR OF LOOK ME IN THE EYE AND SWITCHED ON
Asperger’s isn’t a disease that needs curing; it’s a way of experiencing life that needs understanding.
Leading Expert on Adolescence and the Parent-Child Relationship | Award-Winning Psychologist | Author of You and Your Adult Child
Being the parent of an adult child is more complicated than ever. But you can learn and adapt—and grow with your child.
Creator of The Wall Street Global Political Risk Index
To lead in a rapidly evolving world, we must embrace geopolitical risks and opportunities.
AUTHOR OF GOOD PEOPLE AND HEART, SMARTS, GUTS, AND LUCK
Good people and good values are the most critical competitive advantage that exists—period.
CO-FOUNDER OF APPLE COMPUTERS
Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.
CEO of Wavelo | Former Head of Product at Verizon
The future of business is AI First. By building Artificial Intelligence into the heart of your business, you can innovate faster than ever before.
Founding Editor-in-Chief of WIRED UK | Bestselling author of Non-Bullshit Innovation | Advisor to and investor in 150+ tech startups
To stay relevant, you cannot ignore the new rules of technology, business, or innovation.
Founder and CEO of Obsidian Strategies | Fmr. VP of the Amazon Web Services Machine Learning Solutions Lab | Fmr. Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
7 lessons can help you implement Artificial Intelligence in your company, combining the art of the possible and the art of the practical in AI.
County Public Health Director | Author of Healing Politics and Medicare for All | Host of America Dissected
A great leader needs to find their unifying story—one that explains who they are to three key stakeholders: themselves, their team, and their future allies.