Gretchen Rubin – Practical Steps to Happiness

Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership,

Greg Simon – The Future of Health Research. . . Crowdfunding

Greg Simon is the Executive Director of the Vice President’s Cancer Moonshot Task Force. Greg returns to the White House after serving as Vice President Al Gore’s Chief Domestic Policy

Jonathan Schnapp, Extreme Entrepreneurship & Shuffleboard Parlors

A former professor at New York University’s Design and Digital Arts Department since 2001, Jonathan Schnapp was the founder and principal of the international web development firm, Schnapp Studio.

Joseph Robertson: How Citizen Volunteers are Changing the Game on Climate Policy

Joseph Robertson is Strategic Coordinator for the non-partisan non-profit Citizens Climate Lobby.

Inder Singh: Creating the World’s ‘Smartest’ Thermometer, Stop Outbreaks in Real-time

Inder Singh is the founder and CEO of Kinsa, a venture-backed startup creating the first real-time map of health, and formerly served as the Executive Vice President of the multi-national

Gray Scott, The Future Is Now

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Gray Scott is a Futurist/Techno-Philosopher, speaker, artist, and writer. Gray is a contributing writer for THE FUTURIST magazine

Ayah Bdeir – The Best in DIY Arduinos & Modular Electronics

Ayah Bdeir is an interactive artist and engineer and the founder of littlebits , an open source kit of pre-assembled modular circuits that fasten together with tiny magnets.

Ken Kamler, “How Do You Fix A Broken Astronaut”

Kenneth Kamler, M.D., is an orthopedic microsurgeon trained at Columbia- Presbyterian Medical Center who practices surgery of the hand in New York, but practices extreme medicine in some of the most remote regions on Earth. He has treated bear bite in the Arctic and frostbite in the Antarctic. He has set fractures in the Andes and cared for out-of-breath scuba divers in the Galapagos. He has performed surgery in the mud of the Amazon rainforest and in a NASA undersea analogue space capsule. He has flown in zero-gravity aboard NASA’s C-9 “Vomit Comet”, testing robots for eventual use in emergency surgery on the International Space Station or on Mars.