Jeffrey Smith, President of Outback Steakhouse  

Bill Walshe, CEO of Viceroy Hotel Group

 

Miles Young, Worldwide Chairman/CEO of Ogilvy & Mather

 

Mike Perlis, CEO of Forbes

 

Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia

 

Jennie Enterprise, Founder of CORE:

 

Tim Westergren, Founder of Pandora Radio

 

Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Owner of Jean-Georges restaurants

 

Tristan Walker, Founder/CEO of Walker & Company

 

 

Chris Salgardo, CEO of Kiehl's

 

 Adam Sandow, Founder/CEO of SANDOW

 

Lester Wunderman, Founder/Chairman Emeritus of Wunderman

 

Patrice Tanaka, Co-Founder/Chief Creative Strategist of PadillaCRT

 

 

Jaimes Leggett, CEO of M&C Saatchi, Australia

 

Linda Sawyer, CEO of Deutsch Inc.

 

Cathie Black, Former Chairman of Hearst Magazines


Lizanne Kindler, CEO of Talbots

 

Peer Schneider, Co-Founder & GM of IGN


 

Paul James, Global Brand Leader of Starwood Hotels

 

Jonas Tahlin, CEO of Absolut Elyx

 

Kenny Dichter, CEO/Founder of Wheels Up

 

Norman Bonchick, CEO of Van Gogh Imports

 

Tony Fant, President/COO of GrandLife Hotels

 

Bertha Nieves, CEO of Casa Dragones Tequila

 

Tamie Adaya, Owner/Creative Director of Hotel Shangri-La

 

Phil Harrison, CEO of Perkins+Will

 

Rob Tarkoff, CEO of Lithium

 

Miles Spencer, Founder of TrustCloud & Mojiva

 

Ed Pechar, Chairman of McCormick Distilling Co.

 

Charles Von Abercorn, Founder/CEO of Glossybox 

 

Naveen Tewari, Founder/CEO of InMobi

 

 Adam Braun, Founder of Pencils of Promise

 

 

Jo Ann Thrailkill, Founder of Pablove Foundation

Matthew Corrin, Founder/CEO of Freshii

 

Courtney Gould, CEO of SmartyPants

 

Tomer Shoval, Founder/CEO of Simplee

 

Diane Ramirez, CEO of Halstead Property

 

Dr. Greg Wells, Author of SuperBodies

 

Jessica Lawrence, Executive Director of NY Tech Meetup

 

 

Brittany Hodak, Co-Founder of ZinePak

 

Katherine Hague, Founder of ShopLocket and The BluePrint

 

Chef Philip Foss, Owner of El Ideas (Chicago)

 

Jacob Lief, Founder/CEO of Ubuntu Education Fund

 

Eddie Shapiro, Founder of Nestseekers International

 

Tomer Ben-Kiki, Founder/CEO of Happify

 

Neil Capel, Founder/CEO of Sailthru

 

John Baldonin, Chair of N2Growth

 

Mark-Maynard Parisi, Founding Partner of Blue Smoke

 

 Jon Stein, Founder/CEO of Betterment

 

Fiona Pool, CEO of Hunton Powerboats

 

Monisha Perkash, Founder/CEO of Lumo BodyTech

 

Hugh Forrest, SXSW Interactive Director

Apu Gupta, Founder/CEO of Curulate

 

Neils Meersscheart, CTO of Qualia

 

Lynn Perkins, Co-Founder of UrbanSitter

 

Alexandra Chong, Founder/CEO of LuLu

 

Annie Evans, Co-Founder of Beautified

 

Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity

 

Will Carter, Founder/CEO of AdHoc Labs

 

Amy Jo Martin, Founder/CEO of Digital Royalty