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