Alain de Botton

Philosopher, Entrepreneur & Author

Alberto Alessi

International Design Manager

Alexander Osterwalder

Business Theorist, Author & Consultant

Alexandre Amjad Katrangi

Expert in Economics, Marketing, Business Opportunities, Investments Analysis and Macro Analysis on the Middle East & Africa

Anatole Kaletsky

Award Winning Journalist and
Financial Economist

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Former Prime Minister of Denmark & 12th Secretary General of NATO

Anders Sorman-Nilsson

Futurist and Innovation Strategist

Andreas Ekström

Futurist and Commentator on Digital Revolution

Andrei Kozyrev

Politician and Businessman, Expert on Russian and East European Economies

Angélique Kidjo

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador & Grammy Award-winning Artist

Anil Gupta

A Leading Expert on Strategy, Globalisation and Emerging Markets

Anna Rosling Rônnlund

Co-founder & Product Manager of Gapminder Foundation

Anne Lise Kjaer

Leading Global Futurist and
Trend Forecaster

Anthony Giddens

Prolific Author & The Most Widely Cited Sociologist in the World Today

Aric Dromi

Futurologist, Digital Philosopher and Professional Troublemaker

Aric Sigman

Psychologist, Broadcaster and
Best Selling Author

Arne Elias Corneliussen

Strategic Advisor, Sustainable Transportation & Energy Specialist

Benjamin Zander

Conductor of The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra

Bernard Kouchner

Co-founder of Doctors Without Borders & Former French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs

Bertrand Piccard

Record Breaking Round the World Balloonist, President & Initiator of the Solar Impulse Project

Bisila Bokoko

CEO and Founder of BBES International

Bob Geldof

Activist, Businessman and Musician

Bob Peirce

Businessman & Former British Consul General in L.A.

Boris Becker

Former World No 1 Tennis Superstar

Brett King

Global Expert on Retail Banking, Founder of Movenbank

Brian McBride

Former Chairman of ASOS & Former CEO of

Brian Solis

One of the Most Prominent Thought Leaders in Digital Transformation

Bronwen Maddox

Editor and Chief Executive, Prospect Magazine

Bruce Dickinson

Businessman, Pilot and Lead Singer of Iron Maiden

Candace Johnson

International Telecommunications Expert & Entrepreneur

Caprice Bourret

Founder, Designer & CEO of By Caprice Products, Motivational Business Speaker & Philanthropist

Carl Bildt

Former Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden

Cathy O’Dowd

The First Woman to Summit Everest from North & South Sides

Celeste Headlee

Communication and Human Nature Expert, Journalist, Author

Chan Kim

Professor of Strategy and International Management

Chris Patten

Former European Commissioner for External Relations and Former Governor of Hong Kong

Christian Busch

Director, CGA Global Economy Program, New York University and Co-Founder, Leaders on Purpose

Christiana Figueres

Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Christopher Pissarides

2010 Joint Nobel Prize Winner for Economics

Ciaran Gribbin

Lead Singer of INXS

Cor Molenaar

CRM & e-Marketing Strategist

Dambisa Moyo

Global Economist & Author

Damon Hill

Former Formula 1 World Champion

Dan Ariely

Leading Behavioral Economist

Dan Buettner

National Geographic Fellow

Dan Hunt

Performance Director of the Premier League & Former Performance Director of British Cycling & TEAM SKY

Dani Rodrik

Professor at The Harvard Kennedy School

Daniel Sieberg

Former Senior Executive at Google & VP, Technology and Innovation Thought Leadership at Huawei

Daniel T. Jones

World Authority on Lean, Efficient Thinking in Industrial Production & Distribution

Danny Quah

Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS

David Allison

Behavioral Science Expert, Founder of Valuegraphics

David Coulthard

Former Formula One Racing Driver

David Michaels

Leading Thinker on Operational Performance, Corporate Culture and Safety

David Rowan

Editor-at-Large at WIRED

Dennis Meadows

Emeritus Professor of Systems Management

Don Strickland

Business Visionary and Serial Innovator

Ed Stafford

Explorer, Writer, Amazon Man - Inspirational Figure

Eddie Obeng

Founder of Pentacle Business School, World Authority on Project Management

Edgar Perez

Author & Business Consultant

Edmund Phelps

Nobel Prize Winning Global Economist

Erik Brynjolfsson

Leading Authority on the
Economics of IT

Esther Dyson

Technology and Business Visionary

Euan Semple

Leading Authority of the Impact of the Web on the World of Work

Finn Kydland

2004 Joint Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

Flemming Larsen

Former Deputy Director of Research of the IMF & Former Senior Representative of the IMF in Europe

Florence Eid

Founder & CEO of Arabia Monitor

Francis Fukuyama

One of the World’s Most Influential Social & Political Philosophers

Frank Gardner

BBC's Security Correspondent

Frank Salzgeber

Change & Innovation & Technology Expert, Head of ESA’s Innovation & Ventures Office

Franz Beckenbauer

The Greatest German Footballer of
All Time

Gabor George Burt

Leading Expert on Blue Ocean Strategy

Garry Kasparov

The World's Greatest Chess Player

Gary Bradt

Expert on Emotional Intelligence & Change Leadership, Clinical Psychologist

Gary Hamel

The World's Most Profound
Business Thinker

Gerd Leonhard

Futurist, Visionary Thinker & Author

Gerhard Schröder

Chancellor of Germany, 1998-2005

Gordon Hewitt

World Authority on International Business and Corporate Strategy

Gregory Stock

One of the World’s Leading Authorities on Genomics and Biotech

Haiyan Wang

Co-Founder, China India Institute

Hamish McRae

Prominent Economist and Futurist

Hamish Taylor

Renowned Expert on Leadership, Innovation & Branding

Hannah Fry

Mathematician & Science Presenter

Helen Elizabeth Clark

Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Henry Rose Lee

Inter-Generational Diversity Expert

Herminia Ibarra

Expert on Leadership Development

Hugh Herr

Rockclimber, Scientist & Innovator

Ian Bremmer

Author and President of Eurasia Group

Ian Thomas

Business Strategist and Author of
'The Power of the Pride'

Itay Talgam

Renowned Conductor

Jacques Attali

President of PlaNet Finance

James Cameron

Academy Award-winning Director of Avatar, Titanic, Terminator, The Abyss and many other Blockbusters

James Canton

Futurist, Author and Visionary Business Advisor

Jan Carlzon

Former President and CEO of the Scandinavian Airlines Group (SAS)

Jane Fonda

Oscar-Winning Actress & Activist

Javier Solana

High Representative for the Common Foreign Security Policy of the EU (1999‑2009)

Jeffrey Garten

Expert on Global Business Strategy and Globalisation

Jeffrey Pfeffer

Leading Authority on Organisational Behaviour

Jeffrey Sachs

Director of The Earth Institute & Special Advisor to United Nations

Jeremy Rifkin

Founder and President, Foundation on Economic Trends

Jim Lawless

Acknowledged Expert on Change and Team Motivation

Jim McKelvey

Co-Founder, with Jack Dorsey, of Square

Jim Rogers

Investor and Financial Commentator

John Kao

Thought Leader in Innovation and Business Design

John Kotter

Renowned Expert on Leadership and Best-selling Author

John Thackara

Cutting Edge Design Expert and Global Authority on Innovation and Sustainability

Jonas Kjellberg

Serial Entrepreneur & Founding Member of Skype

Jonas Ridderstråle

International Business Consultant, Author & Lecturer

Jonny Quinn

Drummer for Snow Patrol & Co-founder of Polar Publishing

Joschka Fischer

Former Foreign Minister and
Vice-Chancellor of Germany

José María Figueres Olsen

Chairman of The Carbon War Room;
Former President of Costa Rica;
Former CEO of the World Economic Forum

Joseph Stiglitz

Nobel Prize Winner for Economics

Joshua Silver

Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford

Juan Pablo Vázquez Sampere

Expert on Disruptive Innovation

Julian Birkinshaw

Professor at London Business School and Education Management Consultant

Julian Priestley

Former Secretary General of the European Parliament

Julie Meyer

Chairman, CEO & Founder of Ariadne Capital

Kate Raworth

Renegade Economist, Creater of Dougnout Economics

Kate Sweetman

Business Strategist and Leadership Consultant

Ken Livingstone

Mayor of London from 2000 - 2008

Ken Segall

Creative Consultant, Former Apple Ad Guy and Best Selling Author

Kenneth Rogoff

Professor of Economics at Harvard University & Chess Grandmaster

Kevin Gaskell

Business Leader, Team Builder and Entrepreneur

Kevin Kelly

Senior Maverick at Wired Magazine

Kevin Kelly

Internationally Acclaimed Motivational Speaker & Best Selling Author

Kevin Warwick

Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Coventry University, UK

Kirsty Duncan

Canada's Minister of Science

Kishore Mahbubani

Authority on Asia & Global Affairs

Kjell Nordström

International Business Guru

Klaus Schweinsberg

Leading Expert on Strategy and Economic Policy

Larry Hochman

Globally Recognised Expert on Customer Relationships, Leadership & Talent Management

Laura Storm

Founder of Regenerators, WEF Sustainability Expert, WEF Young Global Leader

Leszek Balcerowicz

Former Polish Deputy Prime and Finance Minister & President of the National Bank (until 2006)

Linda Hill

Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Linda Rottenberg

Co-Founder and CEO of Endeavor

Liz Bohannon

Founder & CEO of Sseko Designs, Bestselling Author of Beginner’s Pluck

Lucy Kellaway

Associate Editor and Management Columnist at Financial Times

Lucy Marcus

Chair of the Global Task Force on Building Women Leaders

Lynda Gratton

Influential Strategic Thinker

Marc Faber

Leading Investment Advisor and
Fund Manager

Marc Randolph

Netflix Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

Marcello Palazzi

Economist, Foreign Policy Scholar and Business Manager, Global Ambassador for the B Corp Movement

Marco Gercke

Director of Cybercrime Research Institute

Marco Vicenzino

Global Affairs Expert, International Lawyer

Marcus Buckingham

Best-Selling Author and Expert on HR and Management Issues

Marga Hoek

International Business and Thought Leader

Maria Ramos

International News Anchor and Conference Host

Mariana Mazzucato

Economics, Finance & Innovation Expert

Marie-France Pochna

Leading Authority on the Luxury Goods Industry

Mario Monti

Former Prime Minister of Italy & Former EU Competition Commissioner

Mark Esposito

Top Global Thought Leader, Professor, Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author and Advisor to National Governments

Mark Gallagher

Formula One Industry Executive

Mark Turrell

Renowned Expert on Communication & Collaborative Technologies

Marshall Goldsmith

World-Renowned Thought Leader in Human Resources and Leadership Development

Martha Rogers

International Marketing Strategist,
Co-Founder of the Peppers and Rogers Group

Martin Glenn

CEO of the English Football Association

Martin Lindstrom

Brand Management Expert

Martin Roll

Business and Brand Strategist

Marvin Zonis

Political Economist

Michael Woodford

Former President & CEO of Olympus

Michio Kaku

Foremost Futurist

Michl Binderbauer

Innovation Guru & CEO of TAE Technologies

Miha Pogacnik

World Renowned Violinist, Visionary & Leadership Innovator

Mika Häkkinen

F1 Double World Champion

Mike Massimino

Former NASA Astronaut, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University, Author

Mike Walsh

Futurist & Business Strategist

Muhammad Yunus

Founder of the Grameen Bank & Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize

Nabil Malouli

Global Disruptive Innovation Expert

Nasser H. Saidi

Leading MENA Economist, Promoting SME Finance, Crowdfunding, Corporate Governance & Clean Energy

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Leading Essayist, Philosopher of Randomness & Researcher

Nathan Bennett

Professor, Author & Consultant

Niall Ferguson

Renowned Expert on Geopolitics and the Global Economy

Nicholas Stern

Leading Global Economist and Chairman of the LSE Grantham Institute

Nick Fry

Former CEO for Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Nick Saunders

Communication, Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Specialist

Nicola Horlick

Fund Management Guru and CEO of Money & Co.

Nigel Barlow

Author and Leading Authority on Innovation, Creativity and Leadership

Niraj Dawar

Renowned Marketing Strategy Expert

Nirmalya Kumar

Visiting Professor of Marketing at London Business School

Noreena Hertz

Decision-Making Guru, Economist & Author

Nouriel Roubini

Professor of Economics, NYU's Stern School of Business; Chairman, Roubini Global Economics

Oliviero Toscani

Branding & Marketing Pioneer and World-class Photographer

Ozan Varol

Rocket Scientist Turned Law Professor and Author

Pankaj Ghemawat

Professor of Global Strategy & Bestselling Author

Paolo Scaroni

Former CEO of Eni S.p.A. & International Businessman

Parag Khanna

Global Strategist

Pau García-Milà

Entrepreneur and Founder of eyeOS

Paul Sloane

Author & Leading Authority on Creative Problem Solving and Lateral Leadership


Football Legend

Pete Cohen

Business Consultant & Best Selling Author

Peter Diamond

2010 Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences

Peter Hinssen

Acclaimed Author and Serial Entrepreneur, Co-founder & Partner at nexxworks

Peter Killing

Leading Expert on Change Management and Innovation

Peter Vessenes

CEO of CoinLab Inc. & Founder of the Bitcoin Foundation

Pierluigi Collina

The World’s Greatest Football Referee

Pranav Mistry

Global Vice President of Research at Samsung

Rachel Botsman

Global Thought Leader, Winner of Breakthrough Idea Award of Distinguished Awards for 2015 of Thinkers50

Ram Charan

Leading Business Advisor & Author

Ranulph Fiennes

The World's Greatest Living Explorer

Ray Hammond

Europe’s Most Experienced Futurologist

Raymond Kurzweil

Technology Pioneer and Inventor

Renée Mauborgne

Co-author, Blue Ocean Strategy & Distinguished Fellow and Professor, INSEAD

Ricardo Semler

Innovative Management Expert and CEO of Semco SA

Richard Branson

International Entrepreneur and Businessman

Richard Dannatt

British Army Chief of the General Staff 2006-2009

Richard Duncan

Author, Economist, Consultant

Richard Rumelt

Renowned Strategy Thought Leader, Business Professor & Author

Rita Gunther McGrath

Expert on Strategy in Uncertain and Volatile Environments

Robert Tomasko

Best Selling Author and Expert on Management for Growth

Robin Sieger

Top Motivational Business Speaker and Best Selling Author

Rodney Brooks


Roger Martin

Strategy Consultant & Business Professor

Rohit Talwar

Global Futurist

Ron Kaufman

Award Winning Customer Experience Consultant

Rowan Gibson

Expert on Business Innovation, Global Business Strategist and Best Selling Author

Sahar Hashemi

Entrepreneur & Innovation Expert

Samantha Johnson

Sports Anchor, Keynote Speaker and Event Host

Sandra Navidi

Finance & Economics Expert, Founder and CEO of BeyondGlobal

Shaun Smith

A Leading Expert on Customer Experience

Shep Hyken

Customer Experience Expert & Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations

Shiulie Ghosh

TV Presenter, Conference Host and Author

Simon Sinek

Leadership Expert & Author

Solitaire Townsend

Sustainability Expert , Co-founder of Futerra

Sony Kapoor

Macroeconomist and Finance Authority, Managing Director of Re-Define

Stefan Hyttfors

Acclaimed Futurist & Change Agent

Stéphane Garelli

Professor Emeritus at IMD Business School & University of Lausanne

Stewart Friedman

Professor, Wharton School of Business

Supachai Panitchpakdi

Former Director General of WTO, Former Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Susan Greenfield

Expert on the Human Mind & Renowned Brain Researcher

Terence Mauri

Expert on Future of Leadership, Author

Thomas Frey


Tim Foster

Olympic Coach & Olympic Gold Medal Winning Rower

Timothy Garton Ash

Author and Acclaimed Contemporary Historian

Todd Buchholz

Leading Expert on Financial Markets, Politics and the Economy

Tom Szaky

Founder and CEO of TerraCycle

Umran Beba

Former PepsiCo Executive, Chief Diversity Officer, Sector Chief Human Resources Officer, Region President

Vijay Govindarajan

Internationally Renowned Authority on Innovation and Strategy

Vito Di Bari

One of Europe's Most Acknowledged Futurists & Renowned Authority on Innovation

Viviane Reding

Member of the European Parliament, Vice President of the European Commission 2010-2014

Vlatka Hlupic

Author of “The Management Shift” & CEO of Drucker Society, London

Yuval Noah Harari

Renowned Historian

Yves Pigneur

Professor of Management and Information Systems, University of Lausanne