Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics,
2016 Nobel Prize in Economics
Oliver Hart is the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2016 winner. He is the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1993. Hart works mainly on contract theory, the theory of the firm, corporate finance, and law and economics.
Chief Technical Officer and Co-founder, Tesla Inc.
At the forefront of industrial innovation.
JB Straubel is part of the founding team and the Chief Technical Officer of Tesla Inc., an electric car company. He is a lecturer at Stanford University where he teaches the popular Energy Storage Integration class in the Atmosphere and Energy Program.
Author, The Road to Character and The Social Animal
New York Times Columnist
Major political and social analyst.
David Brooks has a gift for bringing audiences face to face with the spirit of our times with humor, insight and quiet passion. He is a keen observer of the American way of life and a savvy analyst of present-day politics and foreign affairs.
Author of five bestsellers, David and Goliath, What the Dog Saw, Outliers, Blink and The Tipping Point
Provocative ideas taking the business world by storm.
Phenomenal best-selling author.
Malcolm Gladwell has an incomparable gift for interpreting new ideas in the social sciences and making them understandable, practical and valuable to business and general audiences alike.
Editor-in-chief, The Atlantic
Leading Journalist on International Relations
An expert on geopolitics and the Middle East.
Jeffrey Goldberg is Editor-in-chief for The Atlantic, a columnist for Bloomberg View, and one of America’s leading commentators on foreign policy, national security and the Middle East. He is the recipient of numerous honors, including the National Magazine Award for Reporting.