Speakers (180)

Acrobatic Conundrum

Terry is a longtime practitioner of capoeira, contact improvisation, hip hop dance, physical theater, and tree climbing.

Adnan Mahmud

Adnan Mahmud is a social entrepreneur with a passion for using technology to solve the world’s most pressing problems.

Aidan Lang

Aidan Lang is Seattle Opera’s General Director, and prior to that was General Director of the New Zealand Opera.

Aji Piper

Aji grew up in the woods of the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington, where he developed a deep love and connection to the forest and waters of the Pacific Northwest. He is now an activist, working to protect our environment.

Akash Thakkar

Akash Thakkar is an award-winning composer, sound designer, and public speaker within the video game industry.

Akhtar Badshah

Under Akhtar Badshah’s visionary leadership, the Global Community Affairs Office at Microsoft works to narrow the technology gap for communities worldwide.

Scientist Alexis Kaushansky in her lab at the Center for Infectious Disease Research

Alexis Kaushansky

“We know the adage that the sum is greater than the parts. But, what happens when you can’t see or yet understand all of the parts? How can we make progress against infectious diseases when we don’t yet know how infections work?”

Alyssa Royse

Alyssa Royse has worked in marketing, PR, education, theater and the non-profit world.

Amory Lovins

Amory Lovins has been at the nexus of energy, resources, environment, development and security in more than 50 countries for 35 years.

Amy Jo Martin

As founder and CEO of Digital Royalty, Amy Jo Martin helps companies, celebrities and professional sports leagues, teams and athletes build, measure and monetize their digital universe.

Andrew Himes

Andrew Himes is an author, activist, and spiritual leader focused on helping heal the wounds of war.

Andrew McMasters & Andre Golard

Andrew McMasters is an international leader in coaching, training and consulting in the areas of communication, team building, and leadership.

Playwright and director Andrew Russell

Andrew Russell

“There is a term called ‘social distance,’ which describes how far away we’ve become from each other socially. Technology makes our ability to get even more socially distant possible. Theatre demands that we get into the same room with other people and reconcile our differences.”

Art Wolfe

Art Wolfe explores his evolution as an artist, and how inspiration can strike at the most unlikely times (and even unlikelier places).

Ava Holmes

Ava Jordan Holmes, founder of Fashion for Conservation (FFC), believes bridging the gap between the industries of conservation and fashion is a key to human survival.

Ben Hunter

Ben Hunter, folk musician and community organizer plays his stories through music and talks about the communal role of folks music as a means to fight the growing trend of human disconnection.