Marc Kielburger

May 8th, 2014

Marc Kielburger is a social entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author and gifted orator. Along with his brother Craig Kielburger, Marc is the co-founder of Free The Children, an international charity and educational partner that empowers youth to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. He also co-founded Me to We, a pioneering social […]

Alec Ross

March 12th, 2013

Alec Ross: New York Times Best-Selling Author & Former Senior Advisor for Technology and Innovation at the State Department

Alec Ross is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Industries of the Future. The book explores the technological and economic trends and developments that will shape the next ten years including robotics and artificial intelligence, advanced life sciences, cybersecurity, big data and the code-ification of money, markets and trust. Described by the […]

Jose Antonio Vargas

September 13th, 2011

Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and theatrical producer. A leading voice for the human rights of immigrants, he founded the non-profit media and culture organization Define American, named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. His best-selling memoir, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, was published […]

Joshua Foer

November 1st, 2010

It’s time to get off the beaten path. Published in September 2016, Joshua Foer’s latest project, Atlas Obscura, inspires readers to feel both wonder and wanderlust. Created by the founders of, the vibrant online community with over 3 million visitors a month, this new travel book is the bucket-list guide to over 700 of the […]

Meghan McCain

September 13th, 2010

Meghan McCain is a co-host of ABC’s The View, which she joined in October of 2017.  As the daughter of Senator John McCain, Meghan has been steeped in the high-stakes political arena since childhood.  Often said to possess the McCain “maverick gene,” Meghan has no qualms saying what is on her mind and brags that […]

Sebastian Junger

September 13th, 2010

Sebastian Junger is the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of WAR, The Perfect Storm, A Death in Belmont and Fire. He is also the acclaimed director of the documentary films Restrepo and Korengal. As a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and as a contributor to ABC News, he has covered major international news stories and has been awarded the National Magazine Award and a SAIS […]