Eva Chen is a Taiwanese businessperson and the co-founder and CEO of Trend Micro, the world's third-largest security firm. In 2010, CRN Magazine named her as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential Executives in the Industry". She was fifth on the 2012 Forbes list of "Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen".
Eric Robert Greitens is a nonprofit leader, author, speaker and a United States Navy SEAL, who lives in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a former Truman Scholar and Rhodes Scholar and the founder and former Chairman and CEO of The Mission Continues. TIME Magazine named Greitens to its 100 Most Influential People in the World in April 2013.
Elon Reeve Musk is a South Africa-born, Canadian American business magnate, engineer and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity. He is the founder of SpaceX and a cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and Zip2. He has also envisioned a conceptual high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop.
Jeffrey Hollender is an American entrepreneur, author, and activist. He is known for his roles as co-founder and CEO of Seventh Generation Inc., a distributor of all-natural cleaning, paper, and personal care products. Hollender is also the co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council, a nonprofit advocacy group working to promote sustainable policy ideals, and is an author of books on sustainability.
Carl Bass is president and chief executive officer of Autodesk, Inc., a maker of professional 3D design software and consumer applications, and was a co-founder of Ithaca Software, which commercialized HOOPS, a 3D graphics system. Bass has been credited with expanding Autodesk beyond its core AutoCAD software through acquisitions and new product developments and transitioning from 2D to 3D model-based design.
Mark Steven Cohon, OOnt is the 12th and current commissioner of the Canadian Football League. The son of McDonald's Canada founder George Cohon, he was appointed in 2007 succeeding Tom Wright.
Cohon was born in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Toronto, Ontario when he was two years old.
He is a graduate of Upper Canada College and Northwestern University with a Bachelors of Science majoring in communication studies and worked at the NBA as head of international marketing and Major League Baseball International as head of corporate development. before becoming President and chief executive officer of AudienceView Ticketing, a company which sells ticketing systems and services to sports, arts and entertainment events.
In 2002, Cohon married Suzanne Elizabeth Lucido.
In 2003, he was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Ontario Science Centre and then named Chair in 2006. In 2013, he was made a Member of the Order of Ontario.
Zane Lamprey is a comedian, actor, editor, producer, and writer for television and movies. He grew up in Syracuse and attended SUNY Cortland in Cortland, New York where he majored in fine arts and minored in theatre.
He has had a varied career in entertainment. Early in his career he worked on several projects for Comedy Central, VH1 and Nickelodeon. He was also a cast member on MTV's Damage Control and host of VH1's reality show Motormouth.
He is best known for hosting Three Sheets, which ran on MOJO HD from 2006 through 2008, Fine Living channel in 2009 and the Travel Channel in 2010. He also hosted Have Fork, Will Travel, which previously ran on Food Network, a show similar to Three Sheets focusing on local food and eating customs. The February/March 2009 of Mutineer Magazine featured an extensive interview with Zane Lamprey, which highlighted Lamprey's views of fine beverage and the evolution of Three ...
Judith Rodin has served as president of the Rockefeller Foundation since March 2005. Trained as a research psychologist, Dr. Rodin was previously the president of the University of Pennsylvania, and earlier the provost of Yale University.
Sam founded loopt to improve the way friends communicate. His primary
responsibility within loopt is driving the product vision, assembling a
passionate team to realize that vision and making sure people have fun
while they're at it. Sam studied computer science at Stanford University,
focusing on security and machine learning. He also helped build an
autonomous helicopter navigation system while in school.
Peter Andreas Thiel is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and hedge fund manager. Thiel cofounded PayPal with Max Levchin and Elon Musk and served as its CEO. He also cofounded Palantir, of which he is chairman. He serves as president of Clarium Capital, a global macro hedge fund with $700 million in assets under management; a managing partner in Founders Fund, a venture capital fund with $2 billion in assets under management; and cofounder and investment committee chair of Mithril Capital Management. He was the first outside investor in Facebook, the popular social-networking site, with a 10.2% stake acquired in 2004 for $500,000, and sits on the company's board of directors. Thiel was ranked #293 on the Forbes 400 in 2011, with a net worth of $1.5 billion as of March 2012. He was ranked #4 on the Forbes Midas List of 2014 at $2.2 billion. Thiel lives in San Francisco, California.
Jeremy co-founded Yelp Inc. in July 2004 with former colleague and friend Russel Simmons.
to Yelp, Jeremy was the VP of engineering at PayPal. He left PayPal in
the summer of 2003 to attend the Harvard Business School. Upon
completing his first year at HBS, Jeremy joined an incubator started by
Max Levchin (co-founder of PayPal) for a summer internship. It was
there that he was reunited with his old colleague Russel Simmons and
the two teamed up to create a vibrant community around local
Jeremy holds a B.S. in computer engineering from the University of Illinois.