LA18 lineup

A glance at our upcoming lineup
To include 100 talks, 40 performances, 65 wellness sessions, 16 chefs

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Al Gore
Former Vice President of the United States Chairman, Climate Reality Project
Tarana Burke
Sr. Director, Girls for Gender Equity Creator of the MeToo movement
Martine Rothblatt
Creator, SiriusXM Chairwoman & CEO, United Therapeutics
Howard Schultz
Founder and Executive Chairman, Starbucks
Morgan DeBaun
Founder and CEO, Blavity Leading Media Firm for Black Millennials
Ram Dass
Author, "Be Here Now" Legendary Pioneer in Mindfulness, Spirituality, and Psychedelics
Aileen Lee
Founder and Partner, Cowboy Ventures 2018 Midas List
John Zimmer
Co-founder, Lyft
Brian Armstrong
Co-founder and CEO, Coinbase World's Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange
Neri Oxman
Architect, Designer, Engineer, Inventor
Guy Laliberté
Founder, Cirque du Soleil, One Drop Foundation, and Lune Rouge
Bob Weir
Founding Member, The Grateful Dead
Jenny Holzer
Conceptual Artist
David Rubenstein
Co-founder, The Carlyle Group One of the World's Largest Private Equity Firms
Ivy Ross
VP and Head of Design for all Google Hardware Products
Anthony Romero
Executive Director, ACLU Premier Defender of Civil Rights in the U.S.
Jack Kornfield
Author, Buddhist Practitioner One of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West
Troy Carter
Global Head of Creative Services, Spotify Founder and CEO, Atom Factory
Beth Comstock
Former CMO and Vice Chair, GE
Arianna Huffington
Founder, The Huffington Post Founder, Thrive Global
Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Director, African and African American Research at Harvard University
Governor John Hickenlooper
Governor of Colorado
Jeffrey Sachs
Director, Earth Institute at Columbia University World-renowned Economist
Janice Bryant Howroyd
Founder and CEO, The Act •1 Group First African-American Woman with a $1bn Business
Andrew Yang
Founder, Venture for America 2020 Presidential Candidate
M. Sanjayan
CEO, Conservation International
Dr. Harvey Karp
Creator, SNOO Author, "Happiest Baby on the Block"
Rebecca Walker
Writer, Producer One of the prominent voices of Third Wave Feminism
Jared Diamond
Author, "Guns, Germs and Steel" Geographer and Biologist
JD Vance
Author, "Hillbilly Elegy" Bestselling Author and Venture Capitalist
Leon Ford
Community Organizer and Survivor of Police Brutality
Mike Novogratz
CEO, Galaxy Investment Partners
Yves Behar
Founder and Principal Designer, Fuseproject Renowned Industrial Designer
Rachel Thomas
Co-Founder and President, LeanIn.Org Leading Women's Empowerment Organization
Steve Case
Co-founder, America Online Co-founder, Revolution Ventures
Esther Perel
Relationship Therapist Bestselling Author
Jim Pallotta
Co-owner, Boston Celtics & A.S. Roma Founder, Raptor Group
Annie Lowrey
Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
Anand Giridharadas
Author, "Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World"
Janine Benyus
Co-founder, Biomimicry 3.8 and the Biomimicry Institute