Speakers

Drew Magary

Author of The Postmortal, The Hike, and Someone Could Get Hurt

Aaron Mahnke

Creator, writer, and producer of the hit podcast Lore

Ian Manuel

Advocate for criminal justice reform, poet, and motivational speaker

Yann Martel

Author of the Man Booker Prize-winning Life of Pi and New York Times bestseller Beatrice and Virgil

Angie McArthur

Co-author of Collaborative Intelligence and speaker on intellectual diversity

Sarah McBride

Delaware State Senator, LGBTQ activist, and National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign

Carine McCandless

Author of New York Times bestseller The Wild Truth and consultant and contributor to Jon Krakauer's book and Sean Penn's critically acclaimed film Into the Wild

Dr. Matt McCarthy

Bestselling author of Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic and Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine

Amy McGrath

U.S. Marine Corps veteran and founder of Honor Bound, Inc.

Greg McKeown

Author of the New York Times bestseller Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, CEO of THIS Inc., and Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum

Paula McLain

New York Times-bestselling author of The Paris Wife, Circling the Sun, Love and Ruin and When the Stars Go Dark

Bethany McLean

Vanity Fair contributing editor and co-author of All the Devils are Here and the national bestseller The Smartest Guys in the Room

Rebecca Mead

Author of literary memoir My Life In Middlemarch, New Yorker staff writer

Dinaw Mengestu

Named one of The New Yorker "20 Under 40" writers to watch and author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears and How to Read the Air

Candice Millard

New York Times-bestselling historian and former National Geographic journalist

Chanel Miller

Artist, activist, and author of the New York Times bestseller Know My Name

Travis Mills

Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant and Recalibrated Warrior

Tara Mohr

Founder of the acclaimed global Playing Big leadership program and expert on women's leadership and well-being

Leila Mottley

2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate and author of Nightcrawling