Speakers

New SpeakerTa-Nehisi Coates

#1 New York Times-bestselling author of Between the World and Me and We Were Eight Years in Power

New SpeakerCheryl Strayed

Author of the #1 New York Times-bestselling memoir Wild and "Dear Sugar" columnist

New SpeakerEd Catmull

Co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, former president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, and author of Creativity, Inc.

New SpeakerColson Whitehead

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys

Porter Braswell

CEO and co-founder of Jopwell and author of Let Them See You

Bill Burnett

Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford and co-author of the #1 New York Times-bestselling book Designing Your Life

Francisco Cantú

Former US Border Patrol Agent and author of The Line Becomes a River

John Carreyrou

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author of the New York Times bestseller Bad Blood

Ron Chernow

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Washington: A Life and Alexander Hamilton

Richard A. Clarke

America’s first czar of cybersecurity and counter-terrorism, and author of The Fifth Domain.

Edwidge Danticat

MacArthur Fellow and critically acclaimed Haitian-American writer

Jennifer Egan

Author of Manhattan Beach and the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Visit from the Goon Squad

Dave Evans

Co-founder of Electronic Arts and co-author of the #1 New York Times-bestselling book Designing Your Life

Jane Fonda

Award-winning actress, bestselling author of My Life So Far, and fitness expert

Anand Giridharadas

Editor-at-large for TIME and author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Marc Goodman

Global security advisor, futurist, and New York Times-bestselling author of Future Crimes

Lauren Groff

National Book Award finalist and bestselling author of Fates and Furies and Florida
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