Peter Thiel, Co-founder, PayPal; Author, Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
Quentin Hardy, Deputy Tech Editor, The New York Times – Moderator
Who will create the next big idea? It could be you. Thiel is a Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur who invested in hundreds of startups, including Facebook, Space X, and Spotify. Hear Thiel discuss what’s behind the Zero to One philosophy and becoming successful and unique in today’s business world.
Deepak Chopra, MD, Founder, The Chopra Foundation; Author of more than 80 books translated into 35 languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. www.choprafoundation.org Rinaldo Brutoco, President, Chopra Foundation; Founding President, World Business Academy; Author, Freedom from Mid-East Oil Greg Dalton, Host and Founder, Climate One – Moderator Read more »
George Marshall, Author, Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change Dacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
Abundant scientific evidence demonstrates that climate disruption is happening in all 50 states now and many Americans are directly experiencing impacts. Yet many people are failing to do all they can to reduce carbon pollution and build a resilient future. Are we mad? Or are we simply human? Read more »
Debbie Davis, Community & Rural Affairs Advisor, Office of Planning and Research, State of California Felicia Marcus, Chair, State Water Resources Control Board Barton Thompson, Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford UniversityRead more »
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Not So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of California; Twitter @lgerston Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group, San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times; Twitter @josh_richman