Nov 13-16, 2015 • Miami, FL
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Immersive Experiences
An ethos of exploration will embolden attendees to embrace new experiences - and believe in their ability to adapt and excel.
Storytelling
Roundtable discussions, engaging workshops, free form debates, intimate beachside chats, and one-on-ones with thought leaders across a diversity of disciplines will be deeply woven throughout the event.
Culinary Experiences
World-class chefs will prepare delicious meals as attendees gather around one of the oldest and most powerful tools for human connectivity: the dinner table.
Surreal Settings
For three days, a temporary world of creativity and inspiration will be created. The ship, sea, and island all offer unique physical environments that help to break down barriers and spark innovation.
Creativity
During the journey, renowned artists will work across a diversity of media to produce pieces inspired by the sea voyage itself.
Performances
Legendary talents will play alongside rising artists, filling the ship with a symphony of sound.
SPEAKERS
PERFORMERS
ARTS
Eric Schmidt
Executive Chairman
Google
Travis Kalanick
Founder & CEO
Uber
Martha Stewart
Businesswoman, Writer, & Television Personality
 
Bryan Stevenson
Founder
Equal Justice Initiative
Sylvia Earle
Explorer in Residence, National Geographic Society
 
John Legend
Musician
 
Harry Belafonte
Social Activist / Entertainer
 
Esther Perel
Therapist / Author / Speaker / Consultant
 
Neil Blumenthal
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Warby Parker
Elizabeth Cutler
Co-founder, SoulCycle
 
Dave Gilboa
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Warby Parker
Shep Gordon
Talent Manager
 
Frank Raines
CEO, Fannie Mae 1999-2004;
Former White House Budget Director
Dr. Sean Stephenson
Psychologist
 
Peter Guber
Owner, Golden State Warriors & LA Dodgers
CEO, Mandalay Entertainment
Tony Hsieh
CEO
Zappos
Ambassador Shabazz
Founder, Pilgrimage Foundation, Inc.
 
Blake Mycoskie
Founder, TOMS
 
Bob Pittman
Chairman and CEO, iHeartMedia;
Founder, MTV
Lori Garver
Former Deputy Administrator
NASA
Steve Case
Chairman & CEO, Revolution
Co-Founder, AOL
Sophia Amoruso
Founder
Nasty Gal
David Brooks
Op-Ed Columnist
The New York Times
Bill Ackman
Founder & CEO
Pershing Square Capital Management
Esther Wojcicki
Vice Chair, Creative Commons
 
Chris Sacca
Founder
Lowercase Capital
Graham Hancock
Author
 
Michael Lang
Co-founder
Woodstock
Bassem Youssef
Former Host
Al-Bernameg
Gayle Troberman
CMO
iHeartMedia
Gina Belafonte
Co-Director, Sankofa.org
 
Richard Edelman
President and CEO
Edelman
Dr. M. Sanjayan
Lead Scientist
Conservation International
Nadine Strossen
Former President
American Civil Liberties Union, 1991- 2008
Edward Snowden
Citizen Four
 
Eric Ryan
Co-Founder
Method Products Inc
Gretchen Bleiler
Professional Halfpipe Snowboarder
 
Jehane Noujaim
Film Producer
The Square
Alfred Z. Spector
Former Head of Engineering
Google
Scott Heimendinger
Director of Applied Research
Modernist Cuisine; Co-Founder & CMO Sansaire
Sir Ronald Cohen
Chairman
Big Society Capital
Ken Howery
Co-Founder
Paypal & Founder's Fund
Gary Knell
President & CEO
National Geographic Society
Drew Houston
Founder
Dropbox
General George W. Casey, Jr.
2007 - 2011 Chief of Staff,
US Army
Richelle Parham
Former CMO
Ebay
Stewart Brand
Co-Founder, Long Now Foundation;
Founder, Whole Earth Catalogue
Jessica Richman
Co-Founder & CEO
uBiome
Matt Mullenweg
Founder
Wordpress
Bjarke Ingels
Founder
BIG Bjarke Ingels Group
Ben Rattray
Founder & CEO
Change.org
Bob Lefsetz
Author
The Lefsetz Letter
Michelle Dipp
CEO and Co-founder
OvaScience, Inc
Barry Sternlicht
Starwood Capital Group
 
Bert Jacobs
Co-founder and Chief Executive Optimist
Life is Good
Naval Ravikant
Co-Founder
AngelList
Shervin Pishevar
Co-founder, Sherpa Ventures;
Chairman, Hyperloop
dream hampton
Writer / Film Maker / Cultural Producer
 
Will Marshall
Co-Founder & CEO
Planet Labs
Piper Kerman
Author, Orange is the New Black
 
Lucia Horan
5Rhythms: Moving Meditation,
Dharma Teacher & Dancer
Stacey Sher
Producer
Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, Gattaca
Rich Goodstone
Co-founder, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
Co-founder, Superfly
Keith Ferrazzi
Founder and CEO
Ferrazzi Greenlight
Leila Janah
CEO
Samasource
Mark Sisson
Author
The Primal Blueprint
Ran Ortner
Painter
 
Anand Giridharadas
Author, The True American;
Columnist, New York Times
Mark Hyman
Founder & Director
The UltraWellness Center
Seth Shostak
Senior Astronomer
SETI Institute
Alida Garcia
Director of Coalitions & Policy, FWD.us
 
Patrisse Cullors
Co-founder, #BlackLivesMatter
Founder, Dignity and Power Now
Theo Jansen
Creator
Strandbeest
Darnell Moore
Senior Editor, Mic and Co-Founder, YOU Belong
 
Mike de la Rocha
Social Activist, Founder
Revolve Impact
Kristin Luck
Founder
Women In Research
Stefan Sagmeister
Graphic Designer & Typographer
 
Arturo Nunez
Head Of Marketing
Apple Latin America
Carmen Perez
Executive Director, the Gathering for Justice
 
Todd Saunders
Founder
Saunders Architecture
Michaela Boehm
Intimacy and Sexuality Expert
 
Cal Fussman
Writer
Esquire Magazine
Robin Berzin MD
Founder
Parsley Health
Kevin Stone
Founder
The Stone Clinic
Kevin Jorgeson
Professional Climber
 
Grover Norquist
President, Americans for Tax Reform
 
Jason Silva
Host, Brain Games
 
Liz Lambert
Hotelier
 
Nathaniel Ru, Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman
Co-Founders
Sweetgreen
Jorge Ramos
Host, Univision / Fusion
 
Laura Miller
Director of Projects, Summit Power Group
Mayor of Dallas, 2002-2007
Baratunde Thurston
Supervising Producer,
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Kimbal Musk
Co-founder, The Kitchen Community
 
Monifa Bandele
Senior Campaign Director, MomsRising.org
 
Sally Kohn
Columnist, CNN Political Commentator
 
Tim Wise
Author, Racial Equity Educator
 
Jimmy Chin
Professional Climber, Photographer, Director
 
Tiq Milan
Media Maker and Human Rights Advocate
 
Rashad Robinson
Executive Director, ColorOfChange
 
Simon Isaacs
Founder, Fatherly
 
Shaka Senghor
National Outreach Representative, BMe Community
 
Imran Amed
Founder & CEO, The Business of Fashion
 
Dr. Stephen Kosslyn
Founding Dean, the Minerva Schools at the Keck Gra
 
Steven Kotler
Cofounder & Director of Research, the Flow Genome
 
Rick Doblin
Founder and Executive Director, Multidisciplinary
Association for Psychedelic Studies
Mehret Mandefro
Founder & President, Truth Aid
 
Chad Oppenheim
Founder, Oppenheim Architecture + Design
 
Jennifer Dumpert
Founder, the Oneironauticum
 
Rubin Naiman
Founder & Director, Circadian Health Associates
 
Deborah Santana
Founder, Do A Little
 
Kabir Sehgal
Bestselling Author, Grammy Award-Winning Producer
 
Janet Echelman
Sculptor
 
Isaac Dietrich
Founder and CEO, MassRoots
 
Lacey Schwartz
CEO, Truth Aid
 
Guy Raz
Host and Editorial Director
NPR’s TED Radio Hour
Trabian Shorters
CEO/Founder, BMe Community
 
Kelly Sawdon
Partner & Chief Brand Officer, ACE Hotel
 
Nicole Smith
Founder and CEO, Mary’s Medicinals
 
Douglas McGray
Co-founder & Editor in Chief,
California Sunday Magazine and Pop-Up Magazine
Rus Yusupov
Co-founder and Creative Director, Vine
 
Peter Seligmann
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Conservation International
President Anote Tong
President of Kiribati
 
District Attorney George Gascón
District Attorney, San Francisco
 
Marc Goodman
Founder, the Future Crimes Institute
 
Larry Smith
Founder, SMITH Magazine & Six-Word Memoir project
 
Troy Carter
Founder and CEO, Atom Factory
 
Ryan Graves
Head of Global Operations, Uber
 
Scott Parazynski
Former NASA Astronaut
 
John Hardy
Founder, the Green School in Bali
 
Ben Wizner
Director, ACLU Speech, Privacy,
and Technology Project
Adam Gazzaley
Founding director, Neuroscience Imaging Center
 
Scott Budnick
Film Producer
Founder, The Anti-Recidivism Coalition
John Jacobs
Co-founder & Chief Creative Optimist, Life is Good
 
Ariel Garten
CEO & Co-Founder, InteraXon
 
Latham Thomas
Founder, Mama Glow
 
Kirk Krack
CEO and Founder, Performance Freediving
 
Andrew Freedman
Director of Marijuana Coordination, Colorado
 
Jeff Johnson
Chief of Strategy, Illume Communications
 
George Whitesides
CEO, Virgin Galactic
 
Valerie Craig
Senior Director, Ocean Initiative at
the National Geographic Society
Loretta Whitesides
Founder Astronaut, Virgin Galactic
 
Greg Stone
EVP & Chief Scientist for Oceans, Conservation Int
 
Richard Tarnas
Professor of Philosophy and Cultural History, Cali
 
Dave Wilkinson
Director of the White House Office of Social Innov
 
Michael Shellenberger
President, Breakthrough Institute
 
Raoul Roach
Co-Director, Sankofa.org
 
Cesar Harada
Inventor & Environmentalist
 
Jeremy Jones
Professional Snowboarder & Environmentalist
 
Jalak Jobanputra
Founding Partner, FuturePerfect Ventures
 
Hunter Lee Soik
Founder, Shadow
 
Brock Pierce
Managing Partner, Blockchain Capital
Chairman of The Bitcoin Foundation
Stephanie Wear
Marine Biologist, The Nature Conservancy
 
Karen Sack
Managing Director, Ocean Unite
 
Peter Benedek
Founding Partner and Board Member, United Tallant
 
Isaac Fokuo
CEO, African Leadership Network. Principal, Botho
Ltd. Co Founder, Sino Africa Center of Excellence
Rodrigo Martinez
Life Sciences Chief Strategist, IDEO
 
Hilaree O'Neill
Ski Mountaineer
 
Matt Britton
Founder, Mr Youth
 
Jeremy Liew
Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
 
Cory Richards
National Geographic Adventurer
 
Tia Oso
National Organizer, Black Alliance for Just
Immigration and Black Lives Matter Activist
Sherrie Rollins Westin
Executive Vice President of Global Impact and
Philanthropy, Sesame Workshop
Brian Forde
Former Senior Adviser to the U.S. Chief Technology
Officer for Mobile and Data Innovation
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