Through one-on-one interviews and panel discussions, the program will feature innovators across a variety of sectors, including: Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman and former CEO of Google; Ted Leonsis, Co-CEO of Groupon; Sallie Krawcheck, former President of Bank of America's Global Wealth and Investment Management Division; Randy Levine, President of the New York Yankees; chef Mario Batali; Richard Plepler, CEO of HBO; Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of The Happiness Project; Jared Cohen, Founder and Director of Google Ideas; Anant Agarwal, President of edX; Rachel Haot, Chief Digital Officer of New York City; Pete Cashmore, Founder and CEO of Mashable; Lauren Bush Lauren, CEO, Creative Director, and Co-Founder of FEED Projects, and John Maeda, president of the Rhode Island School of Design. The day's full agenda follows below.
Participating journalists include: Kurt Andersen, host of "Studio 360"; Ken Auletta, media critic at The New Yorker; Maria Bartiromo, host of CNBC's Closing Bell; Willie Geist, co-anchor, The Today Show; and Richard Wolffe, Vice President and Executive Editor of MSNBC.com.
They will be joined by some of The Atlantic's leading editorial voices, including: Steve Clemons, editor at large; Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor; Darhil Crooks, creative director; Jen Doll, senior writer at The Atlantic Wire; Megan Garber, staff writer; Gabriel Snyder, editor of The Atlantic Wire; and Derek Thompson, senior editor. The Aspen Institute's Walter Isaacson, President and CEO, and Elliot Gerson, Executive Vice President of Policy and Public Programs, International Partners, will also be participating.