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Sir Ken Robinson,
Sir Ken Robinson,

PhD is an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation. He is also one of the world’s leading speakers with a profound impact on audiences everywhere. The videos of his famous 2006 and 2010 talks to the prestigious TED Conference have been seen by an estimated 200 million people in over 150 countries.
He works with governments in Europe, Asia and the USA, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and some of the world’s leading cultural organizations.

Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs
Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs

 was an American businessman, designer and inventor.
He is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc.Jobs also co-founded and served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006.After losing a power struggle with the board of directors in 1985, Jobs left Apple and founded NeXT, a computer platform development company specializing in the higher-education and business markets.
Apple purchased NeXT in 1996, Jobs took control of the company in 1997 and was named “interim CEO”.

Don Tapscott
Don Tapscott

born 1 June 1947, Toronto, Ontario is a Canadian business executive, author, consultant and speaker, specializing in business strategy, innovation, organizational transformation and the role of technology in business and society. Tapscott is chairman of business strategy think tank New Paradigm (now nGenera Insight), which he founded in 1993.

He has authored or co-authored 14 widely read books including the 1992 best seller Paradigm Shift.In 2011, Tapscott placed ninth in the Thinkers50 ranking of the world’s most influential management thinkers.

Bill Gates
Bill Gates

 

William Henry “Bill” Gates III (born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington) is an American business magnate, computer programmer and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive officer (CEO) and current chairman of Microsoft, the software company he co-founded with Paul Allen. He is consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people.Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution.He has also authored or co-authored several books. Bill Gates also a co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Along with his wife and co-chair, Melinda.Foundation’s primary issues―global health and ensuring that low-income minority students are prepared for college and have the means to attend.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

 

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 Oct 1869–30 Jan 1948),commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British ruled India.Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world. Gandhi became famous by fighting for the civil rights of Muslim and Hindu Indians in South Africa, using the new techniques of non-violent civil disobedience that he developed.Assuming leadership of the Indian National Congress in 1921, Gandhi led nationwide campaigns for easing poverty, expanding women’s rights, building religious and ethnic amity, ending untouchability, increasing economic self-reliance, and above all for achieving the independence of India from British domination.

Jeff Pulver
Jeff Pulver

 

Jeffrey L. Pulver is an American Internet entrepreneur known for his work as founder and chief executive of pulver.com and early partner in Vonage. Pulver has been called a Voice over Internet Protocol pioneer, and has written extensively on VoIP telephony, and the need to develop an alternative to government regulation of its applications layer.

Vinton Gray “Vint” Cerf
Vinton Gray “Vint” Cerf

(born June 23, 1943) is an American computer scientist, who is recognized as one of the “Fathers of the Internet”. Vint is the co-designer with Robert Kahn of TCP/IP protocols and basic architecture of the Internet.In the early days, Cerf was a program manager for the United States Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funding various groups to develop TCP/IP technology.

In 1997, President Clinton recognized their work with the U.S. National Medal of Technology.In 2005, Vint and Bob received the highest civilian honor bestowed in the U.S., the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Alvin Toffler
Alvin Toffler

(born October 4, 1928 in New York City) is an American writer and futurist, known for his works discussing the digital revolution, communication revolution, corporate revolution and technological singularity.

Each of their books – which include such classics as Future Shock, The Third Wave, Powershift and War and Anti-War – has been hailed for originality, clarity and unusual insight into the challenges and opportunities racing toward us.Their newest book, Revolutionary Wealth, attacks key features of conventional economics as it paints the emerging global “wealth system” of the decades ahead

Richard Branson
Richard Branson

 

He’s a hero to most entrepreneurs, and any businessperson worth their salt knows his life story: school-leaver at 15, major record-seller at 20, convicted VAT-fraudster at 21, millionaire at 23.In 1970 he founded Virgin as a mail order record retailer, and shortly afterwards he opened a record shop in Oxford Street, London. In 1972 he built a recording studio in Oxfordshire where the first Virgin artist, Mike Oldfield, recorded ‘Tubular Bells’.With around 200 companies in over 30 countries, the Virgin Group has now expanded into leisure, travel, tourism, mobile, broadband, TV, radio, music festivals, finance and health.He is also very proud of the work of Virgin Unite, his not-for-profit entrepreneurial foundation.