Deepak Chopra is an author, teacher, physician and spiritual advisor. Heralded as one of TIME magazine’s “top 100 heroes and icons of the century,” Chopra has touched the lives of many as Co-Founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing and the Chopra Well channel on YouTube. He is a teaching faculty member of Northwestern University, Columbia University, USC San Diego and Walt Disney Imagineering as well as a Senior Scientist at the Gallup Organization. Chopra is an advocate for a holistic approach to health and well-being and lives in Carlsbad, California.
David Gorodyansky is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur. His passion for technology has led Gorodyanksy to create the popular app Hotspot Shield, which has been downloaded by over 100 million users. He is the co-founder and CEO of AnchorFree, was recently named among the Most Promising CEO’s Under 35 by Forbes magazine, and has been recognized by Fortune and Inc. magazines among the top founders under 30. Gorodyansky is passionate about bringing new ventures to the economies of developing countries.
Marcus W. Brauchli is a media investor and advisor. He also is a consultant to Graham Holdings Co., working with the company's chairman and CEO, Donald Graham. Before his current roles, he spent close to five-years as executive editor of The Washington Post, overseeing the publication’s print and digital news operations, starting on September 8, 2008, and succeeding Leonard Downie, Jr. Brauchli lives in Washington, DC.
Dawn Lepore most recently was CEO and Chairman of the Board of drugstore.com, inc., a leading online retailer of health, beauty, and wellness products, which she led from 2004 until its sale to Walgreens in 2011. Dawn also served as the former Interim Chief Executive Officer at Prosper Marketplace, Inc., a peer-to-peer lending marketplace from March 2012 to January 2013. Dawn previously served on the board of directors of eBay Inc. from 1999 to January 2013.
Rick Roth is founder and CEO of Roth Partners, a brand consultancy and communications firm based in New York City. Prior to Roth Partners, Roth spent years with Ogilvy & Mather, as account executive, later becoming the president of Ogilvy Los Angeles and then moving on to worldwide managing director and global CEO of Ogilvy Action. Roth is an advisor to early-stage digital and media firms, and serves as a board member to numerous industry advisory boards. Rick lives in Mamaroneck, New York with his family.
Patrick Coleman is a senior financial manager and executive with over twenty-five years of experience in the global financial sector. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Boston College (Magna Cum Laude), Coleman has held positions at Bank of America, JPMorgan and Credit Suisse, specializing in global credit markets. Coleman is currently the Chairman and CEO of GlobalBased Technologies and is focused on developing automated systematic trading programs. He calls Greenwich, Connecticut home.