From January 2005-2009, Condoleezza Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. Dr. Rice also was President George W. Bush's Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001-2005, the first woman to hold the position.
Jonah Berger is the James G. Campbell Associate Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He studies social influence and social epidemics, or how products, ideas and behaviors become popular.
Dr. Peter Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In the field of innovation, Dr. Diamandis is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the X PRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari X PRIZE for private spaceflight.
Baroness Susan Greenfield
The Baroness Susan Greenfield studies the physical basis of the mind. She currently holds a Senior Research Fellowship at Oxford University, Lincoln College, and has recently co-founded a biotech company, based on her research (neuro-bio.com) exploring novel brain mechanisms linked to neurodegeneration.
Joe Torre is Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball. Previously, beginning in 1995, Mr. Torre served as manager of the New York Yankees for 11 years. The Yankees made the playoffs every year under his tenure and he led them to six World Series appearances during that 11-year span, winning four World Series.