Stephen Wolfram is the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research.
Rebecca Gomperts is the founder of the abortion rights organization Women on Waves.
Large Professor is a hip hop MC and producer.
Bruce Sterling is a science fiction writer and Net critic.
Jia Zhangke is a director and writer.
Theodore Zeldin is President of the Oxford Muse Society.
Hans Ulrich Obrist is Co-director of Exhibitions and Programs and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery, London.
Ian Buruma is a the Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights & Journalism at Bard College.
Ai Weiwei is an artist and activist.
Boris Groys is Professor of Aesthetics, Art History, and Media Theory at the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe and Global Distinguished Professor at New York University.
Elizabeth Diller is a founding member of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, an interdisciplinary design studio based in New York City.
Paul Saffo is Managing Director of Foresight at Discern Analytics.
Zhang Yimou is a director, writer, and producer.
Barry Bergdoll is the Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA.
Tan Xiaochun is the Chief of Construction for Beijing National Stadium.
Jennifer Sigler is the Editor in Chief for Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
Mark Wigley is Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.
Michael Rock is the art director of the design firm 2×4.
Ma Qingyun is the founder of the architectural office MADA s.p.a.m.