International water authority, including impacts of climate change, sustainable use, human health, privatization, globalization, and international conflicts; co-founder and president, Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security; author, Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
Serial innovator, entrepreneur, and advisor on corporate innovation and transformation; director, Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium; chair, the Institute for Large Scale Innovation; film and Broadway producer; former director, executive innovation programs at Harvard and Stanford; author, Innovation Nation and Jamming
Authority on foreign policy and finance; former vice-chairman, World Economic Forum and minister of state, UK foreign office, covering Africa and Asia, member of Gordon Brown's cabinet, UN deputy secretary-general, UNDP administrator, and World Bank vice president; member, House of Lords
Professor, Harvard Business School, specializing in the competitive advantage of companies, nations, and regions, and the application of competitive principles to social problems such as health care, the environment, and corporate responsibility; cofounder, Monitor Consulting; author of 18 books including Competitive Strategy and The Competitive Advantage of Nations; coauthor, Can Japan Compete?
Pioneering scenario planner and strategist and GBN cofounder; senior vice president, global relations and strategic planning, Salesforce; former head of scenario planning, Royal Dutch Shell and director of the Strategic Environment Center, SRI International; author of five books, including The Art of the Long View; and Inevitable Surprises.
World authority on cross-cultural management; cofounder, Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Group; author/coauthor of 14 books,including Seven Cultures of Capitalism, Riding the Waves of Culture, Riding the Waves of Innovation, Twenty-One Leaders and The Global M and A Tango: Cross-cultural Dimensions of Mergers and Acquisitions
Economist; Chan Chair in Global Management, Haas Business School, U.C. Berkeley; former dean, London Business School and U.C. Berkeley's Haas School of Business; former National Economic Adviser to President Clinton and chair, council of economic advisers; author, Who’s Bashing Whom?: Trade Conflict in High Technology Industries
Global scenarist; director of futures programme, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, University of Oxford; former leader, Shell International's global scenario team; director of major public-private scenario initiatives on sustainability, AIDS in Africa, and global finance; physicist
Managing editor/thought leadership for Oxford Economics. Former Asian bureau chief for Knight Ridder, based in Tokyo; long-time Asia-Pacific foreign correspondent; Pulitzer Prize finalist; author, Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Lost Its Way and "China: Life Science Leader in 2020"
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