Watch the complete ceremony and Honoree clips at TDIA 2015



Discover and read about every Honoree over the six years since the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards began, from Ashton Kutcher in 2010 to Girls Who Code in 2015.


The Fellows

The Disruptor Foundation Fellows are a self-defining, self-organizing community of accomplished and promising innovators, applying transdisciplinary approaches in their work and daily lives to further the study and application of disruptive innovation.


Off White Papers

The Off-White Papers, featured on Forbes, are written under the aegis of the Disruptor Foundation co-founded by Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen, Craig Hatkoff and Rabbi Irwin Kula.



Catch up with our photo galleries from the 2015 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards at Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the annual Meetball Dinner, past Awards and more disruptive events.


David Lynch Acceptance

Following in footsteps of Kanye West and Rick Rubin in 2014, Honoree, filmmaker and Transcendental Meditation leader David Lynch sent us a one-of-a-kind acceptance speech.



Have a look at some of our Class of 2015

Congratulations Nate Parker!

Congratulations to one of our Disruptor Foundation Fellows, Nate Parker, whose new film “The Birth of a Nation” recently premiered at Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews! Directed and written by Nate Parker, “The Birth of a Nation” is based on the true story of Nat Turner (played by Mr. Parker), a literate slave and preacher who organized a rebellion in the antebellum South, prompting severe retaliation from whites. Aja Naomi King, Gabrielle Union and Armie Hammer round out the cast. Read more about the film’s debut success, Fox Searchlight pickup and potential Oscar future here in New York Times, January 26.



A scene from “The Birth of a Nation,” starring Nate Parker, foreground, and Tony Espinosa. Credit Elliot Davis (photo via New York Times article)

Ten Rabbis

With the disruptive Rabbi Irwin Kula, co-founder of the Disruptor Foundation, always a crucial collaborator at TDIA, we were thrilled to have about ten of his rabbi friends collectively Break the Glass on stage, one of our traditions kicking off the Awards ceremony program. Read more about the fascinating cultural insights some of the #tenrabbis had as TDIA attendees here.


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