Archive for May, 2013

Photos: Awards 2013

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Disruptive Innovators in the News

Links: Occupy Disruption: 10 Lessons from Tribeca’s Disruptive Innovation Awards For the Word on the Street, Courts Call Up an Online Witness The Disruptor Foundation’s Craig Hatkoff, Clayton M. Christensen and Rabbi Irwin Kula Publish the Off-White Papers on Huffington Post: The Blog This Picture of Glenn Beck and Psy Can’t Be Real, Can It?  

Professor Clayton Christensen Wins the Inaugural Christensen Prize, Presented by the Harvard Business Review

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Disruptive Honoree Dinner – 4/25/13 at 121 Fulton


Photos by: Karli Cadel

Jason Liebman — Co-Founder and CEO, Howcast

Jason Liebman

In 2007, Jason Liebman cofounded Howcast with the goal of creating the largest—and highest quality—library of how-to videos on the web, providing users with the answer to almost any question, whenever, wherever they need to know how. Jason is also a cofounder of, a nonprofit organization that helps young people to effect nonviolent change around the world using 21st-century tools. Before Howcast, Jason worked at Google on the YouTube, Google Video, and AdSense teams…. [See Full Post]

Norma Kamali Accepts the Hedy Lamarr Prize

Hamdi Ulukaya Accepts His 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

Four Years of Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards!

Brooklyn Bowl and Capitol Theatre Owner Peter Shapiro Accepts His Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

The STEM to STEAM Initiative Receives a Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

Vine Co-Founder and Creative Director Rus Yusupov Accepts His Disruptive Innovation Award

Jose Antonio Vargas Receives His Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

Glenn Beck Accepts the Charles Darwin Award

The Henry Jackson Initiative Accept the Adam Smith Prize, Presented by Newsweek and The Daily Beast

Beth Comstock and Morgan Spurlock Accept the Mark Twain Prize for GE Focus Forward

Garrett Camp Accepts His Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

Elise Andrew, Creator of I Fucking Love Science, Accepts The Henry IV Prize, Presented by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center

Quirky Founder and CEO Ben Kaufman Accepts His Award

Chief Executive Sir Howard Bernstein Accepts the Manchester Prize for Urban Innovation

South Korean Artist and Global Phenomenon Psy Accepts His Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

Ayorkor Korsah and Ken Goldberg, Co-Founders of the African Robotics Network (AFRON) Accept Their Award CEO and Founder Donald Katz Accepts His Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

Kenzo Digital Accepts His Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

Miki Agrawal of WILD, Radha Agrawal of Super Sprowtz and Kym and Alexis McClay of NAVEN Accept the Joseph Lister Prize, Presented by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, for THINX

Deborah Kenny Accepts Her Disruptive Innovation Award

Forbes Media Accept the Schumpeter Prize, Presented by The Economist

Disruptive Honorees, Panelists and Guests Converge at the Fourth Annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards


Photos by Andrew Federman                                                                  

Can American Capitalism Save Itself?


During a breakout session at 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, an esteemed panel assembled by The Henry Jackson Initiative (2013 Honorees) engaged in a lively discussion and exchange of ideas on the subject. Discussion Framework: It has been over four and half years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the beginning of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The past few years have given rise to numerous debates on… [See Full Post]

Urban Dictionary Founder Aaron Peckham Accepts His Disruptive Innovation Award

TDIA Chief Curator Craig Hatkoff Presents Disruptive Book of the Year Award Winner Sheryl Sandberg With Her Disruptive Innovation Award

Craig and Sheryl

At a Colgate University alumni event in April, Hatkoff honored Sandberg for her book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead (2013).