Archive for February, 2014

Dr. Wayne Winnick – Sports Injury and Post Operative Specialist


Dr. Wayne Winnick has been in practice since 1982 serving patients in the tri-state area and specialty cases from around the world. He attended Boston University and went on to do his graduate work at the New York Chiropractic College. He has done postgraduate work in sports medicine and back pain at Harvard. He also studied in China, where he learned Eastern methods for dealing with orthopedic conditions and a unique approach to the treatment… [See Full Post]

David Hoffman – Filmmaker, Photographer, Storyteller

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  From Musician to Filmmaker David began his work life as a musician. At 22, he was offered the position of second oboe in the renowned Minneapolis Symphony. Instead, he decided to become a “filmmaker.” His first films were about musical themes, and at age 24 he was recognized by the United States Information Agency as one of the ten best young filmmakers in America. Television & Corporate Communications In the mid 1970s, David moved… [See Full Post]

Saumitra Thakur – President, College-100

Saumitra Thakur

Saumitra Thakur is the president of College-100, a network that pairs emerging leaders (from young technology founders to Rhodes scholars to student presidents) to current world leaders (including heads of state, Nobel laureates, US senators and foreign legislators, ambassadors, human rights leaders, and others) with the mission to ensure that the Millennial generation has leaders ready to address unprecedented challenges. He was the founding Executive Director during his term as student president at Amherst College… [See Full Post]

Zachary Liberman – Founder, College-100

Zach Liberman is the founder of College-100 and a web entrepreneur. Zach Liberman left Berkeley during his senior year to found his first technology company. Since then, he has been a part of multiple web ventures and has advised both Democratic and Republican groups in forming youth outreach strategies. After touring campuses with his mentor, Ambassador Ed Perkins, Zach became interested in organizing young student leaders. After the shooting of Congresswoman Giffords, Zach assembled 20… [See Full Post]

Lindon Leader – Graphic Designer

Over a thirty-year career in corporate identity Lindon has developed branding programs for FedEx, CIGNA, Avery Dennison, Hawaiian Airlines and Ryder Systems, among many others. Lindon has earned significant recognition worldwide, testimony to the merit of his two-word design philosophy: clarity and simplicity.  His work has appeared in numerous publications and his FedEx logo was cited in the May 2003 Rolling Stone magazine twenty-fifth anniversary issue as one of the eight best American identities of… [See Full Post]

Dave Gilboa – Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Warby Parker

David Gilboa

Dave Gilboa is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Warby Parker, a transformative lifestyle brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses. Prior to Warby Parker, Dave was an Associate at merchant bank Allen & Company and, earlier, worked at Bain & Company. He also served as Special Assistant to the Founder and CEO of the TriZetto Group, and has held strategy and business development roles at Genomic Health… [See Full Post]

David Keyes – Executive Director, Advancing Human Rights

David Keyes

David Keyes is the executive director of Advancing Human Rights and co-founder of  Keyes was called a “pioneer in online activism” by The New York Times and is a contributor to The Daily Beast. He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Foreign Policy and appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Al Jazeera and Bloomberg TV. He speaks Arabic and Hebrew. Twitter – @DavidMKeyes & @advancingrights Facebook –… [See Full Post]

Jessica Malkin – Executive Director, Chicago Ideas Week

Jessica Malkin

Jessica G. Malkin is the Executive Director of Chicago Ideas Week–a platform built on one core belief:  When a wide spectrum of thinkers and instigators share ideas, we have the power to transform our world.  CIW develops programming that focuses on altering perspectives, stretching academic curiosity and forcing us all to look forward and re-imagine the structures and beliefs that shape our community. Each year, CIW draws 27,000 attendees and sparks national dialogue on a… [See Full Post]