Archive for February, 2014

Dr. Wayne Winnick – Sports Injury and Post Operative Specialist

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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 [...]


David Hoffman – Filmmaker, Photographer, Story Teller

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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 [...]


Saumitra Thakur – President, College-100

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 [...]


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, [...]


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 [...]


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

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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 [...]


David Keyes – Executive Director, Advancing Human Rights

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David Keyes is the executive director of Advancing Human Rights and co-founder of CyberDissidents.org.  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 [...]


Jessica Malkin – Executive Director, Chicago Ideas Week

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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 [...]