Designer, inventor, musician and visionary founder of FactoryX and former head of Google labs. He challenges the way we see the world and creates practical tools anyone can use to improve human potential. At CATAPULTA 2016 he shared for the first time how FactoryX is literally prototyping "the Future of Work."
Producer with John Manulis of Basketball Diaries starring a very young Leonardo DiCaprio, Liz has been a force inside Hollywood and out including her recent work with Toms Shoes & Caterpillar Foundation. Liz embodies people and planet first in a forward looking yet practical way. At CATAPULTA In 2015 she shared her "Personal Power Works" process with 50 + entrepreneurs and innovators - speed-mentoring to uncover your personal power.
Visionary VR pioneer author and musician Jaron Lanier speaking at our New Minds lecture performance series in 1997. "You are writing the new constitution" he told programmers designers, and tech entrepreneurs in the crowd. "TCP/IP is a masterpiece- a whole philosophy of life, equality of people, equality of access."
Incredibly talented Director of Photography who works with Bjork, Sigur Rós, Google and so many others. In collaboration with editor Alfonso Goncalves they captured the story of CATAPULTA in 2015.
This photo is from New Minds, the lecture performance series we produced in the late 90's. Douglas later went on to write many books, host a PBS series and continues to lay out a 21st century vision for our economy, most recently in his new book: "Throwing rocks at the google bus - how growth became the enemy of prosperity."
Visionary entrepreneur (SoftImage), artist and VR pioneer with her "Osmose" work - which 18 years later is still so far ahead of contemporary VR. Donning a large head mounted display you were immersed in her 360 painting moving in the space simply by leaning one way or another and rising as you took a breath.
Pop musician and technologist, Thomas told our audience at New Minds way back in 1997: "Now computers are trying their utmost to look like TVs and film, and Silicon Valley companies are trying their utmost to look like movie companies." Spot on.
Passionate leader of Fundación Cinépolis who brought cataract surgery to thousands of low income people in Mexico. Here giving her talk on how to Live a Life of Purpose at TEDx Oaxaca in 2014. In 2015 Lorena was on the cover of Forbes as one of the most powerful women in Mexico.
Calvert Securities Impact Investor and social entrepreneur here giving a talk on the power of Silence at CATAPULTA 2015. Recipient of the Tapestry Award honoring African-American Stanford Business School alumni for leadership, inspiration and service. Daryn also sits on the Board of Ben & Jerry's.
Liliana Saumet singing here to the CATAPULTA crowd in our first Festival for Social Innovation in 2013. Will Smith recently remixed their Fiesta anthem for his first new music video in 10 years.