Jonathan Fields is a former private equity attorney turned lifestyle-entrepreneur, blogger, marketer, speaker and author of Career Renegade: How to Make a Great Living Doing What You Love (Broadway 2009). He writes about the crossroads between family, passion, entrepreneurship, social media and marketing at JonathanFields.com and has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, FastCompany, Entrepreneur, USA Today, People, CNBC, The Today Show, FoxBusiness, CBS Radio and hundreds of magazines, radio shows and websites. In 2009, SmallBizTrends.com named Career Renegade one of the top-10 small business books of the year. And, BusinessWeek named him one of the 20 people entrepreneurs need to follow on twitter (@jonathanfields). When not writing, speaking or building something, you can usually find him dancing around his living room with his wife and daughter.
Being Fearless: Fearlessness isn
Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, and world traveler. He publishes the The Art of Non-Conformity (AONC) project for a small army of remarkable people. Being fearless means
Raghava KK, recently named by CNN as one of the ten most fascinating people the world is yet to know of, is a multi-disciplinary artist, working in genres as disparate as painting, film, installation, multimedia, performance, and his own wedding. He began as a cartoonist in 1997 with leading Indian publications. He has been extensively featured by the Indian and international media and supported and endorsed by numerous celebrities and significant figures in the international art scene. His work conceptually grapples with the construct of identity, gender and sexuality, and the absence of interpersonal context in today
Stacey Monk is the founder of Epic Change, a startup nonprofit that helps grassroots changemakers share their
A graduate of CMU Class of
Nathan Martin is the CEO of Deeplocal Inc. Prior to founding Deeplocal in 2006, Nathan was researcher and artist-in-residence at Carnegie Mellon University where he led an interdisciplinary team in the development of a collaborative online mapping toolkit. As a founding member of both an art group and a touring punk/metal band, Nathan has spoken, toured and exhibited internationally since age sixteen. Nathan has over a decade of experience with mobile technology starting in 1999 as Mobile Device Specialist for MetaDesign SF and continuing in his work with clients including Palm Computing, Brodia, Panasonic, and Nike.
Mk Haley has recently joined the faculty at the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon as well as the Disney R&D lab at CMU after 16 years with Walt Disney Imagineering in California. With over 25 years at SIGGRAPH, the Special Interest Group in Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies, primarily involved with interactive installations, Mk has always best enjoyed mashing art and tech together, as well as academia and industry.
Being Fearless: Being fearless means rather than taking risks with abandon, setting up your circumstances such that you have little to risk in the first place, and can therefore act without fear from the getgo.
A beacon of creativity with boundless energy, Chase Jarvis is well known as a visionary photographer, director, and social artist. He is widely recognized for re-imagining, examining, and redefining the intersection of art and popular culture through still and moving pictures. While commercial work for brands like Nike, Pepsi, Volvo, Reebok, Apple, and Red Bull have earned him recognition from the International Photography Awards, The Advertising Photographers of America, Prix de la Photographie Paris, and numerous other industry buzz centers, his recent push into personal work and fine art has rapidly gained the attention of curators and art critics, mainstream audiences, and celebrity circles worldwide. The online hub for Jarvis and his work is at ChaseJarvis.com.
Being Fearless: Being fearless means a having a willingness to embrace success and failure on the same terms.