Rishi Manchanda is an "upstreamist." A physician and public health innovator, he aims to reinvigorate primary care by teaching doctors to think about—and treat—the social and environmental conditions that often underly sickness.
Kathleen "Katie" McGinty is vice president and chief sustainability and external relations officer for Johnson Controls, a global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings technology. Johnson Controls signed The Climate Pledge in 2021, joining hundreds of leading global companies with a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040.
Immersing himself in alternate lifestyles and hilarious experiments (usually with himself as the guinea pig), writer A.J. Jacobs tests the limits of behavior, customs, culture -- and reports back on the wisdom and practical knowledge he's gained.
Priti Krishtel wants to reinvent the patent system. A lawyer and veteran of the global access to medicines movement, she is exposing how the failures of the patent system are affecting all of us -- and how we can fix it.
Blaise Agüera y Arcas works on machine learning at Google. Previously a Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, he has worked on augmented reality, mapping, wearable computing and natural user interfaces.