PAST SPEAKERS & JUDGES
Since 2013 The Aspen Challenge has been fortunate to have over 100 speakers and judges in 5 cities across America. They have engaged, inspired and challenged.
2013 LOS ANGELES SPEAKERS
JEFF ASHBY is the chief of mission assurance at Blue Origin
LINDA BURCH leads Common Sense Media’s education efforts
PIERRE DULAINE is the founder of Dancing Classrooms
INGRID INEMA is a recent Stanford University graduate and survivor of the Rwandan Tutsi Genocide
WILLIAM KAMKWAMBA is the coauthor of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
LI LU is the founder and chairman of Himalaya Capital
KRISTIN GROOS RICHMOND co-founded Revolution Foods
TIFFANY SHLAIN is a filmmaker, artist, founder of the Webby Awards, and co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences
ANNA DEAVERE SMITH is an actress and playwright
TOM STURGES is an author, teacher, volunteer, music business executive, and lecturer
HUGO VAN VUUREN is co-founder and partner at the Experiment Fund
Oceanographer and Explorer
2013 LOS ANGELES JUDGES
WILLIAM E. MAYER is chairman emeritus of the Aspen Institute.
WHITNEY MORTIMER is a partner at IDEO, where she has led the company’s marketing since 1997.
LINDA STONE studies play, attention, technology, and trends, as well as our mind-body on technology.
ROSS WIENER is a vice president at the Aspen Institute