With WIRED2014 we aim to gather the people changing the world and defining the future. Our Main Stage will bring together more than 45 speakers from a multitude of disciplines, including: art, digital media, geopolitics, programming, advertising, the life sciences and more. Further speakers will be announced in the lead-up to the event.
Esther Dyson's HICCup runs The Way to Wellville, an open-source challenge devoted to finding and testing models that benefit community health and return profits to investors and health to participants.
Yulia Marushevska is a Ukrainian graduate student who featured anonymously in a short video entitled I Am A Ukrainian, in which she explains the reasons thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets in the Euromaidan protests.
Elif Shafak an award-winning Turkish novelist. She writes in both English and Turkish, and has published 13 books, nine of which are novels, including: The Bastard of Istanbul, The Forty Rules of Love, Honour and her nonfiction memoir Black Milk.
Saul Singer is the co-author of Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle, a book he wrote with Dan Senor that explains how Israel built the largest innovation sector outside of Silicon Valley.