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SUNNY BATES, Disruptive Hero
World-Changing Connector  For 30 years, Sunny has used her knowledge and intuition to create inspired marriages between ideas and capital, between creativity and sponsorship, between genius and its audience. She is a pioneer of the invisible network and its protocols, understanding that the connector is the new agent of innovation and business success. For more…

MAT FOGARTY, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Crowdcast: Plans Based on Social Knowledge  Mat is the Founder and CEO of Crowdcast. Prior to founding Crowdcast, he was the Director of Corporate Financial Planning at Electronic Arts where he pioneered the use of prediction markets. Previously, Mat held leadership roles in FP&A at Unilever. For more…

MEGAN MURRAY, Disruptive Hero
Collaboration Strategist, Moxie Software  Megan Murray is a pioneer ing Enterprise 2.0 practitioner. She is Director of Collaboration Strategy at Moxie Software, after more than a decade with Booz Allen Hamilton where she focused on emerging tech nolo gies, collaborative strategies and Enterprise 2.0. For more…

ANDREW McAFEE, Disruptive Hero
Enterprise 2.0 Researcher, MIT Sloan School  Andrew McAfee studies the ways that information technology (IT) affects businesses and business as a whole. His research investigates how IT changes the way companies perform, organize themselves, and compete. At a higher level, his work also investigates how computerization affects competition itself — the struggle among rivals for dominance and survival within an industry. For more…

BERT SANDIE, Disruptive Hero
Director, Technical Excellence, Electronic Arts  Bert Sandie is a key contributor to Electronic Art’s (EA) dynamic culture. His technical knowledge and leadership background in the high-tech industry has helped him drive sharing, social connections, collaboration, and innovation at EA. For more…

GENTRY UNDERWOOD, Disruptive Hero
Cofounder & CEO, Orchestra, Inc.  Wired like a designer, combined with deep training in ethnography and psychology, Gentry Underwood brings unique sensibilities to all his ventures. Unlike many dot-com-ers, he thoroughly enjoys the people-part of change that social software can create. He’s currently focused on a startup, after leaving IDEO as their Head of Knowledge Sharing. For more…

HENRIK WERDELIN, Disruptive Hero
Partner, Prehype  Henrik is a partner at Prehype, a product innovation studio that incubates new digital companies on behalf of the world’s finest corporations and VCs. Before that, he was the Founding Chief Creative Officer for Joost. Here he shares his insights from developing and launching disruptive technologies. For more…

BOB HINTY, Disruptive Hero
Hentz Manufacturing, Owner  Bob defines world-class manufacturing. He rebuilt his businesses, workforce and operations after losing his biggest client who took much of their sewing and fabrication overseas to China. He’s located in America’s heartland in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Here he shares what it takes for manufacturing to survive and thrive in the United States. For more…

JOHN GERACI, Disruptive Hero
Founder, DIYcity and Co-founder Outside.in  John’s goal is to take the best of web technologies and apply them to how we live in the physical spaces of today’s urban environments. Consider that in 2008, for the first time in history, more than half the world’s population lived in cities, and by 2030 that number will swell to almost five billion, John’s insights need to be considered all over the globe. For more…

TARYN MILLER-STEVENS, Disruptive Hero
Chief Big Idea Builder and Curator at MBM  Taryn is one of the creative forces behind MBM, a classic retreat for big dreamers and doers. She epitomizes what happens when 20-somethings leverage the power of communities (online as well as face-to-face) to get things done. For more…

MADISON HILDEBRAND, Disruptive Hero
Malibu’s Real Estate Agent  Madison is achieving extraordinary goals in record-breaking time as Malibu’s most sought-after real estate agent. He is the break-out star of Bravo’s hit reality series “Million Dollar Listing,” and author of “Activate Your Passion, Create Your Career.” Here he shares his passions, lessons learned, and personal Aha moments. For more…

TONY HAILE, Disruptive Hero
General Manager, Chartbeat  Tony Haile is General Manager at Chartbeat, a website analytics firm — and so much more. He was a bowman in an around-the-world yacht race and he has been on polar expeditions with explorer Ben Saunders. Tony shares his tips and best practices for charting one’s own course, and for being a disruptive hero. For more…

CATERINA FAKE, Disruptive Hero
Cofounder, Hunch and Flickr  Caterina is the co-founder of Hunch — which provides personalized recommendations from people you follow — as well as co-founder of the photo-sharing service, Flickr. While those technologies alone are disruptive, Caterina provides personal insights and stories about living the life of a disruptive hero. For more…

FRANCOISE LEGOUES, Disruptive Hero
VP, Innovation Initiatives, IBM  Francoise is VP, Innovation Initiatives, CIO’s Office at IBM. As a management book once phrased it, Francoise’s goal is to help the “elephant to dance,” ensuring that the global behemoth IBM can out-innovate much more nimble competitors. Here Francoise shares her tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero within a large company. For more…

NITIN RAO, Disruptive Hero
Cofounder, dplay  Nitin is co-founder at dplay, creators of Sunglass, a cloud-based software for designers, and shaping architecture and product design projects around the world; as well as founder of Equal India Alliance, and a TED Fellow. Nitin shares his tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero, especially from an entrepreneurial start-up’s perspective. For more…

DAN PONTEFRACT, Disruptive Hero
Senior Director, Learning & Collaboration at Telus  Dan is Senior Director, Learning and Collaboration at Telus. Here, he shares his tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero within a Canadian telecomm giant. For more…

ANNIE DUKE, Disruptive Hero, Part 1
Professional Poker Player  Annie is one of the best professional poker players in the world. In this video, Part 1, Annie shares some of her life’s story and personal insights, revealing a portrait what it’s like to be a disruptor. See Part 2 for connections between poker and your business. For more…

ANNIE DUKE, Disruptive Hero, Part 2
Professional Poker Player  Annie is one of the best professional poker players in the world. In this video, Part 2, Annie shares lessons about disruption that your business can learn from poker. See Part 1 for a revealing personal portrait of a disruptor. For more…

CINDY GALLOP, Disruptive Hero
Consultant, Entrepreneur  Marketer, Entrepreneur, Provocateur… (“My consulting approach: I like to blow shit up.”) …Cindy is Founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld.com and Founder of MakeLoveNotPorn.com. Cindy shares her tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero. For more…

BRIAN BORDAINICK, Disruptive Hero
Executive Director, 9th Ward Field of Dreams, New Orleans  Brian is Executive Director, 9th Ward Field of Dreams. Brian is helping to rebuild the Big Easy by reclaiming an abandoned lot and replacing it with a lot more than just an athletic field…He’s building a Field of Dreams. Here, Brian shares what he’s learned on his journey so far. For more…

MARCO DE ROSSI, Disruptive Hero
Founder, OilProject  Marco is Founder of OilProject, an Italian-based online school where all classes are free and all teachers are volunteers. Marco’s story is important as it is but one example of a global movement to reinvent education from the bottom up. Marco shares his tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero. For more…

MICHAEL KARNJANAPRAKORN, Disruptive Hero
Cofounder, Skillshare  Michael is Cofounder of Skillshare, a community marketplace to learn anything from anyone. His goal: To disrupt, change and democratize education, so much so that the world (the physical one, not just online) is one big classroom. Michael shares his tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero. For more…

AARON DIGNAN, Disruptive Hero
Founding Partner, CEO of Undercurrent  Aaron Dignan heads a digital strategy firm whose focus is on the changing relationship between people and the digital world. His insights are a great early indicator about where we are headed with that relationship. Great tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero! For more…

CINDA BOOMERSHINE, Disruptive Hero
Owner, cinda b USA  Cinda Boomershine heads one of the fastest growing handbag and accessories companies in America. Cinda is a shining example of how to succeed with a dream when a tough economy and a volatile manufacturing climate thrust disruptive changes upon you. Cinda shares her tips and best practices for dealing with disruptive change. For more…

LISA GANSKY, Disruptive Hero
Author, The Mesh  Lisa Gansky is an impact junky who loves breaking and reworking perviously happy business models. She was the co-founder of Ofoto, and is author of The Mesh, which proclaims that the future of business is all about sharing. Here, Lisa shares her tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero. For more…

ERIC KNAUF, Disruptive Hero
Senior Manager of Talent Management, Ariba  Eric Knauf is also Executive Director and Board Member of Lean Communities. He is passionate ability the power of simply connecting people in the right way to change the world. Eric shares his tips and practices for bridging across “silo divides” and for being a disruptive hero. For more…

YAO HUANG, Disruptive Hero, Part 1
Founder, The Hatchery  Yao Huang has been named one of the 25 women driving New York’s tech scene. She is Founder of The Hatchery and CEO of Gigaplex Creative. In this video, Part 1, Yao shares some of her life’s story and personal insights, revealing a portrait of one disruptor. See Part 2 for her insights on disruptive change in business. For more…

YAO HUANG, Disruptive Hero, Part 2
Founder, The Hatchery  Yao Huang has been named one of the 25 women driving New York’s tech scene. She is Founder of The Hatchery and CEO of Gigaplex Creative. In this video, Part 2, Yao shares her insights on disruption in business. See Part 1 for some of her life’s story and personal insights, revealing a portrait of one disruptor. For more…

PARIK CHOPRA, Disruptive Hero
Senior Director, Brand and Marketing Strategy, Philips Lighting  Parik has thrived in entrepreneurial startups as well as some of the world’s largest companies by “not taking no for an answer” and by figuring out how to leverage limitations as opportunities. Here, Parik shares his tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero. For more…

SCOTT HEIFERMAN, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, Meetup  Scott Heiferman is Co-Founder and CEO of Meetup. Each week, 50,000 Meetups are self-organized by millions of people who “use the Internet to get off the Internet.” Scott shares his tips and best practices for being a disruptive hero. For more…

SANERGY, Disruptive Heroes
David Auerbach and Lindsay Stradley  David Auerbach and Lindsay Stradley are MIT MBA grads heading up the Sanergy project — whose long-term objective is to build and scale a viable sanitation infrastructure in the slums of Nairobi. Ambitious and disruptive, considering that most of the population use “flying toilets” — plastic bags that are then thrown into ditches everywhere. A crucial project for the health and welfare of everyone in the region. David and Lindsay share their stories and lessons learned. For more…

JULIE McCARTHY, Disruptive Hero
NPR Correspondent, Islamabad, Pakistan  As a recent recipient of the Peabody Award for Outstanding Journalism, Julie McCarthy exemplifies how to get the truth and tell a compelling story. She is currently NPR’s foreign correspondent in Islamabad, Pakistan, one of the world’s hot zones for disruptive change. Julie shares her tips and lessons learned from her years of experience of dealing with change around the globe. For more…

SARA HOROWITZ, Disruptive Hero
Executive Director, Freelancers Union  Sara Horowitz was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship (“Genius Grant”) in 1999, Sara has been a thought leader in the US’s shift from being a Full-Time Nation to a Free Agent Nation. Here she shares a half-dozen practical tips on what we should all be thinking about in managing our careers. For more…

BOB GIRALDI, Disruptive Hero
Director: Commercials, Video, Film  Bob Giraldi is one of the original “Mad Men,” having played a starring role in advertising’s Golden Age. In addition to directing over 4,000 commercials, he also set the tone for music videos in the early MTV days: his unique storytelling skills were first seen in Michael Jackson’s “Beat It.” Bob shares some of his lessons learned from his storied career. For more…

STEFAAN VAN HOOYDONK, Disruptive Hero
Head of Philips Lighting University  Stefaan van Hooydonk is Head of Philips Lighting University at Philips Lighting. Stefaan shares some of his lessons learned from his storied career as someone who likes to shake things up! For more…

JOSH KNOWLES, Disruptive Hero
Social Media, Gaming Consultant  Josh Knowles is a social media and gaming consultant living in New York City. Here, Josh shares some of his lessons learned from working on technologies and projects that create disruptive change. For more…

JON LANDAU, Disruptive Hero
Film Producer  Jon Landau is the producer behind the blockbusters Avatar and Titanic, two of the highest grossing films of all time. You’re in for a treat as Jon shares critical lessons in innovation, leadership and disruptive change. For more…

CAMILLE REBELO, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, EcoPlanet Group  As Executive VP of EcoPlanet Group, Camille converts degraded land into commercial bamboo plantations and models how triple bottom-line businesses can work. Camille shares her lessons learned in creating large scale, sustainable change. For more…

DAVID FLINK, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, Project Eye-To-Eye  As Executive Director of Project Eye-To-Eye, David’s mission is to improve the life of every person with a learning disability. David shares what he’s learned about how we all need to learn, and what needs to change for that to happen. For more…

SCOTT WARREN, Disruptive Hero
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Generation Citizen  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Scott Warren is Executive Director and Co-Founder of Generation Citizen whose mission is to ensure all citizens — especially minority and lower-income citizens — are prepared to play a role in determining the country’s future. Scott shares his lessons learned about creating disruptive change within pre-existing systems and bureaucracies. For more…

JESSICA SAGER, JANNA WAGNER, Disruptive Heroes
Co-Founders, All Our Kin  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jessica Sager and Janna Wagner are co-founders of All Our Kin: an organization that is changing childcare so that children and families have what they need to succeed in school and in life. Jessica and Janna share what they have learned in creating disruptive change in this area. For more…

ADAM BORELLI, Disruptive Hero
Grad Student, Award-Winner as NonProfit Leader  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Adam Borelli is currently an MBA grad student. En route to MIT’s Sloan School, he was the Executive Director of New Leaders Council, worked as an Investments Researcher at Google.org, and received a Gerbode Fellowship, awarded to five nonprofit leaders each year. Adam shares his lessons learned about creating disruptive change. For more…

BEN BERKOWITZ, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Co-Founder, SeeClickFix  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Ben Berkowitz is CEO and Co-Founder of SeeClickFix.com, which creates an environment for empowered citizens helping the local government track and fix their problems and needs. From getting potholes repaired to helping neighbors during natural disasters, SeeClickFix is changing the way citizens, governments and utilities work together. Ben shares his lessons learned about creating disruptive change. For more…

KENNETH NG, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Asia Pacific, American Standard  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Ken Ng is CEO, Asia Pacific at American Standard. This native New Yorker found himself in China, learning firsthand about the disruptions built into the global economy. Ken shares his lessons learned about creating disruptive change. For more…

FERIHA PERACHA, Disruptive Hero
Supervising Psychologist, Sabaoon Project: Swat, Pakistan  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Feriha Nazir Aziz Peracha is Director and Supervising Psychologist for the Sabaoon Project, a school in Pakistan which uses academic and religious education, pyschology and other techniques to de-radicalize young boys from their Taliban indoctrination…Touching and freeing the hearts and minds of these youth. Fia says, modestly, that she’s no hero. Many would disagree with that assessment! For more…

LEAH BERGER JENSEN, Disruptive Hero
Executive Director, Tulane School of Medicine, Community Affairs  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Leah Berger Jensen is Executive Director at Tulane School of Medicine’s Office of Community Affairs and Health Policy and Co-Executive Director at Tulane Community Health Center. Leah shares her lessons learned from dealing with the disruptive change thrust upon an entire community by Hurricane Katrina. (No relation to interviewer, Bill Jensen.) For more…

BETHANY HENDERSON, Disruptive Hero
Founder, Executive Director, City Hall Fellows  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Bethany Rubin Henderson, Founder and Executive Director, City Hall Fellows. Bethany shares her lessons learned about being a disruptive change agent within local governments, which can be stubbornly bureaucratic. For more…

JOHN DANNER, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder and CEO, Rocketship Education  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: John Danner is Co-Founder and CEO of Rocketship Education which is striving to eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetimes…changing the way education is done in America. John shares his lessons learned about being a disruptive change agent within education, which can be stubbornly bureaucratic. For more…

DR. DAVID SINCLAIR, Disruptive Hero
Creator, Sinclair Method, Cure for Alcoholism  One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: David Sinclair is the creator of the Sinclair Method, the cure for alcoholism. David shares how he came up with the “extinction” approach and how, as it is growing in acceptance around the world, it is disrupting the current wisdom about how to treat alcoholism. For more…

ELIZABET de los PINOS, Disruptive Hero
Founder and CEO, Aura Biosciences   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Elisabet de los Pinos is Founder and CEO of Aura Biosciences, a pioneer in anticancer nanomedicine — the development and delivery of smart nanoparticles with the ability to target diseases without toxic side effects, such as what occurs with chemotherapy. Eli has been named one of Time Magazine's top tech pioneers. In this video, Part 1, Eli tells her story of journey from child scientist to biotech entrepreneur, revealing a portrait of a disruptive hero. See Part 2 for Lessons for All Change Agents, as well as a brief overview of her firm. For more…

ELIZABET de los PINOS, Disruptive Hero
Founder and CEO, Aura Biosciences   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Elisabet de los Pinos is Founder and CEO of Aura Biosciences, a pioneer in anticancer nanomedicine — the development and delivery of smart nanoparticles with the ability to target diseases without toxic side effects, such as what occurs with chemotherapy. Eli has been named one of Time Magazine's top tech pioneers. In this video, Part 2, Eli discusses Lessons for All Change Agents, as well as a brief overview of her firm. See Part 1 for Eli's story of her journey from child scientist to biotech entrepreneur, revealing a portrait of a disruptive hero. For more…

ALEC ROSS, Disruptive Hero
Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Alec Ross is Senior Advisor for Innovation, a role created for him that blends technology and diplomacy. As Secretary Clinton's "tech guru," Ross is leading the State Department's efforts to find practical technology solutions for some of the globe's most vexing problems on health care, poverty, human rights and ethical conflicts. Here, Alec shares his lessons learned as life-long disruptive change agent. For more…

GREG GAGE, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder of Backyard Brains   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Greg Gage is CEO and Co-Founder of Backyard Brains, whose mission is Neuroscience for Everyone: Offering a series of affordable entry-level brain recording kits that provide students of all ages the opportunity to learn about neurons and how the brain works. Here, Greg shares the lessons learned as he and his co-founder are changing the path to scientific discoveries. For more…

JAMIE HEYWOOD, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder of PatientsLikeMe   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jamie Heywood is Co-Founder and Chairman of PatientsLikeMe, provides completely transparent ways for patients to share their health experiences in order to improve each patient's care, as well as changing all of our "healthspans". Here, Jamie describes how PatientsLikeMe is creating disruptive change, and how you can too. For more…

JESSE ROBBINS, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder of Opscode   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jesse Robbins is a co-founder of Opscode, a leaders in cloud infrastructure automation. Jesse earned the title Master of Disaster while at Amazon, for helping to build fault and disaster tolerances into their infrastructure. He did so by bringing with him the lessons from his career as a firefighter. In this video, Part 1, Jesse shares some of his life's story and personal insights, revealing a portrait of a disruptor. See Part 2 for five crucial lessons for all disruptive change heroes. For more…

JESSE ROBBINS, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder of Opscode   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jesse Robbins is a co-founder of Opscode, a leaders in cloud infrastructure automation. Jesse earned the title Master of Disaster while at Amazon, for helping to build fault and disaster tolerances into their infrastructure. He did so by bringing with him the lessons from his career as a firefighter. In this video, Part 2, Jesse shares five crucial lessons for all disruptive change heroes. See Part 1 for some of his life's story and personal insights, revealing a portrait of a disruptor. For more…

JIMMY LIN, Disruptive Hero
Founder of Rare Genomics Institute   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jimmy Lin is Founder of Rare Genomics Institute, a non-profit biotech venture that micro funds and enables genome sequencing for children with rare diseases. Here, Jimmy shares insights that are valuable for anyone trying to create disruptive change at any level of any organization and in any sector. For more…

LARA GALINSKY, Disruptive Hero
SVP, Echoing Green   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Lara Galinsky is Senior Vice President of Echoing Green, a groundbreaking nonprofit organization with the mission to unleash next generation talent to solve the world's biggest problems. Lara shares her deeply personal lessons learned about being a disruptive change agent. She speaks from the heart about how we can all make a difference. For more…

ULLA-MAARIA ENGESTRÖM, Disruptive Hero
Founder of Thinglink   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Ulla-Maaria Engeström is Founder and CEO of Thinglink, whose technology lets businesses and consumers embed audio, video and rich media links directly into images and share them everywhere. She shares how changing our relationships with images changes everything. For more…

MARCIN JAKUBOWSKI, Disruptive Hero
Founding Director of Open Source Ecology   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Marcin Jakubowski is Founding Director of Open Source Ecology (OSE). Marcin and OCE are building the Global Village Construction Set (GVCS): A set of the 50 most important machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts. Think of the GVCS as a Lego set for life-sized tools that are able to create infrastructures. For more…

DICKIE HASKELL, Disruptive Hero
One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Dickie Haskell has been living off the monetary grid for the past six years. Not your usual hero, he's a "trust-ifarian" — he squandered his family trust money, and then lived by dumpster-diving, house-squatting and more. And yet, if you listen carefully, he lean red many of the same lessons as more conventional disruptive heroes. For more…

CHRIS BALME, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, Spark   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Chris Balme is Co-Founder and CEO of Spark, a national educational nonprofit that provides life-changing apprenticeships to middle school students from disadvantaged communities. Chris shares his lessons learned about being a disruptive change agent within education, which can be stubbornly bureaucratic. For more…

SAKU TUOMINEN, Disruptive Hero
Founder, Idealist Group   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Saku Tuominen is Founder of the Idealist Group in Finland. He is an author, sports commentator, TV producer, TEDX Finland co-curator, and produces awesome olive oil! In this video, Part 2, Saku shares some of his insights on disruption in business. See Part 1 for some of his life's story and personal insights, revealing a portrait of a disruptor. For more…

CHERYL KISER, Disruptive Hero
Managing Director, Lewis Institute for Social Innovation   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Cheryl Kiser is Managing Director of The Lewis Institute at Babson College and Executive Director of The Babson Social Innovation Lab. Here, Cheryl describes the challenges and joys of helping MBAs shift their already-silo'd thinking towards incorporating themselves into everything they do. For more…

GERT LANCKRIET, Disruptive Hero
Associate Professor, University of California   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Gert Lanckriet is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, San Diego. He is currently building "Google for Music," a technology that can analyze music as humans do — Is Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" a happy song? Is "Bohemian Rhapsody" sad or uplifting? Gert is on a quest to answer those and every question about the music you want to hear. Here, Gert shares the lessons learned from a lifetime of seeking out and creating disruptive changes. For more…

MARK GOLDRING, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Mencap   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Mark Goldring is Chief Executive of Mencap, which is the leading voice and advocate for those with learning disabilities in the U.K. His entire career has been in service of others through such organizations as Oxfam and the United Nations. Here, Mark shares his lessons learned as a change agent — not the least of which is: To thine own self be true. For more…

GARRETT CAMP, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, Stumble Upon   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Garrett Camp is Co-Founder of StumbleUpon, which is now the largest personalized content discovery platform on the Web, delivering over one billion recommendations per month. Here, Garrett shares his lessons learned as life-long disruptive change agent. For more…

MATÍAS GUTIÉRREZ, Disruptive Hero
R&D Director, Bioquímica.cl   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Matías Gutiérrez is Director of Research and Development for Bioquímica.cl in Chile, which is reinventing how secondary, high school and college level students learn about science and experience scientific discovery. They also reengineer high-end scientific laboratory equipment to perform at the same exacting standards while costing a fraction of what it would have otherwise. Here, Matías shares his joy of scientific discovery and the lessons learned from creating disruptive changes. For more…

MUMTAZ ALI, Disruptive Hero
Founder, UM Healthcare, Pakistan   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Mumtaz Ali is the Founder and Managing Trustee of UM Healthcare, which Mumtaz launched to care for the needy in rural Pakistan as part of his late wife's request as she died of cancer. UM Healthcare treats over 35,000 patients annually, 90% of which live below the poverty line. To aid their local staff, UM Trust developed a global tele-healthcare system, in collaboration with Stanford University, USAID and others, where doctors from around the world assist in diagnosing their patients. Here, Mumtaz shares his wife's vision and the lessons learned as he fulfilled her wishes. For more…

AISHWARYA RATAN, Disruptive Hero
Director, Microsavings and Payments Innovation Initiative   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Aishwarya Ratan is Director of the Microsavings and Payments Innovation Initiative, which — with the help of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Innovations for Poverty Action and Yale University — is researching ways in which innovations in savings products and payment channels can help the poor in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. In this video, Part 1, Aishwarya speaks about Appreciating the Other Person's Perspective, revealing a portrait of a compassionate disruptor. See Part 2 for Innovations in Microsavings and Planning. For more…

AISHWARYA RATAN, Disruptive Hero
Director, Microsavings and Payments Innovation Initiative   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Aishwarya Ratan is Director of the Microsavings and Payments Innovation Initiative, which — with the help of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Innovations for Poverty Action and Yale University — is researching ways in which innovations in savings products and payment channels can help the poor in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. In this video, Part 2, Aishwarya speaks about Innovations in Microsavings and Planning. See Part 1 for Appreciating the Other Person's Perspective, a portrait of a compassionate disruptor. For more…

ANDY NEWTON, Disruptive Hero
Director, Clinical Operations, SE Coast Ambulance   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Andy Newton is Director of Clinical Operations for South East Coast Ambulance Service in the UK. He has and is implementing a new vision for the kind of care that paramedics can and should be providing, improving cost-reductions while also saving lives. Here, Andy shares his views on the necessary changes as well as his lessons learned from creating disruptive changes. For more…

GIB BULLOCH, Disruptive Hero
Executive Director, Accenture Development Partnerships   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Gib Bulloch is Executive Director of Accenture Development Partnerships, which brings one of the world's largest consulting firm's resources and expertise to not-for-profit organizations in the international development sector, such as Oxfam CARE International and The World Bank. Here, Gib shares how he sold this idea within his firm, and the results it has produced for clients. For more…

CHERYL HELLER, Disruptive Hero
Chair, SVA Design for Social Innovation   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Cheryl Heller is founder of Heller Communication Design, Board Chair of PopTech and Program Chair of the School of Visual Arts Design for Social Innovation MFA program. Here, Cheryl shares her insights on social innovation as well as lessons learned from creating disruptive changes. For more…

ANDREW ZIMMERN, Disruptive Hero
Host, Bizarre Foods   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Andrew Zimmern is a chef, host of Bizarre Foods and Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre World, author and teacher. He is teaching us all to eat our way to a better world. Here, Andrew shares how he came to be so passionate about creating positive changes in the world, and several of the key lessons he's learned along the way. For more…

NORA ABOUSTEIT, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, BurdaStyle   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Nora Abousteit is Founder of Kollabora, an online platform for DYI crafts projects, and Co-Founder of BurdaStyle, taking an old sewing magazine and reinventing it into a DYI community. Here, Nora shares her insights on following your passion, no matter what, and so much more. For more…

MICHAEL MURPHY, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, MASS Design   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Michael Murphy co-founded MASS Design Group in 2007. He has been named one of 2011's Gamechangers by Metropolis Magazine, a Master of Design by Fast Company magazine and honored as a PopTech Fellow as a leader in technology innovation. Here, Michael shares how designing buildings to make us healthier became his life's mission, and some of the lessons he's learned along the way For more…

JAKE PORWAY, Disruptive Hero
Founder, DataKind   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jake Porway is Founder of DataKind, an organization that brings together leading data scientists with social organizations and NGOs to better collect, analyze and visualize data in service of humanity. Here, Jake shares his passion for making the world a better place through better use of data, and some of the lessons he's learned along the way. For more…

SALIL SHETTY, Disruptive Hero
Secretary General, Amnesty International   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Salil Shetty is Secretary General for Amnesty International. He is a lifelong activist on poverty and justice issues, and leads the movement's worldwide work to end the abuse of human rights. Here, Salil shares his passions for the rights of the 99% and his pleas for all of us to be disruptive heroes. For more…

KEN BANKS, Disruptive Hero
Founder, Kiwanja.net   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Ken Banks is founder of kiwanja.net, and devotes himself to the application of mobile technology for positive social and environmental change in the developing world. Here, Ken shares his experiences, values, passions and some of the lessons learned in service of others For more…

RIKIN GANDHI, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Digital Green   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Rikin Gandhi is CEO of Digital Green, a firm that helps to amplify the effectiveness of agricultural development globally. Their current focus is rural India. Rikin reverse-migrated from the US to India, originally to help a friend start a biodiesel venture. Here, Rikin shares his personal journey and lessons learned from his quest to become an astronaut to helping rural farmers. For more…

DEBBIE BEREBICHEZ, Disruptive Hero Part 1
Science Hacker   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Debbie Berebichez is the first Mexican woman to earn a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford University. She is the inventor of a new technique to localize wireless signals in specific locations within buildings, and currently works on Wall Street as one of those quants doing risk analysis. In this video, Part 1, Debbie tells her story of journey from child scientist in Mexico to a professional science communicator, revealing a portrait of a disruptive hero. See Part 2 for Hacking Science — her current plans for reinventing how we think about science and how we ask questions. For more…

DEBBIE BEREBICHEZ, Disruptive Hero Part 2
Science Hacker   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Debbie Berebichez is the first Mexican woman to earn a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford University. She is the inventor of a new technique to localize wireless signals in specific locations within buildings, and currently works on Wall Street as one of those quants doing risk analysis. In this video, Part 2, Debbie explores Hacking Science — her current plans for reinventing how we think about science and how we ask questions. See Part 1 for her story of journey from child scientist in Mexico to a professional science communicator, revealing a portrait of a disruptive hero. For more…

TIBURCIO de la CARCOVA, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, Atakama Labs   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Originally from Argentina and currently based in Chile, Tiburcio de la Carcova is co-founder of Atakama Labs, an online video games company, and of Santiago MakerSpace, an open community lab, machine shop and education center. Here, Tiburcio takes us from blowing up toilets when he discovered how to make gunpowder as a child, to the future of technology, work, and fun. For more…

DON TAPSCOTT, Disruptive Hero
Chairman, Moxie Insight   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Don Tapscott is Chairman of Moxie Insight and author of multiple best-selling books such as Paradigm Shift, The Digital Economy, Growing Up Digital, Wikinomics and MacroWikinomics. Don was recently named one of the 50 most influential living management thinkers by Thinkers50. Here, he takes us through his personal journey that brought him to one main conclusion: Tinkering is necessary, but insufficient… We all must embrace today's revolutionary changes. For more…

SANGA MOSES, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Eco-Fuel Africa   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Sanga Moses is CEO of Eco-Fuel Africa, based in Uganda. An experienced entrepreneur, Sanga has built a sustainable system of farmer's plant-waste to charcoal to distribution to replanting of trees. Here, he speaks about the values and inspiration behind Eco-Fuel and shares his lessons learned. For more…

SASKIA BRUYSTEN, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Yunus Social Business   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Saskia Bruysten is Co-Founder and CEO of Yunus Social Business, an incubator that funds new social businesses and advises companies, governments, foundations and NGOs on how to both make profits and serve a greater good. The firm is based on the ideas of Peace Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. Here, Saskia shares her gradual transition from a capitalist corporate consultant to a passionate social business executive and evangelist, and the lessons she's learned along the way. For more…

BETTINA HEIN, Disruptive Hero
Founder, Pixability   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Bettina Hein is Founder and CEO of Pixability which optimizes the entire video marketing process from conception to production to promotion. Prior to Pixability, Bettina founded Swiss-based SVOX, whose technologies are now in most every mobile phone. Here, Bettina shares the lessons she's learned and her passion for the power of disruptive change. For more…

AJAY NITYANANDA, Disruptive Hero
Sustainability Architect   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Ajay Nityananda is a sustainability architect in the Tamil Nadu region of southern India. His vision is simple yet powerful — take life sustainability values and architecture sustainability values, and use them to reinvent how we work, how we earn money, and more. Here, Ajay takes us on his personal journey and on a tour through his Living House. For more…

UMEED MISTRY, Disruptive Hero
Underwater Photographer   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Umeed Mistry is a dive instructor and an award-winning underwater photographer based in India. His energy and drive to educate others about the wonders of the sea is limitless. Here he shares his personal Aha moment that led to his career, and the lessons that we can all learn from his experiences. For more…

JAN BOELEN, Disruptive Hero
Artistic Director, Z33   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jan Boelen is Artistic Director of Z33, a Belgian art and design firm, and chairman of the committee for Architecture and Design of the Flemish Community. Here he shares his lessons learned on taking a stand, and speaks about the power of art and design as agents for change. For more…

JEREMY HEIMANS, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Purpose   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jeremy Heimans is Co-Founder and CEO of Purpose, whose purpose is to create 21st century movements. Purpose deploys the collective power of millions of citizens and consumers to help solve some of the world’s biggest problems. Here Jeremy shares how he began tackling the world's biggest problems as a precocious 8-year old brat, and has been on the same mission ever since. For more…

DEEPA NARAYAN, Disruptive Hero
Poverty Advisor   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Deepa Narayan is an international poverty and development advisor. Her groundbreaking study in 2000, Voices of the Poor, did just that…gave voice to the needs of the poor from their perspective. Here Deepa shares that voice and the lessons she has learned that have relevance to us all. For more…

CENK KARASAPAN, Disruptive Hero
Healthcare Manager   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Cenk Karasapan is a hero not for his accomplishments, but for how he represents all of us, or our best aspirations. His story is ours… How we all persevere through challenges and take on the toughest disruptive changes thrown at us in order to grow and become the best person we can be. His mantra: Never give up! Never give up! NEVER give up! For more…

KARLA TANKERSLEY, Disruptive Hero
Supply Chain Engineer   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Karla Tankersley is an engineer focused on customer service and making her company's supply chain more efficient and productive. Here Karla shares one key message: Get ready: Engineers are the new breed of leaders, the new disruptive heroes! …As well as the lessons she has learned throughout her life and her career. For more…

PRIYA PARKER, Disruptive Hero
Conflict Mediator   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Priya Parker is a conflict mediator who brings those skills into innovation labs to help individuals and organizations see their limiting beliefs, and break through them to new possibilities. Here Priya shares her insights on helping others to build smarter strategies and the lessons she's learned along the way. For more…

WAINGARTEN & FRYDLEWSKI, Disruptive Heroes, Part 1
Co-Founders, Hickies   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: At 24, Mariquel Waingarten founded and built the number one boutique hotel in Argentina. She then sold it and moved to New York with her husband, Gaston Frydlewski, to co-found their new venture, Hickies, an elastic lacing system for sneakers and shoes. In this video, Part 1, Mariguel shares her own story up through the selling of her hotel, and then is joined by Gaston to tell their Hickies story. See Part 2 for their lessons learned in their life journeys. For more…

WAINGARTEN & FRYDLEWSKI, Disruptive Heroes, Part 2
Co-Founders, Hickies   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: At 24, Mariquel Waingarten founded and built the number one boutique hotel in Argentina. She then sold it and moved to New York with her husband, Gaston Frydlewski, to co-found their new venture, Hickies, an elastic lacing system for sneakers and shoes. In this video, Part 1, Mariguel shares her own story up through the selling of her hotel, and then is joined by Gaston to tell their Hickies story. See Part 2 for their lessons learned in their life journeys. For more…

MARISSA MAYER, Disruptive Hero
CEO, Yahoo!   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Marissa Mayer gave this interview during her last week as Google employee number 20. She is currently CEO of Yahoo! and the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company. Here she shares her biggest lessons learned so far and many of experiences and values that are now part of how she makes personal and business decisions. For more…

TIM ROWE, Disruptive Heroes, Part1
Founder, Cambridge Innovation Center   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Tim Rowe is Founder and CEO of Cambridge Innovation Center, one of the largest facilities in the U.S. housing startup companies — where the real power is the community and talent and sharing that happens in that space. In this video, Part 1, Tim shares his story and what's behind his disruptive journey. See Part 2 for his lessons learned and ideas about creating disruptive firms and innovations. For more…

TIM ROWE, Disruptive Heroes, Part2
Founder, Cambridge Innovation Center   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Tim Rowe is Founder and CEO of Cambridge Innovation Center, one of the largest facilities in the U.S. housing startup companies — where the real power is the community and talent and sharing that happens in that space. In this video, Part 1, Tim shares his story and what's behind his disruptive journey. See Part 2 for his lessons learned and ideas about creating disruptive firms and innovations. For more…

MARTIN VARSAVSKY, Disruptive Hero
Founder, Fon   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Martin Varsavsky is an Argentine entrepreneur and philanthropist and Founder/CEO of Fon, the world's first global WiFi network to be built and crowdsourced by people like you. Share a little bit of your WiFi at home and you get free roaming at Fon Spots worldwide in return. Here Martin shares his views on risk and disruptive change. For more…

DOMINIC MUREN, Disruptive Hero
Founder, Humble Factory   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Dominic Muren is the founder of The Humblefactory, which designs frameworks and plans for open-source manufacturers, helping entrepreneurs around the world build the things that mainstream manufacturing won't or can't make for them. Here Dominic shares his views on an open-source world and the lessons he has learned so far. For more…

MIKI AGRAWAL, Disruptive Heroes, Part 1
Founder, Slice and Prance   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Miki Agrawal is Founder of both Slice and Prance. With Slice, Miki is looking to save the world, one all-natural and yummy pizza at a time. Prance is a women's underwear firm with the social mission to address the worldwide problem of ineffective and environmentally unsustainable women's products to manage their menstruation cycle. In this video, Part 1, Miki shares her story and what's behind her disruptive journey. See Part 2 for the lessons she has learned along the way. Also: See our interview with Miki's twin sister, Radha, for her pioneering work as the creator of Super Sprowtz. For more…

MIKI AGRAWAL, Disruptive Heroes, Part 2
Founder, Slice and Prance   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Miki Agrawal is Founder of both Slice and Prance. With Slice, Miki is looking to save the world, one all-natural and yummy pizza at a time. Prance is a women's underwear firm with the social mission to address the worldwide problem of ineffective and environmentally unsustainable women's products to manage their menstruation cycle. In this video, Part 1, Miki shares her story and what's behind her disruptive journey. See Part 2 for the lessons she has learned along the way. Also: See our interview with Miki's twin sister, Radha, for her pioneering work as the creator of Super Sprowtz. For more…

MANICK BHAN, Disruptive Heroes, Part 1
Founder, Rukkus   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: While he was earning distinguished academic achievement awards in high school, and then pursuing psychology and neuroscience at Duke University, and then doing derivative structuring at Goldman Sachs…there was always one thing for Manick Bhan: music…following his favorite bands. That led him to his role as Founder and CEO of Rukkus, a new way to stay connected with your favorite artists. In this video, Part 1, Manick shares his story and what's behind his disruptive journey. See Part 2 for the lessons he's learned along the way. For more…

MANICK BHAN, Disruptive Heroes, Part 2
Founder, Rukkus   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: While he was earning distinguished academic achievement awards in high school, and then pursuing psychology and neuroscience at Duke University, and then doing derivative structuring at Goldman Sachs…there was always one thing for Manick Bhan: music…following his favorite bands. That led him to his role as Founder and CEO of Rukkus, a new way to stay connected with your favorite artists. In this video, Part 2, Manick shares the lessons he's learned during his journey. See Part 1 for his story and what's behind his disruptive journey. For more…

RADHA AGRAWAL, Disruptive Hero
Founder, Super Sprowtz   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Radha Agrawal is the Founder of Super Sprowtz, a team of educators, nutritionists, musicians, artists, filmmakers and storytellers who are fiercely committed to children's nutrition and building a healthier future. Here Radha shares her passions and the lessons she has learned on her journey. Also: See our interview with her twin sister, Miki, for her pioneering work on food and women's issues. For more…

JOHN HAGEL, Disruptive Heroes, Part 1
Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: John Hagel is Co-Chairman of research for Deloitte Touche USA and has authored multiple books on disruptive changes. In this video, Part 1, John shares his story and what's behind his disruptive journey. See Part 2 for a master class in change. For more…

JOHN HAGEL, Disruptive Heroes, Part 2
Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: John Hagel is Co-Chairman of research for Deloitte Touche USA and has authored multiple books on disruptive changes. In this video, Part 1, John shares his story and what's behind his disruptive journey. See Part 2 for a master class in change. For more…

C.V. MADHUKAR, Disruptive Hero
Founder, PRS Legislative Research   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: CV Madhukar is Founder and Director of PRS Legislative Research, which is changing the way Indians think about politics and policy by creating non-partisan legislative briefs for the Indian parliament. He has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Here CV shares his top passions and lessons learned throughout his career. For more…

CHRIS NAEGELIN, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, Spotflux   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Chris Naegelin is Co-Founder of Spotflux, a cloud-based information and security firm whose goal is to encourage online discovery with peace of mind. Here Chris shares some of the biggest lessons learned throughout his career. For more…

JERRY COMYN, Disruptive Hero
Project Manager, Challenges Worldwide   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jerry Comyn is currently a volunteer Project Manager at non-profit Challenges Worldwide. What put him on the road to that was his viral "Take this job and shove it" resignation letter from an advertising firm. Here Jerry shares a couple decades of lessons learned that led up to that letter, and what's happened since. For more…

WAEL GHONIM, Disruptive Hero
Internet Activist   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Wael Ghonim is an Internet activist, currently on sabbatical from his marketing role at Google. In 2011, he became an international figure and energized pro-democracy demonstrations in Egypt after his emotional interview following 11 days of secret incarceration by Egyptian police. His Facebook posting, "We are all Khaled Saeed," helped spark the revolution. Time magazine added him in its "Time 100" list of 100 most influential people of 2011. Here, he shares insights since the revolution and lessons learned we should all consider. For more…

TYLER HARTUNG, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, The Unreasonable Institute   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Tyler Hartung is Co-Founder of The Unreasonable Institute, which helps world-changing entrepreneurs get what they need to scale their impact. Here, Tyler shares where his passion to serve others began and the lessons he's learned in achieving unreasonable goals. For more…

SEAN PETERS, Disruptive Hero
President, Global Catalyst Initiative   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Sean Peters is President of Global Catalyst Initiative, which helps social entrepreneurs get from their initial pilot efforts to the beginning stages of scaled up implementation. Here, Sean shares where his passions began and the lessons he's learned as a global catalyst. For more…

ANDREW HORN, Disruptive Hero
Founder, Ability List   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Andrew Horn is Founder of Ability List, "craigslist for disabled communities," and online resource sharing platform linking the disabled. Here, Andrew shares where his passions began and the lessons he's learned serving the needs of others. For more…

RUSTY RUEFF, Disruptive Hero
Tech Investor/Advisor   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Rusty Rueff is an investor and advisor for multiple tech startups. Among his other recent roles: Chairman of the Grammy Foundation, Co-Chair for Technology for Obama, CEO of SNOCAP, EVP for Global Human Resources at Electronic Arts, and VP of International HR at PepsiCo. For more…

VISHEN LAKHIANI, Disruptive Heroes, Part 1
Founder, Mindvalley   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Vishen Lakhiani is the Founder of Mindvalley, a groundbreaking company comprised of innovators, artists, technologist and dreamers from over 30 countries around the world. Mindvalley's mission is to bring together marketing and technology to help spread enlightened ideas...as well as to create the best place in the world to work! In this video, Part 1, Vishen shares his story and what's behind his disruptive journey. See Part 2 for the lessons he's learned along the way. For more…

VISHEN LAKHIANI, Disruptive Heroes, Part 2
Founder, Mindvalley   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Vishen Lakhiani is the Founder of Mindvalley, a groundbreaking company comprised of innovators, artists, technologist and dreamers from over 30 countries around the world. Mindvalley's mission is to bring together marketing and technology to help spread enlightened ideas...as well as to create the best place in the world to work! In this video, Part 1, Vishen shares his story and what's behind his disruptive journey. See Part 1 for his personal story. For more…

JUDE GOERGEN, DAVID PURPERA, Disruptive Heroes
Creative Team Members, SBN Interactive   One set of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Jude Goergen and David Purpera are creative teammates in SBN Interactive, a full-service content and multimedia firm focused on the intersection of digital music, graphics, design and production services. Here they share their biggest lessons learned, including how small firms compete in the big leagues. For more on Jude… For more on David …

GUY KAWASAKI, Disruptive Hero
Co-Founder, Alltop   One of Hacking Work’s 100 Disruptive Heroes: Guy Kawasaki is one of today's top thinkers in social media and so much more. He is Co-Founder of Alltop.com, an online magazine rack of popular topics on the web; he's the author of ten books including Enchantment and Rules for Revolutionaries; and he's the former chief evangelist of Apple. For more…