The Zeitguide Team

Zeitguide Friends

Zeitguide Friends are cultural leaders and experts who provide their exclusive perspectives to ZEITGUIDE content.

Art / Architecture / Design
Andy Griffith
Co-Owner, A+R
Ann Philbin
Director, Hammer Museum
Bettina Korek
Founder, ForYourArt
Charles Renfro
Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Chris Barley
Co-Founder, Are.na, Founder, Consortia
David Behringer
Owner, The Two Percent
Ed Spurr
Director of the Bortolami Gallery
Elana Rubinfeld
Art Consultant, Elana Eda Consulting
Elissa Patel
Art and Tech Insider, Artist
Jane Denton
Artist & Art Insider
John Box Bricker
Principal at Gensler
John Bricker
Principal & Creative Director, Gensler
Marc Kushner
CEO, Architizer LLC; Partner at Hollwich Kushner
Marc Lotenberg
CEO of Surface Magazine
Pieter Estersohn
Photographer
Robin Klehr Avia
Regional Managing Principal, Gensler
Rose Apodaca
Co-Owner, A+R
Ryan Barrone
Photographer
Shepard Fairey
Artist, Co-owner Studio Number One and Obey Giant
Victoria Yarnish
Supervising Director at Studio Number One
Education
Judith Russell
Professor, Columbia University
Seth Godin
Author & Entrepreneur
Victoria Gray
Founder, Take on Money & Adventures of the Mind
Finance / Business Management
Alexa Von Tobel
Founder and CEO, LearnVest.com
Alexander Grashow
Advisor, Author and Speaker
Ben Borton
Principal, Mountaineer Partners
Blair Miller
Founder and Managing Director, BlueOrange Sustainable Capital
Dean Schaffer
Partner, Coral Reef Capital
Eva Yazhari
CEO, Beyond Capital Fund
Gregg Lemkau
Co-Head of Global Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs
Josh Kennedy
Investment Director, Brown University, Managing Partner/Portfolio Manager, Sonian Capital Management
Joshua Wolf Shenk
Author and Essayist
Kirsten Green
Founder, Forerunner Ventures
Mike Arauz
Co-founder of Organizational Design Firm August
Mike Jones
CEO of Science Inc.
Scott Grossman
Partner, Grossman & Partners; Senior Portfolio Manager at Magnetar Capital
Shelley Zalis
Founder of The Girls’ Lounge
Food
Aleksandra Crapanzano
Author of “The London Cookbook”
Andy Mackensen
Co-Founder & CMO, SnackNation
Christine Muhlke
Founder, Bureau X/Editor at Large, Bon Appetit
Craig Kanarick
CEO of Mouth Foods
Geoff Bartakovics
CEO, Tasting Table
Jeffrey Zurofsky
Partner, ‘wichcraft
Joe Monaghan
President, La Marzocco
Julia Kramer
Senior Editor at Bon Appétit
Lauren J. Kennedy
Jenny & Francois Selections
Matt Rodbard
Editor in Chief, TASTE at Penguin Random House
Michael Albin
Owner, Hudson Wine Merchants
Michael Hebb
Advisor, OneTaste, Founder, Deathoverdinner.org
Mike Lee
CEO & Founder, Studio Industries and The Future Market
Peter Simon
Co-Founder, Industry City-Distillery
Sisha Ortuzar
Co-Founder, ‘wichcraft
Healthcare / Wellness
Anita Gupta
Vice-chair & Associate Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine
Ari Miesel
Co-Founder, Lessdoing.com
Benjamin Geyerhahn
CEO of BeneStream
Dr. Adam Kawalek
MD
Dr. Daniel Bowers
MD
Dr. Jordan Shlain
Managing Partner and Founder, Private Medical
Jocelyn K. Glei
Author of “Unsubscribe: How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done”
Jonathan Keltai
Trainer and Nutrition Expert
Jordan Shlain
MD, Founder of HealthLoop
Lisa Levine
Certified Life & Health Coach, Owner of Audacious Health & Wellness
Luis Monteagudo
Artist and Fitness Expert
Marshall Votta
CMO, RowdMap
Steven Tan
CEO and Co-Founder, Selectivor
Lifestyle / Travel
Brent Beshore
Founder & CEO, adventur.es
Brian Chesky
CEO of Airbnb
David Becker
CEO of Attract China
David Muriello
School Director, Catch Canine Trainers Academy
Jeff Tomczek
Director of Branding, Two Roads Hospitality, Brand Director, Tommie
Nathan Lump
Editorial Director of Time Inc's Lifestyle Group and EIC of Travel + Leisure
Paula Froelich
Author
Marketing and Advertising
Adam Bain
COO, President of Global Revenue and Partnerships, Twitter
Babs Rangaiah
Executive Partner, Global Marketing iX, IBM
Beth Comstock
Vice Chair, General Electric
Brian Wong
Founder & CEO, Kiip, Author of “The Cheat Code”
Carolyn Everson
Vice President Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook
Christian Borges
Senior Vice President of Marketing, True[X]
Cindy Gallop
Founder of “MakeLoveNotPorn”
Drew Elliott
Chief Creative Officer at Papermag
Eric Kuhn
CMO, Layer3 TVInc.
Gary Vaynerchuk
CEO, VaynerMedia, Partner, Vayner/RSE
Helayne Spivak
Executive Director, VCU Brandcenter
Jasmine Takanikos
Branding Consultant
Jeff Jones
Founder/CEO, Uber, EVP & CMO, Target
JR Badian
VP, Digital Marketing, Social Media, and CRM at MasterCard
Linda Boff
CMO, GE
Martin Puris
CEO and Founder, Puris & Partners
Michael Kassan
Chairman and CEO, MediaLink
Pam Kaufman
CMO & President of Consumer Products, Nickelodeon
Public Affairs
Amichai Lau-Lavie
Founder, LAB/Shul
DJ Peterson
President, Longview Global Advisors
Marc Adelman
Consultant
Marc Solomon
National Campaign Director, Freedom to Marry
Mary Cline
Senior Policy Advisor, EY
Sean Strub
Author & Activist
Shahara Ahmad-Llewellyn
President, SkyCrest Group Limited, Founder, Platform
Retail / Fashion
Candy Pratts Price
Creative Brand Consultant
Daniel Plenge
Founder and Managing Director, Plural NYC
Geoff Walker
EVP & Chief Strategic Technology Officer at Mattel
Greta Eagan
Author, “Wear No Evil”
Jordana Martin
Director and Founder, Oak Knit Studio, TATTER
Justin Kerr
Author of “How to Write an Email”
Katia Beauchamp
Co-Founder and CEO, Birchbox
Lauri London Freedman
Founder, Three-Fourths of an Ounce
Lisa Von Weise Shaw
Fashion Stylist, LisavonWeiseShaw.com
Lyde Spann
CEO and Founder, Netamorphosis LLC
Marko Bon
Founder, MARKOBON; Creative Director & Consultant in eCommerce, UX & Digital Strategy
Michael Goldban
SVP for Retail Leasing at Brookfield Property Partners
Rachel Shectman
Founder and CEO, Story
Rahim Amlani
Vice President Commercial Initiatives, NBC Universal
Rob Gardner
CEO of Joovy
Steven Alan
Fashion Designer
Science / Technology
Christoph Gorder
Chief Global Water Officer, charity:water
Dale Kutnick
SVP EXP, Gartner
DJ Patil
U.S. Chief Data Scientist, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Geoffrey Parker
Co-author of “Platform Revolution”
Ghislaine Maxwell
Founder, TerraMar
Keith Addis
President, Oceana
Marshall Van Alstyne
co-author of “Platform Revolution”
Melanie Cornwell
Founder, mc2 Media Strategies
Michael Shermer
Founder, Skeptic magazine
Sangeet Paul Choudary
Co-author of “Platform Revolution”