Van Jones

Van Jones is a news commentator, author, attorney, and founder of multiple non-profit organizations including Dream Corps. He is best known as a CNN contributor and host of The Van Jones Show.

Susan McPherson

Susan McPherson is a corporate social responsibility expert who works at the intersection of brands and social good.

Michael Sugar

Michael Sugar is a film and television producer known for Spotlight, 23 Reasons Why, Maniac, and The Knick.

Sam Esmail

Sam Esmail is a producer, director, and screenwriter, best known as the creator of Mr. Robot.

Strategic Investors


LionTree is a differentiated global investment and merchant banking firm, with a focus on media, technology and telecommunications.


Podfund is the industry’s first dedicated source of funding for podcasters, providing startup capital, resources, and expertise.