Andrianes Pinantoan

Andrianes Pinantoan is a staff member at Open Colleges, an accredited provider of TAFE courses equivalent training. When not working, he can be found exploring the seabed with a camera in hand.

Antoinette Oglethorpe

Antoinette Oglethorpe specialises in helping business leaders and professionals take control of their careers and realise their ambitions.

Amy Chyan

Canadian girl in NYC, transitioning from television production to multimedia journalist.

Alissa Finerman

Alissa is a Business/Life Coach, Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, motivational speaker, and author of “Living in Your Top 1%: Nine Essential Rituals to Achieve Your Ultimate Life Goals” avail

Alia Orane

Ali Orane, entrepreneur at the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, Caribbean.


We build networks of pattern-changing social innovators and select high-impact entrepreneurs, who creatively solve some of the world’s biggest social challenges, to become Ashoka Fellows.

Angela Lussier

Angela Lussier is an award-winning speaker, career and business coach, and author of The Anti-Resume Revolution. She is CEO of Angela Lussier Enterprises and founder of the Do+M

Alison Coleman

Alison Coleman is a freelance business journalist with a special interest in entrepreneurs and business start-ups, sustainable business and social responsibility.

Aamir Jiwa

Aamir Jiwa is the marketing manager for Print Express. In his spare time he is a keen cook and enjoys photography.

Andy Welch

Andy Welch has been a music journalist for 10 years, writing for the Press Association, NME and various other newspapers and magazines. He really, really likes Spiritualized.

Arye Kohavi

Arye Kohavi is the Founder, Chairman & Co-CEO at Water-Gen. In his past Arye has been the Founder & Chairman of Composita, a novel E-learning software developer.

Ajaz Ahmed

Ajaz Ahmed is CEO of AKQA, the ideas and innovation company he founded aged 21. Today AKQA employs 1,600 people around the world.

Ali Ahmed

Ali is the vice president of marketing for www.printerinks.com He likes reading business blogs and enjoys the occasional coffee and writing f

Andrew Batey

Andrew Batey is a graduate, with honors, of Trinity Western University’s MBA Management of a Growing Enterprise program.

Al Jameson

Al Jameson is a small business owner based in Hampshire UK. Al has been working in the plumbing and engineering industry since 2007.

Anastasia Haralabidou

A research analyst, with a PhD in FDI strategy and planning in transition economies.

Amiad Soto

Amiad Soto is the CEO and co-founder of Guesty. He loves travelling and extreme sports and working on cool ideas.

Alexa Clay

Alexa is a leading expert on subculture and innovation from unlikely places.

Andrew Youngs

Andrew has been working in technology and software in various capacities since graduating high school in 2008 before turning towards a degree in communications studies starting in 2014.

Alex Limia Dieguez

Alex is a freelance writer and editor who has worked for big charities, small marketing teams, lots of magazines, and the NHS.

Andy Caddy

Andy Caddy

Andy has been in IT for over 20 years, working for leading companies such as Argos, Royal Bank of Scotland, Cable & Wireless and easyJet.

Virgin Unite, Andrew Hunt

Andrew Hunt

Andrew started his career in the advertising industry, developing and launching consumer brands for companies such as Pfizer and Heinz, before going through a radical life change that saw him move

Amy Monkman

PR and Communications Manager for DS Virgin Racing, storyteller, writer, occasional creative thinker and passionate linguist. 

Virgin Unite, Agamemnon Otero

Agamemnon Otero MBE

Agamemnon is experienced in providing finance solutions for the energy sector including business development, management and operations.

Virgin Unite, team, Anna Jones

Anna Jones

I'm lucky enough to be heading up all of Virgin Unite's work in the entrepreneurship space. My career is basically a portfolio of entrepreneurship and geek.

Alexey Sapozhnikov

Alexey Sapozhnikov is the Co-Founder and CTO of prooV, a platform that streamlines and automates the Proof of Concept (PoC) process.


Blake Mycoskie

Blake Mycoskie, founder and chief shoe giver of the One for One® company, TOMS.  

Beth Moses

Ms. Beth Moses is an aerospace engineer, formerly with NASA and now with Virgin Galactic.  At NASA, Ms.

Barry E. James

Barry is a thought-leader, champion of entrepreneurs and innovators and among the world's most respected champions of Crowdfunding.


Chuck Russell

Born in Central Pennsylvania, Chuck Russell is a serial entrepreneur with operational and product development expertise focusing on Enterprise Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management and Enterp

Claire Rollins

I spend my time drinking tea, wishing I was Rihanna and tweeting about everything else in between.

C L Haden

Online business writer, with a passion for countryside living, crumpets and creative communication.

Carla Stent

Carla Stent serves as NED for Christian Aid and the Young Women’s Trust (Deputy Chair). Carla also serves as chairwoman of several start-up companies.

Charlotte Goodman

Charlotte Goodman is the Business Innovation Director at Virgin Unite, for the last 5 years she has worked with Virgin businesses globally to develop strategies that will deliver on the purpose of

Charles Best

Charles Best leads DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit organization that provides a simple way to address educational inequity.

Carl Thomas

Carl is a Chartered Architect and Founder of miPic.co, a new social app platform that enables mobile artists and photographers to share their images and sell phys

Clare Williamson

I've been involved with Oxfam as a festival volunteer since 1995, clocking up about 40 festivals with them over the years.

Chris Mandle

Chris Mandle writes about pop culture and entertainment for titles including Esquire, Dazed & Confused and The Mirror

Chris Boyce

Chris Boyce brings more than 20 years of consumer loyalty, enterprise and consumer software experience to Virgin Pulse, where he serves as CEO.

Chris Green

Chris Green is a Designer in Residence at the Design Museum, whose work forges new relationships between people, technology and the city.

Chris Thorpe

Chris Thorpe is a technologist, digital strategist, father, husband and former research scientist.

Charlotte Sundåker

Charlotte Sundåker is Acting CEO at Hyper Island, the international creative business school renowned for digital innovation and change management. Today, Charlotte's top priority is to lead H

Craig Downs

Craig Downs is the Executive Director at Haereticus Environmental Laboratories


Dan Alland

Dan Alland was once drummer for the now defunct death metal outfit, Chaos Blood. He now does studio sessions and live gigs for anyone who will hire him.

David Bakke

David Bakke is an entrepreneur working primarily online, and writes about small business and money management topics on the popular blog, Money Crashe

David Whitley

David Whitley is a freelance travel journalist who works for publications as far afield as Australia, the UAE and Canada.

Donald Strachan

Donald Strachan is a travel and technology journalist, as well as a guidebook writer who has written several guides to Italy. For more see www.donaldstrachan.com.

Darren Westlake

Darren Westlake was recently named on the Britain’s Top500 Most Influential People by Debrett’s in The Sunday Times.

David Tait

David Tait helped write the business plan for what was to become Virgin Atlantic Airways and in 1984 was one of the first people Richard hired to turn the plan into a reality.

Derek Ransom

Derek Ransom is CFO of Virgin Pulse. Part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, Virgin Pulse replenishes employees with tools that help them build habits that matter.

David Hurst

David Hurst is a freelance writer who has written for British and international newspapers and magazines.

David Liu

David Liu is Chief Operating Officer of Knewton, the pioneer and leader in adaptive learning technology and educational analytics.

Dale Nirvani Pfeifer

Dale Nirvani Pfeifer is changing the way we connect online by making social giving simple.

David Crane

David Crane

David was the President and CEO of NRG from 2003 – 2015 and is a B Team Leader.

David Addison

David Addison works at Virgin where he manages the Virgin Earth Challenge, works with colleagues on some of Virgin’s People and Planet activities, such as Virgin StartUp and the Virgin Racing Formu