Mick Ebeling, CEO, Not Impossible Labs, Mick Ebeling is working to expand the human possibilities of technology, Mick Ebeling was named one of Wired magazine's 2015 Make Tech Human thought leaders. In 2014, he was awarded the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award and named one of Ad Age's Top 50 Most Creative People. Mick is a film, television, and commercial producer; philanthropist; technology trailblazer; author; entrepreneur; and public speaker. The CEO of Not Impossible Labs, Mick founded the organization that develops creative solutions to address real-world problems on his firm belief that nothing is impossible. Not Impossible’s first project was the development of the award-winning ocular tracking device, the EyeWriter, which enables individuals with paralysis to communicate and create art using only the movement of their eyes. TIME magazine called it one of the 50 Best Inventions of 2010, and the device is now part of the permanent collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
Rahaf Harfoush, Co-Founder, Red Thread, Rahaf Harfoush is a digital innovation and foresight strategist who has a deep passion for exploring how technology is affecting the way we communicate, work, and play. She connects business leaders to the latest global foresight trends and offers a unique approach to digital strategy, ideation, and innovation. Rahaf Harfoush is the co-founder of Red Thread, a consulting agency that provides clients with out-of-the-box thinking to tackle strategic challenges. Formerly, she was the associate director of the Technology Pioneer Program at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, where she researched and identified startups that were using technology to improve the state of the world. Harfoush was responsible for managing the web and IT category of the program and in integrating the companies within her portfolio into the forum's global network, various initiatives, and regional events, such as Davos, the Annual Meeting in Switzerland, and the Annual Meeting of New Champions in China. Harfoush is a global ambassador for the Sandbox Network, a community of exceptional entrepreneurs under the age of 30.