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LA18's lineup included 100 talks, 40 performances, 65 wellness sessions, 16 chefs

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Ray Dalio
Founder, Bridgewater Associates The World's Largest Hedge Fund
Martine Rothblatt
Creator, SiriusXM Chairwoman & CEO, United Therapeutics
Howard Schultz
Former Chairman and CEO, Starbucks
Ivy Ross
VP and Head of Design for all Google Hardware Products
Al Gore
Former Vice President of the United States Chairman, Climate Reality Project
Eckhart Tolle
Author, "The Power of Now" and "A New Earth" One of the best-selling spiritual authors of all time
Anthony Romero
Executive Director, ACLU Premier Defender of Civil Rights in the U.S.
Marian Goodell
CEO, Burning Man
Tarana Burke
Creator of the MeToo movement Sr. Director, Girls for Gender Equity
José Andrés
Chef and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup Founder, World Central Kitchen
Kate Brandt
Chief Sustainability Officer, Google
Michael Ovitz
Co-Founder, Creative Artists Agency
Gary Vaynerchuk
CEO and Co-Founder, VaynerMedia Chairman, VaynerX
Guy Laliberté
Founder, Cirque du Soleil, One Drop Foundation, and Lune Rouge
Arlan Hamilton
Founder and Managing Partner, Backstage Capital
Black Coffee
DJ, Producer
Bob Weir
Founding Member, The Grateful Dead
Tina Tchen
Co-founder, Time's Up Legal Defense Fund Former Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama
Peter Diamandis
Founder, X Prize Foundation Co-Founder, Singularity University
Ram Dass
Author, "Be Here Now" Legendary Pioneer in Mindfulness, Spirituality, and Psychedelics
RZA (of Wu-Tang Clan)
Rapper, Producer, Musician, Actor, Filmmaker and Author
Sir Ken Robinson
Visionary on Education Reform The most-viewed TED talk of all time
Aileen Lee
Founder and Partner, Cowboy Ventures 2018 Midas List
Hassan Hajjaj
Artist "The Andy Warhol of Marrakech"
David Rubenstein
Co-founder, The Carlyle Group One of the World's Largest Private Equity Firms
Jenny Holzer
Contributing Artist
Cesar Conde
Chairman, NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
Morgan DeBaun
Founder and CEO, Blavity Leading Media Firm for Black Millennials
Dolores Huerta
Civil Rights Activist Co-founder, United Farm Workers
Chromeo (DJ Set)
Electro-Funk Duo
Wim Hof
"The Iceman"
Yves Behar
Founder and Principal Designer, Fuseproject Renowned Industrial Designer
Mary Sue Miliken
Co-Chef and Owner, Border Grill
Beth Comstock
Former CMO and Vice Chair, GE
Ry X
Mike Novogratz
CEO, Galaxy Investment Partners
Hank Willis Thomas
Contemporary Artist Co-Founder, For Freedoms
Chris Voss
CEO, Black Swan Group Ltd Former FBI Lead International Kidnapping Negotiator
Amy Sherald
Painter Obama Portraitist
Peter Seligmann
Chairman, Conservation International
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Soul Band
Governor John Hickenlooper
Governor of Colorado
Jamie Siminoff
Founder and Chief Inventor, Ring Sold Ring to Amazon for $1bn
Electronic Duo, Live Set
Shiva Rea
Founder, Pranavinyasa Founder, Global School for Living Yoga
Aja Monet
Spoken Word Artist
Ghetto Gastro
Bronx-based Creative and Culinary Collective
Booka Shade
Live Electronic
Lara Logan
Correspondent, CBS's 60 Minutes
Faith Hunter
Founder, Spiritually Fly Global Yoga and Meditation Instructor
Jill Soloway
Artist / Activist
M. Sanjayan
CEO, Conservation International
Jack Kornfield
Author and Buddhist Practitioner One of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West
Esther Perel
Relationship Therapist Bestselling Author
Ray Garcia
Chef and Owner, Broken Spanish
Claudette Wilkins
Executive Chef and Partner, El Jardin San Diego
Marian Hill
Electronic Duo
Rebecca Walker
Writer, Producer One of the prominent voices of Third Wave Feminism
Dean Kamen
Legendary Inventor, best known for inventing the Segway President, DEKA Research and Development
Jared Diamond
Author, "Guns, Germs and Steel" Geographer and Biologist
Emily Fletcher
Founder, Ziva Meditation
Chances With Wolves
DJ Duo
Desert Sound Colony
Steve Case
Co-founder, America Online Co-founder, Revolution Ventures
JD Vance
Author, "Hillbilly Elegy" Bestselling Author and Venture Capitalist
Founder of O&O Academy, a philosophy and meditation school for transformation of consciousness
DJ, Producer
Brent Bushnell
CEO and Co-Founder, Two Bit Circus
DJ Premier
Producer and DJ Formerly half of hip hop duo Gang Starr
Annie Lowrey
Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
Courtney Reum
Co-founder, M13
Anand Giridharadas
Author, "Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World"
Leon Ford
Community Organizer and Survivor of Police Brutality
Spoken Word Artist
Kathryn Budig
Yoga Teacher and Author Founder, Aim True Yoga
Black Motion
DJ Duo
Dr. Dan Siegel
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine Executive Director, Mindsight Institute
Sarah Thornton
Ethnographer and Writer
Performance Art Group
Louis Tikaram
Executive Chef, E.P. & L.P. Los Angeles
Phillip Agnew
Mission Director, The Dream Defenders
Manari Ushigua
Sapara Indigenous Leader Dream Shaman
Visual Artist
Chris Flint
Executive Chef, NoMad Los Angeles
Darren Weissman
Author, "The Power of Infinite Love and Gratitude" Holistic Physician
Ally Bogard
Yoga and Meditation Teacher
Hadas Kleinman
Cellist, Singer, and Meditation Facilitator
Haru Kishi
Executive Chef, Summit
DJ Green Lantern
Hip-Hop DJ (NAS, Eminem, Jay-z)
Baratunde Thurston
Futurist Comedian, Writer, and Culture Critic
Karen Berg
Founder, Kabbalah Centre International Author, "Simple Light: Wisdom from a Woman’s Heart"
Feathered Sun
Lyall Sprong
Multi-Disciplinary Designer and Artist
Janine Benyus
Co-founder, Biomimicry 3.8 and the Biomimicry Institute
Jaden Smith
Founder, JUST Water
Phillip K. Smith III
Contemporary Artist
Marc Hodosh
Co-creator, TEDMED
Lynette Astaire
Founder, Superfood School
Suzy Cameron
Founder, The Muse School
Michael Tubbs
Mayor, City of Stockton
Pete Rock
Record Producer, DJ
DJs, Producers
Jessica Encell-Coleman
Connection Alchemist
Simon Ford
Co-Founder, The 86 Co Maker of Fords Gin
Rich Roll
Athlete and Author Named one of the world's twenty-five fittest men by Men's Fitness
Melanie Faye
Adam Bierman
Co-founder and CEO, MedMen
James Carnes
VP of Strategy Creation & Open Source, adidas
Dr. Sarah Jeanne Royer
Oceanographer and Parley Ambassador
Bricia Lopez
Chef and Restauranteur, Guelaguetza Restaurant
Reem Assil
Executive Chef and Co-Owner, Dyafa Oakland
Arthur Baker and Rockers Revenge
angel Kyodo williams
Author, "Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation" Ordained Zen Priest and Founder, Transformative Change
Jasmine Shimoda
Executive Chef and Owner, Jewel
Lydia Clarke
DTLA Cheese
Sammy Monsour
Executive Chef, Preux & Proper
Dr. Harvey Karp
Creator, SNOO Author, "Happiest Baby on the Block"
Andrew Yang
Founder, Venture for America 2020 Presidential Candidate
La Cocina
Women's Restaurant Incubator
Stephen Sokoler
Founder, Journey Meditation
Nonna Siriana Fumi
Tuscan Women Cook, Montefollonico, Tuscany
The Crossrhodes
R&B Duo
Chris Bedford
Director, The Baltimore Museum of Art
Luke Reyes
Chef and Owner, La Hoja, Vireo, 9th Street Ramen
Ari Shaffir
Janice Bryant Howroyd
Founder and CEO, The Act •1 Group First African-American Woman with a $1bn Business
Spencer Ludwig
Musician, Hitmaking Trumpeter
Marissa "Moe Joe" Joseph
Dance Artist Creator, Bounce Fitness
Dr. Emile Bruneau
Lead Scientist, Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab
Karden Rabin
Co-Creator, Beyond Alignment
Alex Chang
Executive Chef, The Exchange at Freehand
Lisa De Narvaez
Founder, BlissPoint Breathwork
Christine Burke
Yoga Teacher
Them Jeans
DJ, Podcaster, Culinary Consultant
Stef Fararri
Senior Editor, Life & Thyme
Juan Pablo Torre
Owner and Executive Chef, Bar Garcia & Tuck Hotel
Heena Patel
Chef and Co-Owner, Besharam San Francisco
Nacho Arimany
Sound Alchemist Composer, Multi-Instrumentalist
The Migrant Kitchen
Emmy Award-winning series celebrating immigrant chefs
Michael Cimarusti
Chef and Co-Owner, Providence
Kate Shela
5Rhythms Meditation Teacher
Rudi Pohl
Ria Dolly Barbosa
Executive Chef, Paramount Coffee Project
Trash Tiki
Anti-waste Craft Cocktail Pop-up
Jason Nemer
Founder, AcroYoga
Bianca Lexis
James Zigras
President and Owner, Avant Mining
Josiah Citrin
Chef and Partner, Openaire at the LINE LA Chef and Owner, Melisse, Charcoal
Benjamin Allen
Dancer and Celebrity Choreographer Founder, GROOV3
LA Urban Farms
Antonio Diaz
Founder and CEO, Life & Thyme
Louis Schwartzberg
Producer, Director, and Cinematographer
Andrey Ayrapetov
Food Scientist, Flavor Inventor
Mia Maestro
Actress, Songwriter
Blind Barber
Sweetgreen x Row 7
in collaboration with Chef Dan Barber