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Our annual invite-only
flagship gathering

Summit LA17 is bringing together leaders across all disciplines for
three days of diverse programming and dynamic shared
experiences in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.

Speaker lineup
speaker preview
more to come...
Jeff Bezos
Founder and CEO, Amazon
Malcolm Gladwell
NY Times Bestselling Author
Lena Dunham
Creator, HBO's Girls Writer, Producer, Director, Actor
Craig Venter
Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, and Head of Scientific Strategy, Human Longevity, Inc.
Beth Comstock
Vice Chair, GE
Shonda Rhimes
Writer, Executive Producer, Creator of "Grey’s Anatomy" and "Scandal"
Christiana Figueres
Architect of Paris Climate Agreement Former Exec Secretary, UN Convention on Climate Change
Marie Kondo
Author, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Alice Waters
"The Mother of American Cooking" Owner, Chez Panisse and Founder, the Edible Schoolyard
Wim Hof
"The Iceman"
Miranda July
Artist, Filmmaker and Author, The First Bad Man
Padmasree Warrior
"Queen of the Electric Car Biz" CEO, NIO U.S.
Kobe Bryant
Five-time NBA Champion General Partner, Bryant Stibel
Jessica Alba
Founder, The Honest Company Award-winning Actress
Tim Ferriss
NY Times Bestselling Author
Questlove
Drummer and Frontman, The Roots Musician and Author
Brian Grazer
Academy Award-Winning Producer
Governor Hickenlooper
Governor of Colorado
Elizabeth Blackburn
Nobel Prize Winning Biologist President, Salk Institute
Van Jones
CNN Correspondent Co-Founder and President, Dream Corps
janaya khan
Co-founder, Black Lives Matter, Toronto
Chairman Dave Archambault
Chairman, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Nick Bostrom
Professor, University of Oxford Director, Future of Humanity Institute
Brené Brown
Bestselling Author Expert on Vulnerability and Shame
Jeffrey Deitch
Gallerist and Curator
Quincy Jones
Grammy Award-Winning Record Producer
Paul Hawken
Environmentalist NY Times Bestselling Author
Sara Seager
Planetary Scientist and Astrophysicist
Father Greg Boyle
Founder, Homeboy Industries
David Adjaye
Principal and Founder, Adjaye Associates
Andre Agassi
Former World No. 1 Tennis Player Co-Founder, Turner Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund
Jane Fonda
Actress, Producer and Activist
General Wesley Clark
Retired 4-Star General Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander
Kerri Walsh Jennings
Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist
Bill Gross
Co-Founder, PIMCO "King of Bonds"
Tim Urban
Writer, Illustrator and Co-Founder, Wait But Why
Bob Roth
CEO, David Lynch Foundation
Paul Stamets
Founder, Fungi Perfecti
Marianne Williamson
Spiritual Author and Lecturer NY Times Bestselling Author
Daniel Arsham
Contemporary Artist
Joe Montana
Four-time Super Bowl-Winning Quarterback Serial Angel Investor
Miles Chamley-Watson
U.S. Olympic Fencer
Andrew McAfee
Co-Founder and Co-Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
Mark Bezos
Director, Bezos Family Foundation Volunteer Fire Captain
Arthur Brooks
President, American Enterprise Institute
Dan Wagner
Chief Analytics Officer, Obama 2012 Election Campaign CEO and Founder, Civis Analytics
Dariush Mozaffarian
Dean, Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University
Bobby Turner
CEO, Turner Impact Former Partner, Canyon Capital
Noah Levine
Founder, Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society
Dr. Gabor Mate
Bestselling Author, Addiction and Trauma Expert
Dean Ornish
Bestselling Author Founder, Preventive Medicine Research Institute
Dr. Nicole Prause
Neuroscientist and Sex Researcher
Esther Perel
Relationship Therapist, Author, and Speaker
Lara Setrakian
CEO & Executive Editor, News Deeply
Lina Sergie Attar
Syrian Activist and Writer Founder and CEO, Karam Foundation
George Batah
Co-Founder, Syrian Youth Empowerment
Baratunde Thurston
Futurist Comedian, Writer, and Culture Critic
Cal Fussman
Writer at Large, Esquire Magazine
Ben Fong-Torres
American Rock Journalist, Rolling Stone
Nicole Shanahan
Founder and CEO, ClearAccessIP and Legal Technologist and CodeX Fellow
Ayana Johnson
Marine Biologist, Policy Expert, Conservation Strategist
Sid Azmi
Sex educator and Founder of Please NYC
Performances by
Jon Batiste
Singer, Multi-instrumentalist
St Lucia
Indie Electronic Band
Hannibal Buress
Comedian
AlunaGeorge
Singer-songwriter
Zaytoven
DJ Producer
Allen Stone
American Soul Musician
Steve Lacy
American Soul Musician, The Internet
Who Made Who
Live Trio
Ry X
Singer-Songwriter
Lil Buck
Dancer
Aja Monet
Spoken Word Poet
MixedByAli
4x Grammy Award Winning DJ and Producer
Jon Boogz
Movement Artist
L.A. Salami
Indie Musician
IN-Q
Spoken Word Poet
Soul Clap
DJ Duo
Daniel Bernard Roumain
Composer
Chances With Wolves
DJ Duo
Iliza Shlesinger
Comedian
Al Madrigal
Comedian
A-Trak
DJ
Martha Van Straaten
DJ
Mira
DJ
Goldcap
DJ
KMLN
DJ
Atish
House DJ
YokoO
Electronic Musician
Sooma
DJ
Soulection
Music Collective
DJ Equal
DJ
Ben Gleib
Comedian & Actor

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Speakers, performers, chefs, wellness experts, and more
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An urban campus

Summit's pop-up campus will weave through downtown LA's bustling urban landscape.

We will take over century-old theaters, grand hotels, and rooftops. Activations will rise throughout parks, medians, tiny back alleys, and intimate spaces.