Moran Cerf

Professor of Neuroscience & Business, United States
Moran Cerf, a prominent figure in neuroscience and business, holds a PhD from Caltech. His research delves into brain function and behavior by recording nerve cell activity in surgical patients. Cerf is also a leader in cyber-security and pharma, advising tech companies and contributing to societal challenges and Hollywood productions as a speaker and consultant.

Børge Brende

President of the World Economic Forum
Børge Brende, President of the World Economic Forum, is a former Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs. He’s led diverse roles including Managing Director at the Forum, Secretary General of Red Cross Norway, and Minister of Environment and Trade. Notable achievements include boosting innovation funding and expanding Norway’s national park area. With a background in Economics, Law, and History, Brende has contributed significantly to international cooperation, particularly in environmental and developmental efforts.

Jimmy Mistry

CMD, Della Group, Singapore
Jimmy Mistry, Renowned adventurer, real estate developer, and master of interior design. Founder of Della Luxury Products, India’s premier Direct-to-Consumer luxury brand. Awards include “50 Most Impactful Green Leaders 2017” and “Excellence in Architecture and Design 2019.” TripAdvisor’s “Best of Best 2023 Award” for Della Resorts and Adventure Park. Committed social entrepreneur supporting animal welfare and education through the Della Leaders Club.

Hazza Al Mansouri

UAE’s First Astronaut
Hazzaa Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, made history on September 25, 2019, as he embarked on the UAE’s inaugural scientific mission to the International Space Station (ISS) under the slogan ‘Zayed’s Ambition.’ This mission marked the UAE as the 19th country worldwide and the first in the Arab region to travel to the ISS. Al Mansoori conducted 31 scientific experiments during his time in space, 16 of which were in collaboration with international space agencies including Roscosmos, NASA, ESA, and JAXA. Notably, 15 experiments involved UAE schools as part of the MBRSC’s Science in Space initiative.

 

Sultan Al Neyadi

UAE’s First Astronaut
Sultan AlNeyadi is an Emirati astronaut, who was the back-up for Hazzaa AlMansoori, in the UAE’s first scientific mission to the International Space Station (ISS), on 25 September 2019, under the slogan ‘Zayed’s Ambition’.In preparation for the mission, AlNeyadi began his training on 3 September 2018, at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre at Star City in Moscow, based on an agreement with Roscosmos. He also received training in Houston in Texas, and Cologne in Germany, as part of partnership agreements with major space agencies, including NASA, ESA, and JAXA.

Sadhguru

Spiritual Guru
Sadhguru, also known as Jaggi Vasudev, is an Indian yogic master and spiritual advocate. Born on September 3, 1957, in Mysore, Karnataka, India, he grew up with a doctor father and a housewife mother, being the youngest of five children. Despite initially lacking interest in spirituality, he began studying yoga at age thirteen under Malladihalli Raghavendra. Vasudev later pursued higher education at the University of Mysore, earning a bachelor’s degree in English. In 1992, he founded the Isha Foundation, which oversees an ashram and yoga center near Coimbatore, India, along with educational initiatives. Recognized for his contributions to social welfare, he was honored with the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award, in 2017. Throughout his career, Vasudev has authored numerous books and frequently speaks at conferences worldwide.