• Demetrius Amparan, Communications Manager, A Better Chicago; CHICAGO

  • Jamil Anderlini, Asia Editor, Financial Times; HONG KONG

  • Carl Bildt, Former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sweden; STOCKHOLM

  • Akel Biltaji, Mayor, Greater Amman Municipality, Jordan; AMMAN

  • Brendan Carr, Mayor of Dublin, Ireland; DUBLIN

  • Henry Cisneros, Chairman, CityView; SAN ANTONIO

  • Helen Clark, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand; Administrator, United Nations Development Programme; AUCKLAND

  • Megan Clifford, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Global Security Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory; CHICAGO

  • Ivo Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; CHICAGO

  • Caroline Daniel, Partner, Brunswick Group; LONDON

  • Patricia de Lille, Executive Manager of Cape Town, City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality; CAPE TOWN

  • Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor, City of Melbourne; MELBOURNE

  • Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, US News Editor, Financial Times; NEW YORK

  • Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, United States; CHICAGO

  • Richard Florida, Professor and Author of The New Urban Crisis; TORONTO

  • Jeanne Gang, Founding Principle, Studio Gang; CHICAGO

  • Theaster Gates, Founder, Rebuild Foundation, Director, Arts and Public Life, University of Chicago; CHICAGO

  • Misha Glenny, Journalist and author of McMafia, former central Europe correspondent for the Guardian and the BBC; LONDON

  • Claudia Gonzalez Romo, Chief of Advocacy, UNICEF; NEW YORK

  • Bernard Hogan-Howe, Former Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, London's Metropolitan Police Services; LONDON

  • Mark Hoplamazian, President and CEO, Hyatt Hotels Corporation; CHICAGO

  • Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama; Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls; CHICAGO

  • Pan Jiahua, Director General, Institute of Urban and Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; BEIJING

  • Linda Jojo, Executive Vice President and CIO, United Airlines; CHICAGO

  • Martin Kimani, Director, National Counter-Terrorism Center, Kenya and Special Envoy CVE; NAIROBI

  • Ian Klaus, Non-Resident Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; SAN FRANCISCO

  • Khalid Koser, Executive Director of GCERF & Associate Fellow of GCSP, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund & Geneva Centre for Security Policy; GENEVA

  • Adriana Krnáčová, Mayor of Prague, Czech Republic; PRAGUE

  • Gerald Lawless, Chairman, World Travel & Tourism Council; Head of Tourism and Hospitality, Dubai Holding; DUBAI

  • Steven Levitt, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago; CHICAGO

  • Edward Luce, Chief US Commentator and Columnist, Financial Times; LONDON

  • Patricia McCarney, CEO, World Council on City Data; TORONTO

  • Mary Miss, Artist-in-Residence, New York City Department of Design and Construction; NEW YORK

  • Denis Mizne, CEO , Lemann Foundation; SAO PAULO

  • Charles Montgomery, Founder and Principal, Happy City; VANCOUVER

  • Robert Muggah, Research Director, Instituto Igarape; RIO DE JANEIRO

  • Michael A. Nutter, Former Mayor of Philadelphia, Columbia SIPA; PHILADELPHIA

  • Claudio Orrego, Governor, Santiago; SANTIAGO

  • Ella Overkleeft, Co-founder, Night-Mayor Foundation; AMSTERDAM

  • Eduardo Paes, Former Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Federative Republic of Brazil; RIO DE JANEIRO

  • R. David Paulison, Former Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency; Board of Trustees, UL; FORT LAUDERDALE

  • Carlo Ratti, Director, SENSEable City Lab, MIT Urban Planning; CAMBRIDGE

  • Oussama Rifahi, Executive Director, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture; BEIRUT

  • Fernando Romero, Architect, Founder, Fernando Romero Enterprise; MEXICO CITY

  • Jennifer Scanlon, President and CEO, USG Corporation; CHICAGO

  • Carl J. Schramm, University Professor, Syracuse University; SYRACUSE

  • Julia Stasch, President, MacArthur Foundation; CHICAGO

  • Fernando Straface, Secretary-General, Government of the City of Buenos Aires; BUENOS AIRES

  • Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times; WASHINGTON DC

  • Thomas Tighe, President and CEO, Direct Relief; SANTA BARBARA

  • John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, Canada; TORONTO

  • Jay Walder CEO, Motivate; HONG KONG

  • Karen Weigert, Senior Fellow, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; CHICAGO

  • Keith Williams, President and CEO, UL LLC; HONG KONG

  • Martin Wolf, CBE, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times; LONDON

  • Phillip Woolley, Partner, Grant Thornton; LONDON

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