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Jacqui Lewis

Dr. Jacqui Lewis uses her gifts as an activist, author, preacher, and theologian to advocate for racial, gender, and economic equality. Jacqui has over thirty years of ministry experience and is the first African American and the first woman to serve as a senior minister in the Collegiate Church in New York. Jacqui attended [...]

Henry Gee

This episode's remarkable guest is Henry Gee.  Henry is a renowned author, paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and senior editor of the magazine Nature.  Henry earned his bachelor's degree in zoology and genetics at the University of Leeds. He later completed his Ph.D. in zoology at the University of Cambridge. His doctoral research was about the [...]

Sarah Stein Greenberg

This episode's remarkable guest is Sarah Stein Greenberg. She has helped lead Stanford's Institute of design, AKA the d school. The d school enables and guides students to become innovative thinkers and achievers. As the current executive director, Sarah leads a multifaceted educational program involving twenty-five courses. These courses are taught by more than 60 [...]

Patti Sanchez

Patti Sanchez is the Chief Strategy Officer at Duarte, Inc., the Silicon Valley consultancy that makes good speakers great and great speakers amazing. She helps leaders craft engaging narratives and storytelling to craft powerful and persuasive presentations. Patti has her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from San Jose State University. She is the [...]

Pat Flynn

In 2008, Pat was laid off from his dream job as an architect, but he pivoted and built a website to help people pass the LEED building exam. Today he is an esteemed leader in digital marketing, podcasting, and marketing. You may have heard of his two podcasts: Smart Passive Income and AskPat. [...]

Seth Godin

I'm very excited about this episode for four reasons. First, this is the 100th episode of Remarkable People. Holy cow, we've been doing this for more than two years. Time flies when you're doing the best work of your life. I was born to podcast. Second, we're excited that we've joined the HubSpot Podcast [...]

Linda Zhang

I love cars. This isn’t a mid-life crisis kind of thing for me. It’s been true since I was growing up in a poor part of Hawaii and has never stopped. In fact, my love of cars has been a powerful motivational factor throughout my life. But I digress! Linda Zhang is the Chief [...]

Jenn Lim

Jenn Lim is the CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, a company that inspires people to achieve passion, happiness, and purpose. She is also an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. She was a consultant at Zappos for eight years from 2003-2011. In 2010, she managed the launch of the book, Delivering Happiness, by [...]

Olympia Yarger

Olympia Yarger filled a knowledge gap in my brain: the beauty of maggots. I never fully appreciated maggots, particularly of the black soldier fly, until I interviewed her. She is helping reshape waste management as the founder and current CEO of Goterra, located in Australia. Her drive towards more efficient farming and reducing food [...]

Chris Messina

You'll love this episode of the Remarkable People podcast with guest Chris Messina — the inventor of the hashtag and is the number one Hunter on Product Hunt. Fans of technology and Silicon Valley will love this discussion with Chris Messina, star of The Social Dilemma. Chris is a man of [...]

Rob Chesnut

This episode's remarkable guest is Robert Chesnut, the Former Chief Ethics Officer of Airbnb Inc., a role he took on after nearly four years as Airbnb’s General Counsel. Rob graduated from the University of Virginia and Harvard Law School. He spent fourteen years in the U.S. justice department, rising to the position of running [...]

Juliet Funt

Juliet Funt is the author of A Minute to Think. In this book, she explains how to reclaim creativity, conquer busyness, and do great work She is also a speaker and consultant. She has advised companies such as Spotify, National Geographic, Vans, Costco, Pepsi, Nike, Sephora, and ESPN. In this episode, she explains the [...]

Dr. Leana Wen

This episode’s remarkable guest is Dr. Leana Wen.  I first learned about Dr. Wen because of CNN. She is the go-to medical expert on segments about the pandemic. Dr. Wen is an emergency physician, visiting professor of health policy and management at George Washington University, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. [...]

Adam Curry

Adam Curry was one of the VJs (video jockeys) of MTV back in the 1980s. In this position, he “interviewed” some of the most popular musicians of the time including Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney. Adam is an early adopter and pioneer because he embraced the web and podcasting long before other people. He [...]

Jon M. Chu

Jon M. Chu is a film and television director, producer, and screenwriter. He may be best known for directing Crazy Rich Asians and In the Heights. If you want to get the most out of this episode, go watch them first. Not that Jon would keep score this way, but his films have grossed [...]

Mark Schulman

I think Mark Schulman is a rockstar-- literally a rockstar. But he modestly explains that he works in service to rockstars such as P!nk. The apocryphal story is that Mark saw Ringo Starr when Mark was three, and that set him on the path of professional music. He played cello as a kid and [...]

Erica Dhawan

Erica Dhawan is a digital collaboration and communication maven. This means she helps people build connections and trust even if their interaction is via email, texts, and virtual meetings. Her latest book is called Digital Body Language: How to Build Trust and Communication No Matter the Distance. She has an MPA from Harvard Kennedy [...]

Cody Keenan

Cody Keenan was President Barack Obama’s director of speechwriting from 2013 to 2016. He has a degree in political science from Northwestern University. After graduation, he worked as an unpaid intern in Ted Kennedy’s office. Then he got a master’s in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. In 2008, he [...]

Hugh Howey

Hugh Howey is a very successful science-fiction author. He says he had two dreams: to write a novel and to sail around the world. To put it mildly, he has realized his dreams. His first published work, Wool, was a dystopian novella that he wrote while working as a bookstore clerk at Appalachian State University. [...]

Jodi Kantor

Jodi Kantor is a reporter at the New York Times. She and Megan Twohey broke the story about the sexual abuse allegations of Harvey Weinstein in 2017. This story catalyzed the current use of the term “#MeToo” and ignited the #MeToo activist movement. She and the team, which includes Megan Twohey and Ronan Farrow, [...]

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