* All the artists I have had the pleasure of working with…
* Jeff Ayeroff, Jordan Harris & Richard Branson – The eyes, ears and spirit of Virgin Records America, the best American record company there ever was.
* Lawrence Lessig – Founder of the Creative Commons; Founding father of the free culture movement and well-known critic of copyright term extensions; Author of the books Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, The Future of Ideas, Free Culture and Remix.
* Dee Hock – Founder of the Chaordic Commons; Founder and CEO Emeritus of VISA USA and VISA International; Author of the book Birth of the Chaordic Age.
* Jim Griffin – Owner of One House; Media technologist; Founder and moderator of the Pho list; Prophet, seer and extraordinary speaker.
* Jean-Francois Michel (1942-2011) – Founder and Secretary General of the European Music Office; Founder of the French Music Export Office; Founder and Manager of the FCM; Creative to the end, the most adroit defender of musical diversity I ever met.