Live AMAs with the world’s most influential thought leaders in business, design and technology.

Upcoming sessions

Tuesday, Aug 21 2018

David Schwartz

Past sessions

Friday, Aug 3 2018

Women disrupting tech in Europe

TNW's Highly Subjective Game Show Friday, Jul 20 2018

Welcome to the BEST ONLINE QUIZ THAT HAS EVER BEEN CREATED. Answer these 10 questions. Be as weird as possible. Vote on other people's. Trash talk them. Cheat. Do whatever you…

zach lieberman
Zach Lieberman Thursday, Jul 12 2018

Zachary Lieberman is an artist, researcher, and educator with a simple goal: he wants you surprised. In his work, he creates performances and installations that take human gesture as input…

Castle Craig Rehab
Are you addicted to cryptocurrency? Ask the experts Wednesday, Jul 4 2018

What makes cryptocurrency trading addiction different from other addictions? Why is it so dangerous? What are the warning signs? Can it be treated? This Wednesday, the team at Castle Craig is…

Boyan Slat
Boyan Slat Monday, Jun 18 2018

Boyan Slat is an inventor and entrepreneur who creates technologies to solve societal problems. He is the founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, the foundation that develops advanced systems…

Danielle Wood
Danielle Wood Friday, May 25 2018

Dr. Danielle Wood is Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab. Dr. Wood leads the Space Enabled Research Group seeking to advance justice in earth's…

Anjali Sud
Anjali Sud Friday, May 25 2018

Anjali Sud is CEO of Vimeo, the world’s largest ad-free online video platform. Anjali leads a global team of over 400 individuals dedicated to empowering creators with the tools, technology…

Paul Fain
Should everyone learn to code? Tuesday, May 22 2018

Curious about where dev is headed? Wondering if you should learn to code? Or what language to pick? Could education be the key to finally closing the STEM gender gap? You…

Julian Zawistowski
Julian Zawistowski Wednesday, May 16 2018

Julian is the founder and CEO of Golem, an open-sourced, decentralized supercomputer. His first attempt to change the world was as an economist running a think-tank and working as a…

Troy Hunt
Troy Hunt Wednesday, May 2 2018

Troy is a Microsoft Regional Director and Most Valuable Professional, Pluralsight author, and world-renowned internet security specialist. He’s also the creator of the data breach notification service “Have I been…

Jameson Lopp
Jameson Lopp Wednesday, Apr 25 2018

Jameson has worked as an engineer for crypto asset wallets since 2015. He is the creator of Statoshi, a fork of Bitcoin Core that analyzes statistics of Bitcoin nodes, founder…

Socrates Rosenfeld
Socrates Rosenfeld Friday, Apr 20 2018

Socrates Rosenfeld is the CEO of iheartjane, the online cannabis marketplace ( ). After serving time as a US Army Ranger, the former Apache helicopter pilot turned to cannabis…

Stoned Adulterer
Ela Darling Wednesday, Apr 11 2018

Ela Darling is the world’s first Virtual Reality cam girl and the leading voice in the intersection of Virtual Reality and Adult Film. She co-founded, the world's first Virtual…

Kenny Ewan
Kenny Ewan Wednesday, Mar 21 2018

Kenny Ewan is Founder & CEO of Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network. ( Wefarm uses the latest machine learning technology and the power of the crowd to enable…

Alex Mashinsky
Alex Mashinsky Monday, Mar 19 2018

Alex is CEO and Founder of Celsius Network, a lending & borrowing blockchain-based platform. Alex is one of the inventors of VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) with a foundational patent…

Adeo Ressi
Adeo Ressi Thursday, Mar 15 2018

Adeo Ressi is CEO of the Founder Institute (, a startup launch program that operates in nearly 200 cities worldwide. Adeo has founded or run ten technology businesses, and he…

iddo bentov
Iddo Bentov Friday, Feb 23 2018

Iddo Bentov is a Postdoctoral Associate in Computer Science at Cornell University. An active contributor to the Bitcoin space since 2011, Bentov has published several academic papers on bitcoin-related topics…

CryptoKitties Wednesday, Feb 7 2018

CryptoKitties is the world's most successful blockchain game. With a focus on consumer-friendly design, appealing aesthetics, and practical innovation in emerging technology, CryptoKitties has accounted for up to 25% of…

Judith Redi
Judith Redi Thursday, Feb 1 2018

Judith Redi is a leading expert in how artificial intelligence can improve our well-being. She’s currently the Senior Data Scientist at Exact, where she leads the Data Science Core Team. After…

Allyson Kapin
Allyson Kapin Tuesday, Jan 9 2018

Allyson has been named one of the "Most Influential Women in Tech" by Fast Company, a "Tech Titan" by the Washingtonian, and "one of the top 30 women entrepreneurs to…

Khoi Vinh
Khoi Vinh Friday, Dec 15 2017

Khoi Vinh is a designer, writer, and serial entrepreneur. He is currently Principal Designer at Adobe, where he works on Adobe XD, the company’s new end-to-end design and prototyping application.…

Esther Dyson
Esther Dyson Wednesday, Dec 6 2017

Esther Dyson is best known as a tech leader and angel investor, but she is now responding to her own question: "We know we can save money and keep people…

Dominik Schiener
Dominik Schiener and David Sønstebø Thursday, Nov 30 2017

Dominik is a young entrepreneur and Co-founder of IOTA, a new distributed ledger technology and non-profit Foundation in Germany. He has been involved in the Blockchain space for more than…

Maddy Maxey
Madison Maxey Wednesday, Nov 15 2017

Madison Maxey is the founder and technical lead at LOOMIA, where she designs technology and processes for seamless integration of e-textiles into everyday objects. She was the first fashion designer…

David Ryan Polgar
David Ryan Polgar Tuesday, Nov 7 2017

David Ryan Polgar has carved out a unique career as a “Tech Ethicist, where he explores our evolving relationship with technology from an ethical, legal, and emotional perspective. With a…

liat benzur
Liat Benzur Tuesday, Oct 24 2017

Liat Ben-Zur is a senior vice president and digital technology leader at Philips. She is responsible for driving connected digital platforms and propositions with the aim of delivering truly meaningful…

Ivor Crotty
Ivor Crotty Thursday, Oct 19 2017

Currently residing in Dublin, Ivor Crotty is the Head of Social Media at RT (Russia Today), a Russian-headquartered global news network broadcasting from Moscow, London, and Washington. He is also…

Nir Eyal
Nir Eyal Tuesday, Oct 17 2017

Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” Nir founded two tech companies since…

The Pornhub Team
The Pornhub Team Tuesday, Sep 19 2017

Answers session with the Pornhub team: Corey Price (VP), Brett Hall (Director of Product) and Alex Klein (Marketing Manager). Ask them whatever you want – for a friend, if…

TNW Apple Channel
TNW Apple Channel Tuesday, Sep 12 2017

Come join us in a little experiment: A live chat during Apple's Special Event 2017. Just sign up with your Twitter or LinkedIn account and join in to discuss the…

David Vorick
David Vorick Thursday, Sep 7 2017

David Vorick has been active in the Bitcoin space since 2011. He studied computer science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and cofounded Nebulous in 2014 during his senior year. Based in…

Vitalik Buterin
Vitalik Buterin Tuesday, Aug 15 2017

Vitalik is the creator of Ethereum. He first discovered blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies through Bitcoin in 2011, and was immediately excited by the technology and its potential. He cofounded Bitcoin…

Peter Sunde
Peter Sunde Thursday, Aug 10 2017

Peter Sunde is a Swedish entrepreneur and politician and he is best known for being a co-founder of Pirate Bay, the famous BitTorrent search engine. Peter has participated in the…

Brian Collins
Brian Collins Friday, Jun 30 2017

Brian Collins is an American designer, creative director and inspirational speaker. Collins is also the Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of COLLINS - a strategy and design agency based in…

Hector Ouilhet
Hector Ouilhet Thursday, Jun 29 2017

Hector is leading Design for all Google Search & Assistant related products. He resides in California with his wife and daughter, bikes to work every day, and is still trying…

Markus Witte
Markus Witte Friday, Jun 9 2017

Markus Witte is CEO and Founder of Babbel, the market-leading language learning app. He describes Babbel as a learning company inside and out: “Heading a team in which each and…

Rebecca Roth
Rebecca Roth Wednesday, May 31 2017

Based in Washington D.C. Rebecca is a photographer, photo editor and social media specialist, currently working as the Image Coordinator and Social Media Specialist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.…

Jeroen Tas
Jeroen Tas Tuesday, May 23 2017

Jeroen Tas is a Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Royal Philips. He has more than 30 years of global experience as an entrepreneur…

Leslie Witt
Leslie Witt Friday, Apr 14 2017

A design leader focused on re-imagining the products, services and institutions that shape our financial lives.

Sujan Patel
Sujan Patel Monday, Apr 10 2017

Sujan Patel is the co-founder of Web Profits, a growth marketing agency helping companies leverage the latest and greatest marketing strategy to fuel their businesses. Sujan has over 13 years…

Tzahi Zack Weisfeld
Tzahi Zack Weisfeld Thursday, Feb 23 2017

Tzahi (Zack) Weisfeld is a seasoned executive and a serial entrepreneur, with 20+ years of experience in tech consumer and enterprise markets. He is the founder and General Manager of…

Albert Song
Albert Song Thursday, Feb 16 2017

Albert Song, VP of Product Design at Yahoo, leads the company's design efforts across mobile and desktop. He spearheaded and implemented a new design language initiative for products that now…

Blake Cahill
Blake Cahill Tuesday, Jan 17 2017

Blake is the global head of digital and social marketing at Philips. A senior executive with more than 20 years of business development experience, Blake is helping to lead the…

Danae Ringelmann
Danae Ringelmann Wednesday, Nov 30 2016

Let's talk about Changing the World through Entrepreneurship - all kinds big and small, global and local, impactful and innovative, creative and community-driven. Regardless of type, lots of steps…

Matt Navarra
Matt Navarra ⭐️ 🇬🇧 Tuesday, Nov 29 2016

Matt is a TNW veteran and self-confessed social media geek. He previously worked for a number of the UK’s leading banks as a PR and marketing manager, before spending 3…

Kevin Kelly
Kevin Kelly Tuesday, Nov 22 2016

Kevin Kelly is the founding executive editor of Wired magazine and best selling author of multiple books. His latest book, the Inevitable, rocks and is about the deep trends in…

Luis von Ahn
Luis von Ahn Wednesday, Nov 9 2016

Luis von Ahn is the co-founder and CEO of Duolingo, the most downloaded education app on iTunes and Google Play worldwide with 150 million users. He is widely recognized for…

Des Traynor
Des Traynor Monday, Nov 7 2016

Co-founder of Intercom. AMA about product strategy, growth, customer engagement, and football.

Julie Zhuo
Julie Zhuo Wednesday, Nov 2 2016

Julie Zhuo leads the design team working on the Facebook app, from making News Feed the best place to get the news you care about, to designing tools that help…

Robert Scoble
Robert Scoble Tuesday, Nov 1 2016

Hey, it's me! The Scobleizer! AMA

Boris @ TNW
Boris VvZ 💭 Friday, Oct 28 2016

You know him as the benevolent dictator a.k.a. CEO of TNW a.k.a. @boris a.k.a. ‘Giphy Ninja’ so you think you know it all. But did you know he was once…