Introducing the Brilliant Minds

By: Virgin Atlantic

November 2, 2015

Brilliant Minds gets up close and personal with members of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 1000, a rising community of modern renaissance men and women operating across industries and around the globe. An explosion of creative energy, MCP 1000 members are actively inventing the future of business, creating new models, and influencing culture as much as they do commerce.

Watch the videos for quick hits of inspiration and to discover what drives these brilliant minds.

Gadi Amit – Founder of New Deal Design

Gadi On Lust: In designing for sustainability beauty is too often sacrificed. Watch Gadi explain the link between sex appeal and responsible design.

Katie Rae – Chairman, Techstars Boston

Engineering Success: Katie Rae stopped by our Upper Class bar to talk about how, in her role as founder of The Startup Institute, she helps entrpreneurs engineer success.

Russell Wallach – President of Media & Sponsorships at Live Nation

Selling Out: Live Nation produces over 23,000 shows a year. As a result they know a lot about music and its fans. Russel leverages this knowledge to link bands and brands in ways that add value and improve fan experiences.

Leandra Medine, founder of

Brains vs. Beauty: isn’t your normal fashion blog. It’s a quickly growing digital destination driven by a strong point of view. Founder Leandra Medine talks about building a media brand where brains, beauty, and humor coexist.

Neil Blumenthal, co-founder & co-CEO of Warby Parker

Neil on Focus: As co-CEO of Warby parker, a big part of Neil Blumenthal’s role is rallying his entire team around common goals. Here he explains how focus — on product, mission, people, and consumer facing messaging — is fueling the brand’s meteoric growth.

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