Ian Bremmer is an American political scientist who seems to have a pulse on everything going on in the world. He's the president and founder of the Eurasia group: a political risk research and consulting firm. He's a great guy to follow in order to get a better insight on what's going on in the world. You can also follow him on Twitter.
Doug Bloodworth is an American artist who specializes in painting realistic scenes that depict childhood nostalgia. Come onto his site to get your mind blown. dougbloodworth.com
Ben Goertzel is an American scientist who is at the forefront of artificial intelligence. He is currently (among other things) the Chairman of the Artificial General Intelligence Society and the OpenCog Foundation. Here's his website: goertzel.org
Leonard Susskind is an American physicist and is currently a professor of theoretical physics at Stanford University and is the director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics. Here's his wikipedia page: wikipedia.org
Mary Barra is the CEO of General Motors. She is the first female CEO of a global automaker. She is a badass. Here's a link to her General Motors bio page: gm.com. (Photo Source: Fortune)
Dan Peña, the 50 Billion Dollar Man, is a billionaire philanthropist and a powerhouse of a motivational speaker. You can watch a video about his best rules for success above.
Zeynep Tufekci, a Turkish-born computer scientist who later turned her altruism to social science, research, the effects of social media and big data on politics, social movements, and privacy. Now at UNC, she contributes regularly to the Atlantic and the New York Times
Chris Flemming is a cool comedian that capitalizes on relatable humor and is best known for his character “Gayle,” a anal-retentive suburban mom. This is a great guy to follow when you’re in for a chuckle. You can find the website to Gayle here.