Entrepreneurs & Business Leaders:
- Richard Branson,Founder of Virgin Enterprises.
- John T Chambers,CEO of Cisco Systems.
- Henry Ford.
- William Hewlett, Co-Founder, Hewlett-Packard.
- Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA.
- Sir Peter Leitch, New Zealand businessman
- Craig McCaw, Telecommunications Visionary.
- O.D. McKee, founder of McKee
- David Neeleman, CEO of jetBlue Airways.
- Paul J. Orfalea, founder of Kinko's.
- Charles Schwab, Investor.
- Ted Turner, President, Turner Broadcasting Systems.
- Robert Woodruff, President of Coca-Cola, 1923-1954.
- Frank W. Woolworth.
Writers & Journalists:
- Scott Adams, Cartoonist (Dilbert)
- Hans Christian Andersen
- Jeanne Betancourt, (Author of "My Name is Brain Brian").
- Stephen Cannell, television writer & novelist.
- John Corrigan, novelist.
- Larry Chambers.
- Agatha Christie.
- John Edmund Delezen, author of Eye of the Tiger and Red Plateau.
- Andrew Dornenburg, award-winning author and chef.
- Jane Elson, children's author and playwright.
- Richard Engel, NBC Foreign Correspondent.
- Fannie Flagg (Author of "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe").
- F. Scott Fitzgerald.
- Gustave Flaubert.
- Sally Gardner, children's writer and illustrator.
- Terry Goodkind fantasy writer, author of The Sword of Truth series.
- Byron Pitts, CBS News Correspondent.
- Patricia Polacco, Children's Author and Illustrator.
- Eileen Simpson (Author of "Reversals").
- Natasha Solomons, contemporary novelist.
- Philip Schultz, winner of 2008 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
- Elizabeth Daniels Squire(author of mystery novels).
- Bernie Taylor, author of Biological Time.
- Victor Villaseñor, author of bestselling novel, Rain of Gold
- William Butler Yeats, poet.