Our Bucket List is a collection of pioneers, rebels and revolutionaries—made up of organizations, entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders who change the status quo of frustrating workplaces. They know how to make work more fun.
While checking off our Bucket List, we visit them. We learn from them. We share their insights. They inspire change to better, more inspiring workplaces. Check out the full list below. Click on the ones we’ve already visited, and read our findings.
Australian voice and digital agency.
Founder of Virgin Group and author of various books (i.e. Like a Virgin).
American financial services company.
American media-services provider and production company.
Author of "De Laatste Manager" & "Fuck de Regels".
Russian grocery store chain.
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Rebel Talent".
Founder and CEO of SRC, author of "The Great Game of Business".
David Heinemeier Hansson
Creator of Ruby on Rails, Founder & CTO at Basecamp. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.
Co-founder of The Happy Startup School.
Spanish dairy farm.
Chief Transformation Officer at NHS Horizons.
Owner and CEO of yoghurt company Chobani.
Russian house manufacturer.
Finish consulting firm.
CEO of WD-40, co-author "Helping People Win at Work".
Founder The Ready, author of "Brave New Work".
American video game developer.
Founder of Woohoo Inc., author of "Happy Hour Is 9 To 5".
Founder & CEO at Basecamp. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.
Founder of Morning Star.
Professor at Ashridge Hult, author of "Speak Up".
Founder and CEO at Beautystack.
Italian restaurateur and chef patron of 3 Michelin-star restaurant Osteria Francescana.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Men and women of the corporation" & "Innovation: the classic traps".
After sales engineer at packing machine manufacturer Niverplast.
Professor at IMD, author of "Reinventing Giants".
Nand Kishore Chaudhary
Chairman at Jaipur Rugs.
Director for BCG's Institute for Organization, author of "Six Simple Rules".
CEO of Vinci SA.
Organizational design consultancy focused on new ways of working.
Manufacturer of bags made from used truck tarp.
Former U.S. Army general, author of "Team of Teams".
Australian software company.
Professor at Harvard Business School, author of "Teaming" & "The Fearless Organization".
Co-founder and CEO of Sente.
British multinational conglomerate founded by Richard Branson.
Ukrainian IT company.
Organisational theorist, educator, author and professor.
Chain of high-end department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom.
Russian IT company.
Russian IT company.
Spanish psychologist, CEO of La Fageda.
Tom van der Lubbe
Co-founder of the progressive mortgage advice company Viisi.
Dutch plant nursery.
Family business offering maintenance and supporting services.
Dutch packaging machines manufacturer.
CEO Virgin Unite.
Founder and president of WoMen'Up.
India's largest manufacturers of hand knotted rugs.
Dutch mortgage advice provider.
American IT company formally known as 37signals.
Associate professor of Oral Roberts University and author of "Under New Management".
Organizational psychologist, Wharton Professor, and author of "Originals".
Manufacturer of household and multi-use products.
Bakker van Maanen
Dutch bakery chain.
German hotel chain.
Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, author of "Managing Professionals? Don't!"
Professor at VU University Amsterdam, author of "Riding The Waves of Culture" & "Managing People Across Cultures".
Spanish consulting firm.
Co-founder of BrewDog, author of "Business for Punks".
Founder of Stand Up For Passion.
Former CEO of HCL Technologies, author of "Employees First, Customers Second".
Indian multinational IT service and consulting firm.
Founder and former CEO of Visa, author of "One from Many".
Dutch baking equipment manufacturer.
CEO of Gravity Payments.
Multinational manufacturing company most known for it's Gore-Tex material.
Professor at McGill University, author of many management books.
Co-founder of Escape the City.
American organizational design consultants.
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