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.
Founder & CEO at Basecamp. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.
Director for BCG's Institute for Organization, author of "Six Simple Rules".
American video game developer.
Indian technology company practicing principles of self-management.
Founder and president of WoMen'Up.
Founder of Virgin Group and author of various books (i.e. Like a Virgin).
Professor at McGill University, author of many management books.
Founder The Ready, author of "Brave New Work".
Ukrainian IT company.
Manufacturer of household and multi-use products.
Spanish psychologist, CEO of La Fageda.
Bakker van Maanen
Dutch bakery chain.
American organizational design consultants.
British multinational conglomerate founded by Richard Branson.
Australian voice and digital agency.
Spanish dairy farm.
CEO Virgin Unite.
Co-founder of The Happy Startup School.
Dutch plant nursery.
American IT company formally known as 37signals.
Professor at Ashridge Hult, author of "Speak Up".
Co-founder of BrewDog, author of "Business for Punks".
India's largest manufacturers of hand knotted rugs.
A software company with no-bosses, 80+ people, an open-book management policy, and consent decision making.
Associate professor of Oral Roberts University and author of "Under New Management".
Russian IT company.
Chief Transformation Officer at NHS Horizons.
Former CEO of HCL Technologies, author of "Employees First, Customers Second".
Co-founder and CEO of Sente.
Manufacturer of bags made from used truck tarp.
Founder and CEO at Beautystack.
Founder and former CEO of Visa, author of "One from Many".
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Rebel Talent".
Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, author of "Managing Professionals? Don't!"
Organisational theorist, educator, author and professor.
Australian software company.
Organizational psychologist, Wharton Professor, and author of "Originals".
Founder of Morning Star.
CEO of Vinci SA.
American media-services provider and production company.
Professor at Harvard Business School, author of "Teaming" & "The Fearless Organization".
Dutch packaging machines manufacturer.
CEO of WD-40, co-author "Helping People Win at Work".
Russian grocery store chain.
Founder and CEO of SRC, author of "The Great Game of Business".
Spanish consulting firm.
Nand Kishore Chaudhary
Chairman at Jaipur Rugs.
Author of "De Laatste Manager" & "Fuck de Regels".
CEO of Gravity Payments.
Owner and CEO of yoghurt company Chobani.
Family business offering maintenance and supporting services.
Dutch baking equipment manufacturer.
American financial services company.
Russian house manufacturer.
German hotel chain.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Men and women of the corporation" & "Innovation: the classic traps".
Founder of Stand Up For Passion.
Russian IT company.
Italian restaurateur and chef patron of 3 Michelin-star restaurant Osteria Francescana.
After sales engineer at packing machine manufacturer Niverplast.
Chain of high-end department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom.
Former U.S. Army general, author of "Team of Teams".
Finish consulting firm.
Professor at IMD, author of "Reinventing Giants".
Founder of Woohoo Inc., author of "Happy Hour Is 9 To 5".
Co-founder of Escape the City.
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”.
Indian multinational IT service and consulting firm.
Organizational design consultancy focused on new ways of working.
Multinational manufacturing company most known for it's Gore-Tex material.
Professor at VU University Amsterdam, author of "Riding The Waves of Culture" & "Managing People Across Cultures".
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