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 and CEO at Beautystack.
Indian multinational IT service and consulting firm.
Author of "De Laatste Manager" & "Fuck de Regels".
Associate professor of Oral Roberts University and author of "Under New Management".
British multinational conglomerate founded by Richard Branson.
Finish consulting firm.
Nand Kishore Chaudhary
Chairman at Jaipur Rugs.
CEO Virgin Unite.
American organizational design consultants.
American video game developer.
American media-services provider and production company.
German hotel chain.
Founder of Woohoo Inc., author of "Happy Hour Is 9 To 5".
Family business offering maintenance and supporting services.
Dutch packaging machines manufacturer.
Founder of Virgin Group, author of "Losing My Virginity", "Screw It, Let's Do It", "Screw Business as Usual", "Like a Virgin", "The Virgin Way" & "Finding My Virginity".
Co-founder and CEO of Sente.
Multinational manufacturing company most known for it's Gore-Tex material.
Director for BCG's Institute for Organization, author of "Six Simple Rules".
Founder The Ready, author of "Brave New Work".
Co-founder of BrewDog, author of "Business for Punks".
India's largest manufacturers of hand knotted rugs.
Former U.S. Army general, author of "Team of Teams".
Chain of high-end department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom.
Spanish consulting firm.
Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, author of "Managing Professionals? Don't!"
Founder & CEO at Basecamp. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.
Dutch mortgage advice provider.
Former CEO of HCL Technologies, author of "Employees First, Customers Second".
American IT company formally known as 37signals.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Men and women of the corporation" & "Innovation: the classic traps".
Founder and president of WoMen'Up.
Owner and CEO of yoghurt company Chobani.
Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Rebel Talent".
Founder of Stand Up For Passion.
Founder and former CEO of Visa, author of "One from Many".
Organisational theorist, educator, author and professor.
Australian voice and digital agency.
American financial services company.
CEO of WD-40, co-author "Helping People Win at Work".
Bakker van Maanen
Dutch bakery chain.
Ukrainian IT company.
Professor at Ashridge Hult, author of "Speak Up".
Spanish psychologist, CEO of La Fageda.
Organizational psychologist, Wharton Professor, and author of "Originals".
Dutch plant nursery.
CEO of Vinci SA.
Italian restaurateur and chef patron of 3 Michelin-star restaurant Osteria Francescana.
Dutch baking equipment manufacturer.
CEO of Gravity Payments.
Spanish dairy farm.
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”.
After sales engineer at packing machine manufacturer Niverplast.
Professor at VU University Amsterdam, author of "Riding The Waves of Culture" & "Managing People Across Cultures".
Tom van der Lubbe
Co-founder of the progressive mortgage advice company Viisi.
Co-founder of Escape the City.
Australian software company.
Professor at Harvard Business School, author of "Teaming" & "The Fearless Organization".
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