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