Six pillars of programming from talks, health and happiness, visual and performance art, culinary experiences and impact.
Summit at Sea is a multidisciplinary experience designed to foster deep connections within our community of amazing like-minded people.
OUR LINEUP OF INCREDIBLE THOUGHT LEADERS, MUSICAL AND VISUAL ARTISTS, HEALTH AND HAPPINESS EXPERTS
THE UNSHAKEABLE OPTIMIST
Leadership expert who gave one of the most popular TED talks of all time.
Sir Richard Branson
Sir Richard will be joining our Summit At Sea experience on Bimini Island, our Bahamian destination.
Richard is challenging our crew to sets on the beach volleyball court as we eat Caribbean cuisine and dance to some of our most inspiring music makers.
Vocal critic of big tech and the first president of the encrypted messaging app, Signal.
Dr. Craig Venter
Founder, Chairman & CEO, The J. Craig Venter Institute
One of the most influential scientists of the 21st century known for leading one of the teams who sequenced the first draft of the human genome.
Grammy award-winning DJ, producer, rapper and writer.
Two-time Grammy award-winning graphic designer whose client list includes HBO, The Rolling Stones, and the Guggenheim.
Hank Willis Thomas
Artworks include "The Embrace," a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King on Boston Common and "Opportunity (reflection)," which was at Super Bowl LVII.
CAPTAIN OF MOONSHOTS, X
Oversees X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory for building magical, audaciously impactful ideas that, through science and technology, can be brought to reality.
HOST & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, HOW TO CITIZEN PODCAST & PBS AMERICA OUTDOORS
Writer, producer, and sometimes-comedian who explores themes of democracy, technology and the natural world.
A rock 'n roll icon with an electrifying sound that channels classic rock legends like Mick Jagger, Janis Joplin and Robert Plant.
Dr. Mark Hyman
Founder, UltraWellness Center; Head of Strategy and Innovation of Cleveland Clinic for Functional Medicine
Dr. Mark Hyman diving deep on the Future of Our Medical System.
Chairperson, Starwood Capital Group
The most storied hospitality executive of all time.
Dr. Doris Taylor
CEO, ORGANAMET BIO INC.
The cell therapy pioneer bringing organs back to life.
Dr. Stephanie Kelton
Former senior economic advisor to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns
Leading expert on Modern Monetary Theory.
For the first time ever, we are committed to hosting a series of experiences for our singles to find new connections.
After the past few years, we know many of you are looking for love. Tell us who you are and we will include you in mixers, dinners and some other unique experiences for our singles.
Paris-based DJ duo creating melodious sounds influenced by world music mixed with electronic and hypnotic atmospheres.
From New York to LA, Ibiza to Brazil, meet the world’s most famous DJ you’ve never heard of.
CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR HUMANE TECHNOLOGY
The tech ethicist working to keep extractive technology from hijacking our brains, behaviors and beliefs.
Culinary experiences in collaboration with Virgin Voyages’ Michelin-starred chef collective
In true Summit style, we’re collaborating with Virgin Voyages’ 20+ distinctive and delicious specialty restaurants on board.
Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen
Former associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, NASA
The longest serving science director in NASA’s history.
FOUNDER & CREATOR, THE EROTIC BLUEPRINT BREAKTHROUGH
Join somatic sexologist Jaiya for a much-anticipated revival of their one-of-a-kind joint workshop on intimacy, pleasure and eros.
Uniting the African diaspora through sound.
FOUNDER, EMPOWERMENT COLLECTIVE
Activist and survivor working to eradicate modern-day slavery and fast fashion.
VP of Launch, SpaceX
Leading SpaceX’s efforts to make space travel as accessible as air travel.
Creative traveler from the Caucasus Mountains fusing ancient melodies with electronic beats that bring rich cultures together in mystical musical journeys.
The Mauskovic Dance Band
Amsterdam-based multi-instrumentalists making a uniquely hypnotic groove.
Dante's HiFi+ at Summit At Sea
Dante’s HiFi+ will be curating a special musical experience at Summit At Sea, because we know all of our hearts live with the sounds of spinning vinyl on turntables from the world’s most prolific music makers!
DJ SET - DANTE'S HIFI+
Grammy award-winning producer, songwriter and world-renowned DJ known for his work with Jay-Z, Drake, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar.
Founder, Chairman & CEO, GoodLeap
Career entrepreneur pioneering the adoption of clean technologies by connecting millions of consumers and contractors to help everyone live more sustainably.
Known as a passionate ambassador of the global dance community, unders brings a slick touch that drives an otherworldly original house music sound.
Dr. Sam Rader
CREATOR, SOURCE CODE
Dr. Sam Rader will share her approach to healing that uncovers the secret algorithms that run us.
Underground DJ known for his sophisticated and energetic multi-genre approach to sound.
Blurring the lines between planet earth, the cosmos and ourselves.
Silicon Valley’s favorite Buddhist Executive Coach.
Filmmaker & Author, "Horse Barbie: A Memoir"
On the ship, Geena will explore the complexities of identity, intersectionality and activism explored in her poignant memoir.
AKA BabyMommaFit, Fitness Coach & Trainer
Known for her unmatched energy and high intensity workouts that have garnered a global following.
DJ Green Lantern
World-renowned DJ and producer most known for his collaborations with Eminem, Jay-Z, Nas and Snoop Dogg.
Celebrated artist, designer and creator of the Doodle Gang Workshop, a unique facilitated process which brings out the inner artist in every participant.
FOUNDER & CEO, DAYBREAKER - TEACHING D.O.S.E
The movement and mindfulness practice to unlock our four happy neurochemicals (dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin and endorphins) naturally.
The Great Bingo Revival
The ultimate funk and soul experience featuring music, dance, comedy and 100% unadulterated BINGO.
SURVIVOR, 3X PARALYMPIC MEDALIST, NY TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, CO-FOUNDER, ADAPTIVE ACTION SPORTS
One of the most-decorated adaptive snowboarders in the world.
A lighthearted and multi-faceted breathwork experience. Traversing realms of breath, mind and music all in the service of the fundamental mystery of being alive!
Jessica Encell Coleman
Founder and Creator, The Magic of Human Connection
Jessica Encell Coleman returns to Summit with her signature session to create a powerful sense of depth, joy and belonging among its participants.
FOUNDING PARTNER, AT ONE VENTURES; FOUNDING TEAM MEMBER, GOOGLE X
Tom Chi is now focused on helping humanity become net positive to nature by investing in deep tech that can disrupt the planet's most damaging industries.
Leading Yoga & Meditation Teacher & Educator
Devoted student and global teacher of mindfulness and embodiment practices.
Endless opportunities to keep you at play including a state of the art Aquatic Club, Karaoke Lounge, Vinyl Record Room, Arcade and more.
Summit At Sea is being hosted on Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages ship and the ship is high design, tasteful and the perfect place for our crew to gather.
DJ SET - DANTE'S HIFI+
World-renowned DJ, genre-blending multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and label owner whose sound cuts across electronic dance, jazz, cumbia, funk and global traditions.
SPOKEN WORD POET
Award-winning and emmy-nominated poet, Multi Platinum songwriter, author of “Inquire Within”, National Poetry Slam Champion, and the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque du Soleil.
DJ SET - DANTE'S HIFI+
Rich Medina is a modern-day Renaissance man—platinum-selling record producer, recording artist, poet, journalist and Ivy League lecturer.
Teacher & Mestre of Capoeira
Movement to discover, develop and reflect a sense of self mastery.
CEO, David Lynch Foundation
Leading expert in Transcendental Meditation.
Acclaimed Indie duo fusing their love of pop music with hints of West Coast psychedelia, hip hop, folk and more.
Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris
PROF. OF NEUROLOGY & PSYCHIATRY, UCSF; DIRECTOR OF PSYCHEDELIC DIVISION, NEUROSCAPE
One of the leading scientists studying the effect of psilocybin on the brain.
Brazilian-Japanese DJ whose ethereal and energetic rhythms harness the power of music transcendence.
Dr. Nikki Mirghafori
AI Scientist & Buddhist Teacher
Artificial intelligence scientist turned Buddhist teacher, specializing in the mindfulness of death.
DJ SET - DANTE'S HIFI+
Iconic DJ, producer and filmmaker known for his collaborations with legends like Hall & Oates, Al Green, Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Diana Ross, New Order and Soul Sonicforce.
Brian C. Muraresku
Author, The Immortality Key: the Secret History of the Religion with No Name
A lawyer and classicist, who explores the hidden role of psychedelics in the ancient world and early Christianity.
Founder & Chief Serving Officer, Active Peace Yoga
Reggie will be leading us in yoga that inspires clarity, compassion and creativity.
Weaving cosmic and uplifting melodies with grounding Latin American beats.
Day trip to the Virgin Beach Club in Bimini, Bahamas.
We will convene for a day of adventure and play on the beach in Bimini, Bahamas.
Contemporary Caribbean Dance & Performance Artist
Storytelling through contemporary dance and performance artwork rooted in the visual and performance cultures of the African Diaspora.
Co-founder, Coral Vita
Entrepreneur working to restore our world's dying coral reefs and co-creator of the world's first commercial coral farm for reef restoration.
Multi-instrumentalist exploring the healing power of sound.
Neil Frances will be bringing their vibey pop-infused sound to the Summit At Sea musical stage!
CEO, Whistleblower Aid
Human rights activist championing for free speech, free press and accountability.
Breathwork & Movement Facilitator
Exploring the dynamic power of the breath to cultivate a deeper sense of presence and embodiment.
Climate Action Track
With a special focus on ocean conservation and sustainability.
Veteran DJ who has held residencies at legendary house havens for more than two decades.
Founder of Free Peace, Contemplative Artist & Certified Mindfulness Instructor
Exploring contemplative practices that illuminate the connection between hip hop and mindfulness.
International Finance Corporation & Incoming Special Adviser on Climate Resilience, Government of Barbados
Changing the global financing landscape to strengthen climate resilience in the most vulnerable countries.
CO-FOUNDER, EARTH SPECIES PROJECT & THE CENTER FOR HUMANE TECHNOLOGY
On using AI to translate the communication of the other 8.6 billion of our co-habitants on Earth including whales, dolphins, primates, birds and invertebrates.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER, WILDLIFE FILMMAKER, DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
Join the star of Nat Geo’s digital series Untamed, Filipe DeAndrade, on a journey from the US-Mexico border to the Costa Rican jungle as he brings us face to face with some of the rarest animals in the world.
An immersive dance workshop inspired by African and Caribbean dance to access happiness and healing.
FOUNDING MEMBER, THE CONSILIENCE PROJECT
Social philosopher focused on developing sense-making and choice-making, individually and collectively, to support conscious sustainable evolution.
GAME THEORY & FILMMAKER, LONGVIEW PHILANTHROPY
One of the world's most successful poker players turned researcher and educator on game theory risk.
Dr. Tara Isabella Burton
Novelist, theologian and culture critic diving deeper into the emerging phenomenon of individualized spirituality that exists outside of organized religion.
FOUNDER OF RHYTHM OF HAPPINESS
Percussionist and facilitator who uses rhythm and drumming to help people tap into their own creativity, joy, and presence.
Discussing art as a tool for sparking conversation, raising awareness, and inspiring action towards creating a more equitable society with Hank Willis Thomas.
Documenting climate change with pastel drawings, Zaria travels to remote regions of the world to collect images and inspiration for her work, which is exhibited worldwide.
Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on painting. Her art explores the habitual landscape form by blending digital techniques into traditional painting methods and layering light Art into her canvases.
Multimedia artist dissolving the boundaries and creating for the liberation of the spirit, from painting to sculpture, installation, and performances.
Pioneering a new breed of conscious art, Olivia Steele has earned an international reputation for her spirited public neon happenings in surreal environments. Formed by hand and filled with gas, Steele harnesses the power of neon to assert symbolic phrasing that allures and provokes.
Oscillating between mischievous eroticism and wistful splendor, Reka’s photography, videography, installation and performance pieces employ and explore traditional ideals of beauty and gender to portray sexuality.
Professor of Marketing, New York University
Public speaker, author, podcast host, entrepreneur and professor of marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business.
For Jac Ross, his soul-stirring vocals are deeper than the ears that hear them.
Businesswoman, founder and CEO of Gen.Ukrainian — a non-governmental organization of like-minded individuals and volunteer philanthropists helping Ukrainian children recover from psychological trauma.
Lee England Jr.
A classically-trained violinist and composer who makes the extraordinary seem simple.
From Organic House to Playa Tech, Deep and Funky Disco grooves, Tommy Raffa has a natural talent for taking crowds on a journey with his thoughtfully crafted sets.
CEO, Vibrant Data Labs
Data scientist and ecologist Eric Berlow will share a dynamic overview of the Climate Finance Tracker, providing a landscape view of funding in the sector and unearthing the “shining star” solutions and “positive deviant” investors leading the way forward.
Dr. Dave Rabin
Chief Innovation Officer & Co-founder, Apollo Neuroscience
Psychiatrist, translational neuroscientist, inventor, musician, entrepreneur, curator, and investigator of the interface between science and spirituality in the world's largest controlled study of psychedelic medicines to date.
Civilization is a Sculpture
Artist Dustin Yellin speaks on how his multidisciplinary art practice braids three threads into one, as he seeks to address the question: what is the most pressing issue of our time?
Co-Founder and CEO, Further Faster Ventures
Ellie is an award-winning, global venture builder currently at the helm of Further Faster Ventures, a studio working with today’s pioneers at the forefront of shaping our future through venture creation, helping them build startups, funds, accelerators and other vehicles for change.
Compared to George Carlin by Carlin’s own daughter, Gleib will blend material with crowd work, improvising much of his set with the audience. TBS called him “one of the funniest comedians working today.”
RICHE was captivated by music from an early age, studying as a classical violinist for over a decade. To RICHE, music lies at the heart of all existence, serving as the universal language.