Despite Postponement, Summit Continues to Service its Fellows

Discussing how the organization is supporting its Fellows from a distance

In the midst of isolation, Summit continues striving to create and maintain community. This week would have brought together 1,700 members—including the current, second class of Summit Fellows—for Summit at Sea, a three-day event that blends workshops, talks and experiences. While dismayed that the event was postponed, the change of plans hasn’t slowed Peter Nyeko, a Uganda-based Summit Fellow and CEO of Mandulis Energy, a …

Previewing Gusto Green’s Terpene- and Plant-Based Menu

Set to open in 2020 in DTLA, a cannabis-adjacent restaurant with a focus on clean eating

DTLA’s upcoming Gusto Green, which will have a focus on healthy, clean eating, won’t be opening until winter 2020, but attendees at this year’s Summit were able to preview their food at the proposed S Hill St location. The ground-floor space is part of the block between 7th and 8th Streets, all of which is being currently overhauled with offices, event spaces and a cannabis …

Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Tamara Warren

Translating experience as an industry insider and consumer into it to an app for all to use

Presented in partnership with Mercedes-Benz EQ

A journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Verge, Rolling Stone and more, Tamara Warren is also a former jurist and US director for the World Car of the Year awards. Having an in-depth understanding of the industry from an insider and consumer standpoint, Warren recognized a significant communication gap between the two. Her start-up Le Car aims to simplify the experience for car buyers …