Edward Sylvan started his career in the financial services industry, but changed focus to revolutionize motion picture distribution and marketing with his company Sycamore Entertainment Group.

Annie Leonard thinks we have too much stuff—possibly brought on by the credo of the 2nd half of the 20th Century to make things faster, cheaper and better. We examine the pattern of over consumption in the United States and project its impact on the future from her book The Story of Stuff.