Kristen Aldridge

Kristen Aldridge

VIP Contributor
Co-Founder and CEO of Luminate, Journalist, Producer and Storyteller

About Kristen Aldridge

Emmy-winning journalist Kristen Aldridge has worked all over the world as host, anchor, reporter, writer and producer. As co-founder and CEO of Luminate, an inspirational media platform connecting luminaries, leaders and influencers representing the most forward-thinking organizations in the world, Aldridge knows the challenges that come with building a business from the ground up.

With an entrepreneurial background that spans a variety of fields, including entertainment, fashion, technology and media, Aldridge created the original web series Project Luminary to shine a light on all the remarkable people changing the world one big, bold dream at a time.

Bringing nearly a decade of experience hosting and creating content that garners millions of views for hugely recognizable brands like Yahoo!, ABC, CBS, Shape and ESPN, her mission is to empower future founders to believe that with the mindset, will and desire, anything is possible.

More From Kristen Aldridge


The Powerful Reason You Should Never Give Up

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How Beachbody Acquired 10 Million Customers and Reached $1 Billion in Sales

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Health and Wellness

You May Not Be Able to Control Your Negative Thoughts, But You Can Control What Actions You Take

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Social Entrepreneurs

How a Life-Altering Experience Inspired a Social Enterprise Connecting the Greatest Minds of Our Time

Here's proof of what can happen when you turn your greatest obstacle into a profound opportunity.

How to Be Ridiculously Efficient

Steal Marissa Brassfield's secrets to do more in less time.
Giving Back

How One Entrepreneur's Journey to Find Purpose Grew Into a Global Movement

Aussie adventurer Sebastian Terry knows the importance of living life to the fullest. Now he's helping others do the same.

How This Tech Pioneer Hacked Her Way to Happiness

Apple's first user evangelist, Ellen Petry Leanse, reveals her top tools to overcome tech distraction so we can take charge of what matters most.
Interview Questions

If You Want a Better Answer, Ask a Better Question

In this video, legendary interviewer Cal Fussman shows you how to change your questions to change your life.

Sweet Success: How the Co-Founder of Sugarfina Disrupted the Candy Industry

Rosie O'Neill is a master when it comes to putting a twist on a trend.

How Drybar Founder Alli Webb Turned a Simple Concept into a $100 Million Empire

Hint: Focus on one thing and be the best at it.