EXPERIENCE | AWARDS

The World’s Most Innovative People Awards

OUR AWARDEES ARE THE PEOPLE OF TOMORROW FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE

BUSINESS, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, NATURE & POLICY

BILL GATES
Chairman, Microsoft
Technology Innovation

GUO PEI
Fashion Designer & Artist
Fashion Innovation

GEORGE LOGOTHETIS
Chairman, Libra Group
Leadership Innovation

TARJA HAONEN
President, Finland
Collaborative Innovation

ROBERT LANGER
Institute Professor, MIT
Biotechnology Innovation

HAAKON MAGNUS
Crown Prince, Norway
Peaceful Innovation

CHARLES BOMBARDIER
Industrial Designer
Design Innovation

BAS BEERENS
Founder, WeTransfer
Sharing Innovation

MA YANSONG
Founder, MAD Architects
Architecture Innovation

GREGORY COLBERT
Photographer/Filmmaker
Natural Innovation

PADMASREE WARRIOR
CEO, NIO U.S.
Leadership Innovation

AHMED BIN SAEED AL MAKTOUM
Executive Chairman, Emirates
Experience Innovation

NATALIA JEREMIJENKO
Artist & Professor, NYU
Environmental Innovation

STEPHEN HAWKING
Theoretical Physicist
Scientific Innovation

PAUL KAGAME
President, Rwanda
Peaceful Innovation

DESMOND TUTU
Archbishop Emirefus
Social Innovation

DONALD E. INGBER
Founding Director, Wyss Institute
Biologically-Inspired Innovation

EMILIO AMBASZ
Architect & Industrial Designer
Architecture

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON
Astrophysicist
Science Innovation

ROSHINI NADAR MALHOTRA
Trustee, Shiv Nadar Foundation
Social Innovation

JORDI MUNOZ
Founder, 3D Robotics
Drone Innovation

JOE INCANDELA
Particle Physicist
Science Innovation

JAMES MITCHEL
President, Seychelles
Tourism Innovation

MARY ALICE STEPHENSON
CEO, Glam4Good
Fashion Innovation

DAVID JONES
Founder, You & Mr. Jones
Brand Innovation

MIKE CHIEKY
Founder & CTO, Cool Planet
Energy Innovation

DAVID EDWARDS
Director, Le Laboratoire
Design Innovation

SUSAN ATHEY
Economist & Professor, Stanford University
Economic Modeling Innovation

HECTOR RUIZ
Chairman, Advanced Nanotech Solutions
Nanotechnology Innovation

JACOB BARNETT
Theoretical Physicist
Science Innovation

SAMUEL J. PALMISANO
CEO, IBM
Business Model Innovation

EVA HALLER
Chairman, Creative Visions
Cultural Innovation

DIXON DOLL
Managing Partner, DCM
Investment Innovation

MARC YU
Musician
Musical Innovation

NEIL TUROK
Director, Perimeter Institute
Social Innovation

LEOPOLDO LOPEZ
Political Activist & Economist
Leadership Innovation

HUGH HERR
Rock Climber, Engineer, & Biophysicist
Bionics Innovations

ROBIN CHASE
Co-Founder and Former CEO, Zipcar
Collaborative Innovation

STEFANIE TOMPKINS
Acting Deputy Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Science Innovation

SUROOSH ALVI
Founder, Vice Media
Media Innovation

ZHENG SHUINIE
Chairman, Kingdom Group International Holdings Co.
Cultural Innovation

SNARKY PUPPY
Music Innovation