GeneralHr Library

Be Inspired By These Creative Leaders Who Are Changing The World

Source | FastCompany : By ROSE PASTORE

Fast Company is excited to announce the addition of 170 new members to the Most Creative People in Business, an exclusive group of influencers in business from across the economy and around the globe.

These men and women have worked on fascinating projects at organizations as diverse as Google, Sweetgreen, Slack, Under Armour, BuzzFeed, the U.S. Digital Service, and Sesame Workshop. As scientists, managers, programmers, comedians, designers, musicians, writers, and activists, they are each working to solve global and societal problems in creative ways.

Here are the 170 pioneers that we are proud to induct into the Most Creative People in Business community. Click on their names to learn why they inspired us over the past year.


Tim Allen, president of Wolff Olins North America
Carly Ayres, partner at HAWRAF
Ayse Birsel, cofounder and creative director of Birsel + Seck
Amber Cartwright, design manager at Airbnb
Jeremy Goldberg, product designer at Facebook
Kat Holmes, principal design director at Microsoft
David Lee, chief creative officer at Squarespace
Jonathan Lee, creative director at Google
Dennis Maloney, chief digital officer at Domino’s
Bobby C. Martin Jr., cofounder of OCD | The Original Champions of Design
Ryue Nishizawa, partner at SANAA Architects
Gretchen Rubin, author
Thomas Woltz, principal at Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architecture


Neil Barnett, director of inclusive hiring and accessibility at Microsoft
Kimberly Bryant, founder and CEO of Black Girls Code
Lesley Grossblatt, chief operating officer and VP of product at The Boardlist
Karlie Kloss, supermodel and founder of Kode With Klossy
Jenny Lay-Flurrie, chief accessibility officer at Microsoft
Crystal Martin, CoderGirl program manager at LaunchCode
Jim McKelvey, founder of LaunchCode
Candice Morgan, head of diversity at Pinterest
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, founder of The Boardlist
Jess Weiner, founder of Talk to Jess


Jay Alvarrez, photographer and social media influencer
Reza Aslan, religion scholar and television host
Brandon Beck, cofounder of Riot Games
Samantha Bee, comic and host of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Laverne Cox, actress and activist
Susanne Daniels, global head of original content at YouTube
Stephen Davis, chief content officer at Hasbro
Mike Doernberg, cofounder and CEO of ReverbNation
Kid Fury, podcaster and creator of The Read
Alex Gibney, documentarian
Ilana Glazer, comic and actress
Eva Gutowski, social media influencer
Chelsea Handler, comic and television host
Kevin Hart, actor and comic
Abbi Jacobson, comic and actress
Brown Johnson, creative director of Sesame Workshop
Dwayne Johnson, actor
Matt Klinman, head video writer at The Onion
Ariel Martin, social media influencer
Meagan O’Brien, improv actor at Second City Works
Mike Platco, artist and social media influencer
Issa Rae, writer and actress
Shonda Rhimes, CEO of ShondaLand
Robyn Scott, improv actor at Second City Works
Andrew Ross Sorkin, producer and coanchor of Squawk Box
Zhang Wei, president of Alibaba Pictures
Crissle West, podcaster and creator of The Read

Read On….

Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button