Sixth Annual List Highlights 600 Young Disruptors, Innovators and Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing Our World...
Featuring 600 young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders who are challenging the conventional wisdom and rewriting the rules for the next generation.
"Over six years, the Forbes 30 Under 30 list has emerged as the way that the world discovers the next generation of entrepreneurs and game-changers.
These are the people that will run every field for the next 50 years,” says Randall Lane, Editor of Forbes Magazine.
This year, one in every six of 30 under 30 list members are immigrants, originating from 44 different countries
and exemplifying the success of immigrants as well as the thriving American dream...
36% of these list members live and work on the East Coast and 39% on the West Coast.
All under 30 years old, the honorees were vetted by a panel of judges in their respective fields. Over 15,000 online submissions were received and only 600 made the cut, making it a 4% acceptance rate.
Forbes collaborated with expert judges in each category, including James Harden and Phil Knight in Sports, Michelle Phan and Christian Siriano in Art & Style,
Jennifer Hyman and Tyler Haney in Retail & E-commerce, Alfred Lin in Venture Capital, Pete Cashmore and Shane Smith in Media,
Jason Derulo and Halsey in Music, Alex Guarnaschelli and Lee Schrager in Food & Drink, Jean Case in Social Entrepreneurs,
To create a unique list of 600 young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs who are transforming business, technology, finance, media,
culture and more...
Forbes 30 Under 30 is a set of lists issued annually by Forbes magazine and some of its regional editions. The lists recognize 600 business and industry figures, with 30 selected in twenty industries each. Asia and Europe also each have ten categories, while Africa has a single list of 30 people. Forbes hosts associated conferences and a section of its website called Under 30-