The Bloomberg 50

From finance and politics to tech and entertainment, these people defined global business in 2017.

November 30, 2017

Who defined this year? What if the people who are always on these lists weren’t on this one? These are the questions our reporters and editors around the globe sought to answer with the first Bloomberg 50: the executives, entrepreneurs, experts, and entertainers whose 2017 merits applause and recognition—or, in a few instances, just recognition. So if you don’t know who Yoshiaki Koizumi, Marty Chavez, Luhan Yang, Luisa Ortega Díaz, and Agnes Gund are, that’s OK, keep reading. And once you’re done with 2017, check out the people to keep an eye on next year.

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