Top 10 Most Influential People of 2011
To achieve something great in life, we always need an inspiration and follow the steps of those influential people in the world. So, if you are looking for the most influential people, here we have listed top 10 most influential people of 2011. This list is based on the works or ideas they introduce into the humanity, to develop and bring peace internationally.
- Wael Ghonim- the spokesman of Egyption Revolutionary: Wael Ghonim is listed the most influential figure of 2011 for awakening the Egyptian pro-democracy demonstrations. He is a skilled computer engineer and an Egyptian internet activist, rising to fame through social media. He set up a facebook page called “We are all khaled Saeed”, which provoked the Egypt’s peaceful revolution.
- Joseph Stiglitz – Great Economist: Joseph Eugene Stuglitz , the former Chief Econimist and the senior Vice President of the World Bank, is known for his dedicated and exceptional contribution for peace and prosperity. In 2001, he is also a recipient of the “Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences”. He is mostly known for his critical view of the management of globalization and for free-market economist.
- Reed Hastings- An Entrepreneur: He rose to fame because of his creative Netflix entertainment distribution. Reed Hastings revolutionized the oldest delivery methods, the U.S. mail by using Netflix, which is now distributed to almost everywhere, from TV, computer to iPad. Reed Hastings is the CEO of Facebook, Netflix, boards of Microsoft and many other non-profit organizations.
- Amy Poehler – Comedian and Actress: Amy Poehler, who is an actor, comedian, writer and producer, is certainly one of the most inspiring people today. She is a timeless comedian and performer, currently playing as the lead of actor of Parks and Recreation on NBC. She has also starred on entertainment television live show on Saturday night from 2001 to 2008.
- Geoffrey Canada – An Educator: He is a member of the After-School Corporation’s Board of directors, and indulged in extensive service for ‘Harlem Children’s Zone Project”. His commitment to provide equitable education opportunities for all children made him stand out from others and become such an inspiring person. Geoffrey Canada is an educator and an African-American Social activist, who initiated “The HCZ Project” that serves 8,000 kids and reaches 100 city blocks today.
- Mark Zuckerberg – Founder of Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg is entitled one of the most influential people for co-creating the Facebook, the most popular social networking site. For this great achievement, he was also named as the Time magazine’s person of the year 2010.
- Peter Vesterback – Game Developer: He developed the Angry Birds, the puzzle video game, with his company Rovio Mobile, and thus enlisted in top 10 most inspiring people of 2011. Since then, more than 12 million copies of the game have been bought from Apple’s App Store. No wonder he is listed one of the most influential people in the world.
- Angela Merkel – Political Consensus: Angela Merkel is landed on the 8th position of the most influential people of 2011, being the 1st female chancellor of Germany, the 2nd to chair in G8 and a great leader of a major continental European Power. Her authorizing style for the search of German’s consensus made her an influential figure. Angela Merkel is also the “chairwoman of the CDU” (Christian Democratic Union).
- Julian Assange – Founder of WikiLeaks: The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange is ranked one of the top influential people of 2011. His website works as a pathway to the worldwide publishes information and news leaks to produce open governance. Julian Assange constantly raises his voice on the press freedom, censorship and investigative journalism.
- Ron Bruder – An Advocate: The Jewish-American advocate and entrepreneur, also the founder of the EFE – Education for Employment Foundation. Because of his hard working for the worldwide practical education programs, he is ranked one of the most influential people in the world. Ron Bruder is also known as the real estate developer expertise, but not aspiring to increase employment in several countries.