World Entrepreneur Of The Year

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EY - Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede
First Vice President, Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)
Former CEO, Access Bank Plc
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Nigeria

 

EY - Doris Albisser

Doris Albisser
Vice Chairman
CLS Communication AG
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2007 Switzerland

 

EY - Selim A. Bassoul

Selim A. Bassoul
Chairman and CEO
The Middleby Corporation
The Entrepreneur Of The Year 2004 US

 

EY - Dr. Patrick Bitature

Dr. Patrick Bitature
Founder, Chairman and Group CEO
Simba Group
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 Uganda

 

EY - Lars Björk

Lars Björk
Chief Executive Officer
Qlik
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009 US

 

EY - H. Raymond Bingham

H. Raymond Bingham
Advisory Director
General Atlantic LLC
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2004 US

 

EY - Beth A. Brooke

Beth Brooke-Marciniak
Global Vice Chair — Regulatory and Public Policy
EY

 

EY - Darko Budeč

Darko Budeč
Chief Executive Officer
BUCK d.o.o
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Serbia

 

Susan Casey
Founder and member Board of Directors
Square 1 Financial

 

Michel Cohen
Co-CEO
Lolita S.A.

 

Scott Collins
Managing Director
Summit Partners

 

Jack Cowin
Founder and Executive Chairman
Competitive Foods Australia Ltd.
Entrepreneur Of The Year Australia Judge 2005, 2006, 2008

 

Kenneth Cukier
Data editor
Economist

 

 

EY - Mike Cullen

Mike Cullen
EY Global Managing Partner — Talent

 

Tom Davidson
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
EverFi, Inc.
Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 US

 

EY - James C. Davis

James C. Davis
CEO
Smart Wire Grid

 

EY - Carmine DiSibio

Carmine DiSibio
Global Managing Partner – Client Service
EY

 

EY - Stephan Dolezalek

Stephan Dolezalek
Managing Director
VantagePoint Capital Partners

 

EY - Herb Engert

Herb Engert
Americas Strategic Growth Markets Leader
EY

 

EY - Peter Englisch

Peter Englisch
Global Family Business Leader
EY

 

Sir Alex Ferguson
Manager, Manchester United football club (1986-2013)
Record-breaking coach lauded as the most successful manager in British football history
First coach to win the Premiership title, FA Cup and European Cup in the same season

 

EY - John Ferraro

John Ferraro
Global Chief Operating Officer
EY

 

EY - Gil Forer

Gil Forer
Global Leader, Global Cleantech Center
EY

 

Tim Franks
Managing Director
Advent International plc, London

 

Ken Goldman
CFO
Yahoo! Inc.

 

EY - Gökhan Gürcan

Gökhan Gürcan
CEO
Acibadem Sigorta

 

EY - Tony Haddad

Tony Haddad
General Manager
Technica, Lebanon

 

EY - Budiarto Halim

Budiarto Halim
President Director
PT Erajaya Swasembada Tbk.

 

EY - Anne Heraty

Anne Heraty
Founder and CEO
Cpl Resources plc.
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2006 Ireland

 

EY - Sir Michael Hill

Sir Michael Hill
Founder and Chairman
Michael Hill International
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008 New Zealand

 

EY - David Holtze

David Holtze
Global Vice Chairman — Tax
EY

 

EY - Deborah K. Holmes

Deborah K. Holmes
Americas Director of Corporate Responsibility
EY

 

Bedriye Hülya
Founder
b-fit

 

EY - Datuk Tan Say Jim

Datuk Tan Say Jim
Group Managing Director and CEO
IRIS Corporation Bhd

 

EY - Sheila C. Johnson

Sheila C. Johnson
CEO
Salamander Hotels and Resorts

 

EY - Kailash Katkar

Kailash Katkar
CEO
Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

 

EY - Jackie Kelley

Jackie Kelley
Americas IPO Leader
EY

 

EY - Akram Khreis

Akram Khreis
Founder and Owner
International Beverages Consultancy (IBC) Group
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Jordan

 

EY - David Kidder

David Kidder
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Bionic
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008 US

 

EY - Ronald J. Kruszewski

Ronald J. Kruszewski
Chairman, President and CEO
Stifel Financial Corp.

 

EY - Florian Langenscheidt

Dr. Florian Langenscheidt
Founder and Chairman of the Board
CHILDREN FOR A BETTER WORLD

 

EY - Joanna Lau

Joanna Lau
Founder and CEO
Lau Technologies
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 US

 

EY - Zsolt E. Lavotha

Zsolt E. Lavotha
Chairman and President
Monaco Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (MVCA)

 

EY - Brian Lee

Brian Lee
Co-founder and CEO
The Honest Company

 

EY - Michael Lee-Chin

Michael Lee-Chin
Chairman
Portland Holdings Inc.
Entrepreneur Of The Year 1996 Canada

 

EY - Dr. Jeremy Leggett

Dr. Jeremy Leggett
Founder and Chairman, Solarcentury and SolarAid
Chairman, Carbon Tracker and Firefly Solar

 

EY - Silvina Leibenberg

Silvina Leibenberg
Co-CEO
Lolita S.A.

 

EY - Dr. Weihua Ma

Dr. Weihua Ma
Chairman
Wing Lung Bank Ltd.
Entrepreneur Of The Year China- Mainland 2012

 

EY - V.S.S. Mani

V.S.S. Mani
Founder and CEO
Justdial

 

EY - V.S.S. Mani

Juliet Mann
Broadcast Journalist
CNN

 

EY - V.S.S. Mani

Marie Mawad
Reporter
Bloomberg News

 

EY - Datuk Dr. Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria

Datuk Dr. Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria
Secretary General
Ministry Of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

 

EY - Pip McCrostie

Pip McCrostie
Global Vice Chair - Transaction Advisory Services (TAS)
EY

 

EY - Paul McGinley

Paul McGinley

2014 European Ryder Cup Captain

 

EY - Hugo Moreno

Hugo Moreno
CEO and co-founder
Opticas Ver de Verdad

 

EY - James Mwangi

James Mwangi
CEO and Managing Director
Equity Bank Group
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 Kenya
World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012

 

EY - Tan Sri A K Nathan

Tan Sri A K Nathan
Group Managing Director
Eversendai Corporation Bhd
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008 Malaysia

 

EY - Jim Nixon

Jim Nixon
President and CEO
Varel International Energy Services

 

EY - Austin Okere

Austin Okere
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Computer Warehouse Group Plc

 

EY - Dr. Ruth Oltjer

Dr. Ruth Oltjer
Owner & CEO
Chemi-Pharm AS
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Estonia

 

EY - Steve Papermaster

Steve Papermaster
Chairman & CEO
Powershift Group
Entrepreneur Of The Year 1999 US

 

EY - Bryan Pearce

Bryan Pearce
Global Leader Entrepreneur Of The Year™ and Venture CapitalEY

 

EY - Ross Perot, Jr.

Ross Perot, Jr.
Chairman
The Perot Companies and Hillwood

 

EY - Maria Pinelli

Maria Pinelli
EY Global Vice Chair – Strategic Growths Markets
EY

 

EY - Anthony Podesta

Anthony Podesta
Founder
McMillan Shakespeare Group
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Australia

 

EY - Jason Port

Jason Port
Founding Investor
Quirky
and NormalEars

 

EY - Ewald Raben

Ewald Raben
Chief Executive Officer
Raben Group
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Poland

 

EY - Michael E. Rogers

Michael E. Rogers
Global Deputy Private Equity Leader
EY

 

EY - Uschi Schreiber

Uschi Schreiber
EY Global Markets Leader and
Global Government and Public Sector Leader

 

EY - Hendy Setiono

Hendy Setiono
CEO
Baba Rafi Enterprise

 

EY - Robert S. Silberman

Robert S. Silberman
Executive Chairman
Strayer Education, Inc.

 

EY - Regine Sixt

Regine Sixt
Executive Vice President
Sixt International

 

EY - Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart
Founder
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

 

EY - Harald U. Sverdrup

Harald U. Sverdrup
Chairman of the Board
K.A. Rasmussen AS
Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Norway

 

EY - Randall L. Tavierne

Randall L. Tavierne
Markets Leader for Strategic Growth Markets
EY

 

EY - Julie Teigland

Julie Teigland
Central Europe Strategic Growth Markets Leader
EY

 

EY - Dr. Alan Ulsifer

Dr. Alan Ulsifer
Chief Executive Officer, President and Chair
FYidoctors
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Canada

 

EY - Ulukaya Hamdi

Hamdi Ulukaya
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Chobani, Inc.
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 US
World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013

 

EY - Andrea Vogel

Andrea Vogel
EMEIA Strategic Growth Markets Leader
EY

 

EY - Wahl Erik

Erik Wahl
The Art of Vision
Internationally recognized artist
No. 1 best-selling author
Entrepreneur

 

EY - Mark A. Weinberger

Mark A. Weinberger
Global Chairman & CEO
EY

 

EY - Marty Wikstrom

Marty Wikstrom
Founder
The Atelier Fund

 

EY - Denise Wilson

Denise Wilson
Founder, President and CEO
Desert Jet

 

EY - Patrick Winter

Patrick Winter
Asia-Pacific Deputy Area Managing Partner
EY

 

EY - Selçuk Yorgancıoğlu

Selçuk Yorgancıoğlu
Partner
The Abraaj Group

 

EY - Muhammad Yunus

Professor Muhammad Yunus
Founder
Grameen Bank
Nobel Peace Prize recipient 2006

 

EY - Elena Zambon

Elena Zambon
President
Zambon S.p.A.