#9 Kunal Gupta
Kunal Gupta is is the founder and CEO of Nova (formerly Polar), a creative advertising software provider to the world's largest media publishers, platforms, brands and agencies. Kunal is a devoted meditator and regularly writes about leadership, culture, and mindfulness.
#8 April Rinne
April Rinne is equal parts global authority, advocate, ally and adventurer. She sees trends early, understands their potential, and helps others do the same. She connects people, ideas and resources in ways that say "wow, that's what the world needs" – and then makes it happen.
#7 Nic Von Rupp
Nic Von Rupp spent his teenage years in competitive surfing, but nowadays is focused on moving frontiers in Big Wave Surfing. While chasing the heaviest waves around the world, Nic has grown his YouTube channel and personal brand.
#6 Vasco Pedro
Vasco Pedro is no stranger to startups! In 2016 he won the Startup Founder of Year award by Startup Portugal, and has mentored several startups both at the Founders Institute and the Lisbon Challenge. Currently he is the Co-founder and CEO at Unbabel.
#4 Ari Newman
Ari Newman is an entrepreneur, investor and and mentor. Currently, he is a Partner and co-founder at Massive VC & The Fund Rockies. Ari was previously a Techstars Partner.
#5 Marcelo Lebre
Marcelo Lebre is passionate about building products, scaling architectures and teams, so he works with startups and founders as an advisor. In 2019, he co-founded Remote, of which he is currently the COO/CTO.
#3 Jenny Fielding
Jenny Fielding is a two-time founder, pre-seed investor, mentor and entrepreneur from New York. She is currently a General Partner at The Fund.
#2 Cem Sertoglu
Cem Sertoglu is an entrepreneur and venture capital investor, focused on technology ventures in Turkey and CEE since 2006. He is currently a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Earlybird Digital East Fund.