Radar

Spotlighting thinkers with the ideas most likely to
shape the future.

about the radar

About the Thinkers50 Radar

Announced every January, the Thinkers50 Radar identifies a cohort of 30 up-and-coming thinkers whose ideas we predict will make an important impact on management thinking in the future. Since its introduction in 2007, the unveiling of the new Thinkers50 Radar Class has been one of the most popular and eagerly awaited moments in the Thinkers50 calendar. The Thinkers50 Radar identifies new talent and ideas and provides an early alert system for managers, publishers, speaker bureaus, and others in the thought-leadership industry.

Thinkers50 uses its market knowledge and influence to highlight the up-and-coming thinkers and showcase the ideas that will shape management in the coming years. The hope is that the recognition and profile this gives to these young (and not so young) thinkers will spur them on to do their best work.

selection process

Selection Process

The Thinkers50 Radar Class of 30 thinkers to watch in the coming year is always an eclectic mix of people who have crossed the Thinkers50 radar or been nominated by members of the Thinkers50 community.

Thinkers50 believes in diversity, inclusivity, and equity. The Thinkers50 Radar list is a celebration of those values. We not only welcome but positively seek out the rainbow spectrum of thought that comes from seeing the world from multiple perspectives and backgrounds.

Thinkers50 Radar Class

Thinkers50 Radar 2018

Emerging thinkers with the potential to make lasting contributions to management theory and practice.

Thinkers50 scans the globe on an ongoing basis for fresh, powerful thought leadership. We are committed to the search, we enjoy the process, and we invite you to participate by contributing your ideas about management thinkers on the horizon.

Beth Altringer

Silvia Bellezza

Silvia Bellezza

Peter Belmi

Dan Cable

Tiziana Casciaro

Corporate Rebels: Joost Minnaar, Pim De Morree, Freek Ronner & Catelijne Bexkens

Paul Daugherty

Jeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden

Jeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden

Rasmus Hougaard

Anders Indset

Kriti Jain

Sujin Jang

Rana El Kaliouby

Rana El Kaliouby

Neha Narula

Neha Narula

Tsedal Neeley

Pinar Ozcan

Katherine Phillips

Dan Pontefract

Lakshmi Ramarajan

Louise Van Rhyn

Laura Morgan Roberts

Sanyin Siang

Irene Yuan Sun

Anita Krohn Traaseth

Anita Krohn Traaseth

Tendayi Viki

Tendayi Viki

Dai Wei

Dai Wei

Amy Wrzesniewski

Amy Wrzesniewski

Hu Yong

Hu Yong

Cali Yost

Cali Yost

Howard Yu

Thinkers50 Radar Class

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