“Innovation” is one of today’s buzzwords, with creative thinkers racing to power the way into the future.
Leading innovators have remained at the forefront, delivering new products on a consistent basis. Others blaze forward in a burst of light, speeding ahead with original thinking that they rapidly transform into tangible evidence of their creativity.
Eighth Annual Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art
To honor some of the leading innovators of our time, WSJ. Magazine hosted its eighth annual Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City last night. Ten pioneering talents, all of whom grace nine separate covers of the magazine’s highly anticipated November issue, were honored among more than 250 guests for their groundbreaking accomplishments in their respective disciplines.
Entertainment, Fashion, Design, Film, Philanthropy, Technology, Television, Food and Architecture Honorees
Selected by WSJ. Magazine editors, the honorees were: John Legend (Entertainment), Ralph Lauren (Fashion), Ruth E. Carter (Design), Jonah Hill (Film), Agnes Gund (Philanthropy), Nonny de la Peña (Technology), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Television), David Chang (Food) and Herzog & de Meuron (Architecture). Each winner was presented with an award designed by the 2011 Design winner, Joris Laarman.
Features on Each Innovator Award Recipient
To read about each of the leading innovators, check out WSJ.’s November issue, which will be available in the United States on November 10. Features on each Innovator Award recipient can be found online at wsjmagazine.com/innovators.
Innovation at the Intersection of Arts, Business and Technology Industries
The list of honorees reflects an extraordinary cross-section of forward thinking at the intersection of these three fields. When others in these respective industries are encouraged to follow this path and given the freedom as well as the tools to develop new ideas, the possibilities are endless.
Qualities of Leading Innovators: Post Your Comments
Why do you think that John Legend (Entertainment), Ralph Lauren (Fashion), Ruth E. Carter (Design), Jonah Hill (Film), Agnes Gund (Philanthropy), Nonny de la Peña (Technology), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Television), David Chang (Food) and Herzog & de Meuron (Architecture). were recognized as leading innovators in their fields? What strikes you about each one in terms of their ability to innovate in a distinctive way?
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