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People to Watch 2021

 

Welcome to our People to Watch 2021 program!

Each year, we take a good look at what is ahead to determine a select group of leaders in Big Data that are hitting their stride and stepping ahead of the rest. In our 6th year, we are offering our readers that special glimpse into some of the best and brightest minds emerging in the industry. Their hard work, dedication, and contributions reach far beyond analytics, and are shaping the direction that technology is taking us as a people. This is the cutting edge, and these are the people who are pushing the envelope.

 

We present the Datanami People to Watch 2021:

 

Jeremy Achin

Jeremy Achin
CEO and Co-Founder, DataRobot

Fei-Fei Li

Fei-Fei Li
Co-Director, Stanford’s Human-Centered AI Institute

Jack Ma

Jack Ma
Founder, Alibaba

Mike Bostock

Mike Bostock
Co-Founder and CTO, Observable

Josh James

Josh James
CEO and Founder, Domo

Scott Guthrie

Scott Guthrie
EVP, Microsoft Cloud + AI Group

Diane Bryant

Diane Bryant
Chairman and CEO, NovaSignal

Timnit Gebru

Timnit Gebru
Co-Founder, Black in AI

Joe Hellerstein

Joe Hellerstein
Founder and CSO, Trifacta

Sean Knapp

Sean Knapp
CEO and Founder, Ascend.io

Peter Bailis

Peter Bailis
CEO and Founder, Sisu Data

Raj Dutt

Raj Dutt
Co-Founder and CEO, Grafana Labs

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