December 14, 2022
Sixth-annual list includes Bad Bunny, Citadel’s Ken Griffin, JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes, Jennifer Hudson, Ketanji Brown Jackson, The James Webb Space Telescope, Kim Kardashian, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing CEO C.C. Wei, Serena Williams, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, and more.
NEW YORK – December 14, 2022 – Bloomberg Businessweek today revealed the 2022 Bloomberg 50 list, dedicated to the innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders who have changed the global business landscape over the past year. An unranked list, the Bloomberg 50 represents the most influential thought leaders in business, finance, politics, entertainment, and science and technology whose accomplishments were particularly noteworthy.
See below for the complete list of Businessweek’s 2022 Bloomberg 50 and read here to see how each person (and one telescope) changed the world in a measurable way: bloomberg.com/bloomberg50
Gautam Adani, Chairman, Adani Group
Francesca Bellettini, President and CEO, Yves Saint Laurent
Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Yvon Chouinard, Founder, Patagonia
Aisha “Pinky” Cole, Founder and CEO, Slutty Vegan
Michelle Eisen & Chris Smalls, Barista and Organizing Committee Member, Starbucks Workers; interim President, Amazon Labor Union
Nick Hayek, President and CEO, Swatch Group
Robin Hayes, CEO, JetBlue Airways Corp.
Kim Kardashian, Co-founder, Skims Body Inc.
Randy Nonnenberg, Co-founder and CEO, Bring a Trailer Media
Phil Spencer, CEO, Microsoft Gaming
Quinta Brunson, actor and screenwriter
Bad Bunny, pop star
Tom Cruise, actor
Brian Flores, Senior Defensive Assistant and Linebackers Coach, Pittsburgh Steelers
Eileen Gu, Olympic skier and spokeswoman
Jennifer Hudson, entertainer
Aaron Judge, Outfielder, New York Yankees
Kevin Warren, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference
Wylie Aronow & Greg Solano, Co-founders, Yuga Labs Inc.
Todd Boehly, CEO, Eldridge
Lisa Cook, Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Ken Griffin, Founder, Citadel and Citadel Securities
Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Germany
Said Haidar, Chief Investment Officer, Haidar Capital Management
Katie Haun, CEO and Founder, Haun Ventures
Jeremy Hunt, Chancellor of the Exchequer, UK
John Ray III, CEO, FTX Group
Daleep Singh, Chief Global Economist, PGIM Fixed Income
Serena Williams, Founder, Serena Ventures LLC
Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister, Australia
Gabriel Boric, President, Chile
Liz Cheney & Bennie Thompson, US Representatives
Ketanji Brown Jackson, Associate Justice, US Supreme Court
Olivia Julianna, Director of Politics and Government Affairs, Gen-Z for Change
Scarlett Lewis, Founder, Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement
Sauli Niinisto, President, Finland
Park Ji-hyun, writer and activist
Liane Randolph, Chair, California Air Resources Board
Lawrence Wong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Singapore
Volodymyr Zelenskiy, President, Ukraine
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY:
Shou Chew, CEO, TikTok
Dylan Field, Co-founder and CEO, Figma Inc.
Rebecca Gomperts, Founder, Aid Access
The James Webb Space Telescope
Tom Oxley, Co-founder and CEO, Synchron
Guillaume Pousaz, CEO and Founder, Checkout.com
Nan Ransohoff, Head of Climate, Stripe Inc.
Bret Taylor, Co-CEO, Salesforce Inc.
C.C. Wei, Vice Chairman and CEO, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.
– Ones to Watch: A list of people who are poised to have significant impact in their fields in the coming year.
– Usual Suspects: People who, year after year, have had an outsize impact in their field.
– Bloomberg 50 Alums: Past Bloomberg 50 honorees who could’ve made the list this year.
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Raina Dembner, Bloomberg Businessweek, email@example.com