Congratulations to IX Contributors Making Thinkers50 Shortlists

by Braden Kelley

Congratulations to IX Contributors Making Thinkers50 ShortlistsI would like to be the first to congratulate my friend Rowan Gibson, the author of The Four Lenses of Innovation, and fellow Innovation Excellence co-Founder, on making the shortlist for the Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Award 2015 for Innovation.

I would also like to congratulate the other Innovation Excellence contributors making some of the various Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards shortlists, including:

  • Peter Diamandis
  • Alex Osterwalder
  • Alf Rehn

… and to thank everyone who nominated me and some of the other Innovation Excellence contributors for these prestigious awards.

For those of your curious who made the various Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards for 2015, I’ve listed them below:

Breakthrough Idea 2015 Shortlist:

1. Collaborative Consumption/Rachel Botsman
2. Peers Inc./Robin Chase
3. Exponential Organizations/Salim Ismail, Michael Malone and Yuri van Geest
4. Blue Ocean Leadership/W Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne
5. Collaborative Intelligence/Dawna Markova and Angie McArthur
6. Behavioral Fitness/Lee Newman
7. Holacracy/Brian Robertson
8. Leadership Capital Index/Dave Ulrich

Digital Thinking 2015 Shortlist:

1. Erik Brynjolfsson & Andrew McAfee
2. Enrique Dans
3. Peter Diamandis
4. Umair Haque
5. Nilofer Merchant
6. Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland
7. Don Tapscott
8. Jim Whitehurst

Ideas into Practice 2015 Shortlist:

1. Haier & Zhang Ruimin
2. Red Hat & Jim Whitehurst
3. Singularity University & Peter Diamandis, Ray Kurzweil & Robert Richards
4. Zipcar & Robin Chase

Innovation 2015 Shortlist:

1. Scott Anthony
2. Alexa Clay & Kyra Maya Phillips
3. Rowan Gibson
4. Vijay Govindarajan
5. Linda Hill
6. Gary Pisano
7. Alf Rehn
8. Juan Pablo Vazquez Sampere

Innovation Starts Here

Leadership 2015 Shortlist:

1. Amy Cuddy
2. Marshall Goldsmith
3. Hal Gregersen
4. Heidi Grant Halvorson
5. Herminia Ibarra
6. Fred Kiel
7. Gianpiero Petriglieri
8. Liz Wiseman

Social Enterprise 2015 Shortlist:

1. Liam Black
2. Bill Drayton
3. Pamela Hartigan
4. Rebecca Henderson
5. Leila Janah
6. Johanna Mair
7. Alex Nicholls
8. Sally Osberg & Roger Martin

Strategy 2015 Shortlist:

1. Richard D’Aveni
2. Niraj Dawar
3. Pankaj Ghemawat
4. Benjamin Gomes-Casseres
5. Rita G McGrath
6. Alex Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur
7. Michael E Porter & James E. Heppelmann
8. Martin Reeves, Knut Haanaes, & Janmejaya Sinha

Talent 2015 Shortlist:

1. Tomas Chamorro
2. Robin Ely
3. Claudio Fernandez
4. Stew Friedman
5. Adam Galinsky & Maurice Schweitzer
6. Whitney Johnson
7. Doug Ready
8. Zeynep Ton

Thinkers50 Radar Award 2015 Shortlist:

1. David Burkus
2. Steven D’Souza
3. Erica Dhawan
4. Erin Meyer
5. Jennifer Petriglieri
6. Erin Reid
7. Lauren Rivera
8. Arun Sundararajan
9. Anirban Dutta

Source: Thinkers50

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Braden KelleyBraden Kelley is a popular innovation speaker, builds sustainable innovation cultures, and tools for creating successful change. He is the author of the five-star book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire and the creator of a revolutionary new Change Planning Toolkit™ coming soon. Follow him on Twitter (@innovate) and Linkedin.

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