How were the inductees selected?
A panel of top business leaders selected honorees, from the pool put forward by the Nominating Committee, based on their innovation, economic impact and legacy, which will serve to inspire others to pursue entrepreneurship. The panel will select a new group of honorees each year to be inducted into the EntWoF with their stars.
Who was on the selection committee?
Bill Aulet, Managing Director,
MIT Entrepreneurship Center, Chairman of EntWoF Selection Committee
Tom Byers, Director,
Stanford Technology Ventures Program
George Colony, Founder, Chairman & CEO,
Desh Deshpande, Co-Chairman,
National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Emily Nagle Green, Chairman,
Bryan Pearce, Ernst & Young,
Americas Director of Entrepreneur of the Year Program
Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief,
Carl Schramm, Chairman,
Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship