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15.11.2014 / New York

We won!

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THE 2014 WORLD TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNERS by theWorld Technology Network (WTN) in association with Fortune and TIME.

On November 13th and 14th, 2014, at the TIME Conference Center in New York City, many of the most innovative people and organizations in the science and technology world will join together for an historic gathering – the 2014 World Technology Summit & Awards – to celebrate each other’s accomplishments; to explore what is imminent, possible, and important in and around emerging technologies; and to create the kinds of serendipitous relationships that create the future. – See more at: http://www.wtn.net

INDIVIDUAL

ARTS

  • Yael Kanarek
    Artist (New York, NY, USA)

BIOTECHNOLOGY

  • Xiaowei Zhuang
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Professor of Physics, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA)

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

  • Holger Claussen
    Department Head, Small Cells Research, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent (Dublin, Ireland)

DESIGN

  • Nick Woodman
    Founder, CEO, Chairman, GoPro (San Mateo, CA, USA)

EDUCATION

  • LeVar Burton
    Co-Founder/Curator-in-Chief, RRKidz & Reading Rainbow; actor – “Star Trek”, “Roots”; Director (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

ENERGY

  • Elon Musk
    Chairman, SolarCity; Co-Founder, CEO, Product Architect, Tesla Motors (Palo Alto, CA, USA)

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Palmer Luckey
    Founder, Oculus V – now part of Facebook; inventor, Oculus Rift VR headset (Irvine, CA, USA)

ENVIRONMENT

  • Michael Biddle
    Founder & CEO, MBA Polymers (Headquarters: Worksop, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom)

ETHICS

  • Wendell Wallach
    Scholar, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Yale University (New Haven, CT, USA)

FINANCE

  • Paul Graham, Jessica Livingston, Robert Morris, and Trevor Blackwell
    Co-Founder, Y Combinator (Mountain View, CA, USA)

HEALTH & MEDICINE

  • David Frakes
    Associate Professor, School of Biological & Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

IT HARDWARE

  • Rodney Brooks
    Founder, CTO, Chairman, Rethink Robotics; Co-Founder, former, CTO, iRobot (Boston, MA, USA)

IT SOFTWARE

  • Vitalik Buterin
    Co-creator & inventor, Ethereum; Co-Founder, Bitcoin magazine (Toronto, Canada)

LAW

  • Victor Mayer-Schönberger
    Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford (Oxford, United Kingdom)

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

  • Krista Canfield
    Head of Mobile Product PR, LinkedIn (Mountain View, CA, USA)

MATERIALS

  • Zhong Lin Wang
    Director, Nanscience Research Group, School of Materials Science & Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA, USA)

MEDIA & JOURNALISM

  • Walter Isaacson
    President/CEO, Aspen Institute; former CEO, CNN; author, “Steve Jobs”, “The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution” (Washington, DC, USA)

POLICY

  • Jane Goodall
    Founder, Jane Goodall Institute; UN Messenger of Peace; Primatologist (Vienna, VA, USA and Gombe National Park, Tanzania)

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Blair Glencorse
    Founder, Accountability Lab (Washington, DC, USA; Liberia; Nepal)

SPACE

  • Elon Musk
    Founder/CEO/CTO, SpaceX

CORPORATE

BIOTECHNOLOGY

  • BGI
    (Shenzhen, China)

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

  • Waze
    (Mountain View, CA, USA)

ENERGY

  • NewCO2Fuels
    (Rehovot, Israel)

ENVIRONMENT

  • Skipping Rocks Lab
    (London, United Kingdom)

FINANCE

  • 500 Startups
    (Headquarters: Mountain View, CA, USA)

HEALTH & MEDICINE

  • Nyxoah
    (Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium)

IT HARDWARE

  • Aldebaran Robotics
    (Headquarters: Paris, France)

IT SOFTWARE

  • Red Hat
    (Headquarters: Raleigh, N.C.)

MATERIALS

  • Parx Plastics
    (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

SPACE

  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
    (Bangalore, India)

– See more at: http://www.wtn.net/

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