2017 30 Under 30

Bobby-Murphy-Early-LifeNameBobby Murphy
Profession: CTO & Co-founder of Snapchat
Age: 28
Quote: “We weren’t cool, so we tried to build things to be cool”

serge yegiazarovName: Serge Yegiazarov
Profession: Wall Street Software Developer
Age: 25
Quote: “Even the most amazing product without distribution is nothing but a cart without a horse”

Annie LawlessName: Annie Lawless
Profession: Co-founder of Suja Juice
Age: 29
Quote: “To have something that we created on a Whole Foods shelf is so unbelievable”

the weekndName: The Weeknd
Profession: Musician
Age: 26
Quote: “For a dreamer, night’s the only time of day”

Evan_Spiegel_at_TechCrunchNameEvan Spiegel
Profession: CEO & Co-founder of Snapchat
Age: 26
Quote: “There are very few people in the world who get to build a business like this. I think trading that for some short-term gain isn’t very interesting”

william frickName: William Frick
Profession: Wall Street Technology Executive
Age: 26
Quote: “Technology and innovation will re-shape Wall Street over the next decade”

Odell_Beckham_Jr.NameOdell Beckham, Jr.
Profession: NFL Player
Age: 24
Quote: “I hope it’s not the greatest catch of all time. I hope I can make more”

michelle phanName: Michelle Phan
Profession: Founder of Ipsy
Age: 29
Quote: “It’s very easy to make a viral video, but longevity and consistency, that’s hard”

palmer luckyName: Palmer Lucky 
Profession: Founder of Oculus VR
Age: 24
Quote: “I was interested in virtual reality for several years even before working at USC, it wasn’t an interest that started there at all”

Alan_Schaaf-e1467068790451Name: Alan Schaaf
Profession: CEO & Founder of Imgur
Age: 29
Quote: “It wasn’t supposed to be a business”

russell westbrookName: Russell Westbrook
Profession: NBA Player
Age: 28
Quote: “I’m never satisfied. I’m always trying to get better and learn from my mistakes”

Kiah WilliamsName: Kiah Williams
Profession: Co-founder of SIRUM
Age: 28
Quote: “I believe health care is a fundamental right, and that health equity sets the stage for reducing inequality”

TigerShroffName: Tiger Shroff
Profession: Movie Actor
Age: 26
Quote: “A man who conquers himself is greater than one who conquers 1000 in battle”

Ed_Sheeran_4_2013Name: Ed Sheeran
Profession: Musician
Age: 25
Quote: “I want to have a career that evolves as I go on”

rosen_330_1aam7u8-1aam7umName: Jeffrey Rosen
Profession: Co-founder of Humble Bundle
Age: 28
Quote: “When considering any kind of DRM, we have to ask ourselves, ‘How many legitimate users is it OK to inconvenience in order to reduce piracy?’ The answer should be none”

Nat_TurnerName: Nat Turner
Profession: Co-founder of Flatiron Health
Age: 28
Quote: “Flatiron is organizing that other 96% and making it useful for physicians, patients and researchers”

daniel padillaName: Daniel Padilla
Profession: TV Actor
Age: 21
Quote: “Before you act or say something, make sure you know what you’re talking about. Let’s not be too aggressive. Make sure that whatever you say, you can back it up”

Nick D’AloisioName: Nick D’Aloisio
Profession: Founder of Summly
Age: 21
Quote: “My motivation has always been to do technology apps and companies, not making money. Just because the money’s come, nothing’s changed”

Patrick CollisonNamePatrick Collison
Profession: Co-founder of Stripe
Age: 28
Quote: “Our goal definitely isn’t to sell Stripe”

Zach SimsName: Zach Sims
Profession: Co-founder of Codecademy
Age: 25
Quote: “Everything I own is made of weird”

vungle-Zain-Jaffer_37205-e1468196006319NameZain Jaffer
Profession: CEO & co-founder of Vungle
Age: 27
Quote: “There’s this myth that the user-acquisition market is propped up by VC dollars. That’s not true”

Wizkid_at_Iyanyas_album_launch_concert_2013Name: Wizkid
Profession: World Music Singer
Age: 26
Quote: “I’m still trying to keep it original, staying true to my sound”

Carl PeiNameCarl Pei
Profession:  Co-founder of OnePlus
Age: 26
Quote: “A day’s power in half an hour!”

ritesh-agarwal-oyorooms-e1468196280299NameRitesh Agarwal
Profession: Founder and CEO of OYO Rooms
Age: 23
Quote: “You know what OYO’s abbreviated form is? ‘OnYour Own’”. “And it was because I couldn’t have the remote control at relatives’ homes (that I thought of starting OYO Rooms)”

Nevada SanchezNameNevada Sanchez
Profession: Co-founder of Butterfly Network
Age: 26
Quote: “I studied a lot of subjects at MIT, ranging from computer science and electrical engineering to physics and mathematics”

Yemi_Alade_2014NameYemi Alade
Profession: Pop Singer
Age: 27
Quote: “I am my biggest challenge”

Malala_Yousafzai_Oval_Office_11_Oct_2013-e1467071638839Name: Malala Yousafzai
Profession: Activist
Age: 19
Quote: “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world”

Mushfiqur_Rahim_batting_against_England_at_Lords_in_2010_croppedName: Mushfiqur Rahim
Profession: Cricket Player
Age: 28
Quote: “The Indian bowlers picked me for sledging when I was batting well. They called me school boy. But I was enjoying it and I had answered it with my bat”

Urwa_tul_wusqa_hocaneName: Urwa Hocane
Profession: Soap Opera Actress
Age: 25
Quote: “My father is an ex-army officer and we moved around a lot but most of my childhood memories are from Islamabad”

Jason Wang Name: Jason Wang
Profession: Founder of Caviar
Age: 28
Quote: “The goal is to get to ‘ramen’ profitability, which will allow you to survive financially indefinitely. This means focusing on the ‘need to have’ rather than the ‘nice to haves’ and really investing in the business first”