Business Leader Rankings



Executive paywatch: 100 Highest-paid CEOs, June 2019

American Banker

Most powerful women in banking, Sept. 2020
Most powerful women in finance, Sept. 2020


Most influential women in finance, March 2021
Top CEOs, June 2020 (subscription required - alternative for INSEAD members: see Factiva)

Most influential men and women on Twitter, Nov. 2020

Business Today

India's best CEOs, 2019

Campden FB (formerly Families in Business)
Top 75 family business leaders, Sept./Oct. 2019 (See also: Americas - Asia-Pacific - Emerging Markets - Europe)

Chief Executive
CEO of the year, July 2019

Chronicle of Philanthropy
Philanthropy 50: America's biggest donors, Feb. 2021 (free registration required)

Fast Company
50 Greatest business leaders of the 20th century

Most creative people in business, May 2019

Financial Times

50 Leading business pioneers

30 under 30: Asia - Europe - NA,  Dec. 2019
Midas list: world's top 100 venture capitalists, April 2020

World's 100 most powerful women,  Dec. 2019

World's billionaires, March 2020


Foreign Policy
Leading global thinkers, 2019

Business person of the year, 2019

Top 40 under 40,  July 2019

Most powerful women, Oct. 2019

World’s 25 Greatest Leaders,  2020

Harvard Business Review

CEO 100: The Best-performing CEOs in the world, Nov. 2019 (last edition - see Nov. 2020 editorial "Why We’ve Stopped Ranking CEOs")

HR Magazine

HR most influential thinkers,  2019

Institutional Investor
Rich list: the highest-earning hedge fund managers, Apr. 2019

Inspiring Fifty
Inspiring 50: the most inspirational women in European tech: Europe (2017) - France (2018) - Netherlands (2019) 
Management Today
Top 35 women in business under 35, June 2020
Manager Magazin
Die Reichsten Deutschen (Germany's Richest), 2020 (subscription required)
MIT Technology Review
Innovators under 35, 2020

Poets & Quants

World's best 40 under 40 professors, May 2021 (free registration required)

Private Equity News
Top 50 in European private equity, Dec. 2019

Thinkers 50

The Thinkers 50: the world's top business thinkers, Nov. 2019 (every two years)


Time 100: the most influential people in the world, 2020


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