The ten figures on our list lead the digital economy and drive innovation that impacts every facet of the global economy.

Top Ten Entrepreneurial Executives in the World – 2019 Edition

The ten figures on our list lead the digital economy and drive innovation that impacts every facet of the global economy.

In South Korea, Bom Kim, a former consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, dominates the general e-commerce market with his Coupang platform.

No. 5: Kim Beom-seok, alias Bom Kim (Coupang)

In South Korea, Bom Kim, a former consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, dominates the general e-commerce market with his Coupang platform.

At first glance, Stitch Fix appears to be a platform that provides customized boxes to customers, clothes selected by professional stylists that the customer can choose to keep, or return within three days.

No. 6: Katrina Lake (Stitch Fix)

At first glance, Stitch Fix appears to be a platform that provides customized boxes to customers, clothes selected by professional stylists that the customer can choose to keep, or return within three days.

A fintech specializing in online payments, Stripe is led by Irish brothers John and Patrick Collison, the millennial coding prodigies.

No. 7: John & Patrick Collison (Stripe)

A fintech specializing in online payments, Stripe is led by Irish brothers John and Patrick Collison, the millennial coding prodigies.

A visionary for some, a megalomaniac to others… Elon Musk never fails to impress. Worth nearly $20 billion, the South African entrepreneur has eyes only for breakthrough technologies.

No. 8: Elon Musk (SpaceX)

A visionary for some, a megalomaniac to others… Elon Musk never fails to impress. Worth nearly $20 billion, the South African entrepreneur has eyes only for breakthrough technologies.

The boom in self-employment has given rise to a buoyant business: the design of workspaces made especially for people without offices of their own. The leader in the sector is the American unicorn TheWeCompany (formerly called WeWork up to January 2019).

No. 9: Adam Neumann (TheWeCompany)

The boom in self-employment has given rise to a buoyant business: the design of workspaces made especially for people without offices of their own. The leader in the sector is the American unicorn TheWeCompany (formerly called WeWork up to January 20...