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The Top 30 Lists of Cultural Influencers

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1) The Influencer Awards Finalists and Winners will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Digital Hollywood.  The Awards will co-Sponsored by PRSA The Public Relations Society of America

What Follow's is the Archive for the 2018 Dinner Event

The Dinner Event at Digital Hollywood

The Influencer Awards – The Nominees Dinner

Mini-Roundtables - Honoring the Nominees - at the Dinner

I. Social Issue and Impact Brand Influencers

Sam Murch, Patagonia Action Works

Mike Masserman, Head of Global Policy and Social Impact, Lyft

Megha Narayan, Head of Brand from Altassian

Vikrum Aiyer, Global Public Policy at Postmates

Moderator - Melissa Anderson, President and co-founder, Public Good

II. Cinematic Influencers: Movies/TV that Matter

Jim Burke, Producer, Golden Globe Winner, “The Descendants”, “Election”, “Downsizing”, “Greenbook”

Diarra Kilpatrick, Creator and Star, “American Koko”

TJ Martin and Dan LINDSAY, Oscar Winners, “Undefeated”

III. Internet - Social Media Celebrities: The Emerging Stars

Zack James, Youtube.com/YoMama, 7.2 M Followers

Sara Mills, Instagram.com/SaraOnTheInternet, 1.2 M Followers

Angie Hilem, Instagram.com/angiehilem

Derryck Gleaton, aka DSharp, Youtube.com/IAmDSharp, Over 1M

Moderator, Mike Prasad, CEO, Tinysponsor

IV. Immersive Entertainment – Film/TV to VR/AR/XR

Moderator, Joanna Popper, Global Head of VR, Location Based Entertainment, HP

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist in Residence, Paramount Pictures

Kim Adams, former, VFX Producer, Pixar, Google and Oculus

Guy Primus, co-founder and CEO, The Virtual Reality Company

V. Cannabis Influencers - Legalization & Lifestyle Advocates

Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist, co founder, Hempia

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, founder and Chairwoman, Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force

Madison Margolin, Journalist, Motherboard/VICE, Playboy, LA Weekly and Rolling Stone, Moderator

VI. Beauty and Lifestyle Influencers - Millennial, Multicultural Leaders

Dana Bomar, CEO, MELT Cosmetics, @DanaBomar, @Meltcosmetics

Rosy Cordero, Culture/Beauty/Lifestyle reporter, @socialRosy

Alejandra Hernandez, Fashion/Celebrity Stylist/Creative Director, @aleherself (Iggy Azalea, etc…)

Moderator - Shari Scorca, VP, Unscripted Content, Stage 13/Warner Bros. Digital Networks

VII. Wildlife Conservation and Animal Welfare Influencers

Camilla H. Fox, founder and executive director, Project Coyote

Ed Stewart, President & Co-founder, Performing Animal Welfare Society, PAWS

Priscilla Chalmers, Performing Animal Welfare Society, PAWS

Moderator - Marty Perlmutter, President, Multisensory Interactive Learning Institute (MILI)

Superstar Pop Influencers – Music – TV - Film

Selena Gomez, 129 Million Followers

Ariana Grande, 115 Million Followers

Beyoncé, 107 Million Followers

Katy Perry, 106M Twitter, 68 Million Instagram

Taylor Swift, 104 Million Followers

Kim Kardashian West – 104 Million Followers

Kylie Jenner – 99 Million Followers

The Rock, 95 Million Followers

Justin Bieber, 93 Million Followers

Kendall Jenner – 84 Million Followers

Nicki Minaj, 84 Million Followers

Ellen DeGeneres, 75 Million Followers

Miley Cyrus, 73 Million Followers

Khloé Kardashian – 70 Million Followers

Jennifer Lopez, 69.7 Million Followers

Demi Lovato, 62.1 Million Followers

Kourtney Kardashian – 59 Million Followers

Rihanna, 57 Million Followers

Shakira, 46 Million Followers

Emma Watson, 40 Million Followers

Lady GaGa, 26 Million Followers

Shawn Mendes, 26.2m Followers

Brittany Spears – 17 Million Followers

Ed Sheeran, 16 Million Followers

The Weeknd, 15.5 Million Followers

Eminem, 15.5 Million Followers

Sean Diddy Combs, 13.4 Million Followers

Margot Robbie, 12.8 Million Followers

Iggy Azalea, 11.2 Million Followers


Wildlife Conservation and Animal Welfare Influencers

“Trophy”, Film Directed: Christina Clusiau & Shaul Schwarz, CNN

Dame Daphne Sheldrick, founder, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

“Jane” Feature Film about Jane Goodall, Directed: Brett Morgen

Josh Duhamel, #StopWildlifeTrafficking, WildAid, 2017 Wildlife Champion Award

Edith McBean, Board Member, African Parks Foundation

Kathryn Bigelow, VR Project, “The Protectors: Walk in The Ranger’s Shoes” and film “Last Days of Ivory”

Antonia M. Grumbach, Chair of the Board, Wildlife Conservation Society

Dr. Paula Kahumbu, CEO, Kenyan Conservation, Wildlife Direct

Grace Gabriel Ge, Asia Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare

Leonardo DiCaprio, Board Member, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Global Green USA and World Wildlife Fund

“Bolt Threads” - Disruptive Synthetics - Bio-Engineered Silk-Diamonds-Leather

“Modern Meadow” - Reimagined, Lab Grown Meat and Leather

“Diamond Foundry” - Lab-Created Diamonds, “Cultivating Diamonds in America”

“Maison Atia” (Faux Furs) - "Unexpected Luxury. Made in New York City”

Kate Mara, Ocean Activist, Animal Rescue Hero

Yao Ming, David Beckham and Prince William, WildAid and Royal Foundation's United for Wildlife Collaboration

Peter Knights, CEO, WildAid (China and Ivory Trade)

“Naledi: One Little Elephant” and “Racing Extinction”, Vulcan Productions, Carole Tomko General Manager

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed, Conservation Heroes, Animal Welfare Activists

Conservation International, VR Project, “MY AFRICA”, narrated by Lupita Nyong'o

Charles Knowles, President and Co-Founder, Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN)

Olivia Munn: “Boycott the Circus” Campaign

Kitili Mbathi, Director General, Kenya Wildlife Service

Rosemary Alles, Global March for Elephants and Rhinos

Kristin Davis, Producer, Documentary, ‘Gardeners of Eden’

“Unchained”, Film Documentary, Elephants in Nepal, Director, Alex River, A Carol Buckley Project

Dr. Richard Leakey, founder, KWS

Dr. Judi Wakhungu, Kenyan Minister of Environment and Natural Resources

Lee White, Director, Gabonese National Parks Service

Prince Harry, President, African Parks

Adam Roberts, CEO, BornFree USA, Chairman of the Board, Global Federation of Animal Sancturaries

Joyce Poole, Co-Founder and Co-Director, Elephant Voices (Amboseli)

Brian Christy, author, National Geographic “Blood Ivory”

Ed Stewart, founder and director, Performing Animal Welfare Society, PAWS

Heather Mycoskie, founder, TOMS Animal Initiative

Steven Wise, Author, “Rattling The Cage”

Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson, Authors, Walking Thunder: In the Footsteps of the African Elephant”, Photographic Masterpiece


Social Change Celebrity Influencers

Oprah Winfrey, TV Personality, Activist, Wellness

Ellen DeGeneres, Activist/TV Personality, 75 Million Followers

Angelina Jolie, Activist, 19 Million Followers

Cara Delevingne, Model/Activist, 40.5 Million Followers

Emma Watson, Actor & UN Women Ambassador, 40 Million Followers

Bono/U2, The RED Campaign

Bruce Springsteen, Musician/Activist

George Clooney, Actor/Activist

Robert Redford, Actor/Advocate

Leonardo Dicaprio, Activist/Actor, 20 Million Followers

Charlize Theron, Activist/Actor

Jessica Alba, Actor/Activist/Business Woman, 25 Million Followers

will.i.am, Musician/Activist

Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly, former Congresswoman and Astronaut

Caitlyn Jenner, Activist, 9 Million Followers

Mark Ruffalo, Actor/Activist, 7 Million Followers

Lena Dunham, Actor/Advocate, 3 Million Followers

Olivia Wilde, Actor/Activist, 2.5 Million Followers

Leah Remini, 1.7 Million Followers, TV, “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath”

Alyssa Milano, 1.4 Million Followers

Geena Rocero, Model, 52.8K Followers

Janet Mock, Author, Advocate – 130K Followers


Educational Influencers, Categorized by Impact

Khan Academy, 1.3 Billion Views on Youtube

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Investors in Education

The Emerson Collective, Investing in Education (Laurene Powell)

Reed Hastings/Netflix, $100 Million Education Fund

John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Rita Pierson, Educator, 7.7 Million Views on YouTube

Thomas Suarez, 12 Year-Old Educational App Developer, 4.6 Million Views, TedX

Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code, 3.4 Million Views, TedX

Sugata Mitra, Educational Scientist, 2.9 Million Views, TedX, “Build a School in the Cloud”

Kakenya Ntaiya, Educator/Kenya, 2.5 Million Views, TedX

Mitch Resnick, Lifelong Kindergarten Group,  MIT Media Lab, Scratch, 1.8 Million Views, TedX

Jane McGonigal, Game Designer, Futurist, 1 Million Views, TedX

Dr. Jacqueline Landrum Sanderlin, Executive Director, School and Community Relations, Inglewood Unified School District


Food, Chef, Restaurant Influencers

Jamie Oliver, The Naked Chef, 6.9 Million, Twitter, 2.8 Million Instagram

Anthony Bourdain, Travel and Food Czar, 6.6 Million Twitter, 2.5 Million Instagram

Gordon Ramsay, Hell's Kitchen, 6.1 Million Twitter, 3.4 Million Instagram

Food Network, 4.8 Million, Twitter

Rachael Ray, Rachel Ray Everyday, 4.39 Million Twitter, 485.5k Followers

Martha Stewart, 3.93 Twitter, 1.5 Million Followers

Guy Fieri, Chef, Restaurateur, TV Personality, 3.21 Million Twitter, 556K Instagram

Sandra Lee, Semi Homemade Cooking Author, 2.6 Million

Bobby Flay, BBQ Throw Down, 2.59 Million Twitter, 747.9K Instagram

Nathan Myhrvold, founder, The Cooking Lab - “The Scientific Chef”

Nigella Lawson, Author, At My Table, 2.5 Million Twitter,

Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, 1.9 Million Instagram, 1.1 Million Twitter,

Giada De Laurentiis - Everyday Italian, 1.8 Million Twitter, 1 Million Instagram

Mario Batali, Iron Chef champion, 1.8 Million Twitter, 534K Instagram

Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa, 1.3 Million Followers

Andrew Zimmern, Bizarre Foods, 1.21 Million Twitter, 503.8K Instagram

Tom Colicchio, Chef, Food Activist, 938K Twitter, 148K Instagram

Haylie Duff, Author, The Real Girl’s Kitchen, 893.3K Followers

Thomas Keller, Chef, 716K Twitter, 356K Instagram

Alex Guarnaschelli, Chef, 627K Twitter, 376K Instagram

Padma Lakshmi, Top Chef, 526K Twitter, 298.7k Instagram

Eric Ripert, Executive Chef, Le Bernardin, 465K Twitter, 376.8K Instagram

Emeril Lagasse, Chef, 940K Twitter, 156.6K Instagram


Extreme Sports, Action Sports and Daredevil Influencers – The Greatest Show on Earth

Chloe Kim, Olympic Snowboard Gold,  “Back to Back 180s”

Jay Alvarrez, Model, photographer, extreme sport enthusiast, 5m Followers

Kelly Slater, Superstar of Surf, 2.1m Followers

Alana Blanchard, Surfing Superstar, 1.9m Followers

Jeb Corliss, Superstar of BASE Jumping & Wingsuit Flying, A YouTube Star

Travis Pastrana, TV Show, Nitro Circus, Motocross & Stock Cars, 2.7m Followers

Marie France Roy, MoFo, The Snowboard Champion, Inventor of Big Tricks

Ryan Doyle, Redbull Athlete Superstar, Freerunning

Roberta Mancino, Wingsuit Flyer, Freediver

Ryan Sheckler, @Shecks, The Skateboarder, 2m Followers

Fabio Wibmer, Stunt Cyclist, YouTube, Millions of Views

Jamie O’Brien, Pro Surfer, The Pipemaster, “Perfect 10 at Volcom”

Devin Graham, aka, devinsupertramp, Extreme Photography, YouTube Millions of Views

Chris McDougall, Base Jumper, Wingsuit Pilot, Author “Born to Run – Super Athletes”

Brandon Semenuk, Freeride Mountain Biker, “Life Behind Bars”, YouTube, Millions of Views


Internet/Social Media Celebrities

Lele Pons, 19.5 Million Followers

Amanda Cerny, 17.9 Million Followers


Jenna Marbles, 16.9 million Youtube Subscribers

Fine Brothers, 15 Million Subscribers

Alisha Marie, 15 M Social Reach

King Bach, 14.5 Million Followers

Juanpa Zurita, Internet Personality, 12.9 Million Followers

Cardi B, 12.5 Million Followers

Zoella, 11.2 Million Followers

Jake Paul, 10 Million Followers

Nash Grier, 10 Million Followers

Hannah Stocking, 9.4 Million Followers

Casey Neistat, 8.3 Million Subscribers

Lilly Singh, 6.9 Million Followers

Tyler Oakley, 6.7 Million Followers

Markiplier, 6.1 Million Followers

Hayes Grier, 5.7 Million Followers

Chloe Lukasiak, 5.8 Million Followers

Bethany Mota, 5.6, Million Followers

Princess Pia Mia, 4.9 Million Followers

Josh Peck, 4.9 Million Followers

KSI, 4.8 Million Followers

Malu Trevejo, 4.6 Million Followers

Curtis Lepore, 4 Million Followers

DeStorm Power, 4.2 Million Followers

Rebecca Zamolo,  2.7 M Subscribers - Comedy - Lifestyle

Brittany Snow, 2.2, Million Followers

Joanne the Scammer, 1.9 Million Followers

Natasha Oakley, 1.9 Million Followers

Tess Holliday, 1.5 Million Followers

Sugar Pine 7, co-stars Steven Suptic, Clayton James, James DeAngelis and Autumn Farrell, Rooster Teeth


Fitness and Trainer Influencers

Michelle Lewin, 12.6 Million Followers

Jen Selter, #Seltering!, 10 Million Followers

Kayla Itsines, Fitness Trainer, Author “Bikini Body Guides”, 7 Million Followers

Paige Hathaway, 4 Million Followers, Fitness in 5 Weeks Challenge

Billy Blanks and Eric the Trainer. Hosts of hit show Celebrity Sweat--wellness experts to the stars including Shaq, Nickelback, Def Leppard and more.

Simeon Panda, 3.5 Million Followers

Rachel Brathen, Yoga Guru, 2 Million Followers

Jason Walsh, Trainer to the Stars – Matt Damon, Bradley Cooper, John Krasinski

Cassey Ho, Fitness instructor and Pilates, 1.3 million followers.

Emily Skye, Personal Trainer, 1.8 million followers

Lyzabeth Lopez, 2 Million Followers

Massey Arias, Personal Trainer, 2 Million Followers

Brittany Perille Yobe, Claims the ‘Perfect BUTT, 1 Million Followers


News Feeds, Alerts and Political Influencers

Facebook, 1.23 Billion Monthly Active Users

Google News, More than 1 Billion Weekly Readers

Barack Obama, 112.3 Million Followers

Donald Trump, 49.7 Million Followers

New York Times, 43 Million Followers

CNN, 42.1 Million Followers

Hilary Clinton, 19.6 Million Followers

TIME Magazine, 19.5 Million Followers

Fox News, 17.8 Million

Buzzfeed News, 10 Million Followers

Vanity Fair, 7.8 Million Followers


Fashion Influencers

Cara Delevingne, Model/Activist, 40.5 Million Followers

Chiara Ferragni, 10.8, Power Blogger, Author, The Blonde Salad

Karlie Kloss, 7 Million Followers

Stella McCartney, 4.4 Million Followers

Olivia Palermo, 5 Million Followers

Aimee Song. 4.7 Million Followers

Alexa Chung, 2.8 Million Followers

Lily-Rose Depp, 3.3 Million Followers

Rachel Zoe, 2.6 Million Followers

Kaia Gerber, 2.3 Million Followers

Danielle Bernstein, 1.7 Million Followers

Julia Engel, 1.1, Million Followers, Gal Meets Glam

Jenn Im, 1.5 Million Followers

Gabi Gregg, 566.K Followers

Susanna Lau, 371K Followers

Nicolette Mason. 159K Followers

Leandra Medine. 541.9K Followers, Man Repeller

Natalie Lim Suarez, 472K Followers

Brad Goreski, 423.9K Followers

Patricia Manfield, 304K Followers

Charlotte Groeneveld, The Fashion Guitar, 320.4K Followers

Sports Stars, Teams, Media - Influencers

Cristiano Ronaldo, 113.8 Million Followers

LeBron James, 33.3 Million Followers

Stephen Curry, 13.9 Million Followers

Floyd Mayweather, 13.8 Million Followers

EA Sports FIFA, 12.4 Million Followers

Kyrie Irving, 10.4 Million Followers

Ronda Rousey, 9.7 Million Followers

Russell Westbrook, 9 Million Followers

Kevin Durant, 8 Million Followers

SportsCenter/ESPN, 8.7 Million Followers

Usain Bolt, 7.8 Million Followers

House of Highlights/Bleacher Report, 7.2 Million Followers

Chris Paul, 7 Million Followers

Serena Williams, 6.8 Million Followers

James Harden, 6.2 Million Followers

Carmelo Anthony, 5.6 Million Followers

Mike Tyson, 5.5 Million Followers

Lewis Hamilton, 5.3 Million Followers

Roger Federer, 4 Million Followers

Rafa Nadal, 4 Million Followers

JR Smith, 3.3 Million Followers

Michael Phelps, 3.3 Million Followers

Tony Hawk, 3.1 Million Followers

Barstool Sports, 3 Million Followers

Maria Sherapova, 2.8 Million Followers

Kelly Slater, 2.1 Million Followers

League of Legends, “Esports”, 1.8 Million Followers

Sports Illustrated, 1.6 Million Followers

Reality and Pop TV Stars

Paris Hilton, 7.2 Million Followers

Jessica Simpson, 4 Million Followers

Nicole Richie, The Simple Life, 3.8m Followers

Evelyn Lozada, Basketball Wives, 3.2m Followers

Porsha Williams, Real Housewives of Atlanta, 3M Followers

Marnie Simpson, MTV’s, Geordie Shore, 2.8 Million Followers

JoJo Fletcher, The Bachelorette, 2.2 Million Followers

Bethenny Frankel, Real Housewives, 1.5 Million Followers

Joanna Krupa, Real Housewives of Miami, 1.1 Million Followers

Fredrik Eklund, 904K Followers

Heidi Montage, The Hills, 714K Followers

Stephanie Pratt, The Hills, 895K Followers

Catherine (Giudici) Lowe, The Bachelor, 1.2 Million Followers

Andi Dorfman, 1.1 Million Followers


Brands on Social Media – Over 10 Million Views, Likes or Follows

Doritos & Mountain Dew: Battle, Social Impressions: 78,315,883

Alexa Loses Her Voice – Amazon Super Bowl, TV Ad Impressions: 81,225,165, 36M Views

NFL 'Touchdown Celebrations' Featuring Eli Manning; TV Ad Impressions: 69,280,322, Social Impressions: 20,522,569

Tide – It’s a Tide: TV Ad Impressions: 67,198,290; Social Impressions: 26,747,404

Ram Trucks: Built to Serve: TV Ad Impressions: 61,661,479, Social Impressions: 87,502,636

Budweiser 2018 Super Bowl Commercial | “Stand by You”, 19.5M Views

Westworld Season 2 | Official Super Bowl Ad | HBO, 10.6 Million Views

Mr. Clean | 2017 Super Bowl Ad, 17.5 Million Views

Salt Bae - Nusret Gökçe, 15.8 Million Views

Lele Pons, Cover Girl, 4.8 Million Views, Halloween Costume Contest,

Stranger Things 2 | Super Bowl 2017 Ad | Netflix, 16.6 Million Views, 2.5M Followers

Tweet Shop by Marc Jacobs (Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram)

Avoracle by Lidl UK (Facebook & Twitter)

Baskets by FX Network

Everyday Congrats from Tina Fey by American Express (Facebook)

Deadpool by Fox (Facebook, Snapchat, iTunes, Amazon, etc.)

Get Electric. Festival Style. by Urban Decay

We Are Here by Airbnb (Facebook)


Editor – Writer - Cultural Influencers

David Remnick, Editor, The New Yorker, Host, The New Yorker Radio Hour

Graydon Carter, Editor, Vanity Fair

Tina Brown, Curator, Women of the World, (Editor-in-Chief, Vanity Fair - 1983 to 1992. Editor, The New Yorker 1992-1998 and founder The DailyBeast

PJ O’Rourke, Political Satirist and Journalist, former Editor, National Lampoon

Arianna Huffington, founder and Editor, Huffington Post

Walter Isaacson, Author, “Steve Jobs,” “Albert Einstein,” “Benjamin Franklin”

Cenk Uygur, founder & CEO, The Young Turks

Thomas L. Friedman, Author, “The World is Flat,” Columnist, New York Times

Frank Rich, New York Magazine

William Kristol, founder, The Weekly Standard

Kurt Andersen, Novelist, Editor, Author, “Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire”

Jonathan Taplin, Author, Move Fast and Break Things, Director, USC Annenberg Innovation Lab

Adam Gopnik, Writer, The New Yorker, Author, “At the Strangers’ Gate”


Technology & Innovation Visionary Influencers

Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor, World Wide Web

Larry Page, co-founder, Google, Alphabet

Sergey Brin, co-founder, Google, Alphabet

Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Larry Ellison, founder and executive chairman, Oracle

Mark Zuckerberg, founder & CEO, Facebook

Al Gore, Inventor of the Internet

Jeff Bezos, Founder & CEO, Amazon

Bob Iger, CEO, Disney

Reed Hastings, founder, Netflix

Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla, CEO & CTO, SpaceX, founder, Paypal

Brian Krzanich, CEO, Intel

Gavin Belson, Founder, Hooli

Richard Branson, Innovator & Philanthropist

Marc Andreessen, Investor, co-creator, Netscape

Tim Cook, CEO, Apple

Dr. Timothy Leary, Inspirational Leader to Tech Visionaries

Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google

Mark Cuban, Investor, Owner, Dallas Mavericks

John Doerr, Venture Capitalist and Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft

Erlich Bachman, Software Designer, founder, Aviato

Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook

Reid Hoffman, founder, LinkedIn

Tim Armstrong, CEO, Oath

Bill Nye, "The Science Guy"

Peter Thiel, founder, Paypal, Partner, Founders Fund

Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM

Jimmy Wales, co-creator, Wikipedia

Max Levchin, Founder, PayPal

Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple Computer

Edward Snowden, former CIA Analyst, Leaker of NSA/CIA Documents

Jack Dorsey, co-founder & CEO, Twitter, founder and CEO, Square

Ray Kurzweil, Inventor, Futurist, co-founder, Singularity University

Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube

Anne Wojcicki, Chief Executive Officer, 23andMe

Kara Swisher, Author, Journalist & co-founder, Recode

Julian Assange, founder, Wikileaks

Evan Spiegel, CEO, Snapchat

Jony Ive, Chief Design Officer, Apple

Kevin Systrom, CEO, Instagram

Max Headroom, founder & CEO, Network 23

Brian Chesky, founder, Airbnb

Logan Green, co-founder and CEO, Lyft

Jan Koum, founder, WhatsApp

Tony Fadell, creator, iPod, iPhone and NEST

Tim O’Reilly, founder, O’Reilly Media

Ben Silbermann, founder, Pinterest

Dave Winer, Godfather of the Blog, RSS Technology

Nicholas Negroponte, founder, MIT Media Lab


Space, Science and Hollywood Influencers

Stanley Kubrick, Director-Producer, 2001: A Space Odyssey

Steven Spielberg, Film Maker, Ready Player One, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, A.I. Artifical Intelligence, Close Encounters of the Third Kind

George Lucas, Creator - Producer, Star Wars, The Franchise

Ridley Scott, Blade Runner, The Martian, Alien, “1984 – The Mac Commercial”

Arthur C. Clarke, “The Inspiration”, Author, Science Fiction, “2001 A Space Odyssey”

Elon Musk, CEO & founder, SpaceX, Tesla

Jeff Bezos, founder, Blue Origin, CEO & founder, Amazon

Richard Branson, founder, The Virgin Group, Virgin Galactic

Alfonso Cuarón, Director, Gravity

Denis Villeneuve, Director, “Blade Runner 2049,” “Arrival”

Peter Diamandis, founder, Xprize, Space Activist

James Cameron, Director – Producer, Avatar, Terminator Series, The Abyss

Ron Howard, Director & Brian Grazer, Producer, Apollo 13

Lynda Obst, Producer, Interstellar, Contact

JJ Abrams, Producer, Star Wars, Star Trek, Lost

Michael Bay, The Transformers Franchise, Armageddon

Philip Kaufman, Director, Tom Wolfe, Author, The Right Stuff

Lana & Andy Wachowski, Writer-Director, Joel Silver, Producer, The Matrix Trilogy

Christopher Nolan, Director, Interstellar, Inception

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, Creators, Westworld for HBO

Kathleen Kennedy, Producer, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, War of the Worlds, A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Robert Zemeckis, Director, Contact, Back to the Future

Neal Stephenson, Author, Snow Crash

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner, Star Trek

Harrison Ford, Actor, Star Wars Series, Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, Enders Game

Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Terminator Series, Total Recall

Keanu Reeves, The Matrix Trilogy, The Day the Earth Stood Still

Sandra Bullock, Actor, Gravity

Jodie Foster, Actor, Contact

George Clooney, Actor, Gravity, Solaris

Tom Cruise, Minority Report, Oblivion, War of the Worlds, Vanilla Sky, Luna Park

Matt Damon, Actor, The Martian, Elysium

John Carpenter, Director, Starman, The Thing

Alex Garland, Director – Writer, Ex Machina, Annihilation

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Roland Emmerich, Producer-Director, Independence Day (Franchise), Stargate, The Day After Tomorrow, 2012

Dean Devlin, Producer-Writer, Independence Day (Franchise), Stargate, Geostorm

Willliam Gibson, Author/Writer, Neuromancer, Johnny Mnemonic

John Lasseter, Director - Producer, Toy Story, WALL-E

Jon Landau, Producer, Avatar (Franchise), Solaris

Spike Jonze, Writer – Director, Her


Design-Futurist Innovators

Anab Jain, co-founder and Director, Superflux

Joi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab

Neri Oxman, Mediated Matter (Combining Design, Biology, Computing, and Materials Engineering), MIT Media Lab

Kevin Slavin, Chief Science and Technology Officer, The Shed, NYC

Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator, Architecture & Design, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City

Anthony Dunne, Professor of Design and Social Inquiry, The New School

Liam Young, Film Director and Architect, Tomorrow’s Thoughts Today

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Synthetic Biology, Art and Design

Isha Data, founder, founder, New Harvest (Cellular Agriculture)

Allan Chochinov, Editor-in-Chief, Core77 (Design & Complexity)

Fernanda Viégas, Computational Designer, Google's "Big Picture" Data Visualization Group

Ayah Bdeir, creator, littleBits (Engineer and Artist)

David Benjamin, Founder, The Living (Innovation in Architecture)

Revital Cohen, Artist and Designer, Artifical Biological Clock


Travel - Adventure – Lifestyle Influencers

Brian Kelly, aka The Points Guy, 145K Followers, 4 Million Monthly Views

Kiersten Rich, The Blonde Abroad, 429K Followers

Jackson Harries, Film Maker, Photographer, 1.7m Followers, 4m Subs

Eric Stoen | Family Travel Adventurer, 62.3K

Louis Cole, 2 Million Subs, “Fun for Louis” YouTube, 1.5M Followers

Chris Burkard, Photographer, Have Camera Will Travel, 2.7m Followers

The Planet D, Dave Bouskill and Debra Corbeil, 216k Followers,

Mural and Nataly Osmann, #FollowMeTo, 4.5m followers

Kate McCulley, “Adventurous Kate”, 102K Followers

Johnny Jet, The Travel Guru, 26K Followers

Damon Dominique and Jo Franco, 136K Followers, 627K Subscribers

January Barnes, January Diaries, Lifestyle Reporter – Blogger – 100K+ Followers

Kirsten Alana, Photographer, 227K Followers

Gabriela Mateus, 196K Followers

Annette White, Bucket List Journey, 44.2k Followers

Conor MacNeill, Photographer, 196k Followers

Sam Horine, Photographer, 522k Followers

Audrey Bergner Jeffrey, “The BackPacker” 25k Followers

Tausha Cowan, “The Globe Getter”, Adventure/Travel Website

Vivienne Gucwa, Photographer, 400k Followers

Clint Johnston, “triphackr”, 50k Followers


Make Up Artists (MUA) to the Stars

Mario Dedivanovic, For Kim Kardashian, 3.9m Followers

Lottie Tomlinson, Selena Gomez, 3.3m Followers,

Charlotte Tilbury, Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne, Gwen Stefani, and Sienna Miller, 1.5m Followers,

Lora Arrelano, Co-CEO, MELT Cosmetics, MUA to Rhianna, Iggy Azalea, Shawni O’Neal, Serena Williams), 1M Followers

Patrick Ta, MUA to Chrissy Teigen, Blake Lively, Kim Kardashian, and Emily Ratajkowski, Shay Mitchell and Olivia Munn, 810.5k Followers

Kate Lee, MUA to Kate Winslet, Rooney Mara, Sienna Miller and Anne Hathaway, 57.4K Followers

Sir John B, Beyoncé, 183.1k Followers

Jillian Dempsey: Reese Witherspoon and Kirsten Dunst, 154.2k Followers

Tom Pecheux, Cara Delevingne Mariah Carey, and Gisele Bündchen, 146.3k Followers

Pati Dubroff, Dakota Johnson, Kate Bosworth, Miley Cyrus, and Angelina Jolie, 114.2k Followers

Gucci Westman, for Blake Lively and Jennifer Aniston, 114.9k Followers

Aaron de Mey, for Lancome, Miley Cyrus and Kate Upton, 55.1k Followers


Home, Design, Style & Real Estate

Joanna Gaines, 5.5 Million Followers

HGTV, 2.3 Million Followers

Homepolish, 1.7 Million Followers

Fredrik Eklund, 904K Followers

COCO COZY, 65k Followers

Grey & and Scout, 37.7k Followers

Justina Blakeney, 292.2k Followers

Kate Arends, 313.7k Followers

Amber Interiors, 459K Followers








The Influencer Board of Advisors

Board Members will be voting on Nominees in May

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Jennifer Perri, Vice President, Univision Creator Network - ‎Univision Communications Inc.

Emma Chiu, Creative Innovation Director, J. Walter Thompson

Marion Dickson, ‎Global Head of Social Media & Influencer Marketing, YouTube - Google

Teal Newland, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Partner Management, Condé Nast Entertainment (CNÉ)

Simon Kelly, Co-CEO and Chief Enthusiasm Officer, Story Worldwide

Beau Avril, Global Head of Business Operations, FameBit By YouTube

Tara DeVeaux, Chief Marketing Officer, BBDO New York

Diana Mogollón, SVP and GM, Stage 13, Warner Bros. Digital Networks

Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Vice President – Entertainment & Tech Policy, Verizon Communications

Mary Hamilton, Managing Director, Global Digital Experiences, Accenture

Kim Martin, CEO/Executive Producer, Rock Shrimp Productions

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Sybil Grieb, US Head, Influencer Strategy and Programming, Edelman

Rick Eiserman, NA CEO, Engine Group

Carol Goll, Partner and Head, Global Branded Entertainment, ICM Partners

Christine Cattano, Global Head of VR, Framestore

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions

Peter Leeb, Executive Vice President, Head of US Partnerships + Operations, Studio71, LP | A division of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

Pete Stein, General Manager, Fullscreen

Gayle Fuguitt, Chief of Customer Insight and Innovation, New York, Foursquare

Bettina Sherick, SVP, Consumer Insights & Innovation, 20th Century Fox

Kimberly Smith, Director of Brand Partnership, Foursquare

Aaron Ru, Creator Business Development and Strategy, Pinterest

David Grant  President, PopSugar Studios

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Stefanie Schwartz, Senior Vice President, Digital and Business Development, Nickelodeon

Steven S. Oh, Chief Business Officer, The Young Turks (“TYT”)

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors

Spence Kramer, CEO, J. Walter Thompson Atlanta

Rich Antoniello, CEO, Complex Networks

Meg Ryan, Vice President, Marketing Strategy, Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena

Asante Bradford, Project Manager - Digital Entertainment & Emerging Media, Georgia Department of Economic Development

Peter Nordahl-Hansen, Global Senior Manager, Distribution, Studio71

Dan Ratner, Executive Chairman and co-founder, Public Good

Ravi Sunnak. EVP, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Porter Novelli

Melissa Anderson, President and Co-Founder, Public Good

Andrea Kinloch, SVP Business Development, FBE Fine Brothers Entertainment

Andre King, Model, Designer and Television Personality

Phil Ranta, Chief Operating Officer, Studio71, A Red Arrow Studios Company

Larry Shapiro, CEO, Ensemble Digital Studios

Kim Spence Dickey, Executive Board of Directors, Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal

Ryan Nugent, ‎VP of Content Strategy, Gunpowder & Sky

Benoit Vatere, CEO and Founder, Mammoth Media

JR Griffin, Vice President, Digital Marketing & Business Development, FremantleMedia North America

Jason Schlossberg, Managing Director, Huge

Keith Soljacich, VP/Director, Technology, DigitasLBi

John Montgomery, Founder, GoodLab Media

Bant Breen, founder/CEO, Qnary

Jeanne Wolf, Award-Winning Journalist and Media Coach

Jennifer Cooper, Director of Industry Strategy in Media and Entertainment, Adobe

Ricky Ray Butler, Chief Campaign Officer, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), a Bill Gates Company

Sarah Malkin, Vice President, Head of Content, TraceMe

Jake Katz, SVP, Strategy, Trailer Park

Jason Dimberg, SVP Programming & Editor-in-chief, Machinima

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Sharon Mussalli, Chief Revenue Officer, Some Spider Inc.

Scott Brown, SVP Technology & Strategic Relations, Engineering & Technology, The Nielsen Company

Alec Shankman, SVP and Head of Alternative Programming, Digital Media and Licensing, Abrams Artists Agency

Stefania Pomponi, Founder, President and Chief Evangelist, CLEVER

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Adam Goldstein, SVP, Business Development, ZEFR

Dr. Jacqueline Landrum Sanderlin, Executive Director, School and Community Relations, Inglewood Unified School District

Alice Moon, "The Edible Expert"

Eva Bitar, Motion Picture and Television Manager, BPW, Mayor's Office of Film and Television Production

Vince Errico, Chief Digital Officer, Trusted Media Brands

Ty Jones, Vice President, Talent, ‎WhoSay Inc.

Elizabeth Kiehner, Senior, Global Design Services Director, IBMiX

Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

Jared van Fleet. Director of New Business, FAKE LOVE | A New York Times Co.

Lena Lotsey, Director of Social Media, Ignition Creative

Liz Stahl, President, In Haus

Karene Jullien, Digital Committee, Women in Film

Caroline Rustigian Bruderer, CEO, K-Line & Company/Caroline’s Cause Corner Social Cause Radio

Mark Jocson, SVP, Strategic Initiatives & Business Development, Rakuten Viki

Spencer McClung, EVP Media, ipsy

Evelyne Ouellet, Global Marketing Consultant, SAFIRA Entertainment Marketing

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners

Patrick Courtney, SVP of Digital Strategy & Operations, Fuse Media

Jessica Thorpe, president, gen.video

Katharina Kowalewski, Founder & Owner, Network KO

Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis PR & Entertainment, Inc

Tom Flanagan, Chief Content and Innovation Officer, Big Block

Darren D. Dickerson, President/CEO, DSD Publicity Consulting

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO, NUE Agency

Terry S. Bienstock, CEO, Mobilactive Media, LLC.

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX

Jackie Bush-Owner/Publicist, G. J. & J.~A Public Relations Company

Eunice Shin, Managing Director, Manatt Digital

Danyelle McGill, Vice President, Influencer Marketing, 87AM

Tony Mugavero, CEO, Littlstar (VR for Showtime, Esquire, Discovery)

Ellie Shoja, Head of Production, Embold Media, LLC.

Andy Marks, President, Marks Entertainment + Media

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Keith D. Pape, CEO, YellowPike Media

Co-Chair of the Board:

Victor Harwood, President, Digital Hollywood, Inc.

Christina Simpkins, Traditional and New Media Content Co-Creator and Collaborator

Marty Perlmutter, President, Multisensory Interactive Learning Institute (MILI)

Social Issue and Impact Brand Influencers

Co-hosted by "Public Good" The AI for Good Platform

Panera Bread, “The Clean Food Movement” and “Panera’s Animal Welfare Beliefs” 3M Reach

Danone, “#OnePlanetOneHealth” and connecting global communities for clean water

Lyft, “Round Up & Donate” encouraging riders to support nonprofits

Airbnb, “#WeAccept” 11M Reach, Supporting local communities - “Social Impact Experiences” and Promoting acceptance -

Postmates, Civic Labs social impact team and “Out of Many, One ” -- pledging 1% of workforce time to give back to communities

REI, “Stewardship Matters”, #OptOutside, Environmental conservation - 1.9M Reach

Patagonia, “Patagonia Action Works” environmental conservation platform for people to take action 3.3M Reach

Warby Parker, “Buy a Pair – Give a Pair,” and “Pupils Project” helping schoolchildren get eye exams and glasses

Spotify, “I’m With The Banned” highlighting musicians affected by the travel ban 19M Reach

Ben and Jerry’s, Economic and Racial Justice - “#PoorPeople’s Campaign”, Refugees - “#Together4Refugees” 8.6M Reach

TOM’s Shoes, “One for One” model and "TOMS Animal Initiative” portion of proceeds donated, 4M Reach

Etsy, “Keep Commerce Human” 3.1M Reach

Ethos Water/Starbucks, “Access to Clean Water Worldwide” Donation to support clean water with each purchase

Allstate, Supporting and highlighting nonprofits - “Renewal Project,” Preventing domestic violence - “Purple Purse,” and Highlighting changemakers, “#WorthTelling”

Walgreens, #ItEndsWithUs, 4.5M Reach, Fighting the opioid epidemic through educating teens

Shinola, “Let's Roll Up Our Sleeves” Campaign highlighting strong community work

Chobani, Chobani Food Startup Incubator to fix the broken food system 1.4M Reach

Salesforce, “1% Pledge” - donating 1% of time, product and resources to charitable causes, and the $50M "Salesforce Ventures Impact Fund", investing the social sector

Zappos, “Zappos for Good” organizes community events and donations around the country 2.81M Reach

Bombas, “Designed for Donation” - Purchase a pair of socks, donate a specially-designed pair to a homeless shelter

Brandless, Hunger - “Our Give” donates a meal to Feeding America with each order

LL Bean, “#BeAnOutsider” --encourages donating and volunteering with conservation organizations

Atlassian, “Pledge 1%” - pledging 1% of equity, 1% of product 1% of profit and 1% of company time to charitable causes

AT&T – Hearth Health -  “#HeartYourHeart” campaign highlighting employee stories to encourage heart health

Mini Cooper, “Defy Labels” 11M Followers


The #MeToo, #TimesUp, #Brave, #NeverAgain, #EnoughIsEnough “Social Movement” Influencers

Rose McGowan, Actor & Social Activist

Tarana Burke, Social Activist and Community Organizer

Alyssa Milano, Actor & Social Activist

Viola Davis, Actor & Social Activist

Dylan Farrow, Journalist & Social Activist

Ashley Judd, Actor & Social Activist

Rosario Dawson, Actor & Social Activist

Anita Hill, Professor & Social Activist

Maria Eitel, co-chair, Nike Foundation

Emma Gonzalez, Jaclyn Corin, Cameron Kasky and Alex Wind, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students

McKayla Maroney, Olympic Athlete & Social Activist

Sandra Muller, Journalist & French "MeToo" Organizer

Patricia Arquette, Actor & Social Activist

Gabby Douglas, Olympic Athlete & Social Activist

Gretchen Carlson, Journalist & Social Activist

Eva Longoria, Actor & Social Activist

Reese Witherspoon, Actor & Social Activist

Shonda Rhimes, Producer & Social Activist

Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Pictures

Tina Tchen, Lawyer, Assistant to President Barack Obama

Sheryl Crow, Singer, Performer, Writer & Social Activist

Elizabeth Warren, Politician and Activist

Jenny Lumet, Writer, Actor & Social Activist

Taylor Swift, Musician & Social Activist

Selma Blair, Actor & Social Activist

Megyn Kelly, Journalist & Social Activist

Lindsey Reynolds, Food Blogger, Social Activist

Andrea Constand, Athlete, Actor, Survivor

Angelina Jolie, Actor & Social Activist

Jennifer Lawrence, Actor & Social Activist

Terry Crews, NFL Athlete, Actor & Social Activist

America Ferrera, Actor & Social Activist

Adama Iwu, Lobbyist & Social Activist

Susan Fowler, Journalist, formerly Software Engineer at Uber


Songs in 2017 – Over 2 Billion Views on YouTube

PSY - GANGNAM STYLE, 2.9 Billion Views

Justin Bieber - Sorry (PURPOSE : The Movement), 2.8 Billion Views

Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars, 2.7 Billion Views

Maroon 5 – Sugar, 2.4 Billion Views

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off, 2.4 Billion Views

Enrique Iglesias – Bailando, 2.4 Billion Views

Katy Perry – Roar, 2.3 Billion Views

Katy Perry - Dark Horse, 2.2 Billion Views

Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On, 2.2 Billion Views

Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass, 2.2 Billion Views

Taylor Swift - Blank Space, 2.1 Billion Views

Adele – Hello – 2.1 Billion Views


Cannabis Legalization Visionaries:

Celebrities, Music, Movies & TV

Willie Nelson, Legendary Musician, Company Name: “Willie’s Reserve” including “Willy’s Weed”

Cheech Marin, Cinematic Legend, The Voice of a Generation

Melissa Etheridge, Superstar and founder, Etheridge Farms

Whoopi Goldberg, Advocate and co-founder, “Whoopi & Maya, Medical Cannabis”

Snoop Dogg, Legendary Stoner, founder, Merry Jane Media, creator, Marijuana Moms

Montel Williams, TV Star, Cannabis Advocate, founder of LenitivLabs

Jim Belushi, Actor and Cannabis Activist

Michael B. Miller, Strategist and Thought Leader, On-Air Personality, "Cannabusiness with Michael Miller"

Martha Stewart, VH1 Show “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner”

Margaret Cho, Comedian, Personal Brand, “Margaret Cho-G’s”

Brad Pitt, High Priest of Weed

Tommy Chong, Cinematic Legend & Cannibis Brand, "Chong's Choice"

Seth Rogan, The Superman of Weed, Inventor of "The Cross Joint"

The Marley Family Brand, “Marley Naturals”

Morgan Freeman, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Patrick Stewart, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Susan Sarandon, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Wiz Khalifa, Rapper, Developer of Cannabis Blend, “Wiz Khalifa OG”

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, co-sponsorer, Marijuana Justice Act

Ricki Lake, TV/Film Actor, Exec. Producer, "Weed the People"

Joe Montana, Hall of Fame Football Star and Weed Investor

Ghostface Killah, Wu-Tang Clan rapper, "Wu Goo", hash oils

Woody Harrelson, Weed Hero to a Generation

Sarah Silverman, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Megan Fox, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Kevin Smith, Cinematic Visionary of Weed

Cypress Hill "I Wanna Get High"

Bob Dylan "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35", aka "Everybody Must Get Stoned"

Brewer & Shipley, “One Toke Over The Line"

Bob Marley & The Wailers, “Kaya"

Peter Tosh, “Legalize It”

Little Feat, "Don’t Bogart That Joint"

Pineapple Express, A Cinematic Primer of Pot

The Big Lebowski, The Stoner’s King of Kings

Up In Smoke, An Intergalactic Message of Peace

Dazed And Confused, The Stoner Catcher in the Rye

Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back, The Indescribables

ted & ted 2, Signaling the Global Comeback of Weed


Cannabis Influencers

Abdullah Saeed, Host, Bong Appétit on Vice Media

Alice Moon, "The Edible Expert"

Krishna Sai Andavolu, Host, Web Series, WEEDIQUETTE

Joel Hradecky, Youtube Channel, CustomGrow420

Michele Ross, PhD, Founder & Executive Director of IMPACT Network

Dr. Dina, The Expert Cannabis Consultant, "The Mona Lisa of Mary Jane"

Jordan Lewis, Aspen, Colorado's Silverpeak Apothecary

Cheryl Shuman, CEO, Beverly Hills Cannabis Club, AKA, “The Martha Stewart of Marijuana”

Jackie Sponseller, Eplieptic Activist, Cannabis Entrepreneur, Researcher, International TV/Online personality

Keith Stroup, founder, NORML

David Bienenstock, Weed Guru, Producer, Bong Appetit on Vice Media

Matt Gray, founder & CEO, HERB

Ophelia Chong, Founder of StockPot Images, The Getty of Cannabis & Founder, Asian Americans for Cannabis Education

Jodie Emery, Cannabis Rights Advocate

Troy Dayton, Board Member, Marijuana Policy Project

Matt Gray, Founder & CEO, HERB

Teresa Garibyan (@Trippy.Treez), Cannabis Producer, Marketer and Model

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Jennifer Lujan, Director of Social Impact, Eaze

Lynne Lyman, California State Director, Drug Policy Alliance

Susan Soares, Founder, JUSTCare, Green Oasis

Joshua Otten, Co-Founder, PRØHBTD Media

Rachel Garland, founder, Women of Cannabiz

Kurt Whitt, Founder-CEO, Studio 420

Aaron Justis, President, Buds & Roses

Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist

Jacqueline McGowan, Founder, California - City & County Regulation Watch

Charlo Greene, Weed Activist and Host, “The Weed Show”

Jazmin Hupp, co-founder, WomenGrow

Cat Packer, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation

Ariel Clark, Leading Cannabis Lawyer, Clark Neubert LLP

Adelia Carrillo, CEO, Direct Cannabis Network

David Hua, co-founder and CEO, Meadow

Jim Patterson, CEO, Eaze

Bill Levers, Owner/Founder, Beard Bros Pharms

Omar Figueroa, lawyer and Author Cannabis Codes of California

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids; CK Sciences

Brian Weiss, Founder, L.A. Cannabis News

Ashley Manta, AKA The Cannasexual - The World's First Cannabis Sex Coach

Steve D'Angelo, Founder Harborside, Activist

Andrew Mieure, Founder, Top Shelf Budtending

Olivia Alexander, Founder of Kush Queens, Crystal Cult, and Buddfeed


Model/Actor/Pop Culture Influencers

Cara Delevingne, 40.5 Million Followers

Gigi Hadid, 36 Million Followers

Cameron Dallas, 20.5 Million Followers

Bella Thorne, 16 Million Followers

Bella Hadid, 15 Million Followers

Emily Ratajkowski, 15 Million Followers

Chrissy Teigen, 14 Million Followers

Ashley Tisdale, 13.9 Million Twitter

Miranda Kerr, 11.5 Million Followers

Candice Swanepoel, 11.4 Million Followers

Adriana Lima, 11.2 Million Followers

Chiara Ferragni, 10.7 Million Followers

Haily Baldwin,10.4 Million Followers

Maddie Zeigler, 10.2 Million Followers

Skrillex, 7.9 Million Followers

Paris Hilton, 7.2 Million Followers

Karlie Kloss, 7 Million Followers

Hailee Steinfeld, 6.9 Million Followers

Kate Upton, 5 Million Followers

Ashley Graham, 5.5 Million Followers


Brand Channels on YouTube, 2017 – in Billions

Lego, 5.59 Billion – Video Views

Kids TV HD EggVideos.com, 3.29 Billion – Video Views

Angry Birds, 3.17 Billion – Video Views

VAT 19, 3.5 Billion – Video Views

Hasbro, 2.12 Billion – Video Views

Red Bull, 1.94 Billion – Video Views

Playstation, 1.56 Billion – Video Views

GoPro, 1.56 Billion – Video Views

Tobotyoungtoys Billion Video Views

Nintendo, 0.96 Billion – Video Views


YouTube Gaming, eSports, Comedy and Other Phenomena

Germán Garmendia (HolaSoyGerman), Comedy & Music — 31.2 million subscribers

ElRubiusOMG, Rubén Doblas Gundersen, Gamer — 23.5 million subscribers

Smosh, Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla, Comedy — 22.6 million subscribers

"Achievement Hunter" Comedy-Based Gaming Channel, Rooster Teeth, Millions of YouTube Suscribers

VanossGaming, Evan Fong — 20.2 million subscribers

Fernanfloo, Luis Fernando Flores, Gaming — 20 million subscribers

NigaHiga, Ryan Higa, Comedy — 19.3 million subscribers

Yuya, Beauty vlogger — 17.8 million subscribers

Whinderssonnunes, Whindersson Nunes — 17.7 million subscribers

Vegetta777, Samuel de Luque — 17.3 million subscribers

Markiplier, Mark Fischbach— 16.8 million subscribers

Dude Perfect, Cory and Coby Cotton — 16.2 million subscribers

DanTDM, Daniel Middleton, Mindercrafter — 14.4 million subscribers

Jacksepticeye — Seán William McLoughlin, 14.8 million subscribers

KSI, Olajide Olatunji — 16 million subscribers


Celebrity Style, Beauty, Fitness and Wellness

Oprah Winfrey, TV Personality, Activist, Wellness

Ariana Grande, 115 Million Followers

Kylie Jenner – 99 Million Followers

Kendall Jenner – 84 Million Followers

Jennifer Lopez, 62.5 Million Followers

Huda Kattan, 22.2 Million Followers

Bella Thorne, 16 Million Followers

Emily Ratajkowski, 15 Million Followers

Chrissy Teigen, 14 Million Followers

Karlie Kloss, 7 Million Followers

LaLa Anthony, 6.8 Million Followers

Ashley Graham, 5.5 Million Followers

Gwyneth Paltrow, 3.6 Million Followers

Nicole Scherzinger, 3.3 Million

Kat Von D, Tat Artist, 2.5 Million Followers

Olivia Culpo, 2.1 Million Followers

Jillian Michaels, 1.2 Million Followers

Brie Larson, 813K Followers

Click Here - Additions to the Influencer Lists


Beauty Bloggers on YouTube

Yuya, Beauty vlogger — 17.8 million subscribers

Christen Dominique, 10.2 Million Views, Glam Makeup Tutorial

Roxxsaurus, 10 Million Views, 20 Beauty Hacks

Tina Young, 8.8 Million Views, Contour for Beginners - Tina Yong

Jaclyn Hill, 8.1 Million Views, Get Ready With Me & Kim Kardashian

Stephan Lange, 7.1 Million Views, Perfect Winged Eyeliner

Olivia and Cade Holt, 6.3 Million Views, That Time Your Brother Did Your Makeup | NEUTROGENA®

Desi Perkins, 4.3 Million Views, Kim Kardashian West Makeup Tutorial

Shay Mitchell, 4.3 Million Views, Cover Girl

Olivia Holt, 4.3 Million Views, Therapy Face Mask for Acne Really Works | NEUTROGENA®

Alexandra’s GirlyTalk, 4.1 Million Views, Nail Hacks, Do’s and Don’ts

Chloe Morello, 3.8 Million Views, Best Beauty Hacks

Katy Lustrelux, 3.4 Million Views, Perfect Beach Wave Hair

Jenn Im, 2m Subscribers, 1.6M Followers


Writers, Opinions, Analysis & Analytics

Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight

Ezra Klein, Editor-at-Large, Vox

Maureen Dowd, Columnist, New York Times

David Brooks, Columnist, New York Times

Julia Ioffe, Journalist, Russia Expert, The Atlantic

Chris Cillizza, Political Reporter and Editor-at-Large, CNN

Robert Costa, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post

Maggie Haberman, Polical Reporter, New York Times

Ann Coulter, Writer, “Adios America,” “How to Talk to a Liberal”

Michael Wolff, Author, Fire and Fury

Ryan Lizza, Writer, The New Yorker, Analyst, CNN

Dan Balz, Political Correspondent, The Washington Post

Arthur Brooks, President, American Enterprise Institute

Abby Phillip, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post

John Avlon, Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast, Moderator

Alyson Shontell, Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider US

Tina Nguyen, Staff Reporter, Vanity Fair’s Hive

Campbell Brown, Head of News Partnerships, Facebook


Immersive Experience - VR-AR-MR-XR - Influencers

Steven Spielberg, Creator, Ready Player One

Palmer Luckey, founder, Oculus

Rony Abovitz, founder and CEO, Magic Leap

Chris Milk, CEO, co-founder, Within

Jaron Lanier, VR Visionary, founder, VPL Research

Meron Gribetz, Founder and CEO, Meta

Scott Fisher, VR Pioneer, Founding Chair, Interactive Media Division, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Phil Chen, Chief Content Officer, HTC and Founder, HTC Vive

Clay Bavor, VP, Virtual and Augmented Reality - ‎Google

Alex Kipman, Creator, Hololens, Microsoft

Hugo Barra, VP of VR, Facebook

Rachel Franklin, Head of Social VR, Facebook

John Hanke, CEO, Niantic, Pokémon Go

Philip Rosedale, founder, Second Life

Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist, Oculus

Richard Marks, Director, PlayStation Magic Labs, Sony Playstation

George Kliavkoff, President and CEO, Jaunt

Nonny de la Peña, CEO, Emblematic Group

Evan Spiegel, CEO, Snap

Cliff Plumer, CEO, The Void

Richard Gelfond, chief executive, Imax

John Riccitiello, CEO, Unity

John Carmack, Chief Technology Officer, Oculus

Brendan Iribe, co-founder, Vice, President, PC-VR, Oculus

Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR Strategy, Unity Technologies

Ashley Crowder, CEO, Co-Founder, VNTANA

Brent Bushnell, CEO, Two Bit Circus

David Cole, CEO, NextVR


VR – AR Production – Honorees

Alejandro González Iñárritu, VR Project, “CARNE y ARENA”

Robert Stromberg, co-founder, The Virtual Reality Company

Maureen Fan, CEO & co-founder, Baobab Studios

Kathryn Bigelow and Imraan Ismail, VR Project, “The Protectors”

Jérôme Blanquet, VR Project, “Alteration”

Selly Raby Kane, VR Project, “The Other Dakar”

Alex Vlack and digital studio Eko, VR Project, “Broken Night”

Eugene Chung, Penrose studios, VR Project, Arden’s Wake

Oculus Story Studio, “Talking with Ghosts”

Kite & Lightning, VR Project, “Bebylon: Battle Royale”

Conservation International, “MY AFRICA”, narrated by Lupita Nyong'o

Randal Kleiser and Tanna Frederick present DEFROST

Eko, Sam Barlow, Executive Creative Direcctor, WarGames

Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang, VR Project, “Chalkroom”

Tobin Asher, Elise Ogle, Jeremy Bailenson, VR Project, “Coral Compass: Fighting Climate Change in Palau”

Gabo Arora and Sachka Unseld, VR Project, “The Day the World Changed”

Chris Milk, Damian Kulash, “Untitled OK Go and WITHIN Project”


Next Generation - Technology & Innovation Visionary Influencers

Parisa Tabriz, Browser Boss, Google Chrome

Yasmin Green, Director of Research and Development, Jigsaw, Alphabet

Leila Janah, founder, Sama Group

Shervin Pishevar, Sherpa Capital

Dennis Crowley, founder, Foursquare

Kevin Ryan, founder, Gilt Groupe

Richard Craib, Founder, Numerai “The Cololaborator”

Tim Ferriss, Blogger, “The Tim Ferriss Effect”

Kait Schoeck, Industrial Designer | Microsoft

Justine 'iJustine' Ezarik, Digital Star, Vlogger

Lewis Hilsenteger, Unbox Therapy, 9 Million YouTube Subscribers

Manu Prakash, Founder | Foldscope Instruments, “The Bio-engineer”

Jeff Lucas, VP and Global Head of Sales | Snap “The Money Man”

Gary Vaynerchuk, Blogger, Entrepreneur

John Brooks, Programmer | Ricochet – “The Anonomous Chat App”

Laura Galante, Cyberspace & Cyber Threats Analyst

Leslie Miley, President, West Coast | ¬Venture for America “Spreading the Wealth”

Beth Holmes, Farah Houston, Michelle Riggen-¬Ransom – The Alexa Team

Laura I. Gómez, Founder | Atipica “The New Vision of Recruiting”

Steve Lacy, Musician “Music from a Technology Anarchist”

Christina Agapakis, Creative Director | Ginkgo Bioworks “Creative Design & Intelligence”

Connie Chan, Partner | Andreessen Horowitz “The Visionary of Visionaries”

James Lu, Senior VP of Applied Genomics | Helix “Brother from another Planet”

Gerd Manz, VP of Future Team | Adidas “The Robotic Sports Visionary”

Lily Peng, Product Manager | Google Brain “AI – Medicine – Social Change”

Will Marshall, Cofounder and CEO | Planet “Spaceman Changing the World”

Marques Brownlee, MKBHD, 5.1 Million YouTube Subscribers

Jonathan Morrison, 2.2 Million YouTube Subscribers

Judner Aura, UrAvgConsumer, 1.4 Million YouTube Subscribers

Jon Rittinger, TechnoBuffalo, 1.4 Million YouTube Subscribers

Beauty and Makeup – Brand Influencers

Channel, 24.3 Million Followers

MAC Cosmetics – 16.2 Million Followers

Anastasia Beverly Hills – 14.4 Million Followers

Kylie Cosmetics, 14.4 Million Followers

Sephora – 12.3 Million Followers

NYX Cosmetics. 11.6 Million Followers

Calvin Klein – 9.9 Million Followers

Two Faced – 8.7 Million Followers

Urban Decay – 8.7 Million Followers

Benefit Cosmetics – 7 Million Followers

Tarte Cosmetics – 7 Million Followers

Maybeline NY – 5.6 Million Followers


Best Cover Songs on YouTube

Boyce Avenue With Bea Miller, 130 Million Views, “We Can’t Stop” – Miley Cyrus

J.Fla, 112 Million Views, “Shape of You”, Ed Sheeran

Amin Toofani, 63 Million Views, Spanish Guitar Solos

Boyce Avenue with Kina Grannis, 43 Million Views, “Fast Car” – Tracy Chapman

Beau Dermott, 31 Million Views, “Defying Gravity” from Wicked

Anna Clendening, 26 Millions Views, “Hallelujah” Leonard Cohen

Madison Beer and Zayn, Dusk Till Dawn, 19 Million Views


Adventurers and Explorers Influencers – A World of their Own

Ed Stafford, Walked the Length of the Amazon Explorer

Jessica Watson, Circumnavigator – Solo Circle of the Globe

Eric Larson – Polar Explorer, Crossed the Artic to North Pole

David de Rothschild – Polar Explorer, Head of Sculpt the Future Foundation

Andrew Skurka, Alaska-Yukon Explorer

Mira Rai, International Trail Racing

Ashima Shiraiski, Rock Climber

Krzysztof Starnawski, Diver

Pete McBride and Kevin Fedarko

Shannon Switzer Swanson, Diver – Surfer

Semit Lee, Kayaker

Antoine Girard, Paraglider

Colin Haley, Mountaineer

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, Mountaineer

Chris Davenport, Christy and Ted Mahon, Ski Mountaineers

Freya Hoffmeister, Long-Distance Kayaker

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson, Climbers

André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard, Solar Pilots

Scott Jurek, Trail Runner

Kit DesLauriers, Ski Mountaineer

Wasfia Nazreen. Activist & Mountaineer
























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