Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Engineers, including Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Sundar Pichai, Steve Wozniak and Jeff Bezos.
Elon MuskElon Musk
28 June 1971, Canadian, American, South African
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor
Jeff BezosJeff Bezos
12 January 1964, American
Founder of Amazon.com

Bill GatesBill Gates
28 October 1955, American
Co-Founder of Microssoft

Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin
20 January 1930, American
American engineer

Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai
12 July 1972, Indian, American
CEO of Google Inc

Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
19 August 1967, American
CEO of Microsoft
Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak
11 August 1950, American
Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)

John McAfeeJohn McAfee
18 September 1945, American
Computer Programmer

Tim CookTim Cook
01 November 1960, American
CEO of Apple Inc.

Markus PerssonMarkus Persson
01 June 1979, Swedish
Video Game Programmer & Designer
Jack DorseyJack Dorsey
19 November 1976, American
Co-Founder of Twitter

John DeLoreanJohn DeLorean
06 January 1925, American
Inventor, Engineer
N. R. Narayana MurthyN. R. Narayana Murthy
20 August 1946, Indian
Founder of Infosys

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds
28 December 1969, Finnish, American
Software Engineer

Dustin MoskovitzDustin Moskovitz
22 May 1984, American
Entrepreneur
Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai
02 December 1963, Indian
Inventor of Email

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
27 April 1955, American
Former CEO of Google
Ma HuatengMa Huateng
29 October 1971, Chinese
CEO of Tencent

Jan KoumJan Koum
24 February 1976, American
CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp

Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom
21 January 1974, German, Finnish
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker
Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31 January 1956, Dutch
Programmer

Garrett CampGarrett Camp
04 October 1978, Canadian
Innovator & Entrepreneurs
Ren ZhengfeiRen Zhengfei
25 October 1944, Chinese
CEO of Huawei

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
06 November 1968, American
Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.

E. SreedharanE. Sreedharan
12 June 1932, Indian
Metro Man

Robert HawkingRobert Hawking
30 April 1967, British
Stephen Hawking's Son
Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee
03 December 1961, Taiwanese
Computer Scientist
Nandan NilekaniNandan Nilekani
02 June 1955, Indian
Founder of Infosys

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz
05 April 1950, Chinese, Costa Rican, American
Former NASA Astronaut

David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
20 January 1963, Canadian
Entrepreneur

Mo IbrahimMo Ibrahim
03 May 1946, British
Entrepreneur
Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

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Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
03 November 1926, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania

Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaKumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
06 June 1940, British
Life peer

Evan WilliamsEvan Williams
31 March 1972, American
Co-founder of Blogger & Twitter

Bjarni TryggvasonBjarni Tryggvason
21 September 1945, Canadian, Icelander
Astronaut
Patrick ShyuPatrick Shyu
 , Japanese, American
Computer-animation Artist

Lisa NowakLisa Nowak
10 May 1963, American
Naval flight officer, Astronaut, Engineer, Test
Richard StallmanRichard Stallman
16 March 1953, American
Programmer, Computer scientist, Lecturer, Blogger,

Gene KranzGene Kranz
17 August 1933, American
Officer, Engineer

John CarmackJohn Carmack
20 August 1970, American
Chief technology officer, Aerospace engineer,
Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman
24 December 1960, British
Television presenter, Journalist, Engineer

Steven WilsonSteven Wilson
03 November 1967
Engineer, Guitarist, Audio engineer, Singer,
Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons
20 December 1948, British
Composer, Musician, Record producer

Sonu SoodSonu Sood
30 July 1973, Indian
Actor

Julie PayetteJulie Payette
20 October 1963, Canadian
Astronaut, Engineer

Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950, Ukrainian
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver

Alexis TsiprasAlexis Tsipras
28 July 1974, Greek
Politician, Civil engineer
Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
01 April 1936, Indian, Pakistani
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist,

Atticus RossAtticus Ross
16 January 1968, British
Musician

George HotzGeorge Hotz
02 October 1989, American
Blogger, Programmer, Computer scientist

Bo WelchBo Welch
30 November 1951, American
Film director, Screenwriter
Brendan EichBrendan Eich
04 July 1961, American
computer scientist, programmer, chief technology

Loni LoveLoni Love
12 July 1971, American
Comedian
Steve AlbiniSteve Albini
22 July 1962, American
Record producer, Singer, Engineer, Audio engineer,

Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
25 June 1972, Libyan
Politician, Engineer, Architect

Grant ImaharaGrant Imahara
23 October 1970, Japanese, American
Electrical engineer
Dieter RamsDieter Rams
20 May 1932, German
Architect, Designer, University teacher

Piero FerrariPiero Ferrari
22 May 1945, Italian
Entrepreneur, Engineer
Bjarne StroustrupBjarne Stroustrup
30 December 1950, Danish
Computer scientist, Engineer, Scientist,

Ross BrawnRoss Brawn
23 November 1954, British
Engineer

Jack FiskJack Fisk
19 December 1945, American
Film director, Production designer
Abu Hamza al-MasriAbu Hamza al-Masri
15 April 1958, Egyptian
Civil engineer, Engineer, Preacher

Sid MeierSid Meier
24 February 1954, Canadian, American
Video game producer, Engineer, Video game
Renzo PianoRenzo Piano
14 September 1937, Italian
Architect, Politician

Peter MolyneuxPeter Molyneux
05 May 1959, British
Game programmer, Engineer, Programmer, Game

Robin LiRobin Li
17 November 1968
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor, Businessperson,

Mark ShuttleworthMark Shuttleworth
18 September 1973, British, South African
Entrepreneur, Astronaut, Engineer, Inventor,
Bob RockBob Rock
19 April 1954, Canadian
Bassist, Engineer, Audio engineer, Musician,
Shawn FanningShawn Fanning
22 November 1980, American
Computer scientist, Programmer

Andy HertzfeldAndy Hertzfeld
06 April 1953, American
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer

Ward CunninghamWard Cunningham
26 May 1949, American
Programmer, Computer scientist

Tony HoareTony Hoare
11 January 1934, British
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, Writer,
Demis HassabisDemis Hassabis
27 July 1976, British
Engineer, Chess player

Stefan QuandtStefan Quandt
09 May 1966, German
Engineer

Giorgetto GiugiaroGiorgetto Giugiaro
07 August 1938, Italian
Designer

Richard GarriottRichard Garriott
04 July 1961, American
Astronaut, Engineer, Video game developer,

Viktor VekselbergViktor Vekselberg
14 April 1957, Russian
Entrepreneur, Engineer
Stephanie ShehStephanie Sheh
10 April 1977, American
Voice actor, Actor, Screenwriter, Audio engineer,

Guion BlufordGuion Bluford
22 November 1942, American
Officer, Astronaut, Engineer, Aviator
Roy Thomas BakerRoy Thomas Baker
10 November 1946, British
Record producer, Audio engineer, Songwriter

Lei JunLei Jun
16 December 1969
Entrepreneur, Chief executive officer, Engineer,

Ellen OchoaEllen Ochoa
10 May 1958, American
Astronaut, Engineer
Jake PavelkaJake Pavelka
27 January 1978, American
Aviator, Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Actor,

Eric S. RaymondEric S. Raymond
04 December 1957, American
Software developer, Engineer, Programmer, Writer,
Hans ReiserHans Reiser
19 December 1963, American
Programmer, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist,

Luigi ColaniLuigi Colani
02 August 1928, Swiss, German
Architect, Engineer, University teacher

Macky SallMacky Sall
11 December 1961, Senegalese
Politician, Engineer

Bill JoyBill Joy
08 November 1954, American
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer
Charles K. KaoCharles K. Kao
04 November 1933, Chinese, Hong Konger, British, American
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Inventor,

Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi
10 September 1948, Hungarian, American
Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Dieter ZetscheDieter Zetsche
05 May 1953, German
Engineer, Businessperson, Merchant, Entrepreneur

Burt RutanBurt Rutan
17 June 1943, American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator,
James H. ClarkJames H. Clark
23 March 1944, American
Computer scientist, Engineer

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,
Edwin CatmullEdwin Catmull
31 March 1945, American
Computer scientist, Engineer