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

Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin
20 January 1930, American
American engineer

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

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

John McAfeeJohn McAfee
18 September 1945, American
Computer Programmer
Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
19 August 1967, American
CEO of Microsoft

Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak
11 August 1950, American
Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)

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

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

Ren ZhengfeiRen Zhengfei
25 October 1944, Chinese
CEO of Huawei

Dustin MoskovitzDustin Moskovitz
22 May 1984, American
Entrepreneur
Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds
28 December 1969, Finnish, American
Software Engineer

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
27 April 1955, American
Former CEO of Google
Garrett CampGarrett Camp
04 October 1978, Canadian
Innovator & Entrepreneurs

Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai
02 December 1963, Indian
Inventor of Email

Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom
21 January 1974, German, Finnish
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker
Ma HuatengMa Huateng
29 October 1971, Chinese
CEO of Tencent

Jan KoumJan Koum
24 February 1976, American
CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp
Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31 January 1956, Dutch
Programmer

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

Robert HawkingRobert Hawking
30 April 1967, British
Stephen Hawking's Son

Nandan NilekaniNandan Nilekani
02 June 1955, Indian
Founder of Infosys
Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee
03 December 1961, Taiwanese
Computer Scientist
Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
06 November 1968, American
Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.

David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
20 January 1963, Canadian
Entrepreneur

Mo IbrahimMo Ibrahim
03 May 1946, British
Entrepreneur

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
03 November 1926, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania
Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz
05 April 1950, Chinese, Costa Rican, American
Former NASA Astronaut

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

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Gene KranzGene Kranz
17 August 1933, American
Officer, Engineer
Dieter ZetscheDieter Zetsche
05 May 1953, German
Engineer, Businessperson, Merchant, Entrepreneur

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman
24 December 1960, British
Television presenter, Journalist, Engineer
Alexis TsiprasAlexis Tsipras
28 July 1974, Greek
Politician, Civil engineer

Richard StallmanRichard Stallman
16 March 1953, American
Programmer, Computer scientist, Lecturer, Blogger,

Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons
20 December 1948, British
Composer, Musician, Record producer
Edd ChinaEdd China
09 May 1971, British
Television presenter, Journalist, Engineer

Lisa NowakLisa Nowak
10 May 1963, American
Naval flight officer, Astronaut, Engineer, Test
Julie PayetteJulie Payette
20 October 1963, Canadian
Astronaut, Engineer

Ed BoonEd Boon
22 February 1964, American
Programmer, Engineer, Screenwriter, Computer

Steven WilsonSteven Wilson
03 November 1967
Engineer, Guitarist, Audio engineer, Singer,

John CarmackJohn Carmack
20 August 1970, American
Chief technology officer, Aerospace engineer,

Sergei KrikalevSergei Krikalev
27 August 1958, Russian
Astronaut, Engineer
Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950, Ukrainian
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver

Steve AlbiniSteve Albini
22 July 1962, American
Record producer, Singer, Engineer, Audio engineer,

Bo WelchBo Welch
30 November 1951, American
Film director, Screenwriter

George HotzGeorge Hotz
02 October 1989, American
Blogger, Programmer, Computer scientist
Bjarne StroustrupBjarne Stroustrup
30 December 1950, Danish
Computer scientist, Engineer, Scientist,

Brendan EichBrendan Eich
04 July 1961, American
computer scientist, programmer, chief technology
Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan
01 April 1936, Indian, Pakistani
Physicist, Engineer, Scientist, Metallurgist,

Dieter RamsDieter Rams
20 May 1932, German
Architect, Designer, University teacher

Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi
25 June 1972, Libyan
Politician, Engineer, Architect
Peter MolyneuxPeter Molyneux
05 May 1959, British
Game programmer, Engineer, Programmer, Game

Abu Hamza al-MasriAbu Hamza al-Masri
15 April 1958, Egyptian
Civil engineer, Engineer, Preacher
Liviu DragneaLiviu Dragnea
28 October 1962, Romanian
Engineer, Politician

Piero FerrariPiero Ferrari
22 May 1945, Italian
Entrepreneur, Engineer

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

Shawn FanningShawn Fanning
22 November 1980, American
Computer scientist, Programmer
Stefan QuandtStefan Quandt
09 May 1966, German
Engineer

Mark ShuttleworthMark Shuttleworth
18 September 1973, British, South African
Entrepreneur, Astronaut, Engineer, Inventor,

Jack FiskJack Fisk
19 December 1945, American
Film director, Production designer

Bob RockBob Rock
19 April 1954, Canadian
Bassist, Engineer, Audio engineer, Musician,
Richard GarriottRichard Garriott
04 July 1961, American
Astronaut, Engineer, Video game developer,
Andy HertzfeldAndy Hertzfeld
06 April 1953, American
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer

Ross BrawnRoss Brawn
23 November 1954, British
Engineer

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

Tim SchaferTim Schafer
26 July 1967, American
Engineer, Programmer, Video game developer
Giorgetto GiugiaroGiorgetto Giugiaro
07 August 1938, Italian
Designer

Dan GurneyDan Gurney
13 April 1931, American
Formula One driver, Engineer, Racecar driver

Tony HoareTony Hoare
11 January 1934, British
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, Writer,

Guion BlufordGuion Bluford
22 November 1942, American
Officer, Astronaut, Engineer, Aviator

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

Ben BurttBen Burtt
12 July 1948, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Sound design, Film
Jonathan BlowJonathan Blow
1971 AD, American
programmer, game designer

Demis HassabisDemis Hassabis
27 July 1976, British
Engineer, Chess player

Edwin CatmullEdwin Catmull
31 March 1945, American
Computer scientist, Engineer
Jonathan IveJonathan Ive
27 February 1967, British
Industrial designer

Ward CunninghamWard Cunningham
26 May 1949, American
Programmer, Computer scientist
Ellen OchoaEllen Ochoa
10 May 1958, American
Astronaut, Engineer

Burt RutanBurt Rutan
17 June 1943, American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator,

Michael TeutulMichael Teutul
26 November 1978, American
Mechanical engineer

Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi
10 September 1948, Hungarian, American
Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Roy Thomas BakerRoy Thomas Baker
10 November 1946, British
Record producer, Audio engineer, Songwriter

Macky SallMacky Sall
11 December 1961, Senegalese
Politician, Engineer
Hans ReiserHans Reiser
19 December 1963, American
Programmer, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist,

Eric S. RaymondEric S. Raymond
04 December 1957, American
Software developer, Engineer, Programmer, Writer,

James H. ClarkJames H. Clark
23 March 1944, American
Computer scientist, Engineer

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,
Chris MetzenChris Metzen
22 November 1973, American
Artist, Comics artist, Novelist, Writer,