Who matters now?

Business 2.0 Magazine invites you to vote for the businesspeople who inspire, inform and infuriate you, from CEOs to entrepreneurs to media stars.

Reid Hoffman
Reid Hoffman
Founder, LinkedIn; angel investor
Age: 39
Hoffman may not be your "friend," but when it comes to doing business in Silicon Valley, he's one heck of a "connection" -- as LinkedIn, the social network he founded, calls the people users add to their profiles. That all-business approach comes straight from the hyperlinked Hoffman's sideline as an angel investor backing today's hottest startups, including Facebook, Flickr, Digg, and Technorati.

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Tell us who you think matters now -- and why

Allen

Ambani brothers

Arrington

Barton

Bezos

Bianchini

Bloomberg

Boing Boing editors

Bono

Branson

Brin, Page

Butterfield, Fake

Calacanis

Chambers

Chizen

Chouinard

Cogan

Cuban

Decker

Dell

Denton

Desmond Hellmann

DeWolfe, Anderson

Diller

Draft

Draper

Eberhard

Edmond

Fadell

Gates

Graham

Heinemeier Hansson

Hoffman

Huffington

Hundt

Hurd

Hurley, Chen

Iacobucci, Raburn

Icahn

Jacobs

Fake Steve Jobs

Jobs

Kallasvuo

Kan

Kao

Karmazin

Kaufmann

Khosla

King

Kliavkoff

Li

Ma

Martin

Mayer

McAndrews

McCaw

Melton

Miranz

Miyamoto

Moritz

Motwani

Murdoch

Musk

Negroponte

Nooyi

O'Reilly

Otellini

Phillips

Ray

Rimer

Rojas

Rose

Rosedale

Ruiz

Russo

Sawiris

Schmidt

Schwarzenegger

Scott

Shriram

Sierra, Locke

Smith

Sood

Stephenson

Stewart

Sugar duo

Swisher, Mossberg

Thompson

Venter

Wales

Walsh

Watanabe

Whitman

Williams

Winfrey

Yunus

Zander

Zell

Zennstrom, Friis

Zuckerberg

Lam
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