These expert panelists chose the top 10 winners in Disruptors

Kim Dotcom

  • Dotcom is an entrepreneur, musician, and technological visionary best known as the founder of cloud-storage provider Megaupload, a file-sharing site once listed as the 13th most popular destination on the Internet—before it was seized by the U.S. Justice Department in January 2012.

Lucy Sanders

  • Sanders is the CEO and cofounder of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, an organization working to bring more women and girls into the computing and IT fields.

Ryan Schreiber

  • Schreiber created Pitchfork in 1995 as a resource for independent music. Since then, the online publication has launched a festival, a new genre of online music critique, and the careers of many musicians—in the process growing to command serious influence among music fans.

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Matt Mullenweg

  • Mullenweg is a founding developer of WordPress, the free, open-source blogging tool kit that powers a significant share of the top websites on the Internet.

Alison Pincus

  • Pincus is a cofounder of One Kings Lane, an upscale home décor and furnishings flash-sales site. She is half of a Silicon Valley power couple; her husband, Mark Pincus, runs the online gaming company Zynga.

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