These expert panelists chose the top 10 winners in Revolutionaries

Mary Joyce

  • Joyce is the founder and executive director of the Meta-Activism Project, which studies digital activism and builds databases and other resources for activists around the world. She was the new-media operations manager for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign.

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Ben Rattray

  • Rattray is the creator and CEO of, a digital platform for user-driven social movements. The site became profitable last year, four years after its inception, with an average of more than 10,000 new petitions created each month.

Tim Pool

  • The founder of TimcastTV, Pool is a live-stream and social-media journalist who has garnered attention for his coverage of Occupy Wall Street and the Million Hoodie March, which honored Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen who was shot and killed in Florida in February.

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Sultan Al Qassemi

  • Al Qassemi developed a following as one of the most popular and prolific tweeters of the Arab Spring. He is currently a nonresident fellow at the Dubai School of Government.

The Yes Men

  • Igor Vamos and Jacques Servin aim to raise social awareness with satire and impersonation. The culture-jamming tactics of their network of supporters, known as The Yes Men, were highlighted in the films The Yes Men and The Yes Men Fix the World.

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