31 Media, Marketing and Tech Talents Innovating From AR to Activism, Data to Diversity

This year’s Young Influentials are very much a reflection of their time: tirelessly innovating across everything from AR and AI to data analytics, diversity in the workforce, Gen Z outreach, branded content and even activism. Many of them are also bound by a desire to give back or effect change. Case in point: Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu, who appears on our cover, is determined to use her influence to advance the #MeToo movement and challenge Hollywood’s pervasive diversity issues. Like her, the individuals on our 2018 list of influentials are inspiring not just for their talent but also for their determination to have an impact that can be felt well beyond the bottom line. —Kristina Feliciano