Consumer Tech

The top professionals 35 and under, surfaced by LinkedIn data and more. These are the 10 stars whose technology and devices are changing how we connect.

  • Makinde Adeagbo

    Head of Engineering Programs, Pinterest

    This MIT grad has worked on the technology underlying some of Pinterest’s most-important products...

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  • Kayvon Beykpour

    CEO and co-founder, Periscope

    There were already plenty of live video broadcast apps before Periscope, which launched a scant six months ago. Beykpour’s...

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  • Tyler Droll

    CEO and co-founder, Yik Yak

    When college students want to talk with their peers on campus, they increasingly turn to one app...

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  • Joel Flory

    CEO and co-founder, Visual Supply Co.

    Flory, 35, started his Visual Supply Co. — or VSCO — in 2011 as just another photo-editing tool. But...

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  • Ryan Hoover

    CEO and founder, Product Hunt

    You’d be hard pressed to find an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley who doesn’t know who Hoover is.

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  • Payal Kadakia

    CEO and co-founder, ClassPass

    Payal Kadakia, 32, first quit her consulting job when she became too busy to attend dance classes...

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  • Palmer Luckey

    Founder and inventor, Oculus VR

    Palmer Luckey’s LinkedIn tagline reads, “Virtual Reality Idealist.” But the 22-year-old is far more than...

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  • Maran Nelson

    CEO and co-founder, Clara

    A familiar name is popping up in inboxes across Silicon Valley: Clara. You'll typically first get introduced to...

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  • Meredith Perry

    CEO and founder, uBeam

    Perry, 25, has taken on one of the biggest points of failure in our ever-connected life: the devices we rely on keep us hunting for power outlets everywhere. 

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  • Whitney Wolfe

    CEO and founder, Bumble

    Wolfe, 26, is better known for her horrific experience at her first company than her promising current one. The latter is...

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