Meet THE NEXT: 21 to watch in 2021. Twenty-one people selected by Yahoo Finance who are not only redefining their own fields but also poised to make a lasting impact on all of our lives in the coming year and beyond. They are entrepreneurs, investors, politicians, scientists and athletes. They may not be household names yet, but they could be the next big thing.


  • Sarah Friar

    CEO, Nextdoor

  • Robert Reffkin

    CEO, Compass

  • Adi Tatarko

    CEO, Houzz

  • Jane Dunlevie

    Partner, Goldman Sachs

  • Dakin Sloss

    General partner, Prime Movers Lab

  • Niron Stabinsky

    Managing director, Credit Suisse

  • Adewale "Wally" Adeyemo

    Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Nominee

  • Heather Boushey

    Member, Council of Economic Advisers

  • Rep. Young Kim

    (R, CA-39)

  • Kizzmekia Corbett

    Viral immunologist, National Institutes of Health

  • Jason Gorevic

    CEO, Teladoc Health

  • Karen Lynch

    CEO, CVS Health

  • Pascal Desroches

    CFO, AT&T

  • Zach Kirkhorn

    CFO, Tesla

  • Dhivya Suryadevara

    CFO, Stripe

  • Chris Best

    CEO, Substack

  • Paul Davison

    CEO, Clubhouse

  • Mike Lu

    CEO, Triller

  • Nyjah Huston

    Professional skateboarder

  • Lachlan Power

    Gamer and entrepreneur

  • Bianca Smith

    Coach, Red Sox Minor League