Social and Economic: Greg Allgood and Philip Souter of Procter & Gamble, for their development of a simple water-purification process
Social and Economic: Greg Allgood and Philip Souter, Simple water purification process
Then Dr Greg Allgood, a P&G scientist in the US, led a project that melded the technology with a totally different business model.
led a team that persuaded P&G leadership to distribute the packets as a non-profit venture by integrating the efforts into other global health priorities and making those efforts more clinically and cost-effective.
No Boundaries: Elon Musk, Private space transportation
Elon Musk, a native of South Africa, began his
entrepreneurial career at age 12, when he
sold a self-made video game to a magazine.
He went on to co-found Zip2 in 1995 and, after selling it to Compaq for US$307 million, co-founded PayPal, the world's leading electronic payment system, which was later acquired by eBay.
In 2002, Musk launched Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and now serves as both Chief Executive Officer and Chief Designer, while simultaneously serving as Chief Executive Officer and Product Architect of Tesla Motors, his electric car company.
is transforming American space flight.