Forbes’s “100 Most Innovative Leaders” list includes one woman and no African-Americans

Author: Kat Tenbarge, Business Insider, Published on: 16 September 2019

"Forbes published a list of America's 100 'most innovative' leaders and 99 of them are men," 7 Sept 2019

Forbes recently unveiled a list of 100 business leaders that it ranked as the "Most Innovative" in America. Ninety-nine leaders are men, and the list includes only one woman.Ross Stores CEO Barbara Rentler places at No. 75 on the list... Forbes enlisted two male business school professors and a male consultant to compile the rankings... Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Tesla CEO Elon Musk are tied for first place, with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff, and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings rounding out the top five... Leah McGowen-Hare, the vice president of Trailforce, Salesforce's educational library division, noted on Twitter that the list also only included three Latino people (all men) and no black people... Forbes didn't immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment.

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