They make deals worth billions. They change the way we travel, eat, dress and chat. And most joined the CEO club long before they ever had reason to linger in the wrinkle-cream aisle.
Meet the 2014 class of Fortune magazine’s 40 Under 40.
This year, the No. 1 spot is shared by Über car service co-founder Travis Kalanick, 38, and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, 33. If you’ve hailed a car with your phone or booked a stay in a stranger’s home, you are already familiar with these influencers.