They’re on the rise.

By Beth Kowitt
September 21, 2017

Fortune is keeping a close eye on these 10 business superstars, all of whom could someday land on our Most Powerful Women list. See who did make the ranking this year here.


Rosalind Brewer


Roz Brewer.
Photo: Stuart Isett— Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit

COO, Starbucks sbux

The former CEO of Walmart’s Sam’s Club is remaking herself; she’ll start as operations chief at Starbucks on Oct. 2.


Denise Johnson

Denise Johnson.
Photo: Courtesy of Caterpillar

Group President, Caterpillar cat

The first-ever female group president at Cat, Johnson is trying to turn around its $6 billion resource industries unit.


Marcy Klevorn

Marcy Klevorn.
Photo: Courtesy of Ford

EVP and President, Mobility, Ford f

Klevorn was tapped to run the division, which includes self-driving vehicles, when her predecessor became CEO.


Liza Landsman

Liza Landsman.
Photo: Peter Gregoire

President, Jet.com, Walmart wmt

Landsman got promoted to head Jet.com in February after Walmart acquired the online retailer for $3 billion last year.


Marne Levine

Marne Levine.
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COO, Instagram, Facebook fb

Under Levine’s watch, the photo-sharing app has grown to 1 million active advertisers and 15 million business profiles.


Jamie Miller

Jamie Miller.
Photo: Jordan Curet — Fortune Brainstorm Tech

SVP, GE, CEO, GE Transportation ge

GE’s onetime CIO, Miller now leads the digital transformation of the titan’s $5 billion transportation business.


Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer Morgan.
Photo: Courtesy of SAP

Pres., Americas, Asia Pacific Japan, SAP sap

Formerly head of North America, Morgan in May expanded her territory to oversee this $13.6 billion segment.

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Penny Pritzker

Penny Prtizker.
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Chairman, Founder, PSP Capital

The former commerce secretary is back running her private investment firm and joining boards.


Bozoma Saint John

Bozoma Saint John.
Photo: Presley Ann Patrick McMullan — Getty Images

Chief Brand Officer, Uber

The embattled ride-hailing app’s first-ever brand chief is tasked with cleaning up its sullied image.


Adi Tatarko

Adi Tatarko.
Photo: Carla Duharte Razura

Cofounder and CEO, Houzz

The home remodeling platform raised $400 million this year, bringing its valuation to about $4 billion.

A version of this article appears in the Oct. 1, 2017 issue of Fortune as part of the Most Powerful Women package with the headline “On our Radar.”

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