Photograph by Sam Jones
  • Title
    Lead singer, Co-founder
  • Affiliation
    U2, One
  • Age

In 1984, Bono was one of almost 40 pop stars who recorded (and in some circles were mocked for) the anti-famine fundraising single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” Thirty-two years later, he’s still walking the walk. The Irish rock icon now leads One, a data-driven, global organization that influences governments, rallies C-suites, and raises millions of dollars for people living in poverty. His secret: an ability to convince others that they are the true leaders of change, not him.   Read more about Bono in Ellen McGirt's profile, "Bono: I Will Follow."