From among over 500 applications, the jury selected 25 people who made it to the finals of the joint initiative of Forbes magazine and the Warsaw office of McKinsey & Company. Despite the different specializations and ideas for themselves, all the finalists seem to have been made of identical clay. Each of them is pathologically ambitious, hardworking and aware of civilization challenges. Everyone understands that the world is a network of global dependencies. And that by solving global problems, you can also change your immediate surroundings.