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"Innovators" redirects here. For other uses, see Innovators (disambiguation).

An innovator in a general sense, is a person or an organization who is one of the first to introduce into reality something better than before. That opens up a new area for others and achieves an innovation.


Some people that are often called innovators include:

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  1. ^ "Tim Berners Lee - Time 100 People of the Century". Time Magazine. 29 March 1999. He wove the World Wide Web and created a mass medium for the 21st century. The World Wide Web is Berners-Lee's alone. He designed it. He loosed it on the world. And he more than anyone else has fought to keep it open, nonproprietary and free. 
  2. ^ West, Michael J. "Woody Shaw: The Last Great Trumpet Innovator". NPR.