President of Sony
Chubachi wants the world to know that
Vice Premier of China
The top trade negotiator and troubleshooter in chief for the People's Republic, Wu leads a committee charged with improving safety standards and ensuring that "Made in China" doesn't become synonymous with pet-killing kibble, poisonous toiletries, and tainted toys. The 69-year-old Wu, who is retiring shortly, will speak for her country one last time when safety issues are discussed at U.S.-China trade talks set for the week of December 10 in Beijing. Note to the American delegation: Bring your own toothpaste.
Oil. Religion. Greed. Family business. If you're tired of hearing about all this on the news, you'll probably want to skip There Will Be Blood (adapted from Upton Sinclair's 1927 book Oil!), opening December 26. In which case you'll miss Day-Lewis's Oscar-baiting performance as an oil tycoon in a small Texas town at the turn of the last century.
Head of Special Initiatives at Google
Sacca brashly announced last summer that
A version of this article appeared in the December 2007 issue of Fast Company magazine.