Hans Rosling

Chairman, Gapminder Foundation

A legendary TED presenter, professor of international health at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet, co founder and chairman of Gapminder Foundation, and statistician; Hans Rosling has a knack for making complex data understandable and relatable using infographics. His Trendalyzer software, bought by Google in 2007, creates captivating stories out of statistics on GDP, education, and birth rates.