Businessperson of the Year

Anything but a popularity contest, Fortune’s editors crunch 10 financial factors then look for leaders who “tackled audacious goals, overcame impossible odds, found creative solutions.” And this year’s new Businessperson of the Year is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella. Please take 1 minute to read the incredible outcomes and approach Nadella has used (hint, delegation) to drive Microsoft to over $1 trillion in market cap – lessons for all of us. Go here for the complete list of 20 including #2 Elizabeth Gaines.