Welcome to Business Daily’s Top 40 Under 40 list, our annual selection of the most influential and progressive personalities who have left a mark in corporate Kenya and in business.

In the list are entrepreneurs, artistes, corporate high-fliers, architects, law, finance and medical professionals, academics and researchers, techies, sportswomen, philanthropists and more.

Read on to meet the innovators, disruptors and defiers and prepare to be inspired.