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Hot 20 2011

The Hot 20 2011

From the pitcher who got his groove back to the doctor who's bringing Pac Heights to Bayview to the gamer who wants to fix reality itself—these are the 20 locals putting the spotlight on SF and lighting a fire under the rest of us.

 

Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom, Instagram founders Maia Kayser, Rango animator
Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom, Instagram founders Maia Kayser, Rango animator

Hot 20 2011: Ruth Laskey, Visual artist

The Dream Weaver
Ruth Laskey, 35
Visual artist
Photographed by John Lee at the Twill House in Glen Ellen

Hot 20 2011: Ryan Vogelsong, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher

The Comeback Kid
Ryan Vogelsong, 34
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher

Hot 20 2011: Jane Henzerling, Mission Preparatory School founding principal

The Educator
Jane Henzerling, 34
Mission Preparatory School founding principal
Photographed by Alex Farnum at MPS in Excelsior

Hot 20 2011: Stuart Schuffman, Broke-Ass Stuart blogger

The Travel Guide
Stuart Schuffman, 30
Broke-Ass Stuart blogger
Photographed by Chad Riley on Ocean Beach

Hot 20 2011: Benny Gold, Graphic designer and owner of Benny Gold

The Skater Boy
Benny Gold, 36
Graphic designer and owner of Benny Gold
Photographed by Chad Riley on 16th Street

Hot 20 2011: Lauren Geremia, Geremia Design principal

The Space Invader
Lauren Geremia, 29
Geremia Design principal
Photographed by Alex Farnum at Citizen’s Band

Hot 20 2011: Ross Mirkarimi, District 5 supervisor and candidate for sheriff

The Law
Ross Mirkarimi, 50
District 5 supervisor and candidate for sheriff
Photographed by Robyn Twomey in Potrero Hill

Hot 20 2011: Emily Chang, Bloomberg West cohost

The Tech Sleuth
Emily Chang, 31
Bloomberg West cohost
Photographed by Chad Riley in the Bloomberg West studio

Hot 20 2011: Christine Schmidt, Yellow Owl Workshop founder

The Crafter
Christine Schmidt, 32
Yellow Owl Workshop founder
Photographed by Cody Pickens in Yellow Owl Workshop

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