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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: Nadine Burke Harris, Center for Youth Wellness CEO and Bayview Child Health Center founding physician

The Healer
Nadine Burke Harris, 35
Center for Youth Wellness CEO and Bayview Child Health Center founding physician
Photographed by Robyn Twomey at Bayview Child Health Center

Hot 20 2011: Russ Angold and Nathan Harding, eLEGS inventors

The Miracle Workers
Russ Angold, 34, and Nathan Harding, 43
eLEGS inventors
Photographed by John Lee at Berkeley Bionics

Hot 20 2011 Readers' Choice: Beth Spotswood, Political satirist and SFGate columnist

[READERS' CHOICE]
The Funny Girl
Beth Spotswood, 33
Political satirist and SFGate columnist
Photographed by Alex Farnum in South Park

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

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