SF's Most Fascinating People of 2014

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We're starting the year with a list of SF's most influential people. 


Aleksandra Zee, Woodworker (pictured above).

Photo courtesy of Joe Fletcher.

Joy Bianchi, philanthropist and Director of Helpers.

Photo courtesy of Daniel Morris.

Jerry Takigawa, fine-art Photographer.

Photo courtesy of Brigitte Sire.

Anna Weinberg and Jennifer Puccio, the restaurateurs behind Marlowe, Park Tavern, and The Cavalier.

Photo courtesy of Jack Alice.

Erik Joule, President and CMO of Alternative Apparel.

Photo courtesy of Joe Fletcher.

Jefferson Mack, Blacksmith.

Photo courtsey of Jen Siska.

Steven Kilzer, Founder of Capital Eyewear

Photo courtesy of Cooper Carras.

Joshua Ziering, Founder of QuiQui.

Photo courtesy of Aubrie Pick.

Thad VoglerThe city's foremost liquor authority.

Photo courtesy of Sarah Cass.

Thao Nguyen, Singer-Songwriter of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down.

Photo courtesy of Eva Kolenko.

Leila Janah, Founder and CEO of Sama Group.

Photo courtesy of Aubrie Pick.

Josh Tetrick, Cofounder and CEO of Hampton Creek.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Paynter.

Chaz Bundick, Musician behind Toro y Moi and Les Sins.

Photo courtesy of Angela Hau.

Cheryl Haines, Curator of “@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" and Executive Director of FOR-SITE.

Photo courtesy of Cooper Carras.

Divya Nag, Founder of StartX Med and Stem Cell Theranostics.

Photo courtesy of Matt Edge.

Kevin Sessums, Editor in Chief of FourTwoNine.

Photo courtesy of Cooper Carras.

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Founder of the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation.

Photo courtesy of Cooper Carras.

Carlos Watson, CEO of Ozy Media.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Paynter.

Erich PearsonCofounder of San Francisco Patient and Resource Center.

Photo courtesy of Daniel Morris.

Nate Levine, Mike Rosengarten, and Zac Bookman. Cofounder, CTO, and CEO and Cofounder of OpenGov.

Photo courtesy of Matthew Scott.

Elizabeth Holmes, CEO and Founder of Theranos.

Photo courtesy of S.F. Giants, 2014.

Hunter Pence, Outfielder for the San Francisco Giants.

Photo courtesy of Alex Farnum.

Gary Friedman, CEO of Restoration Hardware.

Photo courtesy of Cooper Carras.

Debbie Sterling, CEO of GoldieBlox.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Paynter.

Matt Semmelhack and Mark Liberman, General Manager/Owner and Chef/Owner of Mercer Restaurant Group (AQ and TBD).

Photo courtesy of Allan Tannenbaum.

Keith Haring, late Artist and social activist.

Photo courtesy of Matt Edge.

Traci Des Jardins, Restaurateur.

Photo courtesy of Douglas Friedman.

Vanessa Getty, Founder of the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA.

Photo courtesy of Cooper Carras.

Daniel Lurie, Founder of Tipping Point Community.

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