The entrepreneurial world descends on Boston this week for the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, as the influencer world welcomes the 30 Under 30 class of 2017 into their ranks.

Forbes 30 Under 30 is an annual list composed and released by finance and industry publication Forbes. A panel of experienced judges are brought together to select 30 of the most influential up-and-comers in 20 different industries.

The result? A list of 600 influencers under the age of 30 that are expected to dominate their fields in the future.

This year’s list includes popular YouTuber and LGBT activist Tyler Oakley, HashiCorp founder Mitchell Hashimoto, who includes PayPal, Disney and eBay among his clients, as well as Periscope co-founders Joseph Bernstein and Kayvon Beykpour.

Forbes 30 Under 30 - Verdict

Tyler Oakley (via Flickr.com)

There rising stars have been selected as the industry leaders of the future, but how likely are they to succeed?

Forbes has been compiling this list since 2011. So far, their guesses have been fairly accurate. In fact, many Forbes 30 Under 30 alumni have gone on to place on Forbes 400, the publication’s flagship list of the world’s richest people.

With categories such as sport, tech, music and retail, Forbes 30 Under 30 has included a range of successful individuals in the past. Here are some of the biggest that each year has produced:

Class of 2016

John Boyega
Industry: Hollywood & Entertainment
Role: Actor, Star Wars

Stephen Curry
Industry: Sport
Role: Basketball player, Golden State Warriors

Ashley Graham
Industry: Art & Style
Role: Model

Nate Mitchell
Industry: Games
Role: Co-founder, Oculus Virtual Reality

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Malala Yousafzai
Industry: Social
Role: Women’s rights activist, Nobel Prize laureate

Class of 2015

Felix Kjellberg
Industry: Games
Role: YouTube personality, PewDiePie

Mike Krieger
Industry: Consumer Technology
Role: Co-founder, Instagram

Sam Altman
Industry: Venture Capital
Role: President, Y Combinator

Alan Schaaf
Industry: Consumer Technology
Role: Founder, Imgur

Chancellor Bennett
Industry: Music
Role: Rapper, Chance the Rapper

Class of 2014

Evan Spiegel
Industry: Technology
Role: Co-founder, Snapchat

Bobby Murphy
Industry: Technology
Role: Co-founder, Snapchat

Palmer Luckey
Industry: Games & Apps
Role: Co-founder, Oculus Virtual Reality

Eric Migicovsky
Industry: Technology
Role: Founder, Pebble

Caterina Fake
Industry: Technology
Role: Co-founder, Flickr

Class of 2013

Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Industry: Music
Role: Singer, Rihanna

Mark Terebin
Industry: Technology
Role: Co-founder, Ask.fm

Donald Glover
Industry: Entertainment
Role: Rapper, Childish Gambino/Actor, The Martian, Spider-Man: Homecoming

David Karp
Industry: Media
Role: Founder, Tumblr

Matt Mullenweg
Industry: Social & Mobile
Role: Founder, Automattic (WordPress)

Class of 2012

Kevin Systrom
Industry: Social & Mobile
Role: Co-founder, Instagram

Alexander Wang
Industry: Art & Style
Role: Designer, Alexander Wang

Ben Silbermann
Industry: Social & Mobile
Role: Co-founder, Pinterest

Evan Sharp
Industry: Social & Mobile
Role: Co-founder, Pinterest

Ariana Grande
Industry: Entertainment
Role: Actress, iCarly/Singer, Ariana Grande

Class of 2011

Mark Zuckerberg
Industry:
Role: Co-founder, Facebook

Jennifer Lawrence
Industry: Entertainment
Role: Actress, The Hunger Games

Justin Bieber
Industry: Music
Role: Singer, Justin Bieber

Daniel Ek
Industry: Technology
Role: Co-founder, Spotify

Drew Houston
Industry: Technology
Role: Co-founder, Dropbox