Project Management Institute (PMI) recently released the annual 'Future 50' list for 2021. X+Living founder Li Xiang was honored to be selected as one of the members on the list for ＂Turning innovative designs into reality—and injecting a little whimsy into the world＂.
PMI's annual 'Future 50' list aims to select a group of young leaders under 35 years old who represent the wave of change and talent around the globe—a youthquake that will reshape the future and accelerate innovation in the here and now. In order to identify the honorees, PMI reached out to hundreds of experts and stakeholders across the globe for nominations. After a committee vetted the nominees, finalists were individually researched and/or interviewed. The selected honorees were chosen to represent the full spectrum of regions, industries and achievements in The Project Economy.
This year's honorees includes talents from 8 different counties or regions, across 16 different industries. There are 3 Chinese honorees in this year's list and Li Xiang is the only honoree from the design industry.
Other honorees on the list include Cat Huang – Principal Architect from BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, Jenna McNaney - Lead, Sports and Gaming Partnerships from Tiktok, Angelina Howard - Senior Product Manager from Amazon, Jenna Hackett - Global Brand Head, Curio ＆ Tapestry Collections from Hilton Hotels and Resorts, etc.