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Influential person: Michael Browning

Browning has helped develop Indy’s downtown with signature projects including Pan Am Plaza and the NCAA headquarters and he’s been a key part of the efforts to make Indianapolis a sports powerhouse.

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Influential person: Scott Dorsey

After ExactTarget founder Scott Dorsey sold his company in 2013 for $2.5 billion—a record for an Indiana tech company—throngs of former employees used their newfound wealth to launch central Indiana tech ventures. Meanwhile, ExactTarget’s buyer, San Francisco-based Salesforce, continued to grow the Indianapolis operation, eventually moving into the state’s tallest building and rechristening it Salesforce […]

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Influential person: Jim Brainard

In his six terms as mayor, Brainard has overseen Carmel’s transition from a simple bedroom community into a bona fide destination, by building a pedestrian-friendly downtown from scratch.

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Influential person: Dr. Frank Lloyd

Lloyd served as CEO of Methodist Hospital as it became the first non-university hospital to perform heart transplants, but he also owned radio station WTLC-FM, and was founder, chairman and CEO of Midwest National Bank.

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Influential person: Bill Oesterle

The co-founder of Angie’s List led Mitch Daniels’ first campaign for governor and is now working to bring Hoosiers who have left the state back to Indiana to help grow its economy.

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Influential person: Mark Miles

Miles has overseen multiple high-profile events, earning him a reputation as both a master organizer and an expert at putting struggling organizations on an even keel.

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