100 Notable alumni of
Northeastern University

Northeastern University is 395th in the world, 161st in North America, and 150th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Northeastern University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Wendy Williams

    Wendy Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    radio personalitytelevision presenteractorwriterautobiographer
    Biography

    Wendy Joan Hunter is an American broadcaster, media personality, and writer. From 2008 to 2022, she hosted the nationally syndicated television talk show The Wendy Williams Show.

  2. Patrice O'Neal

    Patrice O'Neal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-2011 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actortelevision presenterradio personality
    Biography

    Patrice Lumumba Malcolm O'Neal was an American comedian and actor. He was known for his stand-up comedy career and his regular guest appearances on the talk show Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and the radio show Opie and Anthony.

  3. Jane Curtin

    Jane Curtin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorcomedian
    Biography

    Jane Therese Curtin is an American actress and comedian. First coming to prominence as an original cast member on the hit TV comedy series Saturday Night Live in 1975, she went on to win back-to-back Emmy Awards for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series on the 1980s sitcom Kate & Allie portraying the role of Allison "Allie" Lowell. Curtin later starred in the hit series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001), playing the role of Dr. Mary Albright.

  4. Biz Stone

    Biz Stone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    creative directorbusinesspersonbloggercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone is an American entrepreneur who is a co-founder of Twitter, among other technology companies. Stone was the creative director at Xanga from 1999 to 2001. Stone co-founded Jelly, with Ben Finkel. Jelly was launched in 2014 and was a search engine driven by visual imagery and discovery. Stone was Jelly’s CEO until its acquisition by Pinterest in 2017. On May 16, 2017, Biz Stone announced he was returning to Twitter Inc.

  5. Lyndon LaRouche

    Lyndon LaRouche
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1922-2019 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    politicianpeace activist
    Biography

    Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche Jr. was an American political activist who founded the LaRouche movement and its main organization the National Caucus of Labor Committees (NCLC).

  6. J. J. Barea

    J. J. Barea
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    José Juan Barea Mora is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player for Cangrejeros de Santurce of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). He played college basketball for Northeastern University before joining the Mavericks in 2006 and becoming only the seventh Puerto Rican to play in the NBA. He went on to win an NBA championship with the Mavericks in 2011 before signing with the Minnesota Timberwolves, where he played for the next three seasons. He has also played in the NBA Development League and the Baloncesto Superior Nacional.

  7. Shawn Fanning

    Shawn Fanning
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    computer scientistprogrammer
    Biography

    Shawn Fanning is an American computer programmer, entrepreneur, and angel investor. He developed Napster, one of the first popular peer-to-peer ("P2P") file sharing platforms, in 1999. The popularity of Napster was widespread and Fanning was featured on the cover of Time magazine.

  8. Maggie Hassan

    Maggie Hassan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in Northeastern University
    In 1985 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Margaret Coldwell Hassan is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States senator from New Hampshire. A Democrat, Hassan was elected to the Senate in 2016 while she was serving as the 81st governor of New Hampshire, an office she held from 2013 to 2017.

  9. Carlos Peña

    Carlos Peña
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Carlos Felipe Peña is a Dominican former professional baseball first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Devil Rays/Rays, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, and Kansas City Royals.

  10. D. J. Cotrona

    D. J. Cotrona
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Donald Joseph Cotrona is an American actor, known for his role in the film G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) and as Seth Gecko in the El Rey Network horror television series From Dusk till Dawn.

  11. Scott Brown

    Scott Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyermodeldiplomattelevision actor
    Biography

    Scott Philip Brown is an American diplomat, attorney, and politician who served as the United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa. He is a former United States Senator for Massachusetts (2010–2013), and also was the 2014 Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire. Prior to his Senate tenure, Brown served as a member of the Massachusetts General Court, first in the State House of Representatives (1998–2004) and then in the State Senate (2004–2010).

  12. Beverly Johnson

    Beverly Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    film producertelevision actorfilm actoractormodel
    Biography

    Beverly Ann Johnson is an American model, actress, singer, and businesswoman. Johnson rose to fame when she became the first African-American model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August 1974. In 1975, Johnson became the first black woman to appear on the cover of the French edition of Elle. In 2012, Johnson was the star of the reality series Beverly's Full House that aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). The New York Times named Johnson one of the 20th century's most influential people in fashion in 2008.

  13. Nikesh Arora

    Nikesh Arora
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Nikesh Arora is an Indian-American business executive. Arora was formerly a senior executive at Google. He served as the president of SoftBank Group from October 2014 to June 2016. On June 1, 2018, Arora took on the role of CEO and chairman at Palo Alto Networks.

  14. Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

    Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, also known under her stage name Theodora Greece, is a British actress and member of the Greek royal family and the Danish royal family.

  15. Gregory Jarvis

    Gregory Jarvis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-1986 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    engineerastronautmilitary officer
    Biography

    Gregory Bruce Jarvis was an American engineer and astronaut who died during the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51-L, where he was serving as payload specialist for Hughes Aircraft.

  16. Jamie Oleksiak

    Jamie Oleksiak
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Jamieson Oleksiak is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nicknamed the "Big Rig", Oleksiak was selected 14th overall in the first round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Stars, the highest draft choice in Northeastern University's history.

  17. Maura Healey

    Maura Healey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    lawyerbasketball playerpolitician
    Biography

    Maura Tracy Healey is an American lawyer and politician serving as the Massachusetts Attorney General. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

  18. Terry Carter

    Terry Carter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-.. (age 94)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Terry Carter is an American actor and filmmaker, known for his roles as Sgt. Joe Broadhurst on the TV series McCloud and as Colonel Tigh on the original Battlestar Galactica.

  19. RL Grime

    RL Grime
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    record producercomposerdisc jockey
    Biography

    Henry Alfred Steinway, better known by his stage name RL Grime, (previously known as Clockwork) is an American record producer and DJ. RL Grime specializes in trap and bass music and is a member of the Los Angeles electronic music collective WeDidIt. His debut Grapes EP was released in April 2012 on WeDidIt. RL Grime premiered his wildly popular Halloween mix in October 2012, which have continued to be released annually through 2021. His follow-up EP High Beams was released in July 2013 on Fool's Gold Records, which debuted at No. 8 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Albums chart, and No. 1 on the iTunes Electronic Chart. RL Grime has produced remixes for Benny Benassi, Chief Keef, Jamie Lidell, and Shlohmo. His second studio album, Nova, was released in 2018. In February 2019, RL Grime announced the founding of his record label Sable Valley.

  20. Frank Silvera

    Frank Silvera
    Born in
    Jamaica Flag Jamaica
    Years
    1914-1970 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    military officeractorstage actortelevision actortheatrical director
    Biography

    Frank Alvin Silvera was a Jamaican-born American character actor and theatrical director.

  21. Adam Ottavino

    Adam Ottavino
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Adam Robert Ottavino is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the St. Louis Cardinals, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, and Boston Red Sox. Listed at 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) and 246 pounds (112 kg), he throws right-handed and is a switch hitter.

  22. Don Orsillo

    Don Orsillo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    sports commentator
    Biography

    Don Orsillo is the play-by-play announcer for the San Diego Padres on Bally Sports San Diego and for the MLB on TBS. Orsillo was the television voice of the Boston Red Sox on NESN from 2001 to 2015. He was then hired by the Padres to replace broadcaster Dick Enberg upon his retirement at the end of the 2016 season.

  23. Sohrab Ahmari

    Sohrab Ahmari
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    journalistwriternewspaper editor
    Biography

    Sohrab Ahmari is an American columnist, editor, and author of nonfiction books. He is a founding editor of the online magazine Compact. He is a contributing editor of The Catholic Herald, and a columnist for First Things. Previously, he served as the op-ed editor of the New York Post, a columnist and editor with The Wall Street Journal opinion pages in New York and London, and as a senior writer at Commentary.

  24. Kendall Coyne

    Kendall Coyne
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Kendall Coyne Schofield is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently a member of the United States women's national ice hockey team. With the national team, she has won six gold medals at the IIHF World Women's Championships and the gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics. In 2016, she was the winner of the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. In January 2017, Coyne was recognized as the recipient of the NCAA Today's Top 10 Award.

  25. Marc Raibert

    Marc Raibert
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Enrolled in Northeastern University
    1968-1973 graduated with Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Marc Raibert is the founder, former CEO, and now Chairman of Boston Dynamics, a robotics company known for creating BigDog, Atlas, Spot, and Handle. Before starting Boston Dynamics, Raibert was professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and an associate professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. At CMU he founded the Leg Laboratory (1980), a lab that helped establish the scientific basis for highly dynamic robots. Raibert developed the first self-balancing hopping robots, a significant step forward in robotics. Raibert earned an Electrical Engineering, BSEE from Northeastern University in 1973 and a PhD from MIT in 1977. His dissertation is titled "Motor control and learning by the state space model". Raibert was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2008 for biomechanically motivated analysis, synthesis, control, and application of multi-legged robots.

  26. Ronaldo Mouchawar

    Ronaldo Mouchawar
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Ronaldo Mouchawar, is a Syrian entrepreneur. In 2005, he co-founded Souq.com, the largest e-commerce retailer in the Arab World. When Amazon acquired Souq in 2017, Mouchewar became vice president of Amazon Middle East and North Africa. He is a veteran of Maktoob, the internet portal purchased by Yahoo in 2009. In 2005, he launched Souq.com which as of September 1 2021 is a defunct e-commerce app replaced by its parent company Amazon.

  27. Hadassah Lieberman

    Hadassah Lieberman
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    lobbyistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Hadassah Lieberman is the second wife of former United States Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut.

  28. Barbara Kopple

    Barbara Kopple
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    film producerfilm director
    Biography

    Barbara Kopple is an American film director known primarily for her documentary work.

  29. Shawn James

    Shawn James
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Shawn James is a Guyanese-American former professional basketball player. Standing at 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m), he played at the power forward and center positions. In 2010–11, he was the top rebounder in the Israel Basketball Premier League. In 2013 he was the Israeli Basketball Premier League Defensive Player of the Year, and named to the All-EuroLeague Second Team.

  30. Matt Janning

    Matt Janning
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Matthew Lawrence Janning is an American-born naturalized Georgian professional basketball player for Kawasaki Brave Thunders of the B.League. He is a 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) tall shooting guard that played college basketball for Northeastern University.

  31. James Franklin Jeffrey

    James Franklin Jeffrey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    James Franklin Jeffrey is an American diplomat who served most recently as the United States Special Representative for Syria Engagement and the Special Envoy to the International military intervention against ISIL.

  32. Mary Doria Russell

    Mary Doria Russell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    anthropologistpaleontologistnovelistwriterscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Mary Doria Russell is an American novelist.

  33. Bill Aucoin

    Bill Aucoin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-2010 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    managertalent agenttalent manager
    Biography

    William Martin Aucoin was an American band manager, well known for his work with the rock band Kiss and Billy Idol.

  34. Joe Vitale

    Joe Vitale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Joseph Dominic Vitale is an American former professional ice hockey player and the current radio color analyst for the St. Louis Blues. Vitale was drafted 195th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins, with whom he made his NHL debut. He also played with the Arizona Coyotes.

  35. Josh Manson

    Josh Manson
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Joshua David Manson is an American professional ice hockey defenceman for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). Manson was selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the sixth round, 160th overall, of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He is the son of former longtime NHL defenceman, Dave Manson.

  36. Zach Aston-Reese

    Zach Aston-Reese
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Zachary Aston-Reese is an American professional ice hockey forward for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

  37. John O. Pastore

    John O. Pastore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1907-2000 (aged 93)
    Enrolled in Northeastern University
    Studied in 1931
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    John Orlando Pastore was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a United States Senator from Rhode Island from 1950 to 1976 and as the 61st governor of Rhode Island from 1945 to 1950. He was the first Italian American elected to the Senate.

  38. Richard Egan

    Richard Egan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-2009 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    diplomatengineerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Richard John Egan was an American business executive, political fundraiser, and United States Ambassador to Ireland (2001–2003).

  39. Jeff Clarke

    Jeff Clarke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    chief financial officerentrepreneurchief executive officercelebrity
    Biography

    Jeffrey J. Clarke is the current Executive Chairman at Florists' Transworld Delivery (FTD LLC).

  40. Robert J. Healey

    Robert J. Healey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-2016 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert J. Healey Jr. was an American attorney, businessman, and political activist. He was the founder of Rhode Island's Cool Moose Party, the state's third-largest political party from 1994 until 2002, and was a perennial candidate for statewide office. Healey ran for governor or lieutenant governor a total of seven times. Running as an independent candidate in 2010, he won 39% of the vote for lieutenant governor, running on a platform of abolishing the office. As the Moderate Party nominee for governor in 2014, Healey won 22% of the vote while spending less than $40 on the campaign.

  41. Florence Schelling

    Florence Schelling
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Florence Isabelle Schelling is a Swiss former professional ice hockey goaltender. She briefly served as General manager of SC Bern from 2020 to 2021. She was the first woman to be named GM of a professional men's team in the world.

  42. David Ferriero

    David Ferriero
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    librarianarchivist
    Biography

    David Sean Ferriero is an American librarian and library administrator, who served as the 10th Archivist of the United States. He previously served as the Director of the New York Public Library, and before that, the University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs at Duke University. Prior to his Duke position, he worked for 31 years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology library. Ferriero was the first librarian to serve as Archivist of the United States.

  43. Abul Kalam Abdul Momen

    Abul Kalam Abdul Momen
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Abul Kalam Abdul Momen is a Bangladeshi economist, diplomat, politician and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh. He was Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York from August 2009 to October 2015. He won the 2018 Bangladeshi general election from Sylhet-1 constituency. In 2019, he was appointed the minister of foreign affairs of the Government of Bangladesh.

  44. Anthony Bitetto

    Anthony Bitetto
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Anthony "Tony" Bitetto is an American professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the San Jose Barracuda in the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

  45. Robert DeLeo

    Robert DeLeo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Alfred DeLeo is a former American politician from the state of Massachusetts. He served as Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2009 to 2020, having succeeded Salvatore DiMasi, who resigned due to allegations of an ethics violation.

  46. Reema Juffali

    Reema Juffali
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    racing driver
    Biography

    Reema Juffali, also spelt either as Reema Al Juffali or Reema Al-Juffali, is a Saudi Arabian professional racing car driver who competes in the Formula 4 category. She is the first-ever Saudi Arabian woman racing driver and also the first Saudi woman to hold a racing license. In November 2019, she became the country's first woman racing car driver to take part in an international racing competition in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  47. Dani Rylan

    Dani Rylan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Dani Rylan Kearney is an American entrepreneur and former ice hockey player. She is the founder and former commissioner of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL), the first professional women's hockey league in the United States, and the first professional women's hockey league ever to pay its players in North America. Prior to launching the league in March 2015, Rylan attempted to bring a CWHL expansion team to New York in 2014. She previously played with the Northeastern Huskies women's ice hockey program in NCAA play and was a captain in her final season.

  48. Jewelle Gomez

    Jewelle Gomez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    authornovelistpoetliterary critic
    Biography

    Jewelle Gomez is an American author, poet, critic and playwright. She lived in New York City for 22 years, working in public television, theater, as well as philanthropy, before relocating to the West Coast. Her writing—fiction, poetry, essays and cultural criticism—has appeared in a wide variety of outlets, both feminist and mainstream. Her work centers on women's experiences, particularly those of LGBTQ women of color. She has been interviewed for several documentaries focused on LGBT rights and culture.

  49. Ahsha Safaí

    Ahsha Safaí
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ahsha Safaí is an American elected official in San Francisco, California. He serves as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors representing Supervisorial District 11.

  50. Aaron Civale

    Aaron Civale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Aaron James Civale is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Guardians of Major League Baseball (MLB).

  51. Steven Langton

    Steven Langton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    bobsledder
    Biography

    Steven Daniel Langton is an American bobsledder. He won silver medals in both the two-man and four-man events at the 2014 Winter Olympics, and gold in both the two-man and four-man events at the 2012 FIBT World Championships.

  52. Floyd H. Flake

    Floyd H. Flake
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in Northeastern University
    Studied in 1974-1976
    Occupations
    politicianpastor
    Biography

    Floyd Harold Flake is the senior pastor of the 23,000 member Greater Allen African Methodist Episcopal Cathedral in Jamaica, Queens, New York, and former president of Wilberforce University. He is a former member of the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1987 to 1997.

  53. Raj Saini

    Raj Saini
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    pharmacistpolitician
    Biography

    Rajinder "Raj" Saini is an Indian-Canadian politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Kitchener Centre in the House of Commons of Canada from 2015 to 2021.

  54. Bianca Buitendag

    Bianca Buitendag
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    surfer
    Biography

    Bianca Buitendag is a South African professional surfer. She has represented South Africa at the 2020 Summer Olympics where she won silver in the women's shortboard competition.

  55. Bob Davis

    Bob Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Robert J. Davis (born 1956) is a managing partner of Highland Capital Partners. He is the former chief executive officer of Lycos, which he led since its inception and through its acquisition by Terra at the peak of the dot-com bubble.

  56. Yale Patt

    Yale Patt
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    engineercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Yale Nance Patt is an American professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds the Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Centennial Chair in Engineering. In 1965, Patt introduced the WOS module, the first complex logic gate implemented on a single piece of silicon. He is a fellow of both the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Association for Computing Machinery, and in 2014 he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

  57. Alina Müller

    Alina Müller
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1998-.. (age 24)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Alina Müller is a Swiss ice hockey forward for the Northeastern Huskies and the Switzerland women's national ice hockey team. At the age of 15, she became the youngest ice hockey player ever to win an Olympic medal, scoring the game-winning goal for Switzerland in the bronze medal game at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

  58. Martín Espada

    Martín Espada
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Martín Espada is a Latino poet, and professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he teaches poetry. Puerto Rico has frequently been featured as a theme in his poems.

  59. Lydia Brown

    Lydia Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    activistteacherlawyer
    Biography

    Lydia X. Z. Brown is an American autistic disability rights activist, writer, attorney, and public speaker who was honored by the White House in 2013. They are currently the chairperson of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council.

  60. Bracha Deutsch

    Bracha Deutsch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    marathon runner
    Biography

    Bracha “Beatie” Deutsch is a Haredi American-Israeli marathon runner. She has won the Tiberias Marathon and the Jerusalem Marathon, as well as the Israeli half-marathon and marathon national championships.

  61. Vicky Sunohara

    Vicky Sunohara
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    ice hockey playerice hockey coach
    Biography

    Vicky Sunohara is a Canadian ice hockey coach, former ice hockey player, and three-time Olympic medallist. She has been described as "the Wayne Gretzky of women's hockey" and is recognized as a trailblazer and pioneer for the sport. In 2020, Sunohara was named to "TSN Hockey’s All-Time Women’s Team Canada," in recognition of her status as one of Canada’s best female hockey players of all time.

  62. Mathiang Muo

    Mathiang Muo
    Born in
    Sudan Flag Sudan
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Mathiang Mauot Muo is an Australian-South Sudanese professional basketball player for the Geraldton Buccaneers of the NBL1 West. He played four seasons of college basketball in the United States between 2009 and 2013 before joining the Perth Wildcats of the National Basketball League (NBL). He was a member of the Wildcats' 2014 championship-winning team but managed just 15 games over two seasons due to injury. Since parting ways with the Wildcats, Muo has had a successful state league career, playing in the SBL, SEABL, NBL1 and Queensland State League (QSL). He won an SBL championship with the East Perth Eagles in 2014 and a SEABL championship with the Hobart Chargers in 2018.

  63. Eric Jenkins

    Eric Jenkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Eric Jenkins is a professional distance runner. He first began running at Portsmouth High School in his hometown, after which he was recruited by Northeastern University. After his junior year Jenkins transferred to University of Oregon, where he further established his reputation in collegiate distance running. After his collegiate career he signed a contract with Nike. He formerly ran with the Nike Oregon Project.

  64. Marie Jean Philip

    Marie Jean Philip
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-1997 (aged 44)
    Occupations
    educator
    Biography

    Marie Jean Philip was a leader in both the American and international Deaf community. She advocated for the right to a natural sign language for Deaf people. Marie was one of the original researchers studying ASL and Deaf Culture. She was active in establishing American Sign Language (ASL) as a recognized language in the colleges of Massachusetts in the early 1980s. Later, Marie was the Bilingual-Bicultural Coordinator at The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, Massachusetts.

  65. Julie Schwartz Gottman

    Julie Schwartz Gottman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    psychologist
    Biography

    Julie Schwartz Gottman is an American clinical psychologist, researcher, speaker, and author. Together with her husband and collaborator, John Gottman, she is the co-founder of The Gottman Institute - an organization dedicated to strengthening relationships through research-based products and programs. She is the co-creator of the Sound Relationship House Theory, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, and The Art and Science of Love weekend workshop for couples, among other programs. In addition to her internationally recognized clinical work, Julie Schwartz Gottman is the author or co-author of six books - Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage, And Baby Makes Three, 10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy, The Man’s Guide to Women, The Marriage Clinic Casebook, and The Science of Couples and Family Therapy. She is also the co-author of over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles.

  66. Eugene Richards

    Eugene Richards
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Enrolled in Northeastern University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in English studies
    Occupations
    photographerphotojournalistjournalistdocumentarian
    Biography

    Eugene Richards is an American documentary photographer, living in Brooklyn, New York. He has published many books of photography and has been a member of Magnum Photos and of VII Photo Agency. He was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

  67. Brad Thiessen

    Brad Thiessen
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Brad Thiessen is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played briefly in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

  68. Thomas Finneran

    Thomas Finneran
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    radio personalitypoliticianlawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Michael Finneran, is a radio talk host and former Massachusetts Democratic politician who served as Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from April 1996 to September 2004. He represented the district that included parts of the Boston neighborhoods of Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park as well as parts of the town of Milton for 26 years.

  69. Laura Schuler

    Laura Schuler
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Laura Lynne Schuler is a Canadian ice hockey coach and former player who was a member of the 1998 Canadian women's Olympic hockey team.

  70. David Cooper

    David Cooper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    David Fletcher Cooper is an American former professional baseball first baseman. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011 and 2012. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 200 pounds.

  71. George D. Behrakis

    George D. Behrakis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    pharmacistresearcherentrepreneurphilanthropist
    Biography

    George D. Behrakis is a Greek-American retired entrepreneur and philanthropist who has contributed to many organizations and establishments in the previous decades. He is best known for his donation to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, and for the building of Northeastern University's College of Health Sciences. He is a retired pharmacist, medicine researcher and businessman.

  72. Ronald Mariano

    Ronald Mariano
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ronald Joseph Mariano is an American politician currently serving as the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. A Democrat from Quincy, he was first elected to the House in a December 1991 special election. He was appointed assistant majority leader in February 2009 and was appointed majority leader in January 2011 by then-speaker Robert DeLeo, who he succeeded as speaker upon DeLeo's retirement in 2020. He represents the 3rd Norfolk district.

  73. Thomas E. Sniegoski

    Thomas E. Sniegoski
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    novelistcomics writer
    Biography

    Thomas E. Sniegoski is an American novelist, comic book writer and pop culture journalist.

  74. Albert Sacco

    Albert Sacco
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    astronautprofessor
    Biography

    Albert Sacco Jr. is an American chemical engineer who flew as a Payload Specialist on the Space Shuttle Columbia on Shuttle mission STS-73 in 1995.

  75. Gérard Jean-Juste

    Gérard Jean-Juste
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1946-2009 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestrector
    Biography

    Gérard Jean-Juste was a Roman Catholic priest and rector of Saint Claire's church for the poor in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was also a liberation theologian and a supporter of the Fanmi Lavalas political party, as well as heading the Miami, Florida-based Haitian Refugee Center from 1977 to 1990.

  76. Richard I. Neal

    Richard I. Neal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Richard Irving "Butch" Neal is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general who served as Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps (ACMC) from 1996 to 1998.

  77. David Walker

    David Walker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    David Michael Walker is an American professional basketball player for Bilbao Basket of the Liga ACB.

  78. Mohamed Al Khaja

    Mohamed Al Khaja
    Born in
    United Arab Emirates Flag United Arab Emirates
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Enrolled in Northeastern University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in political science
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Mohamed Al Khaja is the first and current United Arab Emirates ambassador to Israel. He took office on 14 February 2021, being the first ambassador to Israel in the country's history. Previously, he was the chief of staff to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, where was appointed in 2010.

  79. Rudra Pandey

    Rudra Pandey
    Born in
    Nepal Flag Nepal
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Rudra Pandey is a Nepali entrepreneur, currently serving as Founder & Executive Chairman of Deerhold Ltd, an American company providing Software Development and Information Technology services globally. He is also the Chairman of Deerwalk Institute of Technology and the Chairman of Hamro Patro. In 2017, he received the prestigious FNCCI Gold Award (Trendsetters) in the sector of Information Technology.

  80. Donald Arthur

    Donald Arthur
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Northeastern University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in biology
    Occupations
    military officerphysician
    Biography

    Donald Caldwell Arthur Jr. is a former United States Navy medical corps vice admiral (VADM). He entered the Navy in 1974, qualified as both a naval flight surgeon and a Submarine Medical Officer, and eventually served as the 35th Surgeon General of the United States Navy from 2004 to 2007.

  81. Quincy Ford

    Quincy Ford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Quincy G. Ford is an American professional basketball player for Soproni KC of the Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A. He played college basketball for Northeastern University.

  82. Dan McGillis

    Dan McGillis
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Daniel Stewart McGillis is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played nine seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Boston Bruins, and New Jersey Devils. He spent the final three seasons of his career playing for Adler Mannheim of the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

  83. Neil O'Leary

    Neil O'Leary
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Neil Michael O'Leary is an American politician and retired police chief currently serving as the 46th mayor of the City of Waterbury, Connecticut. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

  84. Osasu Igbinedion

    Osasu Igbinedion
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Osasu Igbinedion is a Nigerian journalist and TV show host. She is the Chief Executive Officer of TOS TV Network and the host of The Osasu Show, a syndicated TV show focused on development, business, and politics in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

  85. Patrick Duddy

    Patrick Duddy
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Patrick Duddy is an American diplomat, formerly United States Ambassador to Venezuela. He served from August 6, 2007 to September 11, 2008, during the Bush Administration, was expelled by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, and eight months later was returned as Ambassador by the Obama Administration. He replaced William Brownfield, who also was the subject of repeated threats of expulsion from Chavez before leaving to become ambassador to Colombia.

  86. Mark P. Fitzgerald

    Mark P. Fitzgerald
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Mark P. Fitzgerald is a retired United States Navy admiral. He is the former Commander, United States Naval Forces Europe – Commander, United States Naval Forces Africa and Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples. He previously served as Director, Navy Staff from December 2006 to November 2007 and Commander, United States Second Fleet from 2004 until December 2006. He assumed the duties of Commander, United States Naval Forces Europe and Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples on November 30, 2007 and assumed the additional duties as Commander, United States Naval Forces Africa on March 26, 2009.

  87. Sharon Tomiko Santos

    Sharon Tomiko Santos
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sharon Tomiko Santos is an American politician serving as a member of the Washington House of Representatives for the 37th legislative district.

  88. John Lloyd Miller

    John Lloyd Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    John Lloyd Miller is an American filmmaker who has directed, produced and/or written music videos, short films, features, documentaries, commercials and television programming.

  89. J. Keith Motley

    J. Keith Motley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Biography

    James Keith Motley is a leader in higher education and was the eighth chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Boston.

  90. Therese Murray

    Therese Murray
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Therese Murray is an American politician who served as President of the Massachusetts Senate from 2007 to 2015. Murray, a Democrat, was the first woman to lead a house of the Massachusetts General Court. She represented the Plymouth and Barnstable district in the Massachusetts Senate from 1993 to 2015.

  91. Russell Holmes

    Russell Holmes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Russell Earl Holmes is an American politician who serves as a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. First elected in November 2010, he represents the Sixth Suffolk District, which includes the Boston neighborhoods of Dorchester, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan and Roslindale.

  92. Lizhen Ji

    Lizhen Ji
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Lizhen Ji, is a Chinese-American mathematician. He is a professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

  93. Luke Carlin

    Luke Carlin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Luke Christopher Carlin is an American Canadian former professional baseball catcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks and Cleveland Indians.

  94. Olubanke King Akerele

    Olubanke King Akerele
    Born in
    Liberia Flag Liberia
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Olubanke King Akerele is a Liberian politician and diplomat who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf from October 2007 until her resignation on 3 November 2010. She is the granddaughter of Liberia's 17th president, Charles D. B. King.

  95. Amy Black

    Amy Black
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    singer-songwritercomposer
    Biography

    Amy Black is a singer/songwriter and performer who started her music career in Boston, MA and now lives in Nashville, TN.

  96. Hayley Scamurra

    Hayley Scamurra
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Hayley Scamurra is a women's ice hockey player who currently plays with the Buffalo Beauts of the NWHL. Prior to joining the Beauts she was a standout for the Northeastern University Huskies, where she played for four seasons.

  97. Brandon Dillon

    Brandon Dillon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Brandon Dillon is an American politician. He is the former Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party.

  98. Jocko Thompson

    Jocko Thompson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-1988 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    John Samuel "Jocko" Thompson was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of four seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball from 1948 to 1951. He also served in the Army of the United States as a first lieutenant in the European theater during World War II. Thompson played in Major League Baseball during the Whiz Kids era during a career which spanned 12 seasons (1940–1941, 1946–1955). After attending Northeastern University, Thompson appeared as a situational pitcher and spot starter during the 1948, 1949, and 1950 seasons with the Phillies, and went 4–8 in his only season as a regular member of the team's starting rotation. After demotion to the minors in 1952, Thompson retired from baseball after the 1955 season.

  99. Rachel Llanes

    Rachel Llanes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Rachel Llanes, also known by the Chinese name Lin Ni (Chinese: 林尼; pinyin: Lín Ní), is an American ice hockey player and member of the Chinese national ice hockey team, currently playing in the Zhenskaya Hockey League (ZhHL) with the KRS Vanke Rays.

  100. Aaron Michlewitz

    Aaron Michlewitz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Aaron Michlewitz is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 3rd Suffolk District, within the city of Boston, Massachusetts. The 3rd Suffolk District encompasses the North End, Waterfront, Chinatown, South End, Financial District, Bay Village, Leather District, and parts of Beacon Hill, and Back Bay neighborhoods.