Name: Oprah Winfrey
Title/Occupation: Chairman & CEO
Organization: Harpo Productions, The Oprah Winfrey Network
What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her self-titled, multi-award-winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. Overcoming extreme hardship during her childhood, she has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and was for a time the world’s only black billionaire. According to some assessments, she is cited as being the most influential woman in the world.