2020 was the year the “techlash” — a rebellion against the perceived excesses of Silicon Valley — morphed into a much bigger conversation about tech’s role in society. POLITICO’s Tech 28 ranking reflects this ubiquity, and tech’s expanded role in society. It is not a ranking of tech regulators, though you’ll find those on the list as well. Visionaries are inventing entirely new ways to think about tech’s role in society. Read POLITICO’s Tech 28 list.