05:16 AM

SVForum Visionary Awards 2012 - Photos

The SVForum Visionary Awards were excellent, as usual. Here are some photos in a slideshow format of Silicon Valley's top innovators and investors celebrating this year's winners. I will be posting videos of the speeches and other photos as I process them, so please check back.

Jim Breyer, Partner and President, Accel Partners
In April 2011, Forbes published its Midas List of top technology investors and ranked Jim Breyer #1.

Salman Khan, Educator
Salman Khan (Sal) founded the Khan Academy as a nonprofit with the mission of providing free, high-quality education for "anyone, anywhere" in the world.

David Kirkpatrick, Journalist and Author
Author and journalist David Kirkpatrick is founder and CEO of Techonomy Media. Kirkpatrick was for many years senior editor at Fortune Magazine.

Elon Musk, Chairman, Product Architect and CEO
Elon Musk is CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Motors and CEO/CTO of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), where he is the chief designer, overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Elon co-founded PayPal.