Anne Tallent's person of the year: Steve Jobs.

Anne Tallent's person of the year: Steve Jobs (Getty)

This week we asked our b staff and guests who was their pick for who ruled 2011. 

T-Sizzle, founder of the nation's most prestigious university

Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun

Steve Jobs. Genius with huge technological and design impact on society vs. scary boss with no use for philanthropy. Oh, wow.

Anne Tallent, editor, The Baltimore Sun

Howard Stern for signing on as the newest judge of "America's Got Talent." Get ready for it.

Wesley Case, reporter, b

I tend to go for the most inspirational. That would be, hands down, Gabrielle Giffords.

Jordan Bartel, assistant editor, b

The rebel. From the Middle East to Wall Street, this year has been dominated by people fighting against the status quo.

John-John Williams IV, reporter, The Baltimore Sun

Any person in this city who is working to make it a safer, cleaner, better place to live. 2012 will be a great year for Baltimore!

Mick Lee, Z104.3

Amid a climate of corporate greed and political malfunction, Warren Buffett has continually been a breath of fresh air. He even bought a newspaper. How cute is that!

Olivia Hubert-Allen, community manager, The Baltimore Sun