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 for innovator
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Innovator \In"no*va`tor\, n. [Cf. F. innovateur.]
     One who innovates. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who helps to open up a new line of research or
           technology or art [syn: pioneer, innovator,
           trailblazer, groundbreaker]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  58 Moby Thesaurus words for "innovator":
     agent, alterant, alterative, alterer, ancestor, announcer,
     antecedent, architect, author, avant-garde, bellwether, buccinator,
     bushwhacker, catalyst, catalytic agent, creator, developer,
     explorer, ferment, forebear, foregoer, forerunner, front runner,
     frontiersman, fugleman, groundbreaker, guide, harbinger, herald,
     innovationist, introducer, inventor, lead runner, leader, leaven,
     maker, messenger, modificator, modifier, original, originator,
     pathfinder, pioneer, point, precedent, precursor, predecessor,
     producer, scout, stormy petrel, trailblazer, trailbreaker,
     transformer, transmogrifier, vanguard, vaunt-courier, voortrekker,

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