A CEO- Chief Executive Officer has an essential role to play for the betterment of an organization. It takes immense hard work, intelligence, and knowledge about the latest market trend for a CEO to garner success. This article enlists M of the tech world who serve as a role model for the present as well as the future youth generation. Each of these CEOs’ has made their mark in the tech field with their innovative ideas that contributed to the betterment of the lifestyle of the present generation and is also looked upon as having a positive effect on the world in future.
- Pete Cashmore
The founder of Mashable, Pete Cashmore has given the digital world a new sphere. With over millions of users going through his publication, Cashmore does have a channel for speaking his opinion as well as influencing millions throughout the world about the digital marketing trends.
- Tim Cook
Tim Cook is the CEO of the biggest electronic firm Apple. He is a prominent decision maker of the company that has effectively revolutionized the manner in which humans look at and uses technology. Cook has rightly filled up the seat of Steve Jobs- the founder of Apple. Though it is not yet determined whether he will be able to or not continue with the company’s long-term growth as a successor but the contributions he has made till date rates him as an effective CEO.
- Virginia Rometty
Rometty is CEO and the Chairwoman of IBM. She takes the honour of serving as the first ever woman to drive a company. She joined IBM in the year 1991 and since then she has left no ground untouched to take the company to the zenith of success. Also, she serves on the committee of some powerful schools in the world like Northwestern University and Columbia Business School.
- Tim Armstrong
Tim Armstrong is the chairman and the CEO of AOL. The biggest move he took was of purchasing ‘The Huffington post and keeping Arianna Huffington as AOL’s content in-charge. He was also responsible for the operation of Google in the United States.
- Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey is the founder of Twitter– the largest micro-blogging internet site with over millions and millions of users making use of its application per month. Dorsey has also founded Square- a mobile payment firm.
- Larry Page
Larry Page is the CEO and co-founder of Google. His wealth makes his stand as the 13th richest American man. He is also an investor in the alternative energy companies like Tesla Motors.
- Steve Ballmer
The CEO of Microsoft, Ballmer joined the company in June 1980 as the 30th employee. He is the second person for becoming a billionaire in terms of U.S dollars based upon stock options that was received an employee of an organization whereby neither he was a founder nor the founder’s relative.
- Jeff Bezos
He is the CEO and the founder of Amazon. When he goes to learn about the growth in the market of internet usage, he left his job in New York City Hedge Fund and left for Seattle noting down his business plan all the way. Initially, he had set up his company in a garage. Under his influence, Amazon.com has become the biggest retailer in the world market.
- Jeff Weiner
Jeff is LinkedIn’s CEO- the biggest social network for the professionals all over the world. Before being a part of LinkedIn, Jeff worked as Executive-in-Residence for Accel Partners and Greylock Partners- venture capital firms.
- Yishan Wong
So, if you want to reach the zenith of success as a CEO, you can walk along the path of these CEOs who have already garnered a prominent place in the world market.