Technology rapidly changes the world, whether it is in the field of energy and power, manufacturing, medical, business, education, or information and communication. It has developed a level where we can merely identify an aspect of life without technology, this change does not take much time. However, people responsible for this change are from various parts of the world who can barely track but are very famous and influential in the tech world. So here is the list of some most inspiring tech leaders of all time.
Steven Paul Jobs this name doesn’t give an introduction, Jobs was an American businessman magnate industrial designer, Entrepreneur. He was the co-founder, Chairman, CEO of Apple Inc. (American Multinational Technology Company), the founder, chairman, and CEO of NeXT (computer and software company), and the chairman and majority shareholder of Pixer (Animation Studio). He is suffering from Pancreatic Neuroendocrine cancer, died on October 5, 2011, at the age of 56.
Jobs Net Worth: US$ 7 Billion (September 2011)
Born: February 24, 1955 (San Francisco, California, United States)
Elon Reeve Musk is a very well-known technology entrepreneur, engineer, industrial designer, and philanthropist. He is the founder, CEO, chief designer of SpaceX (American Aerospace Manufacturer), founder of The Boring Company (Infrastructure and tunnel construction services) and co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Inc. (Electric vehicle company), co-founder of Neuralink (Neurotechnology company), PayPal (Online Payment System) and OpenAI (Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory).
Musk Net Worth: US$ 185 Billion (Jan 2021) (2nd Richest person in the world according to Forbes)
Born: June 28, 1971 (Pretoria, South Africa)
Jeffrey Preston Bezos world’s richest person is an American business magnate internet entrepreneur, industrialist, and investor. He is known for the founder, president, and CEO of Amazon (an American multinational company that focuses on e-commerce, digital distribution, cloud computing, and AI), and founder of Blue Origin (American aerospace manufacturer), In 2013 Bezos purchased The Washington Post (American daily newspaper) in $250 million cash. He has been the world’s richest person since 2017; he is the first centi-billionaire in modern time.
Bezos Net Worth: US$ 200 Billion (June 2021) (World Richest person according to Forbes)
Born: January 12, 1964 (Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.)
William Henry Gates III (the man who deeply influenced the world in the use of tech) is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, investor, software developer, and philanthropist. Gates is best known as co-founder of Microsoft (American Multinational Technology Company) earlier he serves in Microsoft as a Chairman, CEO, President, chief software architect. He is also co-founder and co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Gates Net Worth: US$ 144 Billion (May 2021) (4th Richest person in the world according to Forbes)
Born: October 28, 1955 (Seattle, Washington, U.S.)
Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Lawrence Edward Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin are American Computer scientists and Internet entrepreneurs. Page and Brin met at Stanford University while studying for Masters of Science (MS) and later in 1988 they founded Google (multinational technology company), in 2015 they founded Google parent company Alphabet (an American multinational multi-industry company) are also creators of PageRank (Google search algorithm).
Page Net Worth: US$ 112.5 Billion (June 2021) (7th Richest person in the world according to Forbes)
Brin Net Worth: US$ 100.2 Billion (June 2021) (8th Richest person in the world according to Forbes)
Page Born: March 26, 1973 (Lansing, Michigan, U.S.)
Brin Born: August 21, 1973 (Moscow, Russia)
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American business magnate, internet entrepreneur, media tycoon, and philanthropist. Maybe most people don’t know this name but all of us know Facebook (American social media Conglomerate) he is the co-founder, chairman, CEO, and controlling shareholder. Facebook has acquired 82 companies including WhatsApp, Instagram, Oculus VR, and many others.
Mark Net Worth: US$ 132 Billion (July 2021) (5th Richest person in the world)
Born: May 14, 1984 (White Plains, New York, U.S.)
Lawrence Joseph Ellison is a famous American billionaire business magnate, Entrepreneur, Software Developer, Investor, Philanthropist. He is a co-founder, Executive Chairman, and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Oracle Corporation (American Multinational Computer Technology Corporation). In 2018 he becomes a board of directors of Tesla Inc. In 2020 Forbes listed Ellison world’s 5th richest person in the world with a net worth of US$ 59 Billion.
Larry Net Worth: US$ 112.4 Billion (July 2021) (6th Richest person in the world according to Forbes)
Born: August 17, 1944 (The Bronx, New York, United States)
Satya Narayana Nadella an Indian-American business executive, the CEO of Microsoft (American Multinational Technology Company) since 2014. Earlier he was executive vice president of Microsoft cloud computing and enterprise group.
Nadella Net Worth: US$ 420 Million (2021)
Born: August 19, 1967 (Hyderabad, India)
Sheryl Kara Sandberg is one of the most influential people in the world; she is the chief operating officer (COO) of Facebook (Social Media and Social Networking service) since 2008 and in 2012 she is elected for the Facebook board of directors, also the founder of Leanin.org (a non-profit organization). She is the author of the book Lean In: Women, Works, and the Will to Lead.
Sheryl Net Worth: US$ 1.9 Billion (2021)
Born: August 28, 1969 (Washington, D.C., United States)
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Pichai Sundararajan commonly known as Sundar Pichai very famous among Indians, he is an Indian-American Business Executive at present he is the CEO of Google LLC (Multinational Technology Company) and its parent company Alphabet Inc. (American Multinational Conglomerate). He started his career as a materials engineer; he joined Google in 2004 where he led product management including Google Chrome, Chrome OS as well as Google Drive.
Pichai Net Worth: US$ 1.3 Billion (June 2021)
Born: June 10, 1972 (Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)
Marissa Ann Mayer is an American Businesswomen, Computer Scientist, Engineer, and Investor. She is the co-founder and information technology executive of Lumi Labs (Software Company), Earlier from 2012 – 2017 she served as the president and CEO of Yahoo! (American Web Service Provider). 1999 – 2012 Mayer work in Google (she joined when an employee no. is 20) as an executive, key spokeswomen, and usability leader.
Marissa Net Worth: US$ 650 Million (2021)
Born: May 30, 1975 (Wausau, Wisconsin, United States)
Virginia Ginni Marie Rometty is on the list of most important people in Tech according to Time, she is an American Business Executive at present she is serving as Executive Chairman of IBM (American Multinational Technology Company) earlier she served as Chairman, President, and CEO. Ginni joined IBM in 1981 as a System Engineer; she is on the list of Bloomberg’s 50 most influential people in the world.
Ginni Net Worth: US$90 Million (2021)
Born: July 29, 1957 (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.)
Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr. is an American Businessman, Entrepreneur, maybe many people don’t know his name but everyone knows Netflix (American technology and OTT media service), he is co-founder, co-CEO, and Chairman of Netflix. Hastings did an MS (Master of Science) from Stanford University in 1988.
Hastings Net Worth: US$ 5.1 Billion (June 2021)
Born: October 8, 1960 (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Susan Diane Wojcicki is an American business person and 3rd CEO of YouTube (an American online video sharing platform) since 2014. She was also involved in the founding of Google and in 1999 become Google’s first marketing manager. She is listed as America’s self-made woman and World’s 100 most powerful women on Forbes.
Susan Net Worth: US$ 580 Million (2021)
Born: July 5, 1968 (Santa Clara County, California, USA)