Tech Leaders Make Forbes’ Most Powerful People List
Forbes has compiled a list of the 70 most powerful individuals, and along with some of the world’s leading politicians and religious leaders, tech leaders made a strong showing.
The top four most powerful people are politicians, including Barack Obama in the top spot. At No. 5 is Bill Gates, who ranks high for his philanthropic role as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Some of the other tech leaders and their rankings:
5. Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
9. Mark Zuckerberg, founder, Facebook.
30. Sergey Brin and Larry Page, co-founders, Google.
40. Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon.
42. Robin Li, CEO, Baidu.
44. Li Ka-shing, chairman, Hutchinson Wampoa.
58. Tim Cook, CEO, Apple.
60. Masayoshi Son, CEO, Softbank.