Tech Scores on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women List: Gates, Sandberg, Mayer and More
Women in tech had a good showing on Forbes magazine’s 2012 “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” list, which came out this past week.
Like the higher-profile tally from Fortune, it features the female movers and shakers from a variety of arenas.
No. 1 on the list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has certainly had her hands full with the economic crisis in Europe this past year.
But women related to tech also were numerous in the group, so here’s the rundown:
No. 4: Melinda Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
No. 10: Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
No. 15: Virginia Rometty, president and CEO, IBM
No. 17: Ursula Burns, president and CEO, Xerox
No. 18: Meg Whitman, CEO, Hewlett-Packard
No. 21: Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo
No. 25: Susan Wojcicki, SVP, Google
No. 29: Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief, Huffington Post Media Group, AOL
No. 48: Safra Katz, president and CFO, Oracle
No. 49: Laurene Powell Jobs, founder and chair, Emerson Collective
No. 58: Padmasree Warrior, CTO and chief strategy officer, Cisco
No. 70: Sue Gardner, executive director, WikiMedia Foundation
No. 84: Mary Meeker, general partner, Kleiner Perkins