These ten tech players are shifting the plate tectonics of the 21st century economy.

Top Ten Tech Executives in the World – 2019 Edition

These ten tech players are shifting the plate tectonics of the 21st century economy.

For more than a decade, the shifting balance of power in the IT and high-tech spheres towards the Gafa has led to strategic rethinks in the boardrooms of some of the most powerful companies in the world. Irony of ironies, as Amazon and the like are getting into physical products, their more established colleagues in the tech sector are looking to cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) business models to boost growth.

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For more than a decade, the shifting balance of power in the IT and high-tech spheres towards the Gafa has led to strategic rethinks in the boardrooms of some of the most powerful companies in the world. Irony of ironies, as Amazon and the like are g...

More services-oriented than ever, Tim Cook's Apple has entered the consolidation phase as smartphone sales level off. Steve Jobs’ successor is addressing this crucial step with a cool head.

No. 1: Timothy Cook (Apple)

More services-oriented than ever, Tim Cook's Apple has entered the consolidation phase as smartphone sales level off. Steve Jobs’ successor is addressing this crucial step with a cool head.

More than twenty years on from the creation of Google, Sergey Brin is still one of the main brains behind the data leviathan.

No. 2: Sergey Brin (Alphabet/Google)

More than twenty years on from the creation of Google, Sergey Brin is still one of the main brains behind the data leviathan.

Microsoft’s share price has increased by nearly 200% in five years, which was the time it took for Satya Nadella, appointed CEO in 2014, to raise the multinational to the rank of largest company in the world by market capitalisation.

No. 3: Satya Nadella (Microsoft)

Microsoft’s share price has increased by nearly 200% in five years, which was the time it took for Satya Nadella, appointed CEO in 2014, to raise the multinational to the rank of largest company in the world by market capitalisation.

Michael Dell is the epitome of the American self-made man. And he has every reason to be proud of how far he has brought his eponymous company.

No. 4: Michael Dell (Dell)

Michael Dell is the epitome of the American self-made man. And he has every reason to be proud of how far he has brought his eponymous company.