Jeff Bezos- The first techie to appear on the list of ‘Most Powerful People’ is Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
Bill Gates- The second-most powerful techie in world is Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Gates has sold or given away much of his stake in Microsoft and owns just over 1% shares.
Larry Page- Larry Page the is the third-most powerful tech honcho in the world. Page co-founded Google back in 1998 and was the CEO of the search giant company till 2001. Currently, he is the CEO of the of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc.
Mark Zuckerberg-Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is the 13th most powerful person in the world.
Jack Ma -Co-founder and chairman of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, ranks 21 on the list of most powerful people as per Forbes.
Tim Cook-At 24th position on the list of most-powerful people in the world is Apple CEO Tim Cook. Cook became the CEO of the company in 2011, when co-founder Steve Jobs resigned from the position and became the chairman of the board. Before that, Cook served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.
Ma Huateng-Chairman of the Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings, Ma Huateng is the 27th-most powerful person in the world and seventh-most powerful tech executive.
Mukesh Ambani-The only Indian on the list of most-powerful tech bigwigs in the world is Reliance Industries Ltd founder and chairman Mukesh Ambani. He ranks at the 32nd position on the Forbes’ list of Most Powerful People in the world.
Sergey Brin-The second Google co-founder, Sergey Brin, has also found his place on the list of world’s most-powerful people from the tech industry.
Satya Nadella-Indian origin Satya Nadella, who became the CEO of Microsoft in 2014. He has played a significant role in shifting the focus of the company from not-so-popular mobile strategy and to other segments, such as cloud computing and augmented reality.
Robin Li-Baidu CEO Robin Li has secured the 58th position on the list of world’s most powerful people for the year. Baidu is one of China’s top search engine and one of the world’s most popular websites.
Michael Dell-With the global rank 59, chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies Michael Dell is the 11th most-powerful person in the technology industry. Most of his fortune lies in his private investment firm MSD Capital, which has stakes in hotels and restaurants.