In today’s changing world, Women are seemed to leading every sphere of development from politics, engineering to Technology. We present you a list of the most powerful women in the world of technology. These women have created an impact in the tech world by leading the most powerful IT companies of the world.
Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and author of bestseller “Lean In.” She runs her own Sheryl Sandberg Philanthropy Fund to back women in the workplace, and women’s empowerment groups. Sandberg helped the social network scale globally, go public and expand digital revenue.
In February 2014, Wojcicki become CEO of Google-owned YouTube, the world’s largest video platform. Wojcicki also championed the $1.65 billion acquisition of the video site in year 2006. Wojcicki is working to support YouTube’s celebrities and help media companies make the most of this video platform.
Angela Ahrendts is the company’s highest-paid executive. She reports directly to CEO Tim Cook whose salary she surpasses. Ahrendts left her role as CEO of Burberry to join Apple in 2014, and set to work on refining the mega tech brand’s retail process.
Rometty joined IBM, one of the top IT companies, as a systems engineer in 1981 and became the company’s first female CEO in 2012. She has led spending programs for data-analysis software and skills, cloud computing and Watson artificial intelligence technology.
Safra Catz became co-CEO of his software giant Oracle in September 2014. She is one of world’s highest-paid female executives, earning nearly $38 million in 2014. She played a role in closing over 85 acquisitions over the past five years helping to cement Oracle’s dominant position in the world of enterprise technology.
With a pay package of $42 million in 2014, Marissa Mayer is one of the country’s highest-paid CEOs. Much of Mayer’s personal fortune comes from what she accumulated during her 13 years at Google, where she was among its earliest employees.
Ursula Burns is running Xerox from the past 6 years, she continues to steer the company away from printing hardware and toward software-oriented products, such as a disease-tracking platform and management tools for “smart” parking systems.
A Princeton graduate with a Harvard MBA, Whitman headed HP from 2011, after stints at Hasbro, the Walt Disney Co and Bain & Co. She also chaired HP’s board for a year through 2015. Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the 2016 presidential race, he tapped Whitman to co-chair his campaign’s national finance team, and she donated $100,000 to a pro-Christie super PAC.
Renee James has led the company’s strategic expansion into proprietary and open source software and services for applications in security, cloud-based computing, and smartphones. In 2013 she was named to President Obama’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
Aparna Chennapragada is the director of Google Now, a product with roots in the tech titan’s core product: search. A challenging role, Chennapragada not only has to manage building an intelligent service for a broad spectrum of users worldwide, but to do so with a team suffering from organisational shifts amid Google’s transition to Alphabet.
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