Tuesday, November 24, 2009

CRN 25 Most Influential Executives of 2009

CRN has selected the 25 Most Influential Executives of 2009, who are believed to have changed the computing landscape with aggressive channel sales expansions, blockbuster acquisitions, breakthrough cloud computing initiatives and strong sales even in the midst of the biggest downturn in the economy since the Great Depression.

They are:

  • Mark Hurd, Chairman, CEO and President, Hewlett-Packard
  • John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco Systems
  • Larry Ellison, CEO, Oracle 
  • Ben Bernanke, Chairman, Federal Reserve  
  • Enrique Salem, President and CEO, Symantec 
  • Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft 
  • Rob McKernan, Senior Vice President and President North America, APC by Schneider Electric 
  • Sam Palmisano, Chairman and CEO, IBM 
  • Paul Maritz, President and CEO, VMware 
  • Eugene Kaspersky, CEO, Kaspersky Lab 
  • Kevin Murai, President and CEO, Synnex 
  • Paul Otellini, CEO, Intel 
  • Greg Spierkel, CEO, Ingram Micro 
  • Michael and Dan Schwab, Co-CEOs, D&H Distributing 
  • Tally Liu, Chairman and CEO, Newegg 
  • Rory Read, president and COO, Lenovo 
  • Ursula Burns, CEO, Xerox 
  • Rance Poehler, President, Panasonic Computer Solutions
  • Eva Chen, Co-founder and CEO, Trend Micro 
  • Michael Dell, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Dell 
  • Joe Tucci, CEO, EMC 
  • William McCracken, Interim Executive Chairman, CA 
  • Steve Jobs, CEO, Apple 
  • Dave DeWalt, President and CEO, McAfee 
  • Steve Luczo, Chairman, President and CEO, Seagate 
Click here to learn more about the CRN's 25 Most Innovative Executives of 2009 and detail explanation of why the above are selected.


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