Fortune released its annual list of the Most Powerful Women in Business – including thirteen female executives from the US tech industry.
HP CEO Meg Whitman and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg came in at #7 and #8, with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer at #18.
The list was compiled by
Fortune editors, who consider how well the women’s businesses are doing globally, how their careers are going, and how influential they are on society and culture.
(Some fun facts: This year, Taylor Swift made the list at #51, a “bonus spot.” The ranking debuted in 1998 with presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina – then the president of Lucent Technologies – at #1.)
Here are the most powerful women in tech pulled from the list; you can see
the full 51 here, along with two other lists for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; and the Asia-Pacific region. 3. Ginni Rometty: CEO, Chairman, and President of IBM 4. Marilyn Hewson: CEO, Chairman, and President of Lockheed Martin 7. Meg Whitman: CEO, Chairman, and President of Hewlett-Packard 8. Sheryl Sandberg: COO of Facebook 12. Safra Catz: Co-CEO of Oracle 16. Angela Ahrendts: SVP, Retail and Online Stores, of Apple 17. Ursula Burns: CEO and Chairman of Xerox 18. Marissa Mayer: CEO and President of Yahoo 19. Susan Wojcicki: CEO of YouTube at Google 26. Ruth Porat: SVP and CFO of Google and Alphabet 35. Bridget Van Kralingen: SVP of IBM Global Business Services 39. Shari Ballard: President of US Retail and Chief Human Resources Officer at Best Buy 43. Diane Bryant: SVP and General Manager, Data Center Group, at Intel
This article was last updated on: 16/09/2015 - 00:56
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