Posted on 04 March 2012.
Times have changed. Women are increasingly finding top jobs in fortune 500 companies. Many of them are changing the IT world and influencing our future. This article is dedicated to 10 of them that pave the way.
1. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook
She is the COO of Facebook. She monetizes the largest social networking site and manages Facebook`s sales, marketing and business development, human resources, public policy and communication. WOW!
2. Mitchell Baker, Mozilla
Winifred Mitchell Baker is the Chairperson of the Mozilla Foundation and the former CEO of the same corporation. She was trained as a lawyer and now coordinates business and policy issues for the Mozilla Foundation. She was included in Time Magazine`s list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2005.
3. Meg Whitman, HP
In September of 2011, Hewlett-Packard replaced its CEO with former eBay CEO Meg Whitman. The move came with the company`s bid to garner new leadership. The incumbent, Leo Apotheker was highly criticized for how he handled a major strategy shift in 2011.
4. Sue Gardner, Wikimedia
Gardner is the director of the Wikimedia foundation. She turned the online encyclopedia into the first reference point for all who look for information. She is a Canadian born.
5. Ursula M. Burns, Xerox Corporation
Burns is the Madam Chairman and CEO of Xerox. She is the first African American to head a Fortune 500 company. She was rated the 14th most powerful woman in the world.
Posted in Featured, People, Technology
Posted on 19 October 2009.
There are hundreds and thousands of multinational companies all over the world that are thriving today. It is very interesting to see which of these companies are topping the list, even at the most critical economic time that the world has ever faced. There are certain companies that have kept their reputation for a decade or more, while other newly emerging companies are just now reaching the top due to their hard work and perseverance. Many of these newcomers are IT companies.
Here is the list of top 10 IT companies all over the world:
Microsoft is a company that has reached the doorsteps of houses all over the world. These days it is not difficult to find a computer even in a remote village. To run that computer it is necessary to have an operating system, and the operating system that is most often installed is Microsoft’s Windows OS. This company has software revenues of $49453.
Founded in the year 1896, this company has worked its way to the top-ten list entirely because of its hard work. It has reserved its position in the international top 10 companies for several years. It has software revenues of $22089.
This particular company came into existence in the year 1977. Since then it has expanded its share in the market and has reached the third position just within a few decades. It has software revenues of $17560.
This company was launched in 1970. From then on, it has reached new heights every year and has made it to the top 10 of multinational companies, while grabbing the 4th position in the list of top 10 IT companies. It also has software revenues of $11604.
This company was a cards company that was founded in the year 1886. Later, it grew to become a multinational company that developed gaming consoles. It has software revenues of $7245.
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