When we live in the tech world it is nice to know just who we owe our thanks too. The tech world has been built around the creative, intelligent minds of regular people like you and me. From our popular social sites like Facebook to our crucial tools such as online banking. So, to whom do we owe our thanks too today? Who are our current most influential leaders in the tech industry.
Mr. Jun is currently a powerful figure in the tech world. He is the co-founder and CEO of Xiaomi, a powerful and popular company that delivers exceptional electronics from China. Lei Jun is the co-founder of this company, which is the third largest smartphone distributor. He delivers the best smartphones of today and without him and his company our mobile devices might not be as good as they are today.
Where to even start with all-mighty Elon Musk. He is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Tesla. For those living under a rock, Tesla is the biggest growing tech company of today. It is delivering out-of-this world technology such as electric cars and alternative power-batteries. Musk is a powerful idol. He has devoted so much time and hard earned money to creating the future, literally. From space travel, living on Mars and making alternative transport he is by far one of the most special individuals of today.
Not very well known but his company is pretty much known by everyone. Amazon. The all-favourite platform where you do your core-online shopping. Believe it or not, Amazon was founded in 1994 and since was shaped into what it is today bu Bezos. Recently, Amazon has extended massively by taking on their own movie and series media plus buying companies such as Twitch (a streaming site for gamers).
Just like Jeff Bezos, Kalanick is very well known but his creation is beyond popular, especially today. Travis Kalanick created the famous Uber. Today, Uber is crushing the transport markets. Uber is an on-demand card service and is making a $50 billion valuation. But what makes Travis Kalanick such a great figure? Throughout the course of Uber, many setbacks have occurred and legal problems which have threatened the company but Kalanick pushed through all of them and still sits Uber as one of the most rich transport services.
Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft. He was appointed the CEO position back in 2014 and since he has launched successful Windows 10. Unlike most appointed CEO’s who keep the company running smoothly, Nadella improved Microsoft beyond belief. With the introduction of Windows 10, Microsoft is now a platform-centric company allowing users to experience OS services across devices.