Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Tech's Powerful Women in the World


Ursula BurnsUrsula Burns

Source:CEO, Xerox

D.O.B: September 20, 1958

Burns is both the first black woman to head an S&P 100 company and the first woman to succeed another female CEO of an S&P 100 company

Arianna HuffingtonArianna Huffington

Source:Editor and cofounder, The Huffington Post

D.O.B: July 15, 1950

Since launching The Huffington Post in 2005

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Source:Editor and cofounder, The Daily Beast

D.O.B:November 21, 1953

A former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, online news aggregation site- The Daily Beast.She ranks 34th on the Forbes Power Women list.

Carol BartzCarol Bartz

Source: Chief executive, Yahoo

D.O.B: August 29, 1948

Before Yahoo She worked in Autodesk for 17 years. Ranked 42nd on Forbes' list.

Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman

Source: eBay, Gubernatorial candidate, California

D.O.B:August 4, 1956

Silicon Valley veteran Whitman became a billionaire as CEO of eBay before moving into politics.

Carly FiorinaCarly Fiorina

Source:Senatorial candidate, California

D.O.B:September 6, 1954

Chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard. She's now the current Republican nominee for the United States Senate representing California Power women rank: 51.

Sheryl SandbergSheryl Sandberg

Source: Chief operating officer, Facebook

Prior to Facebook, Sandberg worked as VP of global ops at Google, as well as chief of staff for Treasury Secretary Larry Summers during the Clinton administration. Power Women rank: 66th.

Sun YafangSun Yafang

Chair, Huawei Technologies

As the chair at China's Huawei Technologies, a networking and telecom equipment maker, Sun's business savvy earned her the nickname, "the market killer." Power Women rank: 90th.


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