CRN Debuts the Annual Top 25 List Of Most Influential Executives in the IT Industry
The Top 25 Is the Most Widely Read Issue Year After Year
CMP Media's CRN, vital information for business and technology integrators, today announced the annual Top 25 Most Influential Executives in the IT industry. In its 21st year, the Top 25 list profiles the individuals who have had the greatest influence on the high tech industry over the past year.
The Top 25 issue is the most widely read issue of CRN each year. The Top 25 list is published with in-depth profiles of both familiar and new faces including executives from leading software development firms, systems vendors, and fast-growing upstarts, as well as a few surprise faces from outside the industry. All of the executives included on the list will help determine industry direction in the coming year.
The 2003 Top 25 Most Influential Executives in the industry include: 1. Gary Bloom, Veritas Software 2. Gary Brothers, D&H Distributing 3. John Cambers, Cisco 4. Ed Coleman, Compucom 5. Mike Cox, Logical 6. Michael Dell, Dell 7. John Edwardson, CDW Corporation 8. Larry Ellison, Oracle 9. Carleton Fiorina, Hewlett-Packard 10. Robert Huang, SYNNEX Information Technologies, Inc. 11. Steve Jobs, Apple Computer 12. Hideki Komiyama, Sony Electronics 13. Sanjay Kumar, Computer Associates International 14. Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems 15. Darl McBride, The SCO Group 16. Paul Otellini, Intel 17. Sam Palmisano, IBM 18. Steve Raymond, Tech Data 19. Matthew Szulik, Red Hat 20. Linus Torvalds, Open Software Development 21. Meg Whitman, eBay 22. Steve Ballmer, Microsoft 23. Mike Grainger, Ingram Micro 24. John Thompson, Symantec Corp. 25. Gil Schwed, Checkpoint
"The executives on the Top 25 list have had a great influence on the high tech industry over the past year. We congratulate them on the accomplishments they have achieved this past year," said Michael Vizard, editor in chief, CRN. "As the voice of and for the channel, our experience and unique perspective of the industry allows us to focus on leaders, such as the Top 25, that are shaping the IT industry."
For additional information about CRN and to read the editorial that accompanies the Top 25 list, visit www.crn.com/top25
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