5 Most Powerful And Richest People In Technology
Who are the most successful people in the world? And the most famous? And the most richest people in tech? Well, you’d probably say these are rock or Hollywood stars. I’d agree! However, these folks have nothing but an acting talent. Some of them come from wealthy families, or families of actors. All those kids of wealthy parents have no other chances other than to become rich and famous. Yes, when it comes to people in IT, their life stories are amazing.
These people managed to create multi billion corporations but they started with nothing, just a bunch of brilliant ideas. You probably know all these people but let’s recall them together in this article.
I think there’s not a person who have never heard about Microsoft and Bill Gates. This guys revolutionized modern computer and IT industry. In fact, he is synonymous to the very term of a personal computer. His corporation Microsoft is a huge success, and Mr. Gates is a wealthy guy now. By the way, he’s in philanthropy these days, i.e. spends much money for a good cause. As it often happens, having earned lots of money wealthy people start to spend it on charity. That’s a good trend! Way to go, Mr. Gates! I am writing this post on a Windows 8 laptop. Thanks, Bill!
The youngest billionaire in the history of our planet! At the age of 27 he belongs to top most influential people on Earth. You know who Mark Zuckerberg is. You probably have a Facebook account. Mark created this social network in a Harvard dorm. It was an explosion and soon the network grew so much that Mark became a billionaire. By the way, despite being an immensely rich person, Mark still wears jeans and hoodies. Facebook was a revolution in the web, and it certainly changed the way it started developing. Hats off, Mark. Facebook is a cool site, although extremely addictive.
Sergey Brin and Larry Page
Some of you probably do not remember the times when there was no Google. Unbelievable? But yes, Google was just another search engine that grew to become the biggest one. Today, searching for something means googling. Founders of Google Sergey Brin and Larry Page did not only create the biggest search engine. They started a company that produces amazing things like Google Glass or self driven cars. Don’t forget about Android and lots of other Google’s projects that turned out a huge success. Google is an amazing company and working there is a dream for most IT professionals.
Amazon is a synonym for e-commerce. This company was the first one to start selling things over the Internet. Initially, Amazon was just a bookseller, but eventually grew into the largest e-commerce site in the world! Its founder Jeff Bezos surely contributed to grows of the company.
Well, you probably guess whose name should be here. The great Steve Jobs! After he’d passed away, Tim Cook took over the reign. Apple is the most valuable tech company in the world. It gave the world so many great devices.