Powerful personalities of the 2010s are ruling the world with their innovative technologies. During the early stage of the 21st century, tech titans like Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos ruled the technology. Things have changed after that. Especially after 2010, we have seen some extraordinary technologies changing the way we live.
In this list of tech titans of 2010s, we are about to see some new faces. They are striving hard to move us into the future smoothly. These technology innovators are great inspiration for tech startups.
Without further ado, let’s get started.
1. Julian Assange
Assage is the founder of WikiLeaks. He is an interesting person who had a mission to tear the mask of powerful people. He revealed the top secrets of the US government and these documents decided the fate of the 2016 US presidential election.
In 2019, he got arrested by London police and right now he is British custody.
2. Mary Barra
Mary Barra became the first woman leader of a major carmaker General Motors. In 2014, she became CEO and over the past decade, she is the world’s most powerful women according to Forbes and Fortune.
She played a vital role in introducing electric and driverless cars. During her tenure, she nullified the gender pay gap in General Motors.
3. Jeff Bezos
Here is our hero. He is the founder, CEO and president of e-commerce giant Amazon. He remains as world’s richest person with a net worth of $11,090 Crores. You name it, Amazon does it. From cloud services to space startup, they are everywhere. They sell plenty of products across various industries.
4. Sundar Pichai
Google is everywhere. Whatever you need, you go to Google. Sundar Pichai is one of the major reason behind the overwhelming success of Google in recent years. Google acquired Android and introduced Pixel devices in the last decade. He will have extended stay as CEO for sure. He is one of the Powerful Personalities of the 2010s.
5. Richard Branson
From media to health care to hotels, Branson has succeeded in everything and he is a billionaire the world is admiring. He also a major investor in Elon Musk’s hyperloop technology. He is teaming up with Virgin Orbit to launch satellites which are a combination of launcher plane and rockets.
6. Kimberly Bryant
Kimber Bryant has an ambitious goal of enriching 1 million coloured young women with excellent coding skills. In Silicon Valley, only 2% of od women are coloured. Her goal will change the percentage for sure. Many people in the White House expect her to become the next Steve Job in the form of a coloured woman.
7. Mark Cuban
Mark Cuban is one of those billionaires who stamped his name in the field of sports, politics and entertainment. He is an NBA franchise owner and a major investor in companies like Dropbox and Magnolia Pictures. He is waiting for his family’ permission to run in the presidential election 2020.
8. Tim Cook
After the demise of Steve Jobs, Tim Cook lead Apple to great heights and he deserves to be in this list. iPhone is a major player in the mobile market and Tim Cook is behind its enormous success. He is one of the powerful people who strive hard to make Apple more diverse and value-driven.
9. Jack Dorsey
Dorsey became the CEO of Twitter in 2015. He is the main reason behind the success of Twitter in Middle East countries. We have to thank him for seeing Donald Trump’s hilarious tweets. He and his team are working hard to reduce fake news and misinformation to offer the best possible user experience.
10. Elon Musk
Last but not least. Elon Musk is the god of Technology. He wants to save our planet Earth and ready to take us to Mars in his spaceship. His hyperloop technology is going to ease transportation by travelling faster than sound.
Each and every move of Elon Musk is admired by millions of people around the world. In the last decade, he tasted success with Tesla and SpaceX by successfully completing his missions. More than anyone, he deserves to be in this list of Powerful Personalities of the 2010s.
We are not done. The list is not yet over. Stay tuned to read our next article which is a continuation of this one. 10 more tech titans on the way.