Enterprise Systems Power 100

The 100 technology experts, industry leaders, political heavies, media stars, millionaires, techie geniuses—and yes, a few oddballs and misfits (we’ll let you find them in the list yourself)—that make up this group were carefully selected by the editors of Enterprise Systems for a specific reason: They’ve affected the IT landscape for better or worse or have the power to greatly affect it going forward.

The Enterprise Systems

POWER 100:

Our Picks for Today’sTop IT Leaders

Forget about California’s energy crisis for a minute.Try to momentarily set aside your thoughts on this summer’s outrageous prices fora gallon of gas. This is a story about a different kind of energy – the energyand ability certain individuals have to profoundly influence your life as an ITdecision-maker. In fact, it’s about the power to influence the lives of all ofus who work with technology.

The 100 technology experts, industry leaders, politicalheavies, media stars, millionaires, techie geniuses—and yes, a few oddballs andmisfits (we’ll let you find them in the list yourself)—that make up this groupwere carefully selected by the editors of Enterprise Systems for a specificreason: They’ve affected the IT landscape for better or worse or have the powerto greatly affect it going forward.

These 100 people range from powerful CEOs and toppoliticians, to bright scientific and mathematical minds that have contributedto the advance of technologies ranging from consumer electronic devices, torobotics, to peer-to-peer, to international security—and a host of other keyadvances. Sure, we’ve got Gerstner and Gates, McNealy and Fiorina and Chambers,but do you know who we’ve labeled the first “new economy” U.S. senator? Do youknow who the country’s top cyber-cop is? And who’s making storage sexy thesedays? Who’s the longest-tenured CEO in the PC industry? And who uses technologyto churn out some of the movie industry’s coolest special effects? They’re allhere in the ES Power 100—movers and shakers and influential figures all.

Did we leave out someone who has transformed the worldof IT for you? Did we inadvertently include someone you absolutely know shouldnot be on this list? Send us your feedback at editor@esj.com. We’ll print asampling of your comments in an upcoming issue.

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