10 Most Powerful Women in IT - #3

By eweek  |  Posted 2007-08-24 Print this article Print
10 Most Powerful Women in IT - #3
3. Meg Whitman, CEO, eBay

Whitman has served as president and CEO of eBay since March 1998, and has overseen its expansion into broader e-commerce areas, including the acquisitions of PayPal and Skype and the taking of an equity position in Craigslist.

Previously, Whitman was general manager of Hasbro's Preschool Division, responsible for global management and marketing of the Playskool and Mr. Potato Head brands. From 1995 to 1997, she was president and CEO of FTD (Florists Transworld Delivery), the world's largest floral products company. While at FTD, she oversaw its transition from a florist-owned association to a for-profit, privately owned company.

Here is our list of the 10 most powerful women in the IT industry. Plus one who is no longer with us, but whose absence would disqualify any list that omitted her.

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