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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Perl Creator

#100 Larry Wall - Programmer Creator of Perl, one of the most common scripting languages.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - SEI Leader

#99 Paul D. Nielsen - SEI Head of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon, home of CERT, the security research program.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - I-mode Innovator

#98 Takeshi Natsuno - NTT Created the content side of i-mode, Japans successful service for connecting to the Internet via cell phones.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Linux Guide

#97 Kevin Carmony - Linspire/Freespire Guiding Linux distribution to be among the most popular on the desktop.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Business Management Writer

#96 Jim Collins - Author Good to Great and Built to Last are modern classic business management texts.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Open-Source Booster

#95 Doc Searls - Linux Journal Leading proponent for open-source software and editor in chief of Linux Journal.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - IT Advocate

#94 Erik Brynjolfsson - MIT Center for Digital Business Among the first to measure the productivity contributions of IT.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Python Creator

#93 Guido van Rossum - Google Creator of the Python language.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - GPL 3 Leader

#92 Eben Moglen - Free Software Foundation, Software Freedom Law Center Expert on open-source law and one of the guiding lights of GPL 3.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - \Does IT Matter?\

#91 Nick Carr - Author Asked the famous question Does IT Matter? and argued that IT will become a utility service along the lines of electricity and water.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Juniper Founder

#90 Pradeep Sindhu - Juniper Networks Juniper founder also was a principal scientist and distinguished engineer at the Computer Science Lab at Xeroxs Palo Alto Research Center (PARC).

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - IT Matters

#89 Carl Wilson - Marriott Marriott CIO sees IT as a competitive advantage. There will be no IT projects, he said. There are only business initiatives that are enabled and shaped by information technology.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - GE CIO

#88 Gary Reiner - General Electric Gary Reiner is both the CIO and head of strategy for GE.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Blog Pioneer

#87 Dave Winer - Programmer, blogger Blog and podcasting pioneer and driver of the RSS protocol that is widely regarded as a major underpinning of Web 2.0.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - IT Researcher

#86 Peter Weill - MIT Center for Information Systems Research Directs the most influential IT academic research center; his research has established the connection between business strategy and IT architecture.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Ruby Tuesday CIO

#85 Nick Ibrahim - Ruby Tuesdays Ruby Tuesdays CIO drives consistency in IT across the value chain, leading to better analysis, decisions and results.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Venture Capitalist

#84 Vinod Khosla - Khosla Ventures High-powered venture capitalist with a background in leading-edge technology.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Automation Evangelist

#83 Adam Kolawa - Parasoft CEO and evangelist for automated approaches to software correctness.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Encryption Campaigner

#82 Rob Portman - Office of Management and Budget OMB Director pushing for encryption on federal PCs.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Telco Policy Shaper

#81 Edward J. Markey - U.S. House of Representatives (D-Mass.) Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet; major shaper of telco policy.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - NetHope Chairman

#80 Edward Granger-Happ - Save the Children Foundation CTO; chairman of NetHope, which is creating technology for relief workers and natural disaster victims.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - Information Management Expert

#79 Thomas Davenport - Babson College Professor of Information Technology and Management and author of many influential books on re-engineering, knowledge management and information management.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - \RightSourcing\ Proponent

#78 B. Ramalinga Raju - Satyam Founder and chairman of the fast-growing India outsourcer and a proponent of RightSourcing.

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Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - C# Lead Architect

#77 Anders Hejlsberg - Microsoft Led development team for Borlands Delphi and currently the lead architect for Microsofts C#.

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