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

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1

 

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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).

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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#.

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

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - \Keep It Simple\ Advocate

#76 Cathy Tompkins - Chesapeake Energy CIO for one of the Baseline 500 companies for high IT productivity; advocate of a keep it simple philosophy.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - \Keep It Simple\ Advocate

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - See #75-51 On Our List

See #75-51 on our list.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 1 - See #75-51 On Our List

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