Top 100 most influential people in IT-numbers 75-51.

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2

In Part 2, youll find #75 through 51 of this four-part series. Go here to see Part 1, #100 through 76.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Wired Chief

#75 Chris Anderson - Wired Editor in chief of Wired and author of The Long Tail, the current hot book on Web strategy.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Wired Chief

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Second Life Producer

#74 Philip Rosedale - Second Life Founder and CEO of Linden Lab, producer of Second Life, a virtual world that is having a real impact on the business world.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Second Life Producer

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Integration Advocate

#73 Debora Horvath - Washington Mutual CIO singled out in the Baseline 500 for her insistence on the importance of integration, and the ability to handle mergers and acquisitions.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Integration Advocate

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Systems Integrator

#72 Joseph Cleveland - Lockheed Martin Longtime CIO of the nations largest defense contractor and a major systems integrator.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Systems Integrator

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Microsoft Strategist

#71 Craig Mundie - Microsoft As chief research and strategy officer, he shares head development duties with Ray Ozzie.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Microsoft Strategist

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Enterprise App Molder

#70 Charles Phillips - Oracle As president of Oracle, Charles Phillips has led the charge to remake the enterprise application market.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Enterprise App Molder

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - SOA Leader

#69 Alfred S. Chuang - BEA Founder, chairman, CEO and president of BEA, a leading SOA vendor.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - SOA Leader

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Dot-com Chief

#68 Dawn G. Lepore - Drugstore.com A former CIO (Charles Schwab) who has made the jump to CEO of Drugstore.com.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Dot-com Chief

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Outsourcing/Insourcing Voice

#67 Austin Adams - JP Morgan Chase CIO is hugely influential in the outsourcing/insourcing debate.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Outsourcing/Insourcing Voice

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - AJAX Definer

#66 Jesse James Garrett - Adaptive Path Defined AJAX--Asynchronous JavaScript And XML.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - AJAX Definer

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Brazilian President

#65 Luiz In??¡cio Lula da Silva - President of Brazil Has made Brazil a focal point for broad use of open-source technologies and as a proving ground for One Laptop Per Child.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Brazilian President

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Father of Java

#64 James Gosling - Sun Microsystems The Father of Java, which changed the way applications for the Web were developed.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Father of Java

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - E-Voting Critic

#63 Avi Rubin - Johns Hopkins As director of ACCURATE (A Center for Correct, Usable, Reliable, Auditable and Transparent Elections), he has been a high-profile critic of electronic voting technology.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - E-Voting Critic

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Pretty Good Privacy Creator

#62 Phil Zimmermann - PGP Creator of the e-mail encryption program Pretty Good Privacy, which outlasted the feds who sought to make it illegal.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Pretty Good Privacy Creator

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Credit Card Trendsetter

#61 Gregor S. Bailar - Capital One CIO of Capital One, trendsetter for credit card industry and for using IT for competitive advantage.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Credit Card Trendsetter

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - FCC Chairman

#60 Kevin Martin - FCC Chairman of the FCC, he has served as a commissioner since 2001; just turned 40.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - FCC Chairman

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - DOD Deputy

#59 Dr. Linton Wells II - U.S. Department of Defense Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration, has worked on improving field communications and computing capabilities.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - DOD Deputy

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Sun Influencer

#58 Simon Phipps - Sun Microsystems Suns chief open-source officer has been instrumental in shoving the company into its open-source future.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Sun Influencer

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Health Care IT Pioneer

#57 John Halamka M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center As a physician turned CIO, Halamka has been a prominent pioneer in electronic medical records and other health care IT initiatives.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Health Care IT Pioneer

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Baidu Founder

#56 Robin Li - Baidu Founded Baidu, Chinas answer to Google, courted by the tech giants.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Baidu Founder

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Microfinance Hawker

#55 Vikram Akula - SKS Microfinance CEO and founder of the organization thats making microfinance and microcommerce a reality for millions of Indias poor.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Microfinance Hawker

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Networking App Developer

#54 Charles Giancarlo - Cisco Systems Senior vice president and chief development officer, he is leading the development of a new networking applications paradigm.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Networking App Developer

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Pre-eminent CIO

#53 Rob Carter - FedEx FedEx CIO is widely acknowledged as the best in the business.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Pre-eminent CIO

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Workstation Warrior

#52 Andy Bechtolsheim - Sun Microsystems Co-founder of Sun, who did most of the work toward the invention of the workstation and Gigabit Ethernet.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Workstation Warrior

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Net Neutrality Supporter

#51 Nancy Pelosi - U.S. House of Representatives (D-Calif.) As Speaker of the House, Pelosi is an advocate of net neutrality regulation, which failed to become law under Republican control.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - Net Neutrality Supporter

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - See #50-26 On Our List

See #50-26 on our list.

Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, Part 2 - See #50-26 On Our List

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