The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Security/Privacy Booster'

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 06-01-2001

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3

See #75-51 on our list.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Desktop Linux Working Group Head'

#50 John Cherry - The Linux Foundation Head of TLF's (formerly Open Source Development Labs) Desktop Linux Working Group.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Desktop Linux Working Group Head'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Telecom Voice'

#49 John Dingell - U.S. House of Representatives (D-Mich.) Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, the Michigan Democrat is rattling his saber over the AT&T/BellSouth buyout.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Telecom Voice'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Google Executive'

#48 Douglas Merrill - Google Vice president of engineering, he is effectively the organization's CIO.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Google Executive'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'IBM Evangelist'

#47 Irving Wladawsky-Berger - IBM IBM's vice president of technical strategy and innovation and leading emerging technology evangelist for the company.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'IBM Evangelist'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Globalization Pioneer'

#46 Tom Friedman - New York Times Author of 'The World Is Flat,' he kick-started the conversation on globalization and the role of IT.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Globalization Pioneer'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Direct Sales Proponent'

#45 Michael Dell - Dell From dorm-room PC builder to definer of the practice of direct sales of products built in quantity.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Direct Sales Proponent'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Net Mall Architect'

#44 Jeff Bezos - Amazon He built the Internet's most important shopping mall and has advanced the state-of-the-art in shopper preference analysis and personalization.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Net Mall Architect'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Innovative CIO'

#43 Dave Barnes - UPS Senior vice president and CIO is a real innovator and highly visible.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Innovative CIO'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Software Overseer'

#42 Steve Mills - IBM Oversees all of IBM's software efforts.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Software Overseer'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'IT Metrics Proponent'

#41 Randy Mott - Hewlett-Packard Executive vice president and CIO oversees an enormous IT consolidation effort; previously CIO at Wal-Mart and Dell; big proponent of IT metrics.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'IT Metrics Proponent'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Cryptography Expert'

#40 Bruce Schneier - BT Counterpane A leading expert on applied cryptography who had a revelation that crypto was not enough; voice for common sense in security policy.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Cryptography Expert'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Chip/Server Innovator'

#39 Greg Papadopoulos - Sun Microsystems CTO of Sun for innovative processors and server designs.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Chip/Server Innovator'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Security/Privacy Booster'

#38 Edward Felten - Princeton University Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs; works at what he calls 'the interface of computer security and privacy, and technology policy.'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Security/Privacy Booster'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Security Voice'

#37 Alan Paller - SANS Institute Director of research and a major voice in computer security.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Security Voice'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Vulnerability Researcher'

#36 H.D. Moore - BreakingPoint Systems; Metasploit Director of security research at BreakingPoint; he's rewriting the rules on flaw disclosure and leading research into new classes of vulnerabilities.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Vulnerability Researcher'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Social Networking Perfecters'

#35 Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson - MySpace Maybe they didn't invent social networking, but they perfected it with MySpace, which now has more than 150 million users.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Social Networking Perfecters'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Apache Founder'

#34 Brian Behlendorf - Apache One of the founders of the Apache Group, creator of the Web's most popular and durable Web server software.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Apache Founder'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Ubuntu Chief'

#33 Mark Shuttleworth - Ubuntu Head of Ubuntu, which has quickly become one of the best and most popular Linux distros out today. He has also forced other Linux vendors to rethink how they operate.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Ubuntu Chief'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'DOD IT Head'

#32 John G. Grimes - U.S. Department of Defense CIO of the DOD; besides heading the massive and important IT organization, he is driving the DOD's 'net-centricity' IT doctrine.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'DOD IT Head'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Treo Inventor'

#31 Jeff Hawkins, Numenta Founder of Palm and inventor of the Treo; now researching the connection between neuroscience and computing with Numenta and the Redwood Neuroscience Institute.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Treo Inventor'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Copyright Reform Fighter'

#30 Lawrence Lessig - Stanford University Law professor and author is the most vocal proponent of copyright and trademark reform; was Special Master in the U.S. v. Microsoft case; challenged copyright law before the Supreme Court, a

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Copyright Reform Fighter'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Venture Capitalist'

#29 John Doerr - Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers One of the most high-powered venture capitalists; helped fund Netscape, Sun, Google, Amazon and others.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Venture Capitalist'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Online Research Transformer'

#28 Jimmy Wales - Wikipedia Revolutionized online research as founder of the Web-based encyclopedia, which has become the de facto information resource on the Internet.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Online Research Transformer'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Intel Adversary'

#27 Phil Hester - Advanced Micro Devices Senior vice president and CTO, whose innovative processor designs helped overturn Intel's dominance.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'Intel Adversary'

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'XML Developer'

#26 Tim Bray - Sun Microsystems Now director of Web technologies at Sun, Bray helped develop the XML and Atom standards.

The Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, Part 3 - 'XML Developer'