The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Business Management Writer'

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 06-01-2001

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT

 

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Perl Creator'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Perl Creator'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'SEI Leader'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'SEI Leader'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'I-mode Innovator'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'I-mode Innovator'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Linux Guide'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Linux Guide'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Business Management Writer'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Business Management Writer'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Open-Source Booster'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Open-Source Booster'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'IT Advocate'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'IT Advocate'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Python Creator'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Python Creator'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '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.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'GPL 3 Leader'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - ''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.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - ''Does IT Matter?'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Juniper Founder'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Juniper Founder'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '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.**QTE*

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'IT Matters'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'GE CIO'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'GE CIO'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '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.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Blog Pioneer'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '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.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'IT Researcher'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Ruby Tuesday CIO'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Ruby Tuesday CIO'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Venture Capitalist'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Venture Capitalist'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Automation Evangelist'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Automation Evangelist'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Encryption Campaigner'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Encryption Campaigner'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '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.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Telco Policy Shaper'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '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.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'NetHope Chairman'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '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.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'Information Management Expert'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '\'RightSourcing\' Proponent'

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

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '\'RightSourcing\' Proponent'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'C# Lead Architect'

#77 Anders Hejlsberg - Microsoft Led development team for Borland's Delphi and currently the lead architect for Microsoft's C#.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'C# Lead Architect'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '\'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.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - '\'Keep It Simple\' Advocate'

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'See #75-51 On Our List'

See #75-51 on our list.

The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT - 'See #75-51 On Our List'