Many are familiar with the names of the world’s most famous people in technology such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, Tim Cook etc. It is a fact women are a minority in the technology sector, however some senior key positions of powerful companies such as Google, Facebook, Yahoo, IBM, HP are held by women with outstanding technical achievements;
Virginia "Ginni" Rometty is President and CEO of IBM. She is the first woman to head IBM.
She has been ranked #15 on Forbes magazine's "World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2012". and named to Fortune magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" for seven consecutive years, ranking #7 for 2011.
Sandy Carter is Vice President, Social Business Evangelism at IBM.
JaneMoran is Global Chief Information Officer,Thomson Reuters,
Susie Wee is VP and CTEO (Chief Technology and Experience Officer) of Collaboration and Communication at networking giant Cisco Systems
Cher Wang is co-founder and chairwoman of HTC Corporation, Taiwan’s leading technology business. Forbes Magazine describes her as “the most powerful woman in wireless”.
Margaret Cushing Whitman is the president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard.
Whitman transformed the online auction site eBay from a $4 million company to an $8 billion one.
UrsulaBurns is now chair of Xerox, is the first African-American woman to lead a major U.S. corporation.
DonnaDubinsky is a major force behind Palm. She was cited for “introducing the first successful personal digital assistant (PDA) and who is now developing a computer memory system modeled after the human brain.”
In 2009 she was ranked by Fortune as the 12th most powerful woman in business. She was also ranked by Forbes as the 16th most powerful woman.