A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the highest-ranking corporate officer/executive or in charge of total management of an organization. They are Corporate leaders and visionaries which helps in creating culture, building the team and leading the way, setting strategy and vision. The CEO’s duty is building culture. Work gets done through management and distributors, and they are profoundly affected by culture. The CEO of the company is the person which decides the direction towards which the whole company works. Every year there are various poll which
decides Top CEOs of the year 2017 .
Top CEOs of the year 2017
1. Elon Musk ( Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink,)
Elon Musk (born June 28,1971) is a South-African born American businessman, investor, engineer and inventor. He is the man behind companies like Tesla, SpaceX and SolarCity. Elon Musk stated that the vision behind his work is to change and improve the world. Tesla is one of the largest manufacturer of Electrical Vehicle. SpaceX is dedicated
to human travel to Mars. His goal is to reduce Global warming by producing and using sustainable energy and to reduce the risk of human extinction. Elon Musk is a genius with a vision and ideas to change the world and with the way his companies are working toward his goals, that day will surely come.
2. Lars Rebien Sorensen ( Novo Nordisk )
Lars Rebien Sorensen (born October 10, 1954) is a Danish business and CEO of Pharma giant Novo Nordisk. He had been voted ‘Best Performing CEO’ for two year running in 2015 and 2016. His company is the leading producer of insulin in the world.
3. Jensen Huang ( NVIDIA )
Jen-Hsun “Jensen” Huang ( born February 17, 1963) is a Taiwan born American Entrepreneur and Businessman. He is the co-founder of the Graphic-processor company Nvidia and now works as its CEO. In 1999, Jen Huang was named Entrepreneur of the year in High Technology by Ernst and Young LLP. In 2003, he was awarded with Dr.
Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award which recognizes contribution in innovation, development and growth in Semiconductor Industries.
4. Lei Jun ( Xiaomi )
Lei Jun is a Chinese Entrepreneur and founder of Xiaomi Inc. In 2014, he was named Businessman of the year by Forbes. Xiaomi was founded in 2010, It is a manufacturer of Smartphones, mobile applications and other consumer electronics. In year 2017, Xiaomi beat Samsung to become the largest Smartphone selling company in India. It is also the 5 th largest Smartphones company in the world and its sales are increasing continuously.
5. Vijay Shekhar Sharma ( PayTM )
Vijay Shekhar Sharma is an Indian Entrepreneur and founder of Mobile payment company, PayTM. He is the youngest Indian to become a Billionaire. In 200, he founded 0ne97, which is the parent company of PayTM. The success of his company in India can be seen by the fact that nearly every retail shop in India accept payments through PayTM. PayTM was started as a mobile payment site, but is turned into a e-commerce platform. His company can play a very important role for the vision of a Digital India.
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