A Forbes likes lists. People with high purchasing, billionaires and power famous. And, this time, of the 10 world’s richest technology entrepreneurs, reports in forbes.
The list is headed by none other than Bill Gates, with US $ 79.2 billion, who is also the richest in the world, above the Mexican Carlos Slim, owner of America Movil conglomerate. Gates sold a third of the shares of Microsoft up in February 2015, and its efforts are focused on the foundation The Bill & Melinda Gates.
The second place is occupied by Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle in 1977 and today remains a member of the board and CTO. It is known to live well and spend a lot. His fortune US $ 54.3 billion is estimated.The third place is occupied by the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, with US $ 34.8 billion. Although Amazon had a 2014 complicated by the failure of its smartphone, remains strong in other segments and their foray into series production television and soon in the cinema, we predict a promising future.
The fourth place is none other than Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook itself. The net value of your money is US $ 33.4 billion. Facebook has managed to do well, unlike other social networks. Dominate communications through purchases such as WhatsApp, Instagram and now his foray into the world of virtual reality with its recent acquisition of Oculus VR, pint Facebook and Zuckerberg have much to time.
Larry Page, Google co-founder, ranks fifth with an estimated US $ 29.7 billion. He is currently the CEO of Google, which dominates the search market, besides having a strong presence in the mobility segment with Android. Special mention all alternative developments in which the company invests. Page has a foundation, which in 2014 donated $ 15 million to help fight Ebola. Sergey Brin, the other co-founder of Google, with its US $ 29.2 billion dollars is in post six. Brin is currently in charge of Google X, a secret division of Google with alternative projects like Google Glass.
Seventh place is occupied by Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, with US $ 22.7 billion. If an English teacher, he rejected 10 times Harvard; now a billionaire focused continue running his empire and philanthropy.
In eighth place is none other than Steve Ballmer, with US $ 21.5 billion. Former CEO of Microsoft, today is the person with more shares of the company. It’s the NBA team, the Clippers owner, and likes to dance in public.
Laurene Powell Jobs
Ninth place, is a woman. The first of this list with US $ 19.5 billion, is Laurene Powell Jobs. Yes, this is the widow of Steve Jobs, who founded and directs Emerson Collective, an organization using entrepreneurs to advance the social aspect as well as help students complete their studies. He renamed the legacy of Steve Jobs Trust to The Laurene Powell Jobs Trust, being the largest shareholder of Disney with 7.7% of the company of Mickey Mouse. Finally, it closes the Top 10 Michael Dell, with US $ 19.2 billion. Dell founder in 1984, made private actions since 2013, after years of turmoil, and today his company has taken the path of growth, up from companies like Oracle or HP.