Famous IT Personalities | Top Tech Executives Earning One Dollar Salary
There are many famous and rich well known tech Executives and you will be surprised by knowing that many top executives in government and business works only for one dollar salary.
This famous and rich top tech executives have annual salary of $1 . Some of them are employed with one dollar salary and with that they take some forms of compensation. While some take only One Dollar Salary and no other compensation.
Lets know more about such tech executives have employed for one dollar salary.
Top Tech Executives Earning One Dollar Salary
Mark Zuckerberg : Founder , CEO and Chairman of Facebook
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
The youngest billionaire, Mark Zuckerberg is founder , chairman and CEO of Facebook – A famous social networking site which he started in his college dorm room in 2004 with his room mates Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
He has employed as a CEO with one dollar salary. His personal wealth is $33.1 billion as on 2014.
He is the world’s youngest and self made billionaire.
Steve Jobs : Co-Founder , CEO and Chairman of Apple
|Steve Paul Jobs
Steve Jobs– the co-founder ,CEO and chairman of Apple Inc.Steve Jobs was a great icon and visionary of Apple.
He has left his mark on personal computers with Apple II and Macintosh, on music with iPod and iTunes, on phone with iPhone and on animation with Pixar.
The words which best describe him are “Master of Innovation”, “Father of Digital Revolution”, ”Perfect Designer”.
He also found Pixlar and NeXT Inc and was the CEO there.
On October 5th 2011 Steve Jobs died at the age of 56.
Larry Page : Co-Founder, CEO of Google
|Lawrence “Larry” Page.
We all best know Larry as the co-founder of Googel Inc.
He took the post of CEO : Chief Executive Officer at Google with the responsibility of Google’s day-to-day-operations with Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin.
Larry is the inventor of PageRank, an algorithm which is named after Larry Page and used by Google Search Engine for search ranking algorithm.
He earn one dollar salary annually. His personal wealth is $30.4 billion as on 2014 and having 16% of Google’s stock.
Sergey Brin : Co-Founder of Google
|Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin.
Brin is best known as Co-Founder of Google.
With Larry Page, Sergey Brin co-founded Google Inc. in 1998.Brin was honoured as Enlightenment Man by The Economist magazine and Brin believes ’ knowledge is always a good thing—and that more of it should be shared’.
He earn one dollar salary annually. His personal wealth is $29.9 billion as on 2014 and having 16% of Google’s stock.
Currently he is director of Google X and other special projects.
Meg Whitman : Chairman, CEO and President of HP
|Margaret Cushing Whitman.
She is also known as “Meg Whitman”.
Currently she is the Chairman, CEO (Chief executive officer) and President of HP (Hewlett – Packard).
She joined HP in 2011 and in the same year she became CEO of HP.
From 1998 to 2008, She served as a CEO and president at eBay.
She is one of the highest paid tech CEOs with one dollar salary and other compensation.
Her personal wealth is approx. $1.9 billion.
Larry Ellison : Co-Founder and Chairman of Oracle
|Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Ellison.
Larry is the co-founder of Oracle Corporation.
From the beginning, Larry Ellison served as Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation.
Ellison founded company with two of his colleagues of Amdahl Corporation, Robert Miner and Ed Oates with the name ‘Software Development Labs’ . In 1979, the company was renamed Relational Software Inc., later renamed to ‘Oracle’.
He is World’s fifth wealthiest person and one of the highest paid CEO. With annual one dollar salary and other compensation, he has $ 49.7 billion personal wealth as on 2014.
Narayana Murthy : Co-Founder of Infosys , Additional Director & Executive chairman of Infosys
|Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy.
Narayana Murthy is the GURU of Information Technology.
He is the co-founder of Infosys Technologies and is one of the most well known personalities in the Indian IT sector.
He was the CEO of Infosys for twenty years.
Narayana Murthy then worked as Chairman and Chief Mentor from 2002 to 2006. After his retirement in August 2006 he continues as Chairman Emeritus.
As of 2013, his personal wealth is $1.55 billion.
Eric Schmidt : Executive Chairman of Google
|Eric Emerson Schmidt.
After joining in 2001 at Google, Eric Served as the Google’s chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2011.
Currently he is the chairman of Google.
He earn one dollar salary annually. His personal wealth is $8.3 billion as on 2014.
Before joining to Google, he was working at Sun Microsystems.