The 2010s saw the beginning of a decade of technological transformations and massive tribulations in the IT Industry. There have been innovations that have set the pavement for the larger avenues in technological advancements. The companies have grown and shrunk. There are both, success and failure stories.
Here is a look at the top CEO of the last decade who played an important role in the upliftment of their brands and organizations.
Top CEOs of the 2010s
Dell Technologies, CEO and Founder, Michael Dell
The CEO of the computer manufacturing giant, Michael Dell has been able to lead the organization from the front for more than a decade. The company has successfully diversified itself from mere PC and machine equipment sales to an enterprise technology provider. Dell has grown excessively under his leadership and is now touted as one of the successful conglomerates with ownership of various business units like EMC, VMWare, etc.
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Dell acquired EMC and thus got ownership of VMware as well, that is the now one of the pivotal offerings of Dell Cloud platform.
Dell is looking forward to its digital transformation under the leadership of the farsighted CEO and is keenly focusing on the latest technologies like cloud computing.
Salesforce, Co-CEO, Marc Benioff
Marc Benioff has made a significant contribution to the success story of Salesforce, which has been a trailblazer in the world of cloud CRM offerings. The company has grown organically, creating success stories across the industries. The strategical and farsighted policies and plans of the CEO and his vision have led Salesforce to the path of unprecedented success.
Benioff is one of the most pivotal successful corporate leaders, where his vision focuses on customer priority. Currently, Salesforce is the first choice of any enterprise. Marc Benioff is indeed one of the most prominent CEOs of the last decade.
Apple CEO, Tim Cook
Tim Cook has ushered a new wave in Apple where he created more successful entities for the company beyond the iPhone. He introduced Apple Watch and transformed the company in times of slow growth. Apple seems to have seen the culmination of success with the iPhone. The challenge is not to stagnate and create newer prospects of growth.
Apple indeed has some challenges in the future as it has cut off ties with IBM, Accenture Cisco, and SAP. However, the company is debuting in the healthcare and other domains, and it is interesting to see how the iPhone giant grows in the future and penetrates industries as an enterprise solution.
Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella
The company started the last decade on a lower note when it lost some of its enterprise markets; however, with the development of Azure as the cloud solution. Microsoft is on a path of redemption. The company boasts of its age-old Office applications, and with the help of its revived office offerings, it has again emerged as one of the most successful CRM software providers.
Windows is still the first choice for PC owners. With the acquisition of LinkedIn, the development of Azure, and providing more advanced technologies, Satya Nadella has revamped Microsoft’s business and brand. The company has delivered solid results in the leadership of Satya Nadella, and the sales are projected to grow massively in 2020 as well.
AMD CEO, Lisa Su
AMD has gained its position as a top competitor to Intel as a Microchip manufacturer under the leadership of Su. Su has accelerated the pace of growth in the company with her expertise and insight. The Epic and Zen processors by the company are now being used in the cloud platforms, and the top brands are using the processors in their laptops.
Su has been instrumental in creating a positive and strong stance for the company ever since she took the last position. Su indeed deserves applause for her strong leadership and vision and the way she resurrected the company and put it back in the competition setting the pace for the new decade.