10 Most Important People in Tech World Right Now

Important People in Tech

Technology empowers us and the people in the tech behind empower, manage and envision things that make our lives simpler. Here are the people in tech that make a dent in our world.

Elon Musk

Musk is the CEO of Tesla Inc and SpaceX. He also played an active roll in behind Paypal, that he later sold to eBay.Musk has a unique way of envisioning tech beyond the current time.

Recently SpaceX announced that they will colonise Mars and make space tourism a reality by 2022. Also, it is because of SpaceX that refuelling and reusing rockets became a reality.

“If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day”- Elon Musk

Before that rockets used to be destroyed and now by refuelling we are saving billions and billions of dollars. And that doesn’t stop there.

Musk also founded a startup called NeuraLink, that envisions controlling computers using human brain. Apart from that Musk also started a company called Boring Company to help solve traffic congestion problem.

Oh, by the way, he envisioned Hyperloop that uses vacuum pods for super highspeed transportation. As you may about Tesla, we needn’t tell more about it.

Boring company tunnel
Boring company tunnel

We’re really fascinated by Musk’s cheeky humour on Twitter, his love for comic books and aliens. A big thanks to Elon Musk for guiding humanity into the future.

He truly deserves to the be among the most amazing people in tech. Read more about him here.

Sundar Pichai

We cannot imagine life without Google. The amount of data that Google handles is just off the charts. And there are few companies that rely on it to power their businesses.

“Wear your failure as a badge of honour “

Sundar is widely responsible for Google Chrome, Google Drive and Chrome OS. I myself cannot think of my workflow without using Drive.

As the CEO of Google, he now oversees Android, Chrome and more. Under his leadership, Google has become more AI heavy.

We’re blown away by the Google Duplex service announced at Google I/O. And we cannot wait what’s in store for Google and the world.

Jimmy Wales

He is the co-founder of Wikipedia. Wikipedia is a non-profit organisation that stores world information in a structured way.

Since everything we do and know is partly influenced or taken from Wikipedia, it changed our lives forever.

Jimmy Wales is also one of the most powerful people in tech. He has a bigger responsibility on his shoulders now.

Bill Gates

If you haven’t heard of this man you’re kidding.No, not because he’s rich. It is because he changed the tech industry.

He is the founder of Microsoft and serves as board member. He changed PC business by revolutionising software distribution model.

Historically Microsoft’s software distribution model inspired Apple’s App Store. Even Steve Jobs admitted that on-stage.

Apart from that, we love him for his philanthropic efforts through Gates and Melinda foundation. He’s active on Social Media and he offers expert advice for future entrepreneurs.

Despite being the richest person on the planet he travels the world, looks out for bright ideas and inspires a lot of people. Bill Gates is the one most influential people in tech world forever.

Jeff Bezos

He is the founder and CEO of Amazon. And also the world’s richest person right now. Bezos is well known for his dynamic leadership.

Amazon is now a global superpower that literally sells everything such as books, audio/video, electronics e.t.c.Amazon is also world’s largest cloud provider for companies.

When Amazon’s servers had downtime half of world’s business operations ceased. Bezos also owns Blue Origin, a space expedition company.

Amazon Cloud powers services such as One click payment in iTunes

A program called Fulfilled by Amazon(FBA), allows small-scale businesses to sell on Amazon without worrying about Warehouse infrastructure.

As Amazon grows mightier every day, Jeff Bezos is one of the most powerful people in tech world.

Tim Cook

Whether you love or hate Apple, it’s hard to ignore them. App store is a huge $50 Billion market. Apple is world’s most valuable company.

Tim Cook stepped in as CEO of Apple when Steve Jobs passed away. We love Tim for being an active privacy advocate at Apple.

Being the CEO of world’s most valuable company, he shares his views on politics, LGBT rights and immigration policies.

He also pledges to donate most of his earnings to charity. Tim cook openly admitted being gay to empower LGBT groups.

Tim has a big responsibility on his shoulders and is one the most important people in tech.

Jony Ive

Sir Jony Ive, is the design guru at Apple. He designed most of the apple products such as iPhone, MacBook Air and more.

When something exceeds your ability to understand how it works, it sort of becomes magical

Ive has significant contributions to tech and design industry.

Ive’s designs also considered a standard in industrial engineering. Often competitors mimic Apple’s designs.

He is one of the most important people in tech design engineering.

Brian Chesky

He is the co-founder of Airbnb and on TIME’s most influential people in tech. Airbnb powers millions of users worldwide and travellers alike.

Hosts can make money by listing their homes. Whereas guests can find homes or interesting places to stay. It’s a powerful idea that transformed travel and tech industry.

Satya Nadella

He is responsible for Microsoft’s transformation into a cloud-based model.Also, he leads several AI led efforts as well. His vision of Mobile first everywhere is paying off really well.

Waren Buffet

A Billionaire investor, he influences a lot of companies. He recently bought a big chunk of Apple shares.

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

Although he’s more of a business person than a tech person, his investments mean so much to the tech industry as a whole.

So there you have it. We think that these are the most important People in Tech right now. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below




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