The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Survey Ranks Gates, Jobs As Top CEOs

Survey Ranks Gates, Jobs As Top CEOs

by , 8:35 AM EST, December 14th, 2005

A survey conducted by CCNMatthews ranked the world's most admired CEOs for 2005, and both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were at the top of the list. The survey asked over 600 global business people in 65 different countries which CEO or chairman they admire most.

Steve Jobs was ranked number two, behind Bill Gates of Microsoft. Interestingly, Mr. Gates is not a CEO. He is, in fact, the company's Chief Software Architect. Microsoft's actual CEO, Steve Ballmer, did not make the list.

In addition to his duties as Apple's CEO, Steve Jobs is also the CEO of Pixar, the animation studio that gave us Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and The Incredibles.

The rest of the top five list includes Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway) in third place, Michael Dell (Dell) in fourth place, and Richard Branson (Virgin Group) in fifth. Fourth place holder, Michael Dell, is also not a CEO.

Recent Headlines - Updated April 21st

Tue,7:38 PM
Video Scratch Test for Ion-X Glass Shows High Scratch Resistance
6:23 PM
Keynote for iOS Updated to Support ‘Keynote Remote Apple Watch’ App
5:50 PM
Angela Ahrendts Explains Apple Watch Rollout in Employee Video
4:37 PM
Pay What You Want for the Back-End Developer Course Bundle
4:32 PM
Randomly Selected Developers Offered Expedited Apple Watch Delivery
2:19 PM
10 Must Have Apple Watch Apps for Launch Day
2:00 PM
James Bond, It’s Time to Try on Your Apple Watch
1:24 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-21: The Real Scoop on Twitter’s DM Changes
10:09 AM
Google Kills YouTube for 2nd Gen Apple TV, Older iOS Devices
9:10 AM
Jeff Gamet Talks Cloud Services at Denver Apple Pi
Mon,6:42 PM
How to Create and Use Network Locations for Mac
6:09 PM
Some Apple Watch Orders ‘Preparing for Shipment’
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!