The 50 most powerful people in networking

This annual list of the 50 most powerful people in networking glorifies power in all its various forms. We honor the aggressive, the competitive, the colorful, the intelligent, the masterful and the thought-provoking. They are the people who make this industry so vibrant.

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Network World list the 50 most powerful people in networking.

POWER ELITE
John Chambers CiscoIvan Seidenberg Verizon
Larry Ellison OracleJoe Tucci EMC
Bill Gates MicrosoftEdward Whitacre the new AT&T
Sam Palmisano IBM 
ENTERPRISE COMPUTING
Steve Ballmer MicrosoftPaul Otellini Intel
Ian Foster UnivaKevin Rollins Dell
Diane Greene VMwareHector Ruiz Advanced Micro Devices
Mark Hurd HPMatthew Szulik Red Hat
Scott McNealy SunDaniel Warmenhoven Network Appliance
NET INFRASTRUCTURE
Charlie Giancarlo CiscoMark Spencer Digium
Scott Kriens Juniper NetworksJayshree Ullal Cisco
John McHugh HP ProCurve NetworkingGreg Raleigh Airgo Networks
Don Peterson AvayaJohn Williams Auto-ID lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ENTERPRISE NETWORK EXECS
Robert Carter FedExPeter Quinn Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Lt. Gen. Charles Croom Defense Information Systems AgencyFred Wettling Bechtel
Steve Elterich Fidelity Investment SystemsDavid Barnes United Parcel Service
Dianah Neff City of PhiladelphiaGordon Bither State Street
John Partridge InovantCraig Hinkley Bank of America
ENTERPRISE APPS
Marc Benioff Salesforce.comEric Schmidt Google
Alfred Chuang BEA SystemsJohn Swainson CA
Steve Mills IBMShai Agassi SAP
NETWORK SECURITY
Eva ChenTrend MicroJohn Thompson Symantec
George Samenuk McAfeeKim Cameron Microsoft
Gil Shwed Check PointPaul Simmonds Jericho Forum
SERVICE PROVIDERS
Jeffrey Citron Vonage
Gary Forsee Sprint Nextel
Kevin Martin Federal Communications Commission

POWER ELITE

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