The Top 25 Executives Of 2008

20. Dave DeWalt, President and CEO, McAfee

One company that does not need a power boost, thank you, is security powerhouse McAfee. A good deal of the credit for the company's meteoric rise goes to DeWalt. Since taking the CEO reins last April, DeWalt has made key acquisitions and forged channel partnerships that are paying off handsomely. In short, he has taken what was a struggling antivirus company and turned it into a one-stop shop security power. Other CEOs are crying about the economic downturn. Not DeWalt. He's feeling good about McAfee's ability to continue to grow in a difficult IT climate. [read more]

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