The 25 Most Influential Of 2014


A Treacherous Year For Tech CEOs

Combine a technology market that is tearing up old business models like an out of control tornado and throw in the market damage done by rogue former government contractor Edward Snowden and you have what may well be  the most treacherous terrain ever faced by technology CEOs.

With the market shaking implications of the Snowden scandal seeping into every nook and cranny of the marketplace, CRN's Most Influential list this year is topped by not a technology CEO – but an outsider who turned the technology market upside down.

Snowden's hand grenade makes the impressive results driven by this year's class of the most influential technology executives even more impressive. Here then is our list of the 25 Most Influential individuals in the technology industry.



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