14. Ralph de la Vega
President, CEO, Mobile Business Solutions
Ralph de la Vega has taken AT&T's partnering efforts to new heights with a top-notch channel program. The company's latest partner coup: a new certification achievement program -- the first ever offered to members of the AT&T Partner Exchange -- that is already driving big recurring revenue gains. Special shout out to de la Vega for inspiring others with his rise from Cuban immigrant to Business Hall of Fame inductee, chronicled in his autobiography "Obstacles Welcome."