23. Tim Cook
All Tim Cook does is keep delivering one blockbuster quarter after another, taking smartphone sales to new heights and bringing the consumer products giant deeper and deeper into the enterprise. What can you say about a CEO that delivers the single biggest quarterly profit in history -- an unimaginable $18 billion in fiscal first quarter? Well, how about that he has made sure that the Midas touch is alive and well at Apple, four years after the passing of Steve Jobs.