What Makes A CEO Great?

Friday Dec 3rd 2010 by - InternetNews.com Staff

You're hard at it every day to make your business a success. As a CEO, what's it take to be great? We look at the tech industry's 10 most visionary CEOs.

As the CEO of your own small business, do you ever stop and wonder what it takes to be great? Vision and innovative leadership are a necessity at any sized company if you want to navigate economic adversity, compete and win.

Our sister site, InternetNews.com presents its annual CEO Vision Awards that showcase the 10 most visionary CEOs in the tech industry. Whether it was through aggressive acquisitions, defying conventional wisdom, overcoming regulatory obstacles or other assorted strategies, each CEO demonstrated the kind of creative, focused leadership required to succeed.

Ten stories about 10 visionary leaders. Read on to learn what they did to be great.

This year's set of CEO Vision Awards go to an interesting mix of executives from across the technology industry landscape.

Although we raised the bar on repeat performers, there was no keeping the likes of John Chambers, Larry Ellison, Steve Jobs and Paul Maritz off this year's list. Not only did they hold true to the vision we credited them for in 2009, they expanded into new fields, headed off competitors and kept charging ahead both in bottom-line performance and product excellence.

Read the complete article: InternetNews.com Presents the CEO Vision Awards

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