Marc Benioff Tops Tech CEOs in 2013
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Salesforce.com
Benioff, 49, won the voting with 54% of the vote, taking in more than 1300 votes, according to those surveyed. A former Oracle
Perhaps a sign that stock price and CEO performance don't always go hand-in-hand, shares of Salesforce.com have performed the worst out of the candidates mentioned, gaining 28.2% year to date.
Coming in behind Benioff was Zillow
Interestingly enough, Rascoff received the far majority of support in the comment section as well, with many Zillow employees expressing candor for their head honcho. "My CEO is better than your CEO ! GO SPENCER!!!," wrote one commenter. "Spencer is by far the hardest working employee at Zillow and it shows," wrote another.
Benioff and Rascoff were far and away the top vote getters, accounting for 84% of the nearly 2,600 people who responded. The next highest CEO on the list was Amazon's
Bezos and Amazon have touched on seemingly every sector out there, be it clothing, food, electronics, etc. The company has even moved into hardware, selling its Kindle lineup of e-readers, the Fire line of tablets amid rumors of an Amazon set-top box.
The 49-year old Bezos recently made headlines, during a 60 Minutes interview, where he talked about Amazon's foray into drones.