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Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig Turns Early Adversity Into Billion Dollar Empire

One of Silicon Valley’s most influential CEOs, Dan Rosensweig is recognized for changing the landscape of education technology through his work at Chegg. Since taking the helm in 2010, he has re-envisioned the company, transforming what was a textbook rental service into a digital hub powerhouse that offers college students a suite of high-quality, low-cost educational resources on demand…

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IBM CEO Arvind Krishna Bleeds Blue

“I bleed blue. It’s the people. It’s the technology. It’s the clients and all IBM has done,” Arvind Krishna said after stepping up into the CEO role for Big Blue in 2020. Krishna, who grew up in India and came to the U.S. to earn a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, is an IBM lifer…

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CTO Mazen Rawashdeh Is Building a Better eBay

Few executives have more expertise managing large-scale, cutting edge technology systems than seasoned veteran Mazen Rawashdeh. He currently serves as the CTO of eBay, the e-commerce giant worth more than $21 billion. Rawashdeh’s career includes nearly 30 years of experience in the tech industry working for a broad range of companies…

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Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer Tackles Climate Change

Facebook’s road to riches was paved by people like Mike Schroepfer. By the time he joined the company in the middle of 2008, Schroepfer was already a well-respected technical architect and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Armed with a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford, he began his career working at various startups in the Palo Alto area…

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Tech-Savvy Uber Boss Provides Steady Hand

The story of Dara Khosrowshahi is the stuff of Hollywood scripts. Surrounded by wealth, Iranian-born Khosrowshahi grew up in a mansion, his family having founded the conglomerate Alborz Investment Company. But due to the turmoil and threat of violence caused by the Iranian Revolution, Khosrowshahi was 9 when he emigrated to the U.S., while the family business was later nationalized…

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