New York – Apple’s late CEO Steve Jobs named Number 1 in CNBC’s list of the most influential leaders in the past 25 years.
The list was created as part of CNBC’s year-long 25th anniversary celebrations.
CNBC says that the final list of 25 was chosen from an initial group of 200 contenders, using a combination of editorial leaders, outside experts and CNBC viewers.
Bill Gates took second billing, with Google heads Sergey Brin, Larry Page and Eric Schmidt sharing 4th place. The full top 25 was:
Alan Greenspan & Ben Bernanke
Sergey Brin, Larry Page & Eric Schmidt
NR Narayana Murthy