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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends

The world's richest tech billionaires all saw massive gains in 2019 — except Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

Most of the world's richest tech billionaires have become richer in 2019 so far, with one notable exception. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has lost a chunk of his net worth in 2019, and nearly lost his spot as world's richest person to Microsoft founder Bill Gates thanks to a dip in Amazon's share price. Most of the decline in his net worth is down to his costly divorce from MacKenzie Bezos. Business Insider used Bloomberg's Billionaires Index to rank the world's 20 richest tech billionaires and lis...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, Europe, Elon Musk, Microsoft, China, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Larry Page, West, Bill Gates

These are the 19 richest tech billionaires on the planet

Nearly a fifth of the world's 100 richest billionaires made their fortune in tech or have significant interests in the sector. That's according to the latest Sunday Times Rich List, Britain's definitive guide to the wealthiest people on the planet. The Sunday Times list features some familiar tech faces, including bonafide Silicon Valley superstars and those who have made their fortune in China and beyond. The accumulated wealth of the 19 people on the lists stands at more than the GDP of Switz...
Tags: China, Trends, Tencent, Switzerland, Silicon Valley, Cto, Tencent Holdings, NetEase, Laurene Powell Jobs, Ding, Emerson Collective, William Ding, Tony Zhang, Sunday Times Rich List Britain, Zhang Zhidong