These Are The 26 Most Well-Liked TECH CEOs In America, 2017

Well, when it comes to being the America’s favorite tech CEO, World Wide Technology’s Jim Kavanaugh grabs the No. 1 spot on the 2017 most well-liked TECH CEOs list with a whopping 99% approval rating from his employees.

Aside from Jim Kavanaugh, the bosses from Fast Enterprises (Martin Rankin) and NVIDIA (Jen-Hsun Huang), also received a 99% approval rating, placing them in second and third place on the 2017 favorite tech CEOs list.

HubSpot’s Brian Halligan cinched the No. 4 spot followed by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Paylocity’s Steve Beauchamp.

Interestingly, of the top 100 highest-rated CEOs in the United States, over one-fourth (26) are in the tech industry, according to a new report from Glassdoor.

The report is based on anonymous employee ratings of their CEO. Among the more than 700,000 employers reviewed, the average CEO approval rating is 67%. It should also be noted that there are only 8 women on the top 100 CEOs list.

Here are the top 26 highest rated US CEOs in Tech, and their approval ratings:

  1. World Wide Technology’s Jim Kavanaugh
    99% approval rating
    No. 1 among tech CEOS
    No. 2 on the full list of 100
  2. Fast Enterprises’ Martin Rankin
    99% approval rating
    No. 2 among tech CEOs
    No. 5 on the full list of 100
  3. NVIDIA’s Jen-Hsun Huang
    99% approval rating
    No. 3 among tech CEOS
    No. 6 on the full list of 100
  4. HubSpot’s Brian Halligan
    98% approval rating
    No. 4 among tech CEOs
    No. 9 on the full list of 100
  5. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg
    98% approval rating
    No. 5 among tech CEOs
    No. 10 on the full list of 100
  6. Paylocity’s Steve Beauchamp
    98% approval rating
    No. 6 among tech CEOs
    No. 11 on the full list of 100
  7. Intuit’s Brad Smith
    97% approval rating
    No. 7 among tech CEOs
    No. 13 on the full list of 100
  8. Salesforce’s Marc Benioff
    97% approval rating
    No. 8 among tech CEOs
    No. 15 on the full list of 100
  9. Google’s Sundar Pichai
    96% approval rating
    No. 9 among tech CEOs
    No. 17 on the full list of 100
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  10. Adobe’s Shantanu Narayen
    96% approval rating
    No. 10 among tech CEOs
    No. 19 on the full list of 100
  11. CDW’s Thomas E. Richards
    96% approval rating
    No. 11 among tech CEOs
    No. 23 on the full list of 100
  12. SAP’s Bill McDermott
    96% approval rating
    No. 12 among tech CEOs
    No. 24 on the full list of 100
  13. Microsoft’s Satya Nadella
    95% approval rating
    No. 13 among tech CEOs
    No. 29 on the full list of 100
  14. Juniper Networks’ Rami Rahim
    95% approval rating
    No. 14 among tech CEOS
    No. 31 on the full list of 100
  15. Yardi Systems’ Anant Yardi
    94% approval rating
    No. 15 among tech CEOs
    No. 32 on the full list of 100
  16. LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner
    94% approval rating
    No. 16 among Tech CEOs
    No. 35 on the full list of 100
  17. Square’s Jack Dorsey
    94% approval rating
    No. 17 among Tech CEOs
    No. 38 on the full list of 100
  18. Expedia’s Dara Khosrowshahi
    94% approval rating
    No. 18 among tech CEOs
    No. 39 on the full list of 100
  19. Zillow’s Spencer Rascoff Zill
    93% approval rating
    No. 19 among tech CEOs
    No. 48 on the full list of 100
  20. Texas Instruments’ Rich Templeton
    93% approval rating
    No. 20 among tech CEOs
    No. 51 on the full list of 100
  21. Apple’s Tim Cook
    93% approval rating
    No. 21 among tech CEOs
    No. 53 on the full list of 100
  22. Kronos’s Aron Ain
    93% approval rating
    No. 22 among tech CEOs
    No. 54 on the full list of 100
  23. VMware’s Pat Gelsinger
    90% approval rating
    No. 23 among tech CEOs
    No. 83 on the full list of 100
  24. eBay’s Devin Wenig
    90% approval rating
    No. 24 among Tech CEOs
    No. 87 on the full list of 100
  25. Gartner’s Gene Hall
    90% approval rating
    No. 25 among tech CEOs
    No. 94 on the full list of 100
  26. SAIC’s Anthony Moraco
    90% approval rating
    No. 26 among tech CEOs
    No. 95 on the full list of 100
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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