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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, one of the 22 heads of tech companies who made Owler’s list of the top 50 CEOs.
Who are the most-liked CEOs? And how do the heads of tech companies stack up against their non-tech peers?
A company called Owler set out to find out. So the company, which is sort of like a cross between Glassdoor, PitchBook, Alexa and your favorite news feed, surveyed its 1 million active users. As part of the survey, Owler users rated more than 167,000 CEOs from different industries and from around the world.
Unlike Glassdoor, which only allows employees of particular companies to assess those businesses, Owler allows any of its users to rate any company they choose, whether they are employees, competitors, business partners or just followers of the enterprise. However, to determine which CEOs had the highest approval ratings, Owler says it factored in users’ relationships to the companies they rated. And when users submitted multiple ratings, it weeded out the duplicates.
Its resulting list of the 50 most liked CEOs among public US companies is both interesting and surprising, because it includes the heads of both smaller companies and of the giants and has a healthy representation from the tech industry.
Source: Business Insider SG