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Steve Jobs takes #1 in CNBC list of most influential in business
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Apr 29, 2014, 11:29 AM
 
CNBC has ranked Apple co-founder Steve Jobs #1 in First 25: Rebels, Icons & Leaders, a new list of people who have "had the greatest influence, sparked the biggest changes and created the most disruption in business over the past quarter century." In talking about Jobs, the network says he took first place "for both transforming the way we think about technology and redefining the style in which we live." It adds that "More than any other member of our group of extraordinary entrepreneurs and executives - all outstanding leaders - his vision spurred changes far beyond his industry and put an indelible stamp on the wider culture."

The network is reserving more details for a full hour-long special, airing on CNBC Tuesday night at 7PM Eastern. Immediately behind him on the list is Microsoft founder Bill Gates; third place is a tie between two former Chairmen of the US Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke. Google's Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt are #4, while Amazon CEO is in fifth. Some of the more unusual names on the list include Oprah Winfrey (#7) and Martha Stewart (#24).

     
   
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