Apple CEO Steve Jobs topped Bill Gates of Microsoft in the latest tech power poll by the “SiliconValley/San Jose Business Journal” (http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2010/11/17/jobs-tops-gates-in-tech-power-poll.html?ana=yfcpc) online survey.
Jobs took 42% of the votes cast in the unscientific Business Pulse survey that was done between Nov. 9 and Nov. 16. Gates was favored in 29% of the responses.
Google Inc.’s co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin garnered 14%. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg nabbed 8%.
Jobs is also in the running for the 2010 Marketwatch CEO of the Year (http://www.marketwatch.com/ceooftheyear). He’s up against Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Netflix’s Reed Hastings, Ford Motor’s Alan Mulally and Citigroup’s Vikram Pandit.