Fortune released the list of powerful people titled 40 under 40

Oct 13, 2014 15:50 IST

Fortune released the list of powerful people titled 40 under 40 on 9 October 2014. The list included most powerful, influential, important people in business under 40.

The list was topped by ridesharing service company Uber's 38-year-old co-founder Travis Kalanick and community-driven hospitality company Airbnb's 33-year-old CEO Brian Chesky. 

Followed by, Founder and CEO of Facebook, 30-year-old Mark Zuckerberg, at the number two spot and Italy's youngest Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (39) at the third position. 

The list also included 38-year-old co-founder and CEO of texting company WhatsApp, Jan Koum on rank 5, Yahoo's 38-year old CEO Marissa Mayer (ranked 6), New York Stock Exchange President 38-year-old Tom Farley (ranked 7) and Twitter co-founder and CEO 37-year-old Jack Dorsey (ranked 11).

Women share

Out of 40 powerful persons list, Fifteen powerful and influential women have made it to the Fortune’s list. The women’s top slot was named by Marissa Mayer, who is ranked 6. She is the President and CEO of Yahoo.

Others were Elizabeth Holmes, Emily White, Liv Garfield, Megan Ellison, Julie Smolyansky, and others.

Indians in the list

The Indians on the list are Economics professor at Harvard Raj Chetty, who is ranked 16, Micromax co-founder and CEO Rahul Sharma (ranked 21), Snapdeal Co-Founder and CEO Kunal Bahl (ranked 25) and Twitter's General counsel and the only woman on the company's executive team Vijaya Gadde (28).

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