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The 14 Most-Loved Tech CEOs In 2014

The top spot just might surprise you; hint: it's not Zuckerberg


When you think of awesome tech CEOs, Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg likely comes to mind.

That’s not all that surprising given that Glassdoor crowned Zuckerberg as the highest-rated chief executive of 2013.

But that changed this year.

Glassdoor just released its annual ranking of the 50 highest rated CEOs.

Zuckerberg dropped down to No. 9 overall, with a 93% approval rating, down 6 percentage points from last year.

Out of all the industries featured on the list, the tech industry had the most representation with 14 tech CEOs.

13. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo (YHOO)

2014 approval rating: 79%

Overall rank: 49

What employees think:

“Company is constantly working on exciting, innovative projects and engages employees across the company to make meaningful contributions and execute quickly.” – Senior manager (Burbank, CA)

“Smart people, fun, excellent benefits, interesting work and interesting times. Willingness under Marissa Mayer to fail fast and break some eggs.” – Senior engineering manager (Sunnyvale, CA)

13. Jeff Bezos, Amazon (AMZN)

2014 approval rating: 86%

Overall rank: 32

What employees think:

“Great place to grow your career, lots of intelligent people to work with, and managers are usually very reasonable and considering. Not much politics at all. And of course CEO is the top notch one with great vision.” – Software engineer (Seattle)

12. Tom Georgens, NetApp (NTAP)

2014 approval rating: 86%

Overall rank: 31

What employees think:

“Great People, nice place to work overall, but that is about it. Company is not well balance between Sales and rest of the organisation, if you are outside sales be prepare to work 12 to 14 hour days, daily.” – Recruiter (London)

“Smart People. Great Technology. Lots to Learn. No shortage of work. Nice surrounding living area. Relaxed work environment. Flexible Hours. Decent compensation. Free beer.” – Member of technical staff (Triangle Park, NC)

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