Digital Power List: Visionaries
Everything these c-suiters accomplished looks obvious--after the fact. That's one key to their success.
Kickstarting an online empire from his garage in 1994, the Amazon CEO not only revolutionized bookselling but almost singlehandedly defined our conception of e-tail.
The man who "really wanted to change the world" since he was a kid made his wish come true: there was a world before Google, but who remembers it?
A lackluster, lawsuit-plagued IPO can't dent the fact that the guy who created Facebook in his Harvard dorm room has made social media the lingua franca of our time.
Delivering movies to the mailboxes and screens of 23 million customers, Hastings destroyed the video store. Coming soon: turning Netflix into the HBO of the Internet with original programming.
Maybe this year's hottest Web company, Pinterest is a digital scrapbook with a social bent. Silbermann, a former product designer at Google, left that juggernaut so he could indulge his creative side. The startup was recently valued at $1.5 billion.
The PayPal cofounder's rocket company just sent an unmanned capsule to the International Space Station. …