Why we need better IT teaching for girls

http://www.apple.com/pr/bios/

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/exec/leadership/default.aspx

http://www.samsung.com/uk/aboutsamsung/management/boardofdirectors.html

http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/CorporateInfo/executive/index.html

http://www.nokia.com/about-nokia/corporate-governance/group-executive-board

http://www.canon.com/corp/executive.html

http://www.google.com/corporate/execs.html

And take a look at this list of founding CEOs from Ben Horowiz’s blog:

Acer—Stan Shih
Adobe—John Warnock
Amazon – Jeff Bezos
AMD—Jerry Sanders III
Apple – Steve Jobs
DEC—Ken Olsen
Dell—Michael Dell
EA—Trip Hawkins
EDS —Ross Perot
Hewlett-Packard—Dave Packard
IBM—Thomas Watson, Sr. (*)
Intel—Andy Grove (*)
Intuit—Scott Cook
Microsoft —Bill Gates
Motorola—Paul Galvin
nVidia—Jen-Hsun Huang
Oracle—Larry Ellison
Peoplesoft—Dave Duffield
Salesforce.com—Marc Benioff
Seagate—Al Shugart
Siebel—Tom Siebel
Sony—Akio Morita
Sun—Scott McNeely
VMware—Diane Greene

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About Sam Dutton

I am a Developer Advocate for Google Chrome. I grew up in rural South Australia, went to university in Sydney, and have lived since 1986 in London, England. Twitter: @SW12
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2 Responses to Why we need better IT teaching for girls

  1. Torrin says:

    While, I agree with the sentiment, don’t you think that the jobs that you pointed to would be more likely to go to people with business degrees. Not necessarily degrees in some IT field.

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