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Monday, May 11, 2015

Who knocked Larry Ellison off his perch as highest paid tech CEO?

Tech's highest paid CEOs | Billions of reasons to listen to these Unicorn startup founders

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Inside CEO paychecks: Who knocked Larry Ellison off his perch as highest paid tech CEO?
There's a new player at the top of our CEO pay tally, and his $85.8 million pay package far exceeds the $67.3 million Oracle paid Larry Ellison -- who often ranked the highest-paid tech CEO. In the middle of the pack of 50 tech CEOs, median pay was $11.5 million last year. At the low end, just two tech CEOs opted for token $1 salaries. Read More

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The median pay for CEOs at 50 tech companies was $11.5 million in 2014, according to Network World's analysis of compensation packages. (Insider Story) Read More

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