Have you ever wondered which individuals on the planet hold the most power in their hands to influence human society? Politically. Economically. Socially. In a world of over 7.5 billion people.
This list of the top 10 most powerful people in the world is taken from Forbes’ most recent annual ranking and identifies one person out of every 100 million whose actions mean the most. Hundreds of people were considered and the following criteria were used: does the person have power over lots of people; does the person control a lot of financial resources; is the person influential in multiple circles and finally; do they actively use their power. Here are the results…
#10 – Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg (born in 1984) is the famous founder, chairman and chief executive officer of the world’s largest social media platform: Facebook. This young man is worth nearly $60 billion, which currently places him as the fifth richest person on Earth. Not only does he have lots of money, but he is privvy to an incredible amount of social data which is extremely valuable when it comes to advertising revenue, trend spotting and influencing people.