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R.H.I.P. (Rank Has It's Price)
the 100 highest paid high tech executives in 2001? Larry Ellison at
Oracle tops the list at $706M - all of it in exercised stock options.
His salary is $0. Michael Dell was #2 at $201M. Steve Jobs, of Apple,
hit #12 with $84M. Steve Altman of Qualcomm came in at #30 made $26M.
In the middle at #50 was Joseph Marengi at Dell with $14M. Richard Brown
of EDS was the first to drop below the $10M point at #64. Poor 'ole
Dennis Segers of Xilinx at #100 only made $5M. Dang, looks like I just
missed the list again :-)