“A full 30% of SmartMoney readers participating in our Person of the Decade poll, part of our weeklong Poll of the Decade series, named Jobs as their favorite person of the decade,” Nolan reports. “Certainly, Jobs accomplished more than probably any other CEO since he returned to Apple in the late 1990s: Not only did he revive sales at the failing computer company, he led the stock to a more than 700% increase in value, and forever changed the way people buy and listen to music.”
Nolan reports, “Second place fell to value investor Warren Buffett… Thirteen percent of readers voted Ben Bernanke as Person of the Decade — placing the Federal Reserve chairman [in 3rd place] surprisingly ahead of Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page in our poll. Only 12% of readers participating voted for Brin and Page.”
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