More than 100,000 people cast their votes in the poll, with Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally and Apple CEO Steve Jobs finishing at the top after receiving votes from 89% of the respondents, followed by JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon at 71%. The biggest losers: Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis and former General Motors chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner.
As for 2010, CNBC media and technology editor Dennis Kneale offers a big-picture overview; Julia Boorstin’s Media Money looks at media; Alex Crippen’s Warren Buffett Watch shares long-term outlooks; the Big Three automakers are covered by Phil LeBeau’s Behind the Wheel; and the world of sports is the realm of Darren Rovell’s Sports Biz.
CNBC.com managing editor Allen Wastler said:
2009 was another watershed year for the global economy and, according to our experts and bloggers, 2010 could still be a mixed road ahead. CNBC.com will follow the events of 2010 with the investor in mind, covering the news of global markets and economies and telling users how to make money.