Years as CEO:
annualized total return during tenure:
Ellison is worth more than $40 billion and ranks eighth on the Bloomberg
Billionaires Index. He was the highest-paid CEO in the U.S. last year, data
compiled by Bloomberg show. His pay package fell 18 percent to $78.4 million
for fiscal 2013 after he gave up an annual bonus and the company missed profit
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METHODOLOGY: Bloomberg ranked the 100 largest technology
companies by market capitalization based on the tenure of their CEOs and
identified the 10 longest-serving executives. Included were e-commerce,
discretionary Internet media and Internet-based services companies; excluded
were technology distributors and medical software companies. Tenure and total
return were calculated from the end of the month the CEO started until January
31, 2014. For companies that were not public when a CEO started, total return
was calculated from the end of the month the stock began trading.