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VMware’s Gelsinger Ranked Best CEO in America

The annual ranking by employment website Glassdoor says almost half of the top 100 are new this year.

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Patrick Gelsinger, the chief executive officer of Silicon Valley software maker VMware Inc., was ranked the best CEO in America, according to an annual survey by employment website Glassdoor.

Gelsinger, 58, has spent seven years as CEO of the Palo Alto, California-based company, which specializes in virtualization software. Before landing the top job, he spent most of his career at Intel Corp., playing a key role in developing USB and Wi-Fi technology, as well as helping the chip giant dominate the microprocessor industry, according to VMware’s website.