Usual suspects crowd Forbes’ list of richest people in tech

Posted on 05-08-2015 , by: Serdar Yegulalp , in , 0 Comments

If you’re looking to Forbes’ newly published 100 Richest People In Tech list as evidence of diversity and evolution in business, you’re bound to be disappointed.

The top 10 out of Forbes’ newest tabulation of the 100 most lucrative people in tech looks a whole lot like … the top 10 of the 2014 list, which reads like a who’s who of well-established, and terribly familiar, tech giants.

Unsurprisingly, Bill Gates remains No. 1 with $79.6 billion at his command (and at No. 8, Steve Ballmer with $22.7 billion). But everyone below him is equally familiar: Larry Ellison, at No. 2, wields $50 billion. Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page & Sergey Brin, and Michael Dell all round out the list.

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