The Top 20 Most Powerful Women In The World

12. Susan Wojcicki

It’s clear to see why Susan Wojcicki comes in at number 12 on our list of most powerful women. As part of Google, the world’s biggest search engine that boasts over 90% market share in many markets, she has a lot of sway as the company’s head of all things video. Essentially, she is the head of the world’s largest video platform which includes Youtube – enough said.

11. Park Geun-hye

One of several women who have broken through the glass ceiling only to lead their homelands, coming in at number 11 is Park Geun-hye. Elected as South Korea’s first female president in 2013, she has spent her time in office presiding over domestic peace and economic strength, all while raising South Korea’s international profile.

10. Ginni Rometty

Like her peer Meg Whitman, Ginni Rometty has taken the helm of a storied tech giant. As the CEO of IBM, Rometty is the captain of a father large boat. That being said, and despite the difficulties inherent in the job, Ginni Rometty’s initiatives to position IBM as a leader in cloud computing appears to be bearing fruit.

9. Sheryl Sandberg

A former Google executive and possibly the most sought after woman in Silicon Valley, Sheryl Sandberg comes in at number 9 on our list of most powerful women. Brought on board by Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg to help the social network expand its global reach, she currently acts as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.