#5 Power Couples Who Are Taking Over The Tech World
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What comes to your mind when you think of tech power couples? Not all entrepreneurs in the technology sector are geeky. Some tech entrepreneur couples are attracted to each other for sharing the same passion for innovation in technology.
From Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, we're presenting up the list of power couples who are ruling the tech industry. These couples surely teach us how love and technology can go hand in hand. They have made both their private and the personal life work smoothly.
Let's take a look at these five couples who have made both the technology and the relationship work.
Bill and Melinda Gates
Bill and Melinda Gates are running together a private foundation called Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (or the Gates Foundation, abbreviated as BMGF). The primary aims of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and in America, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology.
Bill met Melinda in 1987 when she moved to Seattle to work as a marketing manager at Microsoft. Soon after few months, Bill asked her out in the company car park. They duo got married in 1994 in Hawaii.
Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue
Marissa Ann Mayer is currently serving as the president and chief executive officer of Yahoo!, a position she has held since July 2012. In January 2017, it was announced that she stepped down from the company's board to serve principally as CEO of the company.
Mayer and Zachary Bogue, a former lawyer married founded investment fund Data Collective.He is also a cofounder and managing partner of Founders Den, a shared workspace for experienced technology entrepreneurs.
Rashmi Sinha and Jonathan Boutelle
Rashmi Sinha is an Indian-American businesswoman and founder of San Francisco-based technology company SlideShare. She married Jonathan Boutelle, inventor of SlideShare, a presentation sharing startup that was described by techcrunch as the "youtube of PowerPoint". Rashmi and Jon both attended Brown University and met while working on a consulting business. On May 3, 2012, SlideShare announced that it was to be acquired by LinkedIn.