Title: President and CEO
Compensation: $3.10 million (2005)For the last nine years, eBay has been Meg Whitman's playground. The former Hasbro exec took over the San Jose-based tech company and made it an industry darling. But lately the company's position hasn't been so enviable: its growth has slowed, and many continue to question the $2.6 billion acquisition of Skype. Still, Whitman continues to hold on as one of the longest serving CEOs in the tech world.