20 Highest paid under 40

Which young executives at public companies brought home the most bacon this year? And exactly how much bacon are we talking about?

Full List: Top 40 Meet this year's class of youthful movers and shakers. They're innovating, they're expanding, and they're not really thinking about the recession. More
Where is the economy heading? This year's innovators offer their economic predictions for the next few years and beyond. More
Wall Street's Young Guns Blackstone has a rep for growing young talent. Steve Schwarzman's strategy: managing overachievers More
40 under 40 cut loose Where can you find these ambitious ones when they are not in the spotlight? Photographer Jeff Minton captured a selection of this year's 40 under 40 in their natural habitats. More
Best advice: My mentor No one on our 40 under 40 list would have gotten where they are without a little help. They share with us the people who've had the biggest influence on their lives and careers. More
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