Alexandra Napuri | @alexnapuri
As social media grows, it is harder to find someone who does not have a Twitter account. Twitter is not just a host for teenagers anymore, but instead more and more CEOs have begun to use the site as well. Since the birth of Twitter in 2006, many CEOs now post on the site for professional and personal uses. Many have thousands of followers due to their large influences. So we have created a list (in alphabetical order) of the top 10 CEOs you should follow on Twitter.
Daniel Ek (@eldsjal)
Daniel Ek is the CEO and Founder of Spotify. Daniel retweets and responds about things going on in the music world, such as Symposium Stockholm and news on Apple products.
Elon Musk (@elonmusk)
Elon Musk is not only the CEO of Tesla Motors, but also SpaceX. Elon shares news from both companies as well as tidbits about his kids and personal life. He keeps things interesting by tweeting riddles and even asking for some in return.
Eve Mayer (@LinkedInQueen)
Eve is the CEO of Social Media Delivered, a social media marketing company. She tweets about a variety of topics. Not only does Eve discuss social media tips, but she also covers marketing, personal tweets, and relationship advice and retweets current events. She has over 98.2K followers.
Jeff Weiner (@jeffweiner)
Jeff Weiner is the CEO of LinkedIn. He often tweets about news in the professional world, including posts about different promotions on LinkedIn and even pop culture.
Jonah Peretti (@peretti)
Jonah, as CEO of the website BuzzFeed, tweets about things going on in the office, articles that BuzzFeed has recently posted, and even retweets things some of the BuzzFeed staff has posted. All of this proves to be a very entertaining account.
Marissa Mayer (@marissamayer)
CEO of Yahoo Marissa Mayer tweets about anything that Yahoo covers, which is basically everything. She covers exciting news from Yahoo as a company and celebrates her employees' accomplishments, such as them making it on to the show Survivor!
Mary Barra (@mtbarra)
Mary Barra is the CEO of General Motors. She is a supporter of STEM education and has the tweets to prove it. Mary also tweets about meeting GM’s customers, the products GM is selling, and retweets about GM companies, such as Chevrolet.
Muhtar Kent (@MuhtarKent)
As the CEO of Coca-Cola, Muhtar Kent is a very busy man. Muhtar tweets about events going on with Coke as well as events that he will join personally, such as talk shows. He also tweets about and supports the Special Olympics.
Peter Cashmore (@petecashmore)
Pete Cashmore is the CEO of Mashable. He posts about pop culture and his employees, and even gives reviews of popular new products such as the new Apple Watch.
Steve Forbes (@SteveForbesCEO)
Steve Forbes, CEO of Forbes, informs his followers of global economic trends. He posts about Forbes events and articles, as well as Forbes news and political issues.
What CEOs do you follow on Twitter?