Top 10 Quotes from CEOs of the World’s Biggest Companies

CEO,or chief executive officer, is a title given to the highest ranking official in a company. 

Here are the top ten greatest quotes from CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world:


Obsess about customers, not competitors.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon

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We try to work on things which billions of people will use every day.
 –Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google

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Always deliver more than expected.
-Larry Page, CEO of Alphabet

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Our whole goal in life to give you something you didn’t know you wanted and then once you get it, you can’t imagine your life without it… and you can count on Apple doing that.
-Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

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Our industry does not respect tradition-it only respects innovation.
 -Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

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Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.
-Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

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Speed is the No. 1 thing. our core competency has been doing exactly this: buying companies and integrating them quickly.
-Randall L. Stephenson, CEO of AT&T



We must absolutely globalize.
-Daniel Zhang, CEO of Alibaba

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We’re changing. We’re adapting. We continue to transform.
-Doug McMillon, CEO of Walmart

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The best way to look at any business is from the standpoint of the clients.
Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan

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Interesting Facts:

  • The average CEO at an S&P500 company made around $14 million.
  • The highest paid CEO, CEO of Discovery Communications, made over $156 million in 2018.
  • Jeff Bezos is the richest CEO, with over half a million employees, is worth over $143 billion.

Who are some of your favorite CEOs?


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