Who matters now?

Business 2.0 Magazine invites you to vote for the businesspeople who inspire, inform and infuriate you, from CEOs to entrepreneurs to media stars.

Michael Dell
Michael Dell
Founder and CEO, Dell (DELL)
Age: 42
After taking back the CEO job earlier this year, Dell is trying to do for his eponymous company what Steve Jobs did for Apple a decade ago: Pull it out of a slump. Dell's biggest challenge: An organization that, despite touting its "direct" business model, grew distant from its customers. Signs of change abound: On May 1, the company announced it would sell and ship PCs with Linux preinstalled, and is putting its computers in Wal-Mart stores -- the kind of retail channel that Dell previously spurned.

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