While tech startups grab most of the headlines, many in the sector's old guard are also doing quite well. Data storage giant EMC is on a tear, with shares up more than 38% in 2012 alone, buoyed by solid earnings and revenue growth. The stock hit a 52-week high this week, while Tucci's approval rating from employees stands at 86%.
You don't have to work at Oracle or Apple to be among the top-paid executives in the technology industry, but it helps.
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