People love sex. People love success. Not many people are both successful and sexy at the same time. There are many people who love WordPress, and a lot of those people are successful. And there are even some awesome, sexy and successful people who love WordPress.
Perhaps a good place to find people who are both sexy and successful is the Business Insider’s list of top fifty sexiest alive CEOs 2012 by: Jennifer Polland and Melissa Stanger. Business Insider has selected sexiest CEOs, and by forking their list, I’m going to unveil the list of sexiest CEOs who have chosen WordPress to publish their corporate websites and blogs.
From style to sports and from entertainment to media, many CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies have a common fashion of using WordPress as a winning online publishing platform. Some of them have even built their companies using WordPress from the very first day.
The following list is strong proof that WordPress is not only a platform for blogging or small business websites, but it is also a supreme canvas for creating enterprise level applications. Yet we shouldn’t forget the ROI of free WordPress in compare with its expensive and usually complicated substitutes.
Sexiest CEOs Who Love WordPress
#11 Victoria Ransom CEO of Wildfire (by Google)
“Wildfire, a division of Google, is one of the world’s largest social media marketing software providers, with over 21,000 paying customers worldwide, including 30 of the world’s 50 most valuable brands. Wildfire\’s Social Marketing Suite combines best-of-breed social promotion and advertising software, robust mobile and desktop page management, messaging and sophisticated real-time analytics in one complete platform.”(source) Website; Google Page Rank: 5 – Alexa Rank: 7120
#10 Vera Wang CEO of Vera Wang
A native New Yorker who spent her career at the forefront of fashion, Vera Wang began a sweeping makeover of the bridal industry in 1990 with the opening of her flagship salon at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City. Today, the salon continues to showcase collections known for sophisticated drama, feminine detailing and a modern approach to bridal design. Website; Google Page Rank: 4 Alexa Rank: 82971
#9 Arianna Huffington President of Huffington Post
Huffington Post is one of the most successful websites, which has been built on WordPress. “In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.” (source) Website; Google Page Rank: 8 – Alexa Rank: 97
#8 Ryan Seacrest CEO of Ryan Seacrest Productions
“With his thriving broadcasting career and multiple ventures, Ryan Seacrest is at the forefront of the media and entertainment industry. While hosting and producing multiple television and radio programs, building his Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) banner into a leading television production company and managing a myriad of brand and business ventures, Seacrest is redefining what it means to be a successful Hollywood entrepreneur.” (source) Website; Google Page Rank: 6 – Alexa Rank: 42340
#7 Lisa Gersh Hall CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Lisa Gersh Hall served as the President of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. since 2011 and served as its Chief Executive Officer since July 2012. Ms. Hall served as the Chief Operating Officer at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.(source) Website; Google Page Rank: 5 – Alexa Rank:246
#6 Jason A. Kilar CEO of Hulu
Jason Kilar serves as the CEO of Hulu, an online TV service whose mission is to help people find and enjoy the world\’s premium content when, where and how they want it. Under Jason\’s leadership since the formative days of the venture in 2007, Hulu has grown to become a leading provider of premium online video with more than 410 professional content providers, 38 million unique monthly users and over 1,000 advertisers.(source) Website; Google Page Rank:6 – Alexa Rank:273
#5 Daymond John CEO of FUBU (For Us By Us)
“A young entrepreneur, an industry pioneer, a highly regarded marketing expert, and a man who has surpassed new heights of commercial and financial success are just a few ways people have described Daymond John. Over the last 20 years, Daymond has evolved from one of the most successful fashion icons of his generation to one of the most sought after branding experts, business, and motivational speakers in the country.” (source) website; Google Page Rank4: – Alexa Rank: 423506
#4 Shawn Jay-Z Carter CEO of Rockwear
“Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and occasional actor. He is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2012, Forbes estimated Carter\’s net worth at nearly $500 million. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving seventeen Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations.”(source) Website; Google Page Rank:5 – Alexa Rank:367789
#3 Casey Wasserman CEO of Wasserman Media Group
“Wasserman Media Group is a sport and entertainment marketing agency founded in 2002 by Casey Wasserman and headquartered in Los Angeles, United States. It primarily operates within the disciplines of media rights, athlete representation, naming rights sales and sponsorship, action sports, and corporate and property consulting services.”(source) Website; Google Page Rank:4 – Alexa Rank:768280
#2 Desirée Rogers CEO of Johnson Publishing Company
“Desirée Glapion Rogers is an American business executive who is the Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Publishing Company. In November 2008 she was selected by Barack Obama\’s office as the White House Social Secretary for the incoming administration, the first person of African American descent to serve in this function.”(source) Website; Google Page Rank:0 – Alexa Rank:1015743
#1 Pete Cashmore CEO of Mashable
Pete Cashmore (born 1985) has started as a teenage blogger, in few years he has turned Mashable.com into most recognized source of news about social media and a Technorati Top 10 blog worldwide. He has progressive and liberal ideas, and his sharp vision in online technology is very sharp. Although recently mashable.com had a major reconstruction but Mashable has started and risen to the top by building on WordPress. Website – Google Page Rank:8 – Alexa Rank:328
* Please note the ranking level of top eleven CEOs is inherited from BusinessInsiders ranking. There are many more successful entrepreneurs, global brands, influential media and celebrities who have smartly chosen WordPress.
Why Successful Leaders Chose WordPress?
WordPress philosophy is based on the principals such open-source, GPL and the crowed economy. The platform which is founded by Matt Mullenweg has become widely popular among a huge community of talented software developers and web designers. once considered as a blogging software, WordPress is now highly extended to power any web and mobile application. What really makes WordPress amazing is a fast growing and dynamic community of developers, designers and professional who share their knowledge and create innovative solutions in a global platform. Tens of thousands of WordPress free or premium plugins make WordPress to do any desirable function.
Yet when it comes to design and visual attractions nothing can beat exquisite WordPress Themes and Templates.
Using WordPress in business means lower cost of development, easy maintenance, technical supremacy and highest possible ROI.