Famous People in Ever-Changing Industry of Technology

Everyone would agree that technology is a tough industry. But what would it take to overcome the obstacles and be a successful technology pro? You need certain traits which would help you in achieving success in IT. These inspiring stories of people from technology will help you identify whether you are made up of the required stuff for career in technology or not. By knowing how these people gained success in the field, you will get an idea of what it would take to become success at IT, and whether they fit your qualifications or not.

  • Ryan Smith SuccessStory

    It’s not surprising that the most successful of businesses are the ones that are built from strong family ties. Ryan Smith co-founded online survey platform Qualtrics together with his father Scott and brother Jared in 2002, and the strong relationship between ...
  • Daniel Dines SuccessStory

    From living through Communist Romania in the 1980s to launching a successful software company in the 2010s, Daniel Dines overcame many great struggles to get to where he is today. He now runs UiPath, a company specializing in robotic process automation (RPA) which re...
  • Melanie Perkins SuccessStory

    Only in her 30s, Melanie Perkins has already achieved great success at a young age. She is the third richest woman in Australia and the CEO of design software company Canva. But her massive success is a res...

  • Eric Yuan SuccessStory

    With the Coronavirus pandemic forcing companies around the world to shift to remote work setups, Zoom became the go-to app for video conferencing. The app’s dynamic and easy-to-use features made it easier for companies to conduct regular meetings with stakehold...
  • Taihei Kobayashi SuccessStory

    When it comes real life inspirational stories of success, look no further than Taihei Kobayashi. Homeless for the most part of his teenage life, Kobayashi overcame great struggles to become one of t...
  • The Bezos Empire: The 4 Companies that the Amazon CEO Also Owns

    In 2019, Amazon was listed as the third-largest company in the world based on market capitalization. The company has indeed gone a long way since its start as a small shop in Bellevue, Washington. Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon in 1994, has seen his company grow exponenti...

  • Stephen Hawking's Story

    15th March 2018: In 2006, Stephen Hawking had posed a question on the net, “In a world that is in chaos politically, socially and environmentally, how can the human race sustain another 100 years?” How true were his words, as death engulfs the genius mind in its ar...
  • The Legendary Visionary of Athletic Footwear Design: Tinker Hatfield Story

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  • The Future of Sustainable Architecture: Bjarke Ingels Story

    Profile In the design world, the field of architecture is perhaps one of the most venerated disciplines that the most innovative and forward-thinking architects are akin to rock stars for th...
  • Qi Lu Story

    Profile Qi Lu is a Chinese software technician who had a large stint with Yahoo, Microso...
  • Gene Cernan Story

    Profile Eugene Andrew ‘Gene’ Cernan was an American astronaut,...
  • Lei Jun Story

    Profile Lei Jun is a name you don’t hear quite often. But he is actually the most recognizable tech entrepreneur in the world today. Jun is the founder of Xiaomi Inc., the fourth largest ...

First of all, you need to understand that the field of technology is an ever-changing setting. You will be introduced to a new problem everyday. You might need to grapple with issues for extended time periods. So, you need to be persistent and stubborn on meeting these challenges. If you are more comfortable in a 9 to 5 job, then IT industry is not the right career for you. You may need to respond to issues 24/7. Clients and users of your products or services may be endlessly frustrating and demanding. If you are not patient, such people may quickly push you out of the industry. Not only people, systems will also test your perseverance and patience. Persistent problems may arise, and sometimes, you may lose your sanity and knock off your PC.

All these inspiring stories of people from technology will inform you about the struggles they have gone through, and how did they come out as winners.