Who are tech’s highest paid CEOs?

Oracle’s Larry Ellison finally ousted from the top spot on our list of highest paid tech execs

By , Network World |  IT Management, Larry Ellison, Léo Apotheker

Jim Balsillie, former RIM co-CEO

In his final full year as co-CEO of Research In Motion, Balsillie took home a $5.1 million pay package, which included a $1.2 million salary, $1.2 million bonus, equity awards valued at $2.7 million, and perks and other compensation worth $23,363. His total pay is up 12% from 2010, when he received $4.6 million. Balsillie and his former co-CEO, Mike Lazaridis, were ousted in early 2012, when Thorsten Heins was named president and CEO. Balsillie remains a member of RIM's board and Lazaridis is vice chair.

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