U.S. CEOs 40 and Under

These young chief executives oversee companies worth as much as $17 billion in a range of industries


CEO AGE COMPANY TICKER LOCATION TITLE SECTOR MARKET CAP
Kevin A. Plank 34 Under Armour UARM Baltimore Founder, Chairman, CEO, and President Consumer Cyclical: Apparel/Accessories $2.40 billion
Jon E. Kirchner 38 DTS DTSI Agoura Hills, Calif. CEO, President, and Director Consumer Cyclical: Audio & Video Equipment $462.38 million
George G. Mueller 36 Color Kinetics CLRK Boston Co-Founder and Chairman Consumer Cyclical: Furniture & Fixtures $368.31 million
Jeffrey T. Housenbold 36 Shutterfly SFLY Redwood City, Calif. CEO, President, and Director Consumer Cyclical: Photography $355.01 million
Barry Buchholtz 35 Orange 21 ORNG Carlsbad, Calif. CEO and Director Consumer Cyclical: Recreational Products $36.99 million
Richard R. Woolcott 40 Volcom VLCM Costa Mesa, Calif. Founder, CEO, President, and Director Consumer Cyclical: Apparel/Accessories $789.88 million
Julie Smolyansky 31 Lifeway Foods LWAY Morton Grove, Ill. CEO, President, and Director Consumer/Noncyclical: Food Processing $175.84 million
James Fogarty 37 American Italian Pasta PLB Kansas City, Mo. CEO and President Consumer/Noncyclical: Food Processing NA
Jon S. Brumley 36 Encore Acquisition EAC Fort Worth CEO, President, and Director Energy: Oil & Gas Operations 1.39 billion
Nicholas J. DeIuliis 38 CNX Gas CXG South Park, Penn. CEO, President, and Director Energy: Oil & Gas Operations $4.26 billion
Ezra Uzi Yemin 38 Delek US Holdings DK Franklin, Tenn. CEO, President, Director, and CEO and President of MAPCO Express Energy: Oil & Gas Operations $892.59 million
Trevor Turbidy 38 Trico Marine Services TRMA Houston CEO, President, and Director Energy: Oil Well Services & Equipment $554.33 million
Brett A. Roberts 39 Credit Acceptance CACC Southfield, Mich. CEO, President, and Director Financial: Consumer Financial Services $1.01 billion
David T. Blair 38 Healthextras HLEX Rockville, Md. CEO, President, and Director Financial: Insurance (Accident & Health) $944.37 million
Todd S. Farha 38 Wellcare Health Plans WCG Tampa CEO, President, Director, and Chairman of Quality Improvement Committee Financial: Insurance (Accident & Health) $2.77 billion
David S. Kalt 39 OptionsXpress Holdings OXPS Chicago CEO, Director, and President of OptionsXpress Inc. Financial: Investment Services $1.80 billion
J. Brandon Black 39 Encore Capital Group ECPG San Diego CEO, President, and Director Financial: Misc. Financial Services $309.56 million
Kirk E Sanford. 39 Global Cash Access Holdings GCA Las Vegas CEO, President, and Director Financial: Misc. Financial Services $1.36 billion
J. Mariner Kemper 33 UMB Financial UMBF Kansas City, Mo. Chairman, CEO, Member of Executive Committee, Chairman of Western Region, and Director of UMB Bank Colorado N.A. Financial: Regional Banks $1.55 billion
Mark F. Bradley 36 Peoples Bancorp PEBO Marietta, Ohio CEO, President, Director, and Chairman of Executive Committee; CEO, President, COO, and Director of Peoples Bank; President of Peoples Insurance Agency Financial: Regional Banks $314.10 million
Robert R. Hill 40 SCBT Financial SCBT Columbia, S.C. CEO, President, Director, Member of Executive and Policy Committees; CEO and President of South Carolina Bank & Trust N.A. Financial: Regional Banks $352.88 million
Scot T. Wetzel 38 United Western Bancorp UWBK Denver CEO, President, and Director; Chairman, CEO, and President of United Western Bank Financial: S&Ls/Savings Banks $148.25 million
Greg Steffens 39 Southern Missouri Bancorp SMBC Poplar Bluff, Mo. Principal Executive Officer, President, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer, Director, and Member of Executive Committee; Director of Southern Missouri Bank & Trust Financial: S&Ls/Savings Banks $33.44 million
Alexis Borisy 35 CombinatoRx CRXX Boston CEO, President, and Director Health Care: Biotechnology & Drugs $254.68 million
Charles Randal Mills 35 Osiris Therapeutics OSIR Baltimore CEO, President, and Director Health Care: Biotechnology & Drugs $700.67 million
Michael D. Becker 38 Cytogen CYTO Princeton, N.J. CEO, President, Head of Sales & Marketing, and Director Health Care: Biotechnology & Drugs $60.08 million
Paul L. Berns 39 Allos Therapeutics ALTH Westminster, Colo. CEO, President, and Director Health Care: Biotechnology & Drugs $395.58 million
Wayne M. Bos 40 Natrol NTOL Chatsworth, Calif. CEO, President, and Director Health Care: Biotechnology & Drugs $27.43 million
Richard Chin 40 Oxigene OXGN Waltham, Mass. CEO, President, and Director Health Care: Biotechnology & Drugs $162.30 million
Mitchell H. Gold 40 Dendreon DNDN Seattle CEO, President, and Director Health Care: Biotechnology & Drugs $309.02 million
Michael S. Weiss 40 Keryx Biopharmaceuticals KERX New York Chairman and CEO Health Care: Biotechnology & Drugs $624.86 million
Rajat Rai 40 Option Care OPTN Buffalo Grove, Ill. CEO and Director Health Care: Health-Care Facilities $490.68 million
W. Gray Hudkins 31 Langer GAIT Deer Park, N.Y. CEO, President, COO, and Director Health Care: Medical Equipment & Supplies $42.66 million
Joseph M. DeVivo 39 RITA Medical Systems RITA Fremont, Calif. CEO, President, and Director Health Care: Medical Equipment & Supplies $191.59 million
Michael R. Minogue 39 Abiomed ABMD Danvers, Mass. Chairman of the Board, CEO, President, Member of Executive and Special Stock Option Committees Health Care: Medical Equipment & Supplies $339.93 million
Timothy C. Choate 40 Aptimus APTM San Francisco Founder and Chairman of the Board Services: Advertising $49.86 million
Peter Kosann 36 Westwood One WON New York CEO, President, and Director Services: Broadcasting & Cable TV $581.69 million
Vincent L. Sadusky 40 LIN TV TVL Providence CEO, President, CFO, VP, Treasurer, and Director Services: Broadcasting & Cable TV $456.21 million
Michael Rapino 40 Clear Channel Communications/
Live Nation
CCU / LYV San Antonio/Beverly Hills CEO/CEO and Director Services: Broadcasting & Cable TV/Services: Recreational Activities $17.46 billion / $1.50 billion
I. Joseph Massoud 38 Compass Diversified Trust CODI Westport, Conn. CEO and Director Services: Business Services $353.17 million
J. Boyd Douglas 39 Computer Programs & Systems CPSI Mobile, Ala. CEO, President, and Director Services: Business Services $388.11 million
Russell C. Horowitz 39 Marchex MCHX Seattle Chairman of the Board, CEO, and Treasurer Services: Business Services $532.55 million
Thomas L. Monahan 39 Corporate Executive Board EXBD Washington, D.C. CEO and Director Services: Business Services $3.64 billion
Frank J. Williams 40 Advisory Board ABCO Washington, D.C. Chairman, CEO, and EVP Services: Business Services $1.01 billion
Keith A. Meister 32 American Real Estate Partners ACP New York Vice-Chairman, General Partner, and CEO of American Property Investors Inc., General Partner Services: Casinos & Gaming $4.86 billion
Jeffrey M. Stibel 33 Web.com WWWW Atlanta CEO, President, and Director Services: Communications Services $62.08 million
Jeffrey Citron 35 Vonage Holdings VG Holmdel, N.J. Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Strategist Services: Communications Services $1.05 billion
David A. Steinberg 37 Inphonic INPC Washington, D.C. Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO, and Member of M&A Committee Services: Communications Services $438.86 million
Jasper Knabb 38 Pegasus Wireless PGWC Fremont, Calif. CEO, President, and Director Services: Communications Services NA
Philip N. Kaplan 40 VitalStream Holdings VSTH Irvine, Calif. President, COO, and Director Services: Communications Services 234.37 million
Edward B. Meyercord 40 Talk America Holdings TALK New Hope, Penn. CEO, President, and Director Services: Communications Services $247.75 million
Dara Khosrowshahi 36 Expedia EXPE Bellevue, Wash. CEO, President, Director, and Member of Executive Committee Services: Personal Services $6.18 billion
Jeffrey D. Thomas 40 Ambassadors Group EPAX Spokane, Wash. CEO, President, Director, and CEO of Ambassador Programs Inc. Services: Personal Services $588.24 million
Zev Weiss 39 American Greetings AM Cleveland CEO, Director, and Member of Executive Committee Services: Printing & Publishing $1.41 billion
Ian Morris 38 Housevalues SOLD Kirkland, Wash. CEO and Director Services: Real Estate Operations $129.34 million
Christopher A. Milner 39 Anthracite Capital AHR New York CEO Services: Real Estate Operations $734.29 million
Scott Rechler 39 Reckson Associates Realty RA Uniondale, N.Y. Chairman, CEO, Chairman of Executive Committee, and Member of Pricing Committee Services: Real Estate Operations $3.83 billion
Gordon F. DuGan 40 WP Carey & Co. WPC New York CEO, President, Director, Member of Executive Committee, and Vice-Chairman of W.P. Carey advised Corporate Property Associates Services: Real Estate Operations $1.16 billion
Jonathan Z. Cohen 36 Resource Capital/
Resource America
RSO / REXI Philadelphia CEO, President, Director, Member of Investment Committee, CEO of Resource America Inc./CEO, Manager, President, and Director of Resource Capital Manager Inc. Services: Real Estate Operations/Financial: Misc. Financial Services $301.71 million / $459.59 million
Mark Shapiro 36 Six Flags SIX New York CEO, President, Director, and Member of Executive Committee Services: Recreational Activities $542.71 million
Robert A. Katz 39 Vail Resorts MTN Avon, Colo. CEO, Director, Chairman of Compensation Committee, Member of Executive and Audit Committees Services: Recreational Activities $1.83 billion
Brian M. Sondey 38 TAL International Group TAL Purchase, N.Y. CEO, President, and Director Services: Rental & Leasing $790.35 million
Matthew McCauley 33 Gymboree GYMB San Francisco   Services: Retail (Apparel) $1.27 billion
Eric J. Kuhn 35 Varsity Group VSTY Washington, D.C. Founder and Chairman of the Board Services: Retail (Catalog & Mail Order) $30.18 million
Jonathan C. Coon 36 1-800 Contacts CTAC Draper, Utah Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO Services: Retail (Catalog & Mail Order) $226.38 million
Michael J. Soenen 36 FTD Group FTD Downers Grove, Ill. CEO, President, and Director; CEO, President, and Director of FTD Inc. Services: Retail (Catalog & Mail Order) $498.96 million
Matthew C. Diamond 37 Alloy ALOY New York Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, CEO, Treasurer, and Member of Administration Committee Services: Retail (Catalog & Mail Order) $156.47 million
Kenneth McBride 38 Stamps.com STMP Los Angeles CEO, President, and Director Services: Retail (Catalog & Mail Order) $347.53 million
William P. Angrick 39 Liquidity Services LQDT Washington, D.C. Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO Services: Retail (Catalog & Mail Order) $531.82 million
Frank F. Khulusi 39 PC Mall MALL Torrance, Calif. Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO, and President Services: Retail (Catalog & Mail Order) $118.70 million
Mark C. Vadon 36 Blue Nile NILE Seattle Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, CEO, President, and Member of Stock Award Committee Services: Retail (Specialty) $543.50 million
Robert A. Frist 39 Healthstream HSTM Nashville Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, CEO, and President Services: Schools $83.54 million
D. L. Becker 40 Laureate Education LAUR Baltimore Chairman and CEO Services: Schools $2.61 billion
Jeffrey M. Jagid 37 ID Systems IDSY Hackensack, N.J. Chairman of the Board, CEO, and General Counsel Technology: Communications Equipment $225.38 million
John S. Stroup 40 Belden CDT BDC St. Louis CEO, President, and Director Technology: Communications Equipment $1.73 billion
Stephen E. Pomeroy 37 Pomeroy IT Solutions PMRY Hebron, Ky. CEO, President, COO, Chief Accounting Officer, and Director; CEO and President of Pomeroy Select Integration Solutions Inc. Technology: Computer Hardware $90.57 million
Peter J. Ungaro 38 Cray CRAY Seattle CEO, President, and Director Technology: Computer Hardware $246.15 million
David C.Habiger 37 Sonic Solutions SNIC Novato, Calif. CEO and President Technology: Computer Networks $413.27 million
Michael G. Rubin 33 GSI Commerce GSIC King of Prussia, Penn. Chairman and CEO Technology: Computer Services $784.10 million
Colin Angle 39 iRobot IRBT Burlington, Mass. Co-Founder, CEO, and Director Technology: Computer Services $452.15 million
Neil M. Ashe 39 CNET Networks CNET San Francisco CEO and EVP Technology: Computer Services $1.44 billion
Norwood H. Davis 39 TRX TRXI Atlanta CEO, President, and Director Technology: Computer Services $121.18 million
Ralph Bartel 40 Travelzoo TZOO New York Founder, Chairman, CEO, President, and Chairman of Compensation Committee Technology: Computer Services $458.26 million
Kevin M. Cameron 40 Emdeon HLTH Elmwood Park, N.J. CEO, Director, and Member of Executive Committee Technology: Computer Services $3.44 billion
Dustin M. Shindo 33 Hoku Scientific HOKU Kapolei, Hawaii Founder, Chairman, CEO, President, and Member of Stock Award Committee Technology: Electronic Instr. & Controls $48.72 million
Patrick W. Smith 37 TASER International TASR Scottsdale, Ariz. CEO and Director Technology: Electronic Instr. & Controls $518.91 million
Drew Fromkin 40 Clinical Data CLDA Newton, Mass. CEO and President Technology: Scientific & Technical Instr. $164.01 million
Charles M. Swoboda 39 Cree CREE Durham, N.C. Chairman of the Board, CEO, and President Technology: Semiconductors $1.42 billion
Joshua G. James 32 Omniture OMTR Orem, Utah Co-Founder, CEO, and Director Technology: Software & Programming $578.62 million
R. Jordan Greenhall 35 DivX DIVX San Diego Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO Technology: Software & Programming $904.09 million
Jason Hart 36 ActivIdentity ACTI Fremont, Calif. CEO, SVP of Sales & Marketing, and Director Technology: Software & Programming $238.93 million
Michael L. Chasen 35 Blackboard BBBB Washington, D.C. CEO and President Technology: Software & Programming $784.50 million
Jim McIntire 39 Websidestory WSSI San Diego Chairman, CEO, and President Technology: Software & Programming $223.39 million
Stephen G. Waldis 39 Synchronoss Technologies SNCR Bridgewater, N.J. Founder, Chairman, CEO, and President Technology: Software & Programming $423.53 million
Louis Hernandez 40 Open Solutions OPEN Glastonbury, Conn. Chairman of the Board and CEO Technology: Software & Programming $777.28 million
Benjamin A. Horowitz 40 Opsware OPSW Sunnyvale, Calif. Co-Founder, CEO, President, and Director Technology: Software & Programming $894.79 million
Joe Ueberroth 37 Ambassadors International AMIE Newport Beach, Calif. Chairman, CEO, President, and Director of Ambassadors Group Transportation: Misc. Transportation $478.61 million
Todd M. Hornbeck 37 Hornbeck Offshore Services HOS Covington, La. Chairman, CEO, President, and Secretary Transportation: Water Transportation $1.04 billion

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