2006 Compensation: $14,023,403
Ed Zander became the CEO of Motorola in 2004 and resigned earlier this year after the company posted a $181 million loss. President and COO Greg Brown assumed the position. Prior to Motorola, Zander worked for Sun Microsystems since 1987 where he was later promoted to Chief Operating Officer and President in 1998 and 1999, respectively. He left Sun in 2002 to become managing director at Silver Lake Partners, a technology investment fund.