2015 rank: 32
2014 rank: 35
One of the most visible corporate communications executives in the industry, Torod Neptune has no shortage of things to keep him busy.
First is Verizon’s $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL, which will give the wireless provider an injection of content, advertising technology, and video services.
Verizon also had one of the most creative responses to the Federal Communications Commission’s February ruling on net neutrality, issuing a "Morse code press release" to show its disapproval.