CEO and chairman, Cisco
John Chambers saw his compensation nearly double last year, topping $21 million. In 2012, he received $11.7 million. The biggest boost to his pay came in the form of stock awards valued at $15.2 million (compared to $7.3 million in 2012). Chambers also received a $4.7 million cash bonus, and his salary rose from $375,000 in 2012 to $1.1 million in 2013. The remainder of Chambers' 2013 pay package consists of $11,769 in perks and other compensation.