Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com CEO and chairman
Benioff netted a $17.7 million pay package in 2012, down 15% from the $20.8 million he received the prior year. His compensation included a $1 million salary, $1.5 million bonus, equity awards valued at $14.5 million, and $648,456 in perks and other compensation. The company grew revenue by 37% to $2.3 billion (compared to $1.7 billion in 2011). Profits are a different story, however. Salesforce.com reported a loss of $12 million in 2012. The prior year, net income was $64 million.