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Sara Roncero-Menendez: 15 Tech Execs’ Names You’re Mispronouncing

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By Sara Roncero-Menendez2013-11-15 12:03:53 UTC Innovators and businesspeople alike are sculpting the world in incredible ways, and as a result, they've become celebrities. Steve Jobs, Marissa Mayer, Jony Ive and many others have rocked the business and tech worlds with their ideas and designs. Still, unlike the celebrities of Hollywood, the media doesn't always report on these public figures. And since we don't hear their names repeated over and over again, finding their correct pronunciations can become a difficult guessing game. Have no fear — here is a roundup of some of the most commonly mispronounced executives' names, and how to say them correctly. Image: Mario Tama/Getty Images

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Sara Roncero-Menendez: 15 Tech Execs' Names You're Mispronouncing

Innovators and businesspeople alike are sculpting the world in incredible ways, and as a result, they've become celebrities. Steve Jobs, Marissa Mayer, Jony Ive and many others have rocked the business and tech worlds with their ideas and designs.

Still, unlike the celebrities of Hollywood, the media doesn't always report on these public figures. And since we don't hear their names repeated over and over again, finding their correct pronunciations can become a difficult guessing game.

Have no fear — here is a roundup of some of the most commonly mispronounced executives' names, and how to say them correctly.

Image: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Miles Kimball
Miles Kimball is Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan. Politically, Miles is an independent who grew up in an apolitical family. He holds many strong opinions—open to revision in response to cogent arguments—that do not line up neatly with either the Republican or Democratic Party.

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