CEO, JPM Asset Management, JPMorgan Chase, 49
Since being promoted to CEO of J.P. Morgan’s asset management business in 2009, Erdoes has been considered one of the most influential women in finance. The asset management business had a record year in 2015, reporting $12.1 billion in revenue. Erdoes has also introduced programs aimed at professional women. One helps women who have taken career breaks return to work, while another sends senior female executives around the world to share advice with lower-level employees.