Openly gay CEOs are a rarity in the business world, even though more companies are publicly expressing their support for gay rights and inclusive workplaces. One businessman on this list mused that there are still many gay executives who keep their personal lives private, but predicted that more openly gay men and women will steer more companies in the future.
Here is a list of several openly gay company chiefs.
—By CNBC.com staff
Posted 30 Oct. 2014