Apple has once again managed to capture the top spot in the list of World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2013. The company has been named for the ninth year in a row by Boston Consulting Group. On the other hand, Samsung managed to overtake Google for the second spot. Google kept the second spot for seven years in a row, 2007-2012.
The Korean OEM quickly rose to the top five in a very short span of time. In 2008, Samsung was on 28th number and showed consistent performance over the past five years by launching several products with the Galaxy S series handsets being one of its most popular innovations. The fourth and fifth spot is captured by Microsoft and Toyota, respectively. Other companies in the list includes IBM, Amazon, Ford, General Electric, Facebook, BMW, Sony and many more.
The report was based on the information from more than 1500 executives in a global survey that caters many industries and regions.