Admire them or hate them, whistleblowers are responsible for changing the course of history. Everybody has secrets, every organization and country have its fair share of secrets, and when people working in the organization thinks something should be made public, they go ahead without permission from the organization, so they act against the organization’s will, becoming traitors. People are divided on whether whistleblowers should be called heroes or enemies of the state. Regardless of what you think, here’s a list of the top 10 whistleblowers in history.
Mark Edward Whitacre served as the president of the BioProducts Division at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) based in Decatur, Illinois. For three years he aided the FBI investigation into ADM for price fixing. Now he has become the highest-level corporate executive who has been a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) whistleblower in the history of USA. The man currently works in a California biotechnology firm as the chief operating officer and President of Operations.