this would depend on the skills of the person and on the company they work for. A good way to set yourself up for success if by focusing on whether you want to become a manager or a leader, because there is a distinct difference, and your choice would likely also impact the speed and direction of your rise to the top.
Janne recommends the following next steps:
- 9 Lies About Work by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall is a good book to start your thought process on how to get there. Good luck