21 Craziest Things Ever Said by Tech CEOs
#20 Zuckerberg's Allegory Gone Wrong
Quote: "A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa."
Zuckerberg helped us comprehend the human motives and instincts of today's society. However, he could have used a less-sensitive parable to better express the concept-one that didn't highlight a continent with a high mortality rate.
#19 Larry Ellison Defends Mark Hurd
Quote: "Worst personnel decision since the idiots on the Apple board fired Steve Jobs many years ago."
Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle defended Mark Hurd , the CEO of HP, with above quotes. Hurd got fired from HP following the discovery of inappropriate conduct in an investigation into a claim of sexual harassment made by former reality TV actress Jodie Fisher.
Such a quote in defense of Hurd by Ellison who went on to hire his tennis partner as the president of Oracle, sure a rib tickler.
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