Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday July 03, 2012

Zuckerberg Is A Bad Role Model For Aspiring Tech Execs

Did you know that dropping out of school isn't the best way to become a multi-billionaire? Whodathunkit?

The myth of the brilliant Ivy League student who starts a business in his dorm room, drops out of school, and goes on to run a successful high-tech start-up for many decades to come is essentially just that: a myth. Despite a few high-profile exceptions - such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates - the vast majority of CEOs running successful U.S. high -tech firms have college degrees, and more than half have at least one graduate degree.