Mark Zuckerberg

Rank  280

CEO

Facebook

Zuckerberg is a technology entrepreneur who is known by the world as the co-founder and leading force behind Facebook as its chairman and CEO. Born in White Plains, New York, he attended Harvard University, where he launched Facebook from his dormitory room in 2004. Originally launched to select college campuses, the site expanded rapidly and eventually beyond colleges, reaching one billion users by 2017, the same year the company went public. Time magazine has named Zuckerberg among the 100 wealthiest and most influential people in the world as a part of its Person of the Year award. In 2016, he was ranked 10th on Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People. Today his net worth is estimated at $55 billion.

Facebook has expanded into various other industries, usually with significant impact, and it is still the largest and most productive platform for real estate agents to connect with their clients and generate business to the tune of over $27 billion in advertising. Real estate in most certainly in its sights and the company is expected to become a growing influence in the real estate environment as it shifts how its platform works, resulting in decisions like the removal of its “likely to move” category.

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Evaluating Leaders

Leaders are evaluated based on the office they hold, the decision-making power associated with the office, the financial resources at their disposal, their organization’s industry significance and geographical reach, public announcements about imminent changes, their tenure and their personal influence in the industry.