Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Facebook C.E.O Mark Elliot Zuckerberg Tops Vanity Fair's List of Major Business Titans in the October New Establishment issue

The Facebook CEO tops the list and made the cover of Vanity Fair’s annual New Establishment issue, where the magazine highlights “titans from the worlds of media, business, politics, and entertainment.”

He’s the first businessman to grace VF’s New Establishment issue in the past 20 years. The last man to do it is running for President and has more interesting hair.

But while Donald Trump was on the cover in part because of his wife Melania and the couple’s new baby, Zuckerberg is taking the honors for building a product that about a billion people use every single day.

After Striking major deals with The New York Times and BuzzFeed to publish articles directly into users’ pages. He also proved himself to be the top most business and social influence, negotiating with record labels and content providers to secure rights to music videos and scripted shows. 

Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter writes in his October editor’s letter about Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, saying 

“At 31, Mark Zuckerberg stands out as something of an elder statesman,” “He is far and away the youngest person ever to grab the top spot on the New Establishment list. He has not only proved himself as a brilliant entrepreneur; he may well become one of the great long-haul corporate leaders of the past half-century. . . . The $240 billion company he scratched out of his dorm room at Harvard is apparently just his first step toward world domination in the realm of social networking.”

Also on the list 50 innovators who have defined the year in terms of how we interact, how we work and play, and what cultural products we consume and how, are Uber’s Travis Kalanick, comedian Amy Schumer, and Instagram C.E.O. Kevin Systrom join Mark Zuckerberg in this year’s group of wave makers.

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