TECH C.E.O.S WHO WOULD MAKE EXCELLENT BOND VILLAINS.

  1. 1.
    TIM COOK, C.E.O., APPLE
    Major Bond-villain attribute: Forcing people to “upgrade” every two years.
  2. 2.
    ELON MUSK, C.E.O., TESLA, SPACEX; CHAIRMAN, SOLARCITY
    Character-revealing quote: “It’s remarkable how many things you can explode. I’m lucky I have all my fingers.”
  3. 3.
    TRAVIS KALANICK, C.E.O., UBER
    Secret weapon: Surge pricing.
  4. 4.
    MARK ZUCKERBERG, C.E.O., FACEBOOK
    Third-act moment of confrontation: “I know everything about you, Mr. Bond. Your friends, your enemies, the products you like . . . even the names of all those tragic women you’ve un-friended. It’s time to post your final update, 007. Your Timeline ends this morning.”
  5. 5.
    JEFF BEZOS, C.E.O., AMAZON
    Lair: The 65,000-square-foot glass-domed “Biosphere” currently under construction at the new Amazon headquarters in Seattle.
  6. 6.
    SERGEY BRIN AND LARRY PAGE, CO-FOUNDERS, GOOGLE AND ALPHABET
    Grand scheme: Owning—and controlling—the alphabet.
  7. 7.
    BRIAN CHESKY, C.E.O., AIRBNB
    Henchmen: The hundreds of thousands of people who used Airbnb to find someplace to sleep last night.
  8. 8.
    JACK DORSEY, CO-FOUNDER AND C.E.O., TWITTER
    Secret weapon: The “unfollow” button.