1. Identified has discovered that a growing number of company founders and CEOs today are far more likely to hold advanced engineering degrees than MBAs and that the overall age of business leaders is steadily trending downward. …
    We culled through 36 million professional profiles in the Identified database and found 3,337 founder/CEOs have an advanced engineering background compared with 1,016 MBAs.
    — New Identified Research Reveals Engineers Far More Likely than MBAs to Build and Run Companies - Identified (It’s an interesting hint and I want it to be true although I’d take the research with a grain of salt.  It’s based on Facebook data and I’m not sure how robustly they’re comparing like with like.  CEO of (giant blue chip co) is not the same thing as CEO of (2 person bedroom startup) 
     
    1. interestingsnippets posted this