This Is What Happens When Tech Executives Start Believing Their Own Hype

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Ms. Spiers, a contributing Opinion writer, is a journalist and digital media strategist. She was the editor in chief of The New York Observer and the founding editor of Gawker.
Jesse Powell, the chief executive of the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, this month released to its 3,200 employees a 31-page document that purported to describe the company’s values. But based on the edited version later […]
This Is What Happens When Tech Executives Start Believing Their Own Hype

Elon Musk Fuels Record C.E.O. Paydays – The New York Times

A risky compensation plan at Tesla paid off and laid the groundwork that has pushed other executives’ compensation sky high.
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By Andrew Ross Sorkin, Vivian Giang, Stephen Gandel, Lauren Hirsch, Ephrat Livni, Jenny Gross and Anna Schaverien
In 2018, Elon Musk unveiled a groundbreaking compensation plan that was composed entirely of an enormous stock grant tied to Tesla’s performance. The plan […]
Elon Musk Fuels Record C.E.O. Paydays – The New York Times