Haute 100 San Francisco Update: Mark Zuckerberg

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Our Haute 100 list details the accomplishments of the most influential people in each of our markets—MiamiNew YorkLos Angeles, and San Francisco. These people continue to make moves, so rather than waiting for the next Haute 100 issue to come out, we thought we’d provide you with regular updates on those Haute 100 members who are making headlines. Check back daily for more info on the most powerful people in your city. While The Social Network closed its opening-weekend with $23 million in domestic box office, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was meeting The Simpsons on Fox.

Mark Zuckerberg

Category: Billionaires
Company: Facebook
Industry: Technology

What Made Him Haute: Mark Zuckerberg is the genius who invented Facebook in a Harvard dorm room in 2004 and became the youngest Forbes billionaire in 2008 after Microsoft bought a stake, valuing it at $15 billion.

What Makes Him Haute Now: Facebook’s foray into motion pictures did respectively well with the opening-weekend of The Social Network closing at $23 million, but Mark Zuckerberg could be found elsewhere on-screen this weekend. Zuckerberg made an animated appearance on The Simpsons on Sunday night. The minute-long cameo on Fox was an animated departure from the narcissistic depiction of the Facebook founder. Lisa and Nelson Muntz met Mark at an entrepreneurial convention where the Harvard dropout poked fun at himself and cited Bill Gates and Richard Branson as fellow dropouts-turned-successes.
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