In pictures: 10 dumbest things tech CEOs have said and done

As a rule, CEOs in the technology industry tend to be a pretty bright group. Their vision, passion and leadership have changed the world. BUT they also have moments that leave the rest of us wondering, "Are they really that dumb?"

Mark Zuckerberg: Maybe 30 Is the New 20 Silicon Valley is full of amazing talent from every generation, from super-smart GenX computer engineers to millennial marketing geniuses to Baby Boomer visionaries. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is one of the smartest guys around. But he must not have had his thinking cap on when speaking to a crowd at a venture capital conference in 2007. The then-22-year-old said with a straight face: "Young people are just smarter. Why are most chess masters under 30? I don't know. Young people just have simpler lives." If true, Zuckerberg is now 29 and fast approaching idiocy.

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