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?"

Larry Ellison: Start the Keynote Without Me In September, thousands of Oracle customers and partners came to Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, in part to hear CEO Larry Ellison deliver the daily keynote. Ellison, though, skipped his duties to watch Oracle Team USA stage a thrilling comeback in the America's Cup sailing race. Many attendees got up and left the room. Sure, Ellison has spent a lot of dough on Oracle Team USA – but it's still just a hobby. If anyone else put their hobby in front of their job, they might not have a job to come back to.

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