In Pictures: The 12 biggest gaffes by high-tech execs

Tim Cook admires Macs running Windows. Mark Zuckerberg flop-sweats. Marissa Mayer fancies herself a graphic designer. The bigger the names, the bigger the embarrassment when things go awry.

Sad Larry Page is sad :’( The keynote at Google I/O 2013 was already a long, disorganized mess when Google CEO Larry Page took to the stage to discuss Google’s vision of the world. Over the course of an increasingly agonizing and awkward 45 minutes, Page expressed sadness at the state of the tech industry.

The Internet did what the Internet does best and proceeded to make a mockery of Page’s seemingly earnest comments, complete with the obligatory parody Twitter account. If you’re a tech CEO, do not underestimate the Internet’s propensity for snark and sarcasm.

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