The 25 Craziest Things Ever Said by Tech CEOs

25. Larry Ellison Defends Mark Hurd

Quote: "Worst personnel decision since the idiots on the Apple board fired Steve Jobs many years ago."
Date: 8/10/2010

There's half truth to this statement. Yes, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison was right to brand Apple "idiots" for giving Jobs the boot in the mid 80s. But to call the firing of a CEO who falsified company expense reports to pay for sex with a former contracted employee unjustified? C'mon, son. Ellison went on to hire his tennis partner as the president of Oracle. Now the two can share each others jump-offs.

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