The Age of Tech Superheroes Must End - WSJ

The Age of Tech Superheroes Must End – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/the-age-of-tech-superheroes-must-end-1528387420Silicon Valley has an accountability crisis, and at its root is the idolatry of its founder-CEOs, writes Christopher Mims. The genius tech founder mythology has its roots in the pantheon of real-world demigods widely credited with revolutionizing industry, from Thomas Edison and Gordon Moore to Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos. Investors and experts in corporate governance say the problem is that building corporations and stock-market valuations on the notion that every tech CEO is potentially building another Apple is ridiculous and counterproductive.