Mark Zuckerberg ditches power hoodie to impress Chinese officials
There are few certain things in this world, but this is — or used to be — one of them: no matter the day, the occasion or the place, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will wear a gray t-shirt, or a gray hoodie, or a gray t-shirt under a gray hoodie.
For years, this has been an event as regular as the train schedules: Zuckerberg bragged about it on the Today show in 2012. He wore his hoodie on Wall Street — swamped by resentful, besuited bankers — when Facebook was selling stock to the public. And he flaunted it on his first day back from paternity leave this year.
Everyone believed in Zuckerberg as the quintessential startup CEO using the hoodie as the ultimate thumb in the eye of conformist corporate capitalism in favor of Silicon Valley liberty. Read more…