Leadership expert and former Medtronic CEO Bill George ripped Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a wide-ranging interview with Yahoo Finance Live (video above).
“Facebook and Mark are not grounded in values, so he is all over the map,” the corporate insider said in a scathing assessment of Zuckerberg’s leadership as CEO.
George, known for his very successful stint as Medtronic’s CEO from 1991 to 2001, is the author of new leadership book “True North: Emerging Leader Edition.” In the book, George and co-author Zach Clayton study top executives such as GM CEO Mary Barra and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to see what has made them successful leaders.
To that end, George says Zuckerberg still has a lot to learn — if he is even be open to evolving as a leader.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, July 29, 2020. Mandel Ngan/Pool via REUTERS
“Mark got rid of his team,” George explained. “He has Sheryl Sandberg…