All are tech CEOs. All but one are Canadian. All have the same Myers-Briggs type — ENFP (extremely rare among successful CEOs).
ENFP CEOs are disinterested in managing details. They don’t like hierarchical power structures. They’re sincerely empathetic and eager to develop humane relationships with their employees and collaborators. Business, to them, isn’t about making money. It’s about creating and collaborating on something of meaning.
When they encounter a particularly complex problem at work, they rarely try to solve it themselves. Instead, they seek out the most expert on that type of problem they can find.
They see ‘trying to become the expert on X’ in their company as a gross misallocation of resources and a surefire way to distract themselves from their primary purpose as the CEO — focusing on crafting and nurturing the mission of their company.
Wondering if you’re an ENFP? You can get a rough idea here.