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The 'Moonshots' Of Adaptive Innovators

Former Apple CEO John Sculley calls Tesla's Elon Musk, Google's Larry Page, and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg three examples of "adaptive innovators." He calls Zuckerberg brilliant for acquiring Whatsapp, a four-year old startup with 560 million users and no revenue, for $19 billion. It was part of a "brilliant" strategy to pivot toward mobile. Sculley points out that Facebook almost missed the mobile evolution, and calls what happened at Facebook during the past three years an example of a "remarkable adaptive innovator" story of a public company.

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