Larry Ellison's war of words with Bill Gates was enough to garner our respect
, but his outrageous lifestyle is, in our view, fantastic. He lives life on his own terms in the same way admired CEO Richard Branson does. These men are inspirational for what we can do with unrelenting ambition and talent. Let's not forget that he built one of the world's best (and most profitable) companies.
The founder of Oracle is one of the most flamboyant and outspoken businessmen of the century, not to mention one of the richest, with a net worth somewhere north of $50 billion. In an industry dominated by poorly dressed geeks, Mr. Ellison truly stands out with his tailor made Italian suits & shirts. He looks the part of the billionaire.