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The Maturation Of Mark Zuckerberg

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (unseen) in front of a monitor displaying a facebook page of Prime Minister's Office of Japan in Tokyo on March 29, 2012. (YURIKO NAKAO/AFP/Getty Images)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (unseen) in front of a monitor displaying a facebook page of Prime Minister's Office of Japan in Tokyo on March 29, 2012. (YURIKO NAKAO/AFP/Getty Images)

If all goes as planned, Facebook will finally pull the trigger later this month on its long-salivated-over IPO. The deal could value the company in the neighborhood of $100 billion, making founder and CEO Mark Elliot Zuckerberg's own unusually large stake worth $25 billion. It is a huge sum, even in context. Zuckerberg's impending fortune is more money than Wal-Mart's 10,000-plus stores made last year. It's more than Wall Street paid in bonuses to New Yorkers last year. And it has been amassed in only eight years by a 27-year-old who not long ago passed out business cards reading "I'm CEO, bitch."

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