And here I thought that court sycophancy died out with the demise of the ancient regime.
In Forbes' annual list of top executive salaries, Oracle's Larry Ellison finished in first place, with total 2007 compensation at $192.9 million. I'm sure it's good to be the king. But just in case any jealous serfs are asking why this mere mortal is worth such a royal sum, here comes journalist Sarah Lacy to remind us Ellison "deserves to be one of the most highly paid CEOs in the Valley."
That might have been a good point … Read more