Zuckerberg tops New Establishment list for second straight year

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This year’s New Establishment list identifies the top 50 of an innovative new breed of buccaneering visionaries, engineering prodigies, and entrepreneurs—“The Age of Information gives way to a burgeoning Age of Technology,” as Graydon Carter puts it. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the inescapable social-networking site Facebook, maintains his perch at the top of the 17th annual New Establishment List for the second year in a row. With a possible I.P.O. on the horizon by 2012, which could value the company anywhere between $50 and $100 billion, Facebook has enough clout to worry even the unshakable Google. Zuckerberg is still the youngest person ever to top the list.

Sergey Brin and Larry Page, co-founders—of Google are in the No. 2 spot, closing in on Zuckerberg as they jump up one spot, from No. 3 in 2010. Eric Schmidt, who appeared on the list last year with the duo, has since been pushed out of the C.E.O’s office, replaced by Page.

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