Tech CEOs' first jobs: Housekeeper, scuba diver and more

Before their corporate jobs, some tech CEOs got their hands dirty scrubbing oils stains off asphalt, cleaning bathrooms or shoveling monkey cages. Here are their stories.
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It can be a long climb to the top of the corporate ladder. We asked tech CEOs who’ve reached the highest rung to share their first job experiences. Some were entrepreneurs at an early age, offering lawn-mowing or scuba diving services. Others toiled in fields or factories. Many got their hands dirty, scrubbing oil stains off asphalt, cleaning bathrooms or shoveling monkey cages. Here are their stories.

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