Seagate CEO is totally Valley's grossest dad

Seagate CEO is totally Valley's grossest dad


In an otherwise interminably boring Dean Takahashi interview, Bill Watkins, CEO of hard-drive maker and Robert Scoble sponsor Seagate, offers up this observation: "I had a discussion with a guy on one trip. I told him that the most important thing in my life was to get my daughters through high school without them becoming pregnant." This is the same guy, we'll remind you, whom we named a "hero" for forthrightly admitting, "We're building a product that helps people buy more crap — and watch porn."

When it comes to discussing the sex lives of one's daughters on the record, however, we draw the line. For the crime of oversharing, Watkins has gone from hero to zero — and become our latest Silicon Valley Tool.

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