Facebook’s video presentation to investors as part of its IPO roadshow opens with an adult, CFO David Ebersham. “Thank you for considering an investment in Facebook,” he says. Cut to Mark Zuckerberg, in a T-shirt and jeans, looking every bit the wunkerkind child CEO. (Chris Cox, head of product, who is 30 at most, appears next.) Maybe he skipped a few meetings, Mr. Important Investor, but here, he took the time to make you this video. ”We built what we’re really proud of and think is a good business, and I think that’s why we’re talking to you guys today,” Mr. Zuckerberg says, looking precocious.
This 27-year-old billionaire wants your money.