(September 2, 1959- )
Born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
CEO and co-founder of Cirque du Soleil (1984)
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2006)
Boarded the Soyuz TMA 16 at the International Space Station (2009)
Why he might be annoying
His father did PR for a tinfoil company.
A labor strike ended his career at a hydroelectric plant after three days.
He was a pro poker player.
He returned from his space trip on a different vessel (Soyuz TMA 14).
Why he might not be annoying
His mother was a nurse.
His name symbolizes freedom.
He began as a busker.
From a loan of around $300,000, he retained a 95 percent share in the Cirque.
He resembles Jim Balsillie.
He does not use the business models espoused by Gary Bettman, Bernie Ecclestone, Mark Burnett or the IOC.
Credit: Cool It All Right?
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 16 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 18 Votes: 61.11% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 22 Votes: 59.09% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 23 Votes: 52.17% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
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