The biggest jerks in business

Jerks, swindlers, hustlers, backstabbers. The business world is rife with backroom wheelers and dealers, power-hungry execs and sometimes outright criminals.

This month’s Canadian Business cover story profiles “the most hated man in business,” Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. But Ellison’s got a lot of competition for that title. In the pages that follow, find some of the most despised, feared and maybe not coincidentally, most successful men and women in the business world.