The Key Traits of Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and Meg Whitman What makes these leaders stand out from the rest? IBM’s Watson did some digging. Image credit: Bloomberg | Getty Images June 7, 2017 Reader Resource Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » From Bill Gates to Meg Whitman to Elon Musk, today’s most renowned business people innovate , inspire and create. However, what makes these individuals so different from the rest of us?