The rise and fall of the world's youngest female billionaire has captivated the public for years. Elizabeth Holmes burst onto the tech scene seemingly out of nowhere, although, with her endless supply of black turtlenecks, she certainly looked the part of idiosyncratic genius. But when the shiny facade of her innovative blood-testing business, Theranos, started to show cracks, it all came crashing down. Facing up to 20 years in prison for 11 criminal felony counts, from wire fraud to conspiracy, Holmes has become the face of Silicon Valley's ugly underbelly.
And while she hadn't managed the long-lasting success of people like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, she did indeed cultivate plenty of like-minded quirks, highlighted in a recent piece in Vanity Fair. From mansions and chants to a pet "wolf," click through for a few lessons from Ms. Ripley herself.
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