I saw my first purple badge today and it got me curious. What net worth do you think a typical purple badge is? Given that they’ve been at the company over 15+ years (when stock prices were ~$20), how much would a person be worth now assuming they didn’t sell a lot of their stock. My guess is roughly $15,000,000. For the sake of the question let’s assume they’re a PE or Senior SDE. I’d assume title/salary doesn’t matter too much since majority of net worth would come from that crazy stock price increase
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We have several purple badges on our team and all but one of them seem to not have a ton of money.