Engineering. I had extremely specialized knowledge that at that time was valuable to the business. First one was pure luck, second not as much. A lot of people from the first one founded very successful companies. 15 years
I'm here primarily to agitate peasants like you, it seems like the perfect venue for it and the business is good. Look how agitated you are over the fact that you will literally never get to where I am. Where I come from we call that showing off. That's probably why I drive a Ferrari, it all sort of fits.
I'm not particularly smart or hard working. I've worked with people significantly smarter and more hardworking than me. I would say it was primarily luck and then reliability. I make over 1m today because people I worked with in the past thought I would be great to work with.