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Justin Fox

Larry Ellison, Model Executive

Oracle's founder has been an executive-pay glutton. He has also delivered, big time.
I want my paycheck to be this big.

I want my paycheck to be this big.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg
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Larry Ellison gets paid a lot. He owns one quarter of Oracle, the software company he founded in 1977, yet the company’s board has kept awarding him millions of options to buy Oracle stock every year.

But hey, Bloomberg News’s Caleb Melby reported Wednesday, he's a bargain!