So what would happen if you “averaged” all those faces?
In one of the weirder applications of photographic technology, the money-saving coupon company SumoCoupon used the photo software Psychomorph to ”average” the faces of 400 CEOs in 10 industries. While it’s fascinating to see how different — and how similar — those faces look across industries, the “average” faces of startup execs are especially compelling.
Compared to other sectors, startup CEOs are by far the youngest, and they really do look ready for their closeup.
Here’s the “average” face of a male startup CEO, with an average age of 42: