Spiegel wasn’t afraid to fire his employees that were working below the usual or the standard. Many people have said that he is headstrong and very arrogant. Some of those people say that he has to be that way in order to drive the company. Reggie Brown, one of the company’s co-founders, filed a lawsuit against Spiegel, claiming that he was forced off of the team by Spiegel. Evan Spiegel has been more of a robber baron than a captain of industry with the Snapchat company.
The Industrial Revolution was a time period in which America grew and developed. John D. Rockefeller was the owner of the Standard Oil Company. He created a monopoly with his business, which made him a robber baron. He was also a major philanthropist, donating millions of dollars to different charities, which also made him a captain of industry. Evan Spiegal created Snapchat, but he treated his workers and the other co-founders badly, so he is a robber baron. Many entrepreneurs have mixed legacies, and the Industrial Revolution made that easier to