Been wanting to portray this chap as manipulative, but friendlier version of INTP without being too creepy. Forever connected to machines, he sometimes is envious of INTP's freedom to move around wherever he wanted.
"Masterminds are introspective, pragmatic, directive, and attentive. As strategists, they are better than any other type at brainstorming approaches to situations. Masterminds are capable but not eager leaders, stepping forward only when it becomes obvious to them that they are the best for the job. Strong-willed and very self-assured, they may make this decision quickly, as they tend to make all decisions. But though they are decisive, they are open to new evidence and new ideas, flexible in their planning to accommodate changing situations. They tend to excel at judging the usefulness of ideas and will apply whatever seems most efficient to them in accomplishing their clearly envisioned goals. To Masterminds, what matters is getting it doneóbut also learning the principles of how to get it done efficiently and well, that is, at a professional level of quality. However, they may not give much thought to the personal cost of getting there, "focusing so tightly on their own pursuits [that] they can ignore the points of view and wishes of others.":200"