The Growth Trajectory of a Front-End Engineer

I’ve been wrestling with this question for years: what does a successful, senior-to-staff-to-VP level front-end engineer look like?

It’s a question that I’ve found has different answers depends on who’s answering, which itself is based around their definition of what a front-end developer is and ought to be. As a discipline whose identity seems to shift with every passing technological advance, I’ve heard variants of a few major themes:

Have people come up with any other possibilities?