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Erika Brown profiles 16 computer and Internet industry leaders in this informative and entertaining book. A senior reporter for Forbes, Brown brings a journalist’s insight to each profile and seeks to extract the ideas and strategies that made each of these over-achievers successful. She packs plenty of information into chunks that seem a bit short for a book, but are at least longer than today’s standard magazine profiles. Perhaps the most interesting aspect of her profiles is the way many of them reveal the dynamics between two powerful leaders at companies like Microsoft and Intel. getAbstract com recommends this book as a brief introduction to the men and women whom history will record as the titans of turn-of-the-century technology.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How 16 computer and Internet industry leaders became successful; and
  • What the common thread that unites these leaders is.
 

About the Author

Erika Brown is a senior reporter for Forbes, covering local business trends and Internet-related stories in Silicon Valley. She has also worked on the Forbes 400.

 

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Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, Microsoft
Best friends since college, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer have worked together at Microsoft since 1980. While Gates’ first partner, Paul Allen, helped launch Microsoft, Ballmer helped Gates make the company into a multi-billion dollar powerhouse. ...

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