Author: judith rehak

Metering the Infobahn

The colorful and oversize paintings that hang in the New York headquarters of Wave Systems are an appropriate metaphor for the company’s chairman and CEO,

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William G. Parzybok Jr.

Bill Parzybok suffered only one disappointment when he accomplished the feat of scaling Mt. Rainier two years ago. The guide service wouldn’t allow the experienced

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John Tugwell

John Tugwell decided to give up his Harley-Davidson motorcycle two years ago after a nasty run-in with a pothole. But the president, CEO, and chairman

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Peter McCausland

With his boyish face and habitual bow-tie, Peter McCausland, 45, still looks like the young lawyer from Philadelphia‘s Main Line he once was. Only today,

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Bill Hayden

In the best tradition of high-tech folklore, entrepreneur Bill Hayden launched CompuAdd Computer a decade ago with a $15 ad in a trade magazine and

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Ray Wild

In recent years, business schools have been under heavy fire for turning out MBAs ill-equipped to survive in the corporate jungle. The campaign forced England‘s

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Dean R. O’Hare

On Kentucky Derby Day, I take a deep breath if none of the horses have died on the track,” says Dean R. O’Hare, chairman and

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