25 Execs To Watch From The 2008 VARBusiness 500


#1

EDS

2007 Revenue: $22.134 billion

Lead Executive: Ron Rittenmeyer, president and CEO

EDS saw revenue increase 4.1 percent last year. It was impressive enough to entice HP to make a $13.9 billion play for the company earlier in May. HP's acquisition of EDS is expected to close in the second half of 2008. The deal will more than double HP's services revenue, which was $16.6 billion in fiscal 2007. [READ MORE]