Recognizing Technology's Entrepreneurs And Mavericks -- Those Who Inspire
by Heather Clancy
Good old Webster&'s Dictionary defines inspiration as a supernatural or divine sort of force, one that moves the intellect or emotions.
2005 Industry Hall Of Fame Past Inductees
by CRN Staff
A look back at the past inductees to the Industry Hall of Fame.
Michael Lazaridis, Research In Motion
by Kevin McLaughlin
On the day of Bill Gates' October 2005 visit to Canada's University of Waterloo, David Johnston, president of the institution sometimes referred to as the MIT of the North, was slightly nervous. As he waited to introduce the Microsoft chief to Research In Motion co-founder, President and CEO Mike Lazaridis, who is also chancellor of the university, Johnston hoped the two executives' intensifying rivalry in mobile computing wouldn't cast a shadow over the event.
Atsutoshi Nishida, President and CEO, Toshiba
by Craig Zarley
Twenty-two years ago Atsutoshi Nishida made a simple observation about the then-popular “transportable” computers: They were too big.
Frank Mogavero, Founder, Data Systems Worldwide
by Steven Burke
Growing up poor on Buffalo&'s street-tough West side, FrankMogavero remembers delivering newspapers as a young boy, walking along the icy cold Niagara River, listening to the snow crunching underneath his well-worn shoes.
James Goodnight, SAS Institute
by Barbara Darrow
The computer world James Goodnight entered as a North Carolina State undergrad in the 1960s would be foreign to today&'s students.