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Posts tagged “Jim Goodnight”

March 4

Premium Lock SAS co-founders Goodnight, Sall drop on Forbes' richest list

Slight drops in the estimated fortunes of Jim Goodnight and John Sall - the co-founders of software giant SAS - sent them both lower in the annual Forbes Billionaires list. However, the duo is still worth more than $11 billion, the magazine says.

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January 2

Premium Lock Goodnight adds $1.2B to fortune, says new billionaire update, but ...

The latest "Bloomberg Billionaires Index" reports that Jim Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of Cary-based SAS, has another great year for investments in 2013. However, he falls four spots in rank as his personal gains fall below the pace of many others on the world's financial elite list.

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Updated September 16, 2013

Premium Lock Goodnight drops 11 spots on Forbes' richest Americans list

A recent downturn in the fortune of Jim Goodnight, who owns a majority interest in Cary-based SAS, sends him down 11 spots to 58th on the latest Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans.

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Updated October 4, 2012

Premium Lock Jim Goodnight delivers pep talk for 'Made in the USA'

Appearing as an invited guest - and friend - at Lenovo's expansion announcement on Tuesday, the co-founder and chief executive officer of SAS praises North Carolina and his country as places to build and grow a business.

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Updated August 3, 2012

Premium Lock Jim Goodnight ranks 10th among world's tech billionaires

Jim Goodnight The co-founder and chief executive officer of Cary-based SAS climbs past Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, whose net worth has fallen along with the price of Facebook stock.

Updated August 3, 2012

Premium Lock SAS' Goodnight among top 10 richest tech billionaires

The co-founder and chief executive officer of Cary-based SAS climbs past Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, whose net worth has fallen along with the price of Facebook stock.

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Updated June 21, 2012

Premium Lock IBM wanted to buy SAS - Jim Goodnight just said no

Jim Goodnight, co-founder and chief executive officer of SAS, tells Reuters that he rebuffed an IBM offer to buy the company.

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Updated March 10, 2011

Premium Lock SAS co-founders remain on Forbes' 'Billionaires' list

Jim Goodnight Jim Goodnight and John Sall lead North Carolinians on the list. Charlotte's C.D. Spangler and NC Research Campus founder David Murdock also are among the elite.

Updated December 21, 2010

Premium Lock SAS taking governments to the 'cloud,' adding jobs

SAS The ever-increasing popularity of "cloud computing" triggers additional employment and the launch of new products in Cary.

November 23, 2010

Premium Lock The best, the worst of times - Goodnight reflects about SAS

Jim Goodnight Best move - Opening up software. Worst move - Buying an airline. Management advice - Trust people. Biggest threat - Quality product development. So says the billionaire in an interview with Wall Street Journal.

Updated August 24, 2010

Premium Lock Inc. 500 list includes former Cary Mayor Glen Lang’s business

The Cary-based broadband firm ranks No. 268 on new Inc. list. And Lang says politics helped prepare him for success as an entrepreneur. Billionaire Jim Goodnight added a boost, too - by investing.

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Updated May 24, 2010

Premium Lock Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce

STEM News STEM News: North Carolina companies are working harder than ever to keep our state on the cutting edge of technology by helping to bring the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to young students. However, the shortage of students going into STEM fields today raises serious concern for business leaders who aim to keep America the world’s center for innovation.

Updated October 27, 2009

Premium Lock Having pledged no layoffs, Goodnight still sees record year for SAS

World’s largest privately held software company remains “very profitable” and has a chance to “eek out” another record year of growth, CEO Jim Goodnight says. He chose to give up “slightly less profit” to prevent cuts even as his own personal fortune dropped by an estimated $2 billion.

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Updated September 15, 2009

Premium Lock SAS’ Jim Goodnight wants to ‘sink’ the IT ‘hook’ into more students

Jim Goodnight At InformationWeek IT conference, the co-founder and CEO of software giant SAS says U.S. needs to improve education in order to protect leadership in technology and innovation.

Updated September 3, 2009

Premium Lock Consolidation among competitors is good, SAS owner Goodnight says

Jim Goodnight Cary-based software giant isn’t for sale, either, Jim Goodnight reiterates in Bloomberg interview. "The word is out that we aren't interested in being acquired," he says.

Updated April 27, 2009

Premium Lock Taking on economic crisis; SAS’ Goodnight stresses education, confidence, leaders as catalysts

Jim Goodnight At World Economic Forum on Latin America, Jim Goodnight stresses the current economic crisis doesn’t have to doom progress or economic growth. Education 'is the only lasting key to success,' he says.

April 10, 2009

Premium Lock SAS CEO honored by Elon

Elon University President Leo M. Lambert presented the school’s inaugural medal for entrepreneurial leadership to Jim Goodnight on Thursday. Elon University President Leo M. Lambert presented the school’s inaugural medal for entrepreneurial leadership to Jim Goodnight on Thursday.

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