Posts tagged “Jim Goodnight”
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.
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.
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.
Jim Goodnight, co-founder and chief executive officer of SAS, tells Reuters that he rebuffed an IBM offer to buy the company.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jim Goodnight, John Sall remain on Forbes' World's Billionaires list, but the SAS software co-founders have each lost more than $1 billion in recent months. Meanwhile, Charlotte's C.D. Spangler and Bruton Smith drop from the world's richest list.