Posts tagged “People”
The 15th annual lunch auction featuring billionaire businessman Warren Buffett started Sunday with a $25,000 minimum bid on eBay, and continues until 9:30 p.m. CDT Friday.
Renowned physician Dr. Russell Greenfield - a regular contributor to The Dr. Oz Show and an author - has been named the new medical director for PurThread in North Carolina.
Mother and son entrepreneurs have started a social site aimed at providing a secure place for people over age 50 to tell their stories the way they want them told. WRALTechWire Insider Allan Maurer reports the details in this exclusive interview.
With more than 70 entrepreneurs already involved, HQ Raleigh may well be at full capacity in their new location.
On Tuesday, Red Hat unveiled a new business process management suite and also announced further security acceptance for its "cloud" computing offerings. Yes, the Hatters continue to grow at a relentless pace. And spearheading the drive is CEO Jim Whitehurst. He's leading the company to places it has never been - and in a blog post the affable exec with the boyish grin explains the secrets to his success.
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.
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.
The Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer (CeCTO) program finished its fourth cohort and welcomed 20 new CeCTOs and 11 Leaders of the 21st Century last week in Chapel Hill.
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.
Entrepreneur Chris Evans turns to low-cost tablet computers to bring technology to underserved Raleigh students. Read more about the effort.
MCNC's chief executive testified before a House subcommittee last week in Washington focused on the federally-backed Broadband Technology Opportunities Program. This story shares his experience.
Geomagic, an international developer of 3D technology, has been formally acquired by longtime business partner 3D Systems for $55 million in cash, an SEC filing discloses.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: Robert Ingram was awarded CED's annual Life Science Award on Thursday. The award was presented to Ingram by former Gov. Jim Hunt, who said Ingram has done more than any business leader to build the life science industry in North Carolina and beyond.
12 Days of Broadband, Day 7: Blair Levin is one of the premier communications strategists in the country who led in the creation of the National Broadband Plan and now serves as executive director of Gig.U. His remarks this summer during an exclusive interview remain of great value to the networking community in the Triangle, which is why it was chosen to represent the seventh day of this year's 12 Days of Broadband.