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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.
The Broadband Report: Blair Levin is one of the premier communications strategists in the country who led in the creation of the National Broadband Plan. He now serves as executive director of Gig.U, a next-gen network that many believe could lead to next-gen opportunities in RTP.
EdLeader21 CEO and author Ken Kay has been a leading voice for 21st century education in the United States for the past decade. He will be in Chapel Hill this week speaking during the Global Schools Network Leadership Conference.
Jim Goodnight, co-founder and chief executive officer of SAS, tells Reuters that he rebuffed an IBM offer to buy the company.
Only 26 tech companies out of hundreds of applicants nationwide were selected to present at the exclusive event later this month in the nation's capital. Windsor Circle was the only one selected from RTP.
The North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center has announced the recipients of their annual SMT Awards.
Three sisters who came up with a flash sale site for local artists in Durham have been working on their idea from virtual locations since December. Come May, they finally will work in the same room - but in the "world's smallest office."
In his fifth year as the top executive at Raleigh-based Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst plots a strategy for continued growth and another 150 local jobs in the wake of the Linux software firm topping $1 billion in revenues. He aims to keep the stock price high and at the same time keeping the company focused on the "changing paradigm" in computing. As for his own career, Whitehurst says "I can't imagine anything better to do."
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst and Nancy McFarlane, the new mayor of Raleigh, will talk to the media Friday about the "mutually beneficial future" of the capital city and the world's leading provider of open-source software.
U.S. Senator Kay Hagan, Lt. Governor Walter Dalton, and other North Carolina officials promote the state's successes in improving STEM education to more than 200 national leaders on Thursday.
Dr. Bob Beichner is one of this year's prestigious Harold McGraw Prize recipients for his work in the SCALE-UP project adopted by more than 100 universities nationwide and now moving into high schools.