As we celebrate July 4th in the
Leaders of four companies deserve specific recognition – Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, GE. Just these 4 together export more each year than all of
- Bill Gates, with his continued global philanthropy,
including the recent Africa Live 8 event. Many
folks around the world actually believe he is our President.
- John Chambers, with his regular contribution and polish at the influential, annual World Economic Forum in Davos
- Jeff Immelt, with his fearless betting of his company on exports to and sourcing from the developing world - while GE is not necessarily considered a technology company, his medical, power and other products pack a lot of sophisticated technology.
There are so many other
Then there are the “do-ers”. The Bearingpoint team working on
Today in the US we celebrate the Liberty Bell, the Marines, baseball, apple pie - symbols the world knows as uniquely American. I would like to add global technology leadership to this list - and also salute the contributors.