Betting It All: The Entrepreneurs of Technology

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John Wiley & Sons, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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An intimate behind-the-scenes look into the personal triumphs and tragedies of sixteen famous and infamous industry titans
From the garages and kitchen tables across America, the technology entrepreneurs have built great companies, reaped unimaginable wealth, and endured challenges to the very core of their personal beliefs and confidence. Now, Betting It All looks directly into the hearts and minds of sixteen of these extraordinary business people. It strips away the legend and gives readers a true glimpse into the very human side of each entrepreneur-including what motivates them, inspires them, and pushes them to continue in the face of crisis. From Bill Gates, Scott McNealy, and Kim Polese to Steve Wozniak and Larry Ellison, this remarkable book reveals what personal and professional price success brings, along with their controversial views on business and society. Readers will hear how these famous and successful business people stay strong when the inevitable crisis comes.

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Based on the television interview series by the same name, it shows the life history of several top Silicon Valley entrepreneurs which includes Jerry Sanders(AMD), Gordon Moore (Intel), Larry Ollison ... Read full review


Larry Ellison
Kim Polese
T J Rodgers
Tom Siebel
Carol Bartz
Scott McNealy
Candice Carpenter
Philippe Kahn
John Sidgmore
Steve Wozniak
Bob Metcalfe
Nolan Bushnell
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MICHAEL S. MALONE is an award-winning writer and Editor at Large of Forbes ASAP, the world's largest circulation business and technology magazine. He also has a weekly column on called "The Silicon Insider" and is the author of a number of books on business theory and history. As the nation's first daily high-technology reporter for the San Jose Mercury News, Malone covered the rise of Silicon Valley. He is a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal and has also been a columnist for the New York Times and a contributing editor for Upside and Fast Company.

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