Archive for October, 2008
The first event of note for me during the week of October 20 was my Thursday lunch meeting with Irene Veca, Niki Krutop, Doug Obenshain, and Robert Craig at Azul. Irene, Niki, and Doug are all employees of Ernst & Young in San Diego and are the folks that take care of the annual Entrepreneur [...]
We are establishing at a number of universities a FED fellowship program to make it possible for graduate and advanced degrees candidates in business schools to specialize in employee ownership. The current schools are MIT, Rutgers, Carnegie Mellon, San Diego State University, University of San Diego, and University of California San Diego.
Rutgers is seeking applications [...]
Last week was very eventful for me. The excitement started on Thursday when my wife Betty, Robert Craig, Keith Mahler, and a group from the San Diego Foundation traveled to the hills in San Pasqual, California, to view the fire engine we bought for the Regional Fire Department. We also purchased a new ambulance, which [...]
This will be a short post for the end of the week of October 12th. I had lunch on Thursday with Jordan Becker, who is at SAIC and is one of my favorite people. I hired him at SAIC many years ago from UUNET/MCI, which is today a part of Verizon. Jordan was a close [...]
As you know, I have decided to support John McCain in his presidential bid. It’s interesting to me to postulate what I think would have happened if we’d followed something like the Obama plan in Iraq. In the first place, Saddam Hussein would still be in power. My feeling is the situation between Iraq and [...]
Last week was an interesting week in many respects. Last Monday I had lunch with Peter Economy and we discussed the Network Solutions book and schedules and responsibilities for Mike Daniels and me. As time goes on we will keep you informed as to the specific contents of the book.
On Friday I went out on [...]