7 Questions With AOL Co-Founder Steve Case

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 7, 2010 8:54 PM EDT
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As the chairman and CEO of America Online, Steve Case helped connect mainstream America to the Internet for the first time. He orchestrated AOL’s $165 billion acquisition of Time Warner in 2001, which remains the largest merger in U.S. history, and he led the since-regretted combined company — which included Warner Bros. Studios, Time Inc. and CNN — for two years before stepping down as chairman in 2003. He left the board altogether in 2005, but with his private holding company Revolution and his philanthropic venture, the Case Foundation, he has remained active in shaping the way businesses and people use the Internet.

[Not FOSS related but I thought would be of interest to our readers. - Scott]

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