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Microsoft Chairman John Thompson on Racism and “Assimilating” to Succeed in Silicon Valley

The chairman of Microsoft, regarded as the most powerful African American in Silicon Valley, John W. Thompson, opens up with details on his life and career

Microsoft chairman, John W. Thompson, reveals a lot about his life and views during a…

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19th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit Kicks Off Today!

This year's theme is Wall Street: The New Paradigm--Access to Opportunity

Today, hundreds of corporate executives, minority entrepreneurs and community leaders gather to kick off the…

By Safon Floyd

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Microsoft Board Chair John W. Thompson’s ‘Fireside Chat’ a Highlight of Wall Street Project Annual Gala

Thompson to be honored alongside Sheila C. Johnson and Bernard J. Tyson

It has officially been announced that Microsoft Chair and CEO of Virtual Instruments, John W.…

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Earl G. Graves, Sr with IBM's Rodney C. Adkins (Image: Corey Shelton/EconoPix, Inc.)

IBM’s $18 Billion Man Named BE Corporate Executive of the Year

Black Enterprise honors the work of IBM's Rodney C. Adkins

Rodney C. Adkins, IBM’s Senior Vice President, Systems and Technology Group, has received the highest…

By Derek T. Dingle

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