Monday, July 09, 2007

Article of Interest: Who Are the Greatest Entrepreneurs of All Time?

We could spend a lifetime compiling a list without ever agreeing on who deserves a mention. From the pirates of Silicon Valley to the captains of industry, there are far too many figures to choose from to give anyone the final say.

BusinessWeek picked the brains of professors, authors, and its own staffers. Their criteria for entrepreneurs to be considered among the greatest was simple. If they had the vision to create new markets or tap into underserved markets, changing the way people lived in the process, then they were candidates on a list they whittled down to 30 players.

Find out who's a player here. Hint: Four (4) women made the list and one (pictured) is based in our sweet home town Chicago.

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