internetnews.com: Kim Polese, CEO, Founder, SpikeSource
Sep 11, 2006, 20:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"For those who followed the Silicon Valley boom of the late 90s,
Kim Polese might be quite a familiar name.
"In 1996, Polese founded Marimba, which was one of the first
companies in the $100 million Java Fund, which venture capital firm
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers started that same year.
"In March 1997, Time magazine anointed Polese one of the top 25
most influential Americans. In 1999, the company went public, and
in 2000 Polese stepped down as CEO..."