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Upside: 1999 UPSIDE Elite 100

Dec 31, 1999, 19:51 (0 Talkback[s])

"The movers and shakers of the digital world."

"#98 Robert Young, Chairman and CEO, Red Hat Software
Young dressed Linux up in a suit and tie, saw a way to make big money off the often-anticapitalist open source movement and had a hot-streak IPO in August. It's obvious why: Linux has almost 20 percent of the server market, and Red Hat has over half of the Linux market...."

"#30 Linus Torvalds, Linux creator, Transmeta
His day job is a closely guarded secret, but his hobby has been heralded as world-changing. Torvalds' Linux operating system and its open source distribution approach have inspired Webmasters and stock investors everywhere to look beyond Microsoft...."

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