"It's no secret that if you're looking for eligible young women,
you won't find many in college-level computer science classes or
corresponding industries. Somewhere along the line, most women have
decided to spend their time, talent, and energy in other fields. So
it is a treat to find a woman who has not only dedicated her life
to the pursuit of information technology, but has also excelled
beyond the vast majority of her male colleagues. Kim Polese, the
CEO of open source software and services company SpikeSource,
breaks the male-dominated CEO mold.
"Calling herself a technologist at heart, Polese says she's
always liked computers. Even at nine, an age when many young girls
are focusing their attention elsewhere, Polese could see that
computers held a wealth of potential..."
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