Tech Stars Shine in New Roles

Tech Stars Shine in New Roles

Tech Stars Shine in New Roles

Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay Candidate for Governor of California.

One sign that an industry has come of age is when its stars begin to shine in other areas of the culture. Technology titans have made that leap, first slowly, now in droves. Enriched by their business careers, emboldened by the sense of possibility that defines their industry, they are making their mark in a variety of fields -- and even traditional toys of the rich, like sports teams, feel different in their hands.

Senior Writer and author of the Know It All blog

Ed Cone has worked as a contributing editor at Wired, a staff writer at Forbes, a senior writer for Ziff Davis with Baseline and Interactive Week, and as a freelancer based in Paris and then North Carolina for a wide variety of magazines and papers including the International Herald Tribune, Texas Monthly, and Playboy. He writes an opinion column in his hometown paper, the Greensboro News & Record, and publishes the semi-popular EdCone.com weblog. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Lisa, two kids, and a dog.
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