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  2. 2. thinking h t Elliot Handler Born: 1916-04-09 - Died: 2011-07-21 Elliot Handler was the co-founder of Mattel. With his wife, he was a developer of some of the biggest-selling toys in American history, including Barbie dolls, Chatty Cathy, Creepy Crawlers and Hot Wheels.For more updates, join our facebook community
  3. 3. thinking h tEliyahu Moshe Goldratt Born: 1947-03-31 - Died: 2011-06-11 He was the originator of the Optimized Production Technology, the Theory of Constraints (TOC), the Thinking Processes, Drum-Buffer-Rope, Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) and other TOC derived tools.For more updates, join our facebook community
  4. 4. thinking h tArch WestBorn: 1914-09-08 - Died: 2011-09-20 Archibald Clark "Arch" West was an American marketing executive credited with the development of Doritos, a brand of seasoned tortilla chips.
  5. 5. thinking h t Charles Walton Born: 1921 - Died: 2011-11-06 Charles Walton is best known as the first patent holder for the RFID (radio frequency identification) device. Many individuals contributed to the invention of the RFID, but Walton was awarded ten patents in all for various RFID-related devices, including his key 1973 design for a "Portable radio frequency emitting identifier". This patent was awarded in 1983, and was the first to bear the acronym "RFID". He founded the company Proximity Devices, Inc., in California in 1970, to manufacture devices based on his patents.For more updates, join our facebook community
  6. 6. thinking h t Allen Davis Born: 1929-07-04 - Died: 2011-10-08 Allen "Al" Davis was an American football executive. He was the principal owner of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League from 1970 to 2011. His motto for the team was "Just win, baby."For more updates, join our facebook community
  7. 7. Don Lapre thinking h tBorn: 1964-05-19 - Died: 2011-10-02Don Lapre was a TV pitchman and a well known marketingsalesman and informercial huckster. His work involved suchproducts as "The Greatest Vitamin in the World" and the"Making Money Package".On Lapres website,, he has a statement which almost reads as a suicide note:I tried to create the best product on earth, paid out millions, made very little trying to make it asuccess, had attorneys review my entire company, paid out millions in refunds, tried to makethe commission and products better every single year, and in spite of all that, I have beenaccused of something I did not do. I did not have the perfect company but never once did Iallow one thing to be done that would violate any law. Nevertheless, because the majority ofpeople did not make money, in spite of everyone of them being able to make as many $1000checks as they wanted, I am left to fight a battle that will for sure destroy what energy I haveleft inside... I hope the pictures below motivate you to take a chance in life and try to do theimpossible... It did not work out for me with my vitamins but I believe that being willing to failis part of having a chance at success.... Never stop dreaming and for all those who sent metestimonials of what you did because of some of my help, I am grateful I made a smalldifference in your life...
  8. 8. thinking h t John McCarthy Born: 1927-09-04 - Died: 2011-10-24 John McCarthy was an American computer scientist and cognitive scientist. He coined the term "artificial intelligence" (AI), invented the Lisp programming language and was highly influential in the early development of AI. He received the Turing Award for his major contributions to the field of AI, and many other accolades and honors, including the United States National Medal of Science.For more updates, join our facebook community
  9. 9. Ken Olsen thinking h t Born: 1926-02-20 - Died: 2011-02-06The first computer to run Unix was a PDP-7, and thecompany that built it was Digital Equipment Corp.(DEC), which was co-founded by Ken Olsen.Thirty years later, Fortune magazine called him"arguably the most successful entrepreneur in thehistory of American business.“ Back in the 80s, DEC was one of the hottest technology companies around. As DECs longstanding president, Olsen built DEC into the countrys number-two computer company, before it was finally swallowed by Compaq, which was itself consumed by Hewlett-Packard. DEC was a victim of the PC revolution that ultimately killed off the companys lucrative PDP and Vax systems.For more updates, join our facebook community
  10. 10. Jacob Goldman thinking h t Born: 1921-07-18 - Died: 2011-12-20 Jacob "Jack" Goldman was an American physicist and former chief scientist of Xerox Corporation. He was also a faculty member at Carnegie Tech and directed the Ford Scientific Laboratory. He is especially notable for hiring physicist Dr. George Pake to create the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, which produced many seminal ideas in modern computing. Dr. George PakeFor more updates, join our facebook community
  11. 11. thinking h t Sean Collins Born: 1951-04-08 - Died: 2011-12-26 Sean Collins was a famous surfer with numerous acclaims to his credit. He also happened to be well-versed in meteorology. He used this to his gain beyond the waves, when he started Surfline in 1985 as a hotline for surfers who wanted to hear reports. About ten years later, Surfline became a website, and is currently one of the top surfing sites on the Internet.For more updates, join our facebook community
  12. 12. thinking h t John V. Chervokas Born: 1936 - Died: 2011-07-23 John Chervokas, credited with creating the slogan “Please Don’t Squeeze the Charmin,” a phrase featured in a long-running, successful TV advertising campaign. Chervokas, who spent much of his career in advertising, helped Charmin become the top-selling toilet paper brand.For more updates, join our facebook community
  13. 13. thinking h t Pietro Ferrero Born: 1963-09-11 - Died: 2011-04-18 Pietro Ferrero, CEO of Italian candy company Ferrero SpA. He led the family- owned business, which was founded by his grandparents in the 1940s. One of the world’s largest producers of chocolate, the company is known for making chocolate-hazelnut spread Nutella, as well as Tic Tacs.For more updates, join our facebook community
  14. 14. thinking h t Robert William "Bob" Galvin Born: 1922-10-09 - Died: 2011-10-11 Robert William "Bob" Galvin was a US executive. He was the son of the founder of Motorola, Paul Galvin, and served as the CEO of Motorola from 1959 to 1986.For more updates, join our facebook community
  15. 15. thinking h t Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Born: 1919-04-08 - Died: 2011-10-04 Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr., leader of A.C. Nielsen Co. (today known as Nielsen Holdings B.V.), which is widely known for its Nielsen TV ratings system. The company was founded by his father, Arthur C. Nielsen, Sr.For more updates, join our facebook community
  16. 16. thinking h t Harry Wesley Coover, Jr. Born: 1917-03-06 - Died: 2011-03-26 Harry Wesley Coover, Jr. was the inventor of Eastman 910, commonly known as Super Glue. Coover invented the strong adhesive in the late 1950s. He discovered its super-sticky qualities by accident while conducting experiments with polymers used in gun sights.For more updates, join our facebook community
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