Is it possible to create an organizational culture before you even have a company? Raj De Datta, Co-Founder and CEO of Bloomreach, explains that he developed the cultural framework for Bloomreach before the company launched.
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Jim Kavanaugh knows a thing or two about rising to the occasion. As the CEO and Co-Founder of World Wide Technology – an organization that provides global technology solutions and services – he’s had to prove his mettle more than once. Tune in to this episode of Business X Factors to hear about how this St. Louis-based company became a global tech leader, and why Jim Kavanaugh believes the best leaders are the ones forged in fire.
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Magic often connotes supernatural powers. In the case of Equinix, magic is an outward manifestation of its work to connect the world that is then internalized into the culture of the company. Equinix’s magic may be super but it is certainly grounded in a positivistic, human value. On this episode, Jon Lin, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Data Center Services & President, Americas at Equinix, reveals Equinix’s most powerful magical quality.
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