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Laura Lang



Laura Lang is the CEO of Time Inc. She was the CEO of Digitas, a global integrated brand agency from 2008 to 2012. In 1999, she joined Digitas and ran the company's New York office for several years. She became CEO of Digitas North America in 2004 andthen global CEO in 2008.Under Lang’s leadership, Digitas doubled its new-business revenue in 2008 and expanded relationships with some ofits key clients.In 2007, Advertising Age named Lang one of its “Women to Watch”.Lang also made BtoB Magazine’s “Who’s Who” list in 2006, 2007,and 2009.She currently sits on the advisory board of the Tufts University Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, the Board of Directors for Benchmark Electronics, and the Board of Directors for Nutrisystem.She also co-chairs “The One Hundred,” a committee dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.(<span class='bm-attribution'>From <cite><a href=''>Laura Lang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia</a></cite></span>)

In New York, NY 10010, NY
Management Consulting Services


Sir Martin Sorrell


Wpp Group

Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive of the WPP Group, PLC Sir Martin Sorrell is Chief Executive of WPP Group plc, a post he has held since founding the Company in 1986. Over this period, WPP has become one of the world's leading communications services companies. The Group is a member of the FTSE-100, FTSE-Eurotop 300, the MSCI and BusinessWeek's Global 1000 companies. WPP's 90 operating companies provide national, multi-national and global clients with advertising,media investment management, information and consultancy,public relations and public affairs, branding and identity,healthcare and specialist communications services. The Group employs 64,000 people in 1400 offices in 103 countries. Clients include more than 300 of the Fortune Global 500 and over half of the Nasdaq 100. Before founding WPP, Martin Sorrell held a number of positions. From 1977 to 1984, he was Group Finance Director of the advertising agency group, Saatchi & Saatchi Company PLC and was instrumental in planning and implementing its international expansion. His background also includes working as business and financial advisor to British food retail entrepreneur James Gulliver and with the Mark McCormack Organisation in London, where he managed the commercial and financial affairs of sports personalities and celebrities. Martin Sorrell began his career as a marketing associate with Glendinning Associates of Westport, Connecticut. An economics graduate of Cambridge University with an MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, he actively supports the advancement of international Business Schools. In 2001 he received an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from London Guildhall University.He is Deputy Chairman and Governor of London Business School and a member of the Advisory Boards of both the Judge Institute for Management Studies in Cambridge, UK and IESE in Spain.He is also a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for Boston University. In 1998, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Associates of Harvard Business School and to the Board of the Indian School of Business. In addition he is a Trustee of the Cambridge Foundation and a Patron of Cambridge Alumni in Management, a Trustee of the Royal College of Art Foundation,and is a member of the Corporate Advisory Group of The Tate Gallery. He is also a Patron of the Queen Charlotte's Appeal at Hammersmith Hospital; and a non-executive director of Colefax & Fowler. In January 2001 he was appointed a member of the NASDAQ Board. In 1997, he was appointed an Ambassador for British Business by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and subsequently appointed to the Office's Panel 2000 aimed at rebranding Britain abroad. In 1999 he was appointed by the Secretary of State for Education and Employment to serve on the Council for Excellence in Management and Leadership and this year was appointed a member of the Committee for the Special Olympics, serving on the Board.He was Knighted in the Millennium New Year Honours list.

In London, UK
Advertising Agencies



>1B yearly revenue

10,000 or More employees

Apple designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company's best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system; the iTunes media browser; the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software; the iWork suite of productivity software; Aperture, a professional photography package; Final Cut Studio, a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products; Logic Studio, a suite of music production tools; and iOS, a mobile operating system. As of August 2010, the company operates 301 retail stores in ten countries, and an online store where hardware and software products are sold. Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers and.

In Cupertino, CA
Electronic Computer Manufacturing
Publicly Traded (Dec-1980)NASDAQ:AAPL

Tesla Motors

100M to 500M yearly revenue

1,000 - 2,500 employees

Tesla's goal is to accelerate the world's transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. Palo Alto, California-based Tesla designs and manufactures EVs and EV powertrain components. Tesla has delivered more than 1,650 Roadsters, the world's first electric sports car, to customers world-wide. Model S, the first premium sedan to be built from the ground up as an electric vehicle, goes on the market in mid-2012 (from press release).

In Palo Alto, CA
Automobile Manufacturing
Publicly Traded (Jun-2010)NASDAQ:TSLA


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