Michael Dell          

Chairman & CEO, Dell

One of the giants of the PC industry, Michael Dell founded his namesake company in 1984 with $1,000 and the brilliant idea of selling a complicated product directly to customers, both businesses and consumers. In 1992, Mr. Dell became the youngest CEO ever to earn a ranking on the Fortune 500, and Dell eventually became the world's largest seller of personal computers. But, after stepping down as CEO a few years ago, Mr. Dell was forced to resume the role in 2007 after changing market conditions caused the company to falter. Average consumers, never Dell's core audience, became more important, as did retail sales. And Dell has been scrambling to compete with the likes of Apple, HP and Sony in areas like design and technical innovation, which have become more important.

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Michael Dell: Going Private Is Paying Off for Dell - WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Michael Dell writes that a year later, we're able to focus on customers and the long term, rather than activist investors.

Fab life of Michael Dell - Business Insider

On September 7, Michael Dell once again defied the naysayers and closed the largest technology acquisition in history, the $65 billion purchase of EMC.

Michael Dell

The deal was the result of Michael Dell's long-awaited plan to accelerate his company's presence in the cloud computing business, which is dominated by ...

News Judge rules Michael Dell, Silver Lake underpaid for Dell ...

A Delaware judge ruled Tuesday Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners underpaid for personal computer maker Dell by 22% as part of a buyout in 2013 worth ...

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