TITLE

Out of the Corporate Frying Pan, Into the Start-up Fire

AUTHOR(S)
Gray, Carol Lippert
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on chief financial officers who have chose to leave their high-profile, high-paying jobs at established companies and join start-ups. Bill Murray of Allegro Development and Keith Taylor of Career Central both worked at billion dollar corporations and both left to start something new. They explain the challenge, freedom, and culture drew them towards start-ups. Murray also cited the anxiety of downsizing as a reason to detach from the corporate world. He says his skills can now be utilized by whatever firm needs him.
ACCESSION #
11899414

 

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