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  AskMen.com - Steve Case pics
Stephen McDonnell Case was born August 21, 1958, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a lawyer father and an elementary school teacher mother.
Case did not falter, and decided it was time to give the company a whole new image; he held a contest for a new name and chose his entry, which was, sure enough, America Online (but originally Online America) -- the year was 1991.
Case, My wife and I would like to start a dream corporation that helps homeless and disabled musicians develop their skills and go to work in the entertainment industry.
www.askmen.com /men/business_politics/49c_steve_case.html   (1348 words)

  
  Steve Case - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Steve Case (born August 21, 1958) is a businessman best known as the former chief executive officer and chairman of America Online (AOL).
Case announced his resignation as chairman in January 2003, although remained on the company's board of directors for almost three more years.
Case is the cousin of Hawaii congressman Ed Case.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Steve_Case   (776 words)

  
 Steve Case: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Steve Case (born August 21, 1958) is the founder of America Online (additional info and facts about America Online), the world's most successful proprietary online service.
Case announced his resignation as chairman in January 2003, although he remains on the company's board of directors (A group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution).
Case is the cousin of Hawaii Congressman (A member of the United States House of Representatives) Ed Case (additional info and facts about Ed Case).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/st/steve_case.htm   (367 words)

  
 Case, Steve - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Case, Steve
Case bought his old rival CompuServe in 1997, and in 1999 purchased Netscape, whose Navigator browser threatened Microsoft's dominance, for US$4 billion.
Case was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of a lawyer and a schoolteacher.
Case then became chair of AOL Time Warner, but stepped down from this position in May 2003, after losing the support of 22% of the company's shareholders.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Case,+Steve   (580 words)

  
 Fool.com: A Look at Steve Case (Special) January 14, 1999
Steve was born on August 21, 1958, in Honolulu, Hawaii to Dan, an attorney, and Carol, an elementary school teacher.
Steve majored in political science and it was there, in 1977, where he met Joanne.
Case, who all intents and purposes ran the show,was taken aback when the company's board suggested that the seasoned Kimsey be named CEO.
www.fool.com /specials/1999/sp990114acasestudy.htm   (1135 words)

  
 Washingtonpost.com: Live Online
AOL Chairman Steve Case resigned under pressure yesterday as founder and chairman of AOL Time Warner Inc. The resignation will be effective in May. "Turner and others have privately accused Case of acquiring Time Warner with America Online stock that was inflated in value, even though he knew that its business was faltering.
Case had been the lightning rod for the merger's failures since it was completed in January 2001, though not all of that is fair.
Steve Case is no more at "fault" r a bad merger than the weatherman is for bad weather.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/liveonline/03/special/technews/sp_technews_ahrens011303.htm   (3570 words)

  
 Case to give up AOL chairman title in May - Jan. 13, 2003
Case, who will stay on as a director and co-chairman of the board's strategy committee, said he could have remained as chairman but decided Friday evening that it was better for the company for him to leave rather than face more questions about his continued role at the world's biggest media company.
Case is widely proclaimed as a visionary who early on saw the potential for the growth of the Internet.
Case's departure is the latest sign that the big media mergers of the late 1990s are not paying off for investors, after Jean-Marie Messier stepped down as chairman of Vivendi Universal and Thomas Middlehoff left the top spot at Bertelsmann.
money.cnn.com /2003/01/13/news/companies/aol   (1466 words)

  
 Steve Case Launches Revolution
When Steve became Chairman of AOL Time Warner, he saw first hand how hard it is for large companies to innovate - and sometimes longed for the early days of AOL when a small, passionate team was putting in place the building blocks for AOL's later success.
But these initial forays were just building blocks - in 2004 it became clear to Steve that the approach he had adopted could be applied to other companies in other industries.
While Revolution will be Steve's principal focus over the coming years, he also is Chairman of The Case Foundation, and is an active investor and philanthropist in Hawaii.
revolution.com /revolutionis/stevecase.asp   (317 words)

  
 CNN.com - Steve Case: Decision 'right thing' for company - Jan. 14, 2003
Steve Case has announced that he will step down as chairman of AOL Time Warner in May.
I've thought about this hard over the last few months and decided it shouldn't be about Steve Case and what he wants; it should be about the company and 90,000 employees of the company and the millions of people, families who are investors in the company.
CASE: Well, it's perfectly reasonable, for exactly the reasons you mentioned, that I was the architect of the merger.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/01/13/cnna.steve.case   (1654 words)

  
 Another Case Entirely
That the very private Case is even seeking a high-profile comeback in business suggests that he, at least, has put behind him the very public drubbing he took at Time Warner, where he came to stand for the vilified tech industry that snookered so many.
Case, who remains a Time Warner board member, as well as other directors and executives may be on the hook for multimillion-dollar damages in a pending shareholder class action.
As Case became involved with Exclusive Resorts, which was building villas at the Miraval spa in Tucson, he came to believe that the "wellness" business, a $400 billion industry that is expected to grow to $1 trillion by 2020, would be a natural complement to his interest in health care.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/05_15/b3928093.htm   (2490 words)

  
 Salon.com Technology | Steve Case: Brilliant visionary or fumbling clod?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
So, two years ago, Steve Case was a masterful executive -- but today, not only is his greatest triumph actually a failure, but press accounts regularly portray him as clueless, ineffectual and irrelevant to the day-to-day operations of the company.
Case's bland exterior was a wily façade beneath which lurked an extraordinarily effective corporate warrior.
Steve Case's personal "market value," right now, would appear to be at an all-time low.
www.salon.com /tech/col/leon/2003/01/14/case   (614 words)

  
 Steve Case Prepares for an Active Role
Steve Case crafted the deal of the century when he used America Online's highflying Internet stock to purchase old media giant Time Warner for $156 billion at the height of the Internet boom in 2000.
Case: It is things like a strategy process that we are putting in place to really make sure we are thinking about the company in a long-term context.
Case: I think there was this general understanding that it is better to under-promise and over-deliver than the opposite.
www.collegeofbusiness.fau.edu /pollack/man4720articlejun14.htm   (1713 words)

  
 Steve Case
Stephen M. Case is spending his time these days prowling the vast reaches of his empire-to-be.
Chairman Case, 41, focuses on strategy, just as he did before the merger was announced.
By pursuing partnerships with cell phone and TV makers and broadband providers, Case has to keep in step with the changing world even as he helps form it.
www.businessweek.com /2000/00_20/b3681014.htm   (297 words)

  
 Social Enterprise Alliance 6th Gathering Speakers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Steve was a founding organizer of Business Strengthening America and has served as vice chair of the Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy.
Steve is the majority shareholder of Exclusive Resorts -- a revolutionary membership concept that makes luxury vacation homes more accessible -- and Miraval Life in Balance, the nation's highest-rated destination spa/wellness company.
Steve is also a leading advocate for building a shared vision for his home state of Hawaii that combines respect for its native culture and environment with job creation and economic growth.
www.se-alliance.org /events_gathering6_speakers.cfm   (1543 words)

  
 Mark Evans :: Steve Case's Reputation Rehab Continues
Case also talked with BusinessWeek, which ran an extensive story on his past and new ventures.
Do not be surprised to see more of Steve Case in '06 as he attempts to re-work history and give his career and profile a jump-start.
Steve Case, who owns more than 250 million in company stock, writes that he thinks AOL should be split from Time Warner, able to be on its own and nimble with its own stock and own board so it can more easily buy up younger companies like Yahoo has be...
evans.blogware.com /blog/_archives/2005/12/11/1445382.html   (534 words)

  
 American Way Magazine - Trends for the Modern Traveler / Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It was a busy year for Case, who was in the midst of engineering and announcing the $112 billion AOL Time Warner merger.
Cole and Case have more than AOL or Virginia in common — Cole is also a Hawaii native and is committed to sensible land use, as well as economic viability.
Case has also taken a philanthropic turn, through the Case Foundation, which largely funds youth and family initiatives, especially those focused on technology and education.
www.americanwaymag.com /business/feature.asp?archive_date=3/15/2004   (1332 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: Look out, Steve Case
AOL Chairman Steve Case probably thought he was leading a charmed life, devoid of controversy and political attacks.
It seems Steve Case and his wife, Jean, gave over $8 million to a church.
And he and his cohorts at Gay.com are willing to out some very personal details of the Cases' private life to bring them to their knees.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=21284   (602 words)

  
 CNN.com - AOL Time Warner statements on Steve Case's resignation as chairman - Jan. 13, 2003
Steve Case will step down as AOL Time Warner chairman in May, according to a company statement.
AOL Time Warner Inc. announced Sunday that Steve Case has decided to step down as chairman of the company effective at the annual shareholders meeting in May. Case notified CEO Dick Parsons and the board of directors of his decision over the weekend.
AOL Time Warner Vice Chairman Ted Turner said in a statement, "I admire Steve Case's decision to put our company and its employees first, and I am delighted that he will remain on the board and be active because frankly, we really need his experience and vision."
www.cnn.com /2003/US/01/12/case.statement   (704 words)

  
 TIME.com: Person of the Week: Steve Case -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
That we were no longer (or not yet) living in Steve Case's world of set-top universes and double-digit growth rates has been (painfully) obvious for two years.
Or as Case himself said Monday, "It's not over till it's over." If indeed the content-on-demand promise of broadband is realized, AOL Time Warner seems well-enough positioned to be a winner.
But even if Steve Case's vision for the combined company — and the Internet economy — comes to pass, the test of his personal legacy will be whether AOL itself is still relevant when it does.
www.time.com /time/pow/article/0,8599,409120,00.html   (748 words)

  
 Wired News: Steve Fails to Make a Case
Steve Case, sober CEO, was on display this morning at Internet World in New York.
Case's message was the same as that delivered repeatedly by his far more animated underlings, including AOL Networks president Bob Pittman and AOL Studios chief Ted Leonsis: The Net needs to be made easier for everyone if it's going to attract a mainstream audience.
But Case didn't seem to feel it was necessary to sell this crowd on the virtues of AOL as the brand best suited to reach that audience.
www.wired.com /news/business/0,1367,9069,00.html   (812 words)

  
 Conference Call Transcript AOL & Microsoft
CASE: The AOL view is that this whole browser discussion is relatively new on the scene.
CASE: -- and the companies trying to build their own over time decided it would be better to partner with others, and that's basically where we are.
Steve, regarding your announcement this week with Netscape, what's the level of integration -- I know that you said that you are going to offer and let your AOL customers choose Netscape if they so choose.
www.microsoft.com /presspass/press/1996/mar96/aoltrn.asp   (4191 words)

  
 Behind the mask of Steve Case
But you might be surprised to learn that Case's geekiness almost single-handedly explains why AOL Time Warner insiders--or at least those on the Time Warner side of the divide--loathe and despise him as they do.
That's the truth revealed in a profile of Case by writer Nina Munk in the January issue of Vanity Fair.
These days, Case's failure to connect with others on a personal level is catching up with him.
www.medialifemagazine.com /news2002/dec02/dec09/4_thurs/news3thursday.html   (644 words)

  
 BBC News | BUSINESS | Steve Case: Master salesman
Steve Case heads the world's largest online service, America Online, but it is his grasp of the low-tech that has allowed him to become one of the biggest players in world of high technology.
In 1991, Mr Case, then the CEO of Quantum Computer Services, thought the company needed a new name, and he held a company contest to choose one.
The casual Mr Case, who dresses in khakis and often props his feet on his desk, met the crises calmly.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/598192.stm   (793 words)

  
 Steve Case,
Case had masterminded the 2001 merger of AOL and Time Warner, which at the time confirmed the dominance of new media over traditional outlets.
Steve Case Le président du conseil d'administration d'AOL Time Warner, Steve Case, qui a annoncé dimanche sa démission en.
Steve Case and Jean Case attend the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, December 8, 2003, in Washington, DC.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0907999.html   (296 words)

  
 VentureBlog: Steve Case Makes A Career Of Vacationing
As is announced tomorrow morning in the Wall Street Journal, Steve Case has recently purchased a 50% interest in a elite vacation club called Exclusive Resorts.
What strikes me as significant about Steve Case's investment in Exclusive Resorts is that he is not only investing his money but also a significant amount of his time.
Case has gone on the Exclusive Resorts board but, more significantly, he is scouting properties, soliciting board members and advisors, recruiting executives and generally lending his good name and power of persuasion to the enterprise.
www.ventureblog.com /articles/indiv/2003/000211.html   (285 words)

  
 Steve Case quits as AOL Time Warner chairman, cites criticism - Computerworld
Steve Case said he plans to step down as chairman of AOL Time Warner Inc. in May, saying that shareholder criticism of him has made it hard for the company to focus fully on its businesses.
Case said he expects to continue to contribute to the company as a director and as co-chair of the company's strategy committee.
Case was the principal architect of the biggest merger in history between two media firms, when America Online Inc. and Time Warner Inc. announced almost exactly three years ago that they would join forces to create a company worth more than $300 billion.
www.computerworld.com /managementtopics/management/story/0,10801,77507,00.html   (899 words)

  
 starbulletin.com | Business | /2006/08/01/
Steve Case, who stepped down as chairman of AOL Time Warner Inc. in 2003, still draws a crowd.
Case, who last year started a company focusing on health care and luxury resorts, tells his audience that the United States is ripe for a transformation.
"Steve had very much of an underdog mentality and was at his best in that role," says Kathryn Bushkin, executive vice president of the United Nations Foundation in Washington and a former AOL senior vice president.
www.starbulletin.com /2006/08/01/business/story03.html   (1589 words)

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