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CKS Group's Mark Kvamme

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If Fergus O'Daly is the elder statesman of the Goliaths, Mark Kvamme is the brash, young political operative. But he's no freshman congressman; in terms of experience and reputation, he's leagues ahead.

Age:36
Display: Mediagenic, with a mane of curly hair and a collection of colorful ties.
Drive: Believes technology will change the world and wants to help do it.
Power: Mac Powerbook, with docking stations at home and office.
Performance: Analyzes patterns and trends; leads by setting goals and encouraging risk-taking.
Networking: Receives vision on trips to Hopi spiritual grounds in Arizona.
Specs: Born with silicon/silver spoon in his mouth as the son and son-in-law of the founders of National Semiconductor; worked for Apple while earning college degree; founded CKS with another Apple employee.
Features:
  • New all-wired home with server room.
  • Knows good cigars and fine dining in Paris.
  • Quietly donates one-tenth of his personal income to charity.
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