Display: A one-time ski bum; combines New York-style cynicism with enthusiasm.
Drive: Fiercely independent; even though Modem Media was acquired by True North, it retains its own identity and operating structure.
Power: Multi-computered, with a Compaq and a Mac
on the desktop, a Digital notebook computer and a U.S. Robotics Pilot to manage appointments, notes and schedules.
Performance: Informal, but demanding and disciplined. Messy desk is cleared at start and end of day.
Networking: Delegates to the hand-picked smart people around him, pointing them in the right direction and supporting them in their journeys.
Specs: Sold recycled golf balls and started a house-painting business as a youth; began Modem Media with $15,000, a friend and a borrowed condo.
nKnows best fishing spots in South America.
nMakes a French peasant chicken dish responsible for his wife falling in love with him.