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Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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Tracy Michelle Watson Reynolds
Northwest Georgia News
She was born in Carroll County, September 5, 1979, daughter of Thomas Watson Jr./b>. and Susan Parker Watson. Mrs. Reynolds is a member of the Mountain View Baptist Church in Bowdon. Tracy was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Thomas Watson Sr ...

TG Daily (blog)

Think 2018 - IBM's Power9 System: A Showcase Of Both Massive Change And Continuity
TG Daily (blog)
I'm at IBM's huge Think event this week and, holy crap, there are a lot of IT folks here. It continues to amaze me how much IBM has changed over the years and yet remained the same. The changes are tied to platforms that are designed to be deployed in ...

IBM Think: Showcasing A Company Designed to Evolve
I was at IBM's 100-year birthday party last decade and heard Sam Palmisano, then the IBM CEO, share Thomas Watson Jr./b>.'s advice for future IBM. Thomas Watson Jr./b>., the son of IBM's founder, was the most iconic of IBM's CEOs, and he said a firm must be ...


IBM Is Making Its Design Thinking Available to Clients, Says Its Design Chief
IBM has been an industry leader in pursuing great design for decades: the company's trailblazing CEO Thomas Watson Jr./b>., famously declared that “good design is good business,” and today, IBM employees some 1600 designers in 20 countries around the world ...


Why Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway quit IBM and CEO Ginni Rometty
Thomas Watson ran IBM from 1914 to 1956, and Thomas Watson Jr./b>. ran the company from 1956 to 1971. IBM never fully described what the Watson operations were. However, the company issued press release after press release about the partnerships IBM made ...


How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers
After Thomas Watson Jr./b>. became CEO of the company in 1956, he built a first-of-its-kind corporate design program at IBM, which elevated both its products and its reputation. In 1973, Watson Jr. famously declared in a speech, “Good design is good ...

The Register

From Watson Jr to Watson AI: IBM's changed, and Papa Watson wouldn't approve
The Register
Thomas Watson Jr./b> was IBM chairman and chief executive during its explosive post-war expansion period. IBM went from 72,500 staff and $892m income in 1956 when Watson became CEO to 270,000 staff and $8.3bn in 1971 when he stepped down. Watson Jr enabled ...

Fast Company

Peter Drucker Has Some Sage Advice For How Execs Should Respond To Charlottesville
Fast Company
Among them were some of the most famous names in the history of business: Charlie Wilson of General Motors, IBM's Thomas Watson Jr./b>., Citibank's Walter Wriston, Intel's Andy Grove, Coca-Cola's Donald Keough, A.G. Lafley of Procter & Gamble. Along the ...
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