Tech's Top Turnaround Artists

By Bloomberg Rankings and Marcus Chan - 2013-10-18T00:20:24Z

Photograph by Scott Areman; Courtesy Blucora

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8. William Ruckelshaus, Blucora

Before: Blucora's total return was 30.9 percent in the two years before the company announced William Ruckelshaus would be the new CEO. By comparison, the S&P 500's total return was 66.5 percent during that same period.

After: Since Ruckelshaus's appointment in April 2011, Blucora's stock had a total return of 185.1 percent as of Oct. 11. By comparison, the S&P 500 had a total return of 35.2 percent during the same period.