Tech's Top Turnaround Artists

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

Courtesy InterDigital, Inc.

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17. William Merritt, InterDigital

Before: InterDigital's total return was down 22.1 percent in the two years before the company announced William Merritt would be the new CEO. By comparison, the S&P 500's total return was 32.7 percent during that same period.

After: Since Merritt's appointment in May 2005, InterDigital's stock had a total return of 139.2 percent as of Oct. 11. By comparison, the S&P 500 had a total return of 77 percent during the same period.