Craig Mc Caw: The Prophet Of Telecom

The reclusive billionaire has a vision--and five new companies

On a typical summer day at his corporate offices outside of Seattle, Craig O. McCaw is nowhere to be found. Instead, the reclusive billionaire who helped create the cellular industry is on his yacht, the Cellular One. His favorite spot to weigh anchor is deep in a bay called Desolation Sound, an hour north of Vancouver by seaplane. The closest town of any size is Campbell River, B.C.--a community of 28,851 that bills itself as the "Salmon Capital of the World."

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