The Big Kahuna Of B2 B Exchanges?

Glen Meakem's FreeMarkets could be one of the few survivors of the bloody shakeout ahead

The fight to lead business into the Digital Age is Glen T. Meakem's second war. While attending Harvard Business School in 1990, Meakem, a U.S. Army Reserve engineer, volunteered to fight against Saddam Hussein in the Persian Gulf. Meakem, today the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of online exchange FreeMarkets Inc. (FMKT), left in the middle of exams and served five months as the leader of a combat engineer platoon.

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