For Some, Dot-Coms Remain the Next Big Thing

Even today, there are execs willing to trade bricks-and-mortar security for the promise and potential of young Internet companies

What would it take for a capable, highly regarded executive who has spent 20 years working his way up the chain of command at solid, Old Economy companies to walk away from it all and join a young Internet business? Could he be trying to roll back the clock to 1999?

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