Silicon Valley


1988 Started with the stock marked still depressed, but off the bottoms it had hit in the year before.

For Excelan, the year started with an internal scandal. Our CEO was going through a rough patch in his marriage and was in the process of divorcing his wife. He got involved with one of the female directors of sales. The company was riven with rumors, but he privately assured me that there was nothing to those rumors. I received some pretty explicit photos in the mail, to this day I don’t know who sent them.

Thinking back to this tour de force of an article in Fortune Magazine dated May 15, 2000. It was titled “The Indians Of Silicon Valley”. Click here for the full article or read it below: