A Conversation with Michael Dell
Michael Dell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Dell
Description: Michael Dell came to Sloan for an informal talk and question and answer period with Sloan students. In this lively talk, Michael Dell talks about a wide range of topics, including the future of personal computers, Dell's role in the Japanese computer market, his reaction to the HP/Compaq merger, Dell's experience entering the printing market, and many more.
About the Speaker(s): Michael S. Dell is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dell, the company he founded in 1984 with $1,000 and an unprecedented idea in the computer industry: sell computer systems directly to customers. In 18 years, the company's sales have grown from $6 million to $31.2 billion. The latest global innovation to come from Dell is its leadership on the webDell is acknowledged as the largest online commercial sell of computer systems. Mr. Dell has been honored many times for his visionary leadership, earning a spot on Time/CNN's list of the 25 most influential global executives in 2001 and being named the 2001 Chief Executive of the Year by Chief Executive Magazine.
Host(s): Sloan School of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
Tape #: T13143
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