As a 5-year-old growing up in North Carolina, Erna Adelson saved her pocket money and stowed it away in her piggy bank. Her father explained to her how she could own a part of a company by buying shares in the stock market, so she decided to buy one share of Duke Power.
Dr. Todd Coleman is getting big attention for his work with wireless sensors the size of tiny temporary tattoos.
He's not sitting on a clear lake fishing in New Hampshire, but the memory of doing so growing up is one of the inspirations to Jon Loveland's career of turning originally undrinkable water into something fresh, clean and useful.
When Carlos Nunez, M.D., joined CareFusion almost two years ago as chief medical officer, the company was still in its infancy.