Rob Glaser( Businessman)
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Biography Rob Glaser
Do not believe the timid mind the chief Rob Glaser. He did, and never afraid. Glaser easily entered into litigation with the company 'Microsoft' and before the U.S. Senators explained that Bill Gates prevents him from developing. "Those who have weak nerves, it is better not to approach Rob," - said Rob Martin, a well-known Internet analyst. Many of those who worked with Glaser and considered his style of terror, and he founded the company "Progressive Networks" is jokingly called "repressive Networks". But there is another view. Founder
Mark Broadcast.corn Cuba believes that "Rob - very nice man, he just always so focused on his work, that this aspect of his nature is not visible to anyone".
Yet, reviews of his subordinates about his boss is not too inspiring: "Rob is extremely easily excited, and starting a conversation with him, you never know what it will end - you can either extol to the skies, or trample in the mud. After any conversation with him you can either be strongly promoted through the ranks, or strongly pushed "- they say.
A nice aspect of personality Glaser becomes obvious if you look at his work in social terms. He was pleased to participate in the work of several non-profit organizations and committees, and donates 5% of income to charitable organizations.
In 1983, at age 21, Glaser was just two degrees from Yale University - Economics and Computer Science. Some believe that it requires allies outstanding intellect, thick skin and stomach ulcer resistant. In his opinion, only such a set as a staff member will help the company achieve the goal - the domination of one of the most "hot" segments of the Internet - technology transfer (streaming media technology). And yet he really can lead: "Real Networks' control 85% of the market, and is 50 million people!
In mid-April 1999 campaign "real networks, grew by 270%. The cost of the company is growing so fast that it will be quite able to compete with the 'Microsoft' in the near future. Moreover Glazer has concluded an agreement with IBM to create new format for music distribution on the Internet. The next day, the establishment of a competing format announced 'Microsoft'. Who pobeditN ..