CEOs Who Install Cable In Schools: Mouse.Org

Mouse.Org

Andrew Rasiej, chief executive of a dotcom start-up called Digital Club Network, was visiting a public high school in Silicon Alley in downtown Manhattan and was amazed that it had no computers. He dashed off an e-mail to a handful of fellow CEOs suggesting that they get together over a weekend and put the school online. More than 150 volunteers showed up for what turned into the digital equivalent of a barn raising. Rasiej, 41, was standing on a ladder, pulling computer cable through the high school's ceiling with Gene DeRose, CEO of Jupiter Communications, when he suddenly had an epiphany....

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