Red Dirt RubyConf 2011

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    Aaron Patterson
    Open source contributions include:
    ARel, Nokogiri, and Mechanize
    Aaron Patterson - AT&T Interactive
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    Dr Nic Williams
    Open source contributions include:
    Hudson.rb, RoR Textmate Bundle, and ChocTop
    Dr Nic Williams - Engine Yard
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    26 baby names that spell career success All parents want their children to grow up into happy adults who make a positive impact in society. Some stress, more than others, the importance of becoming successful. companies. With help fromFindTheCompany, they found the top 26 male and female executive names and organized them by popularity. is 53 and a half, so the Atlanta Journal Constitution took a close look at how each of these names ranked in 1962. than female. Even still, there are just as many baby girl names to choose from on this list. Select a timeless name here that commands respect perhaps you select one based off a favorite innovator or leader. Carol was the 28th most popular name in 1962. Among executives in 2014, however, it was No. 13. Carol is an English name which means free man. One Carol who is no doubt free and strong is Carol M. Meyrowitz. She is the president, chief executive officer and director of TJX Companies. She made a reported $28.7 million in 2014, the same year Forbes listed her as the 76th most powerful woman in the world. in the 1950s and and that is why there are at least 1,227 executives named Steven today. The CEOs of Qualcomm, Metlife, Bed Bath Beyond and Suncor Energy all share the English name that means Of course, we should also mention the quintessential CEO and pop culture icon Steve Jobs. Jennifer was the name of the 1970s, ranking first for the whole decade, but was fairly common in the 1960s as well. According to FindTheCompany, there were 125 women named Jennifer with executive positions in 2014. For parents interested in the name, it important to know that Jennifer not only means wave, it is a Cornish variation on the name King Arthur infamous wife. 12 for executive males. There are plenty of whimsical Peters, including Peter Pan and Peter Rabbit, but the CEOs of giants such as Johnson Johnson, Marsh McLennan and Fortress Investment Group are named Peter as well. Deborah has seriously fallen off the radar in recent years, but in the 1950s and Deborah was all the rage. The name means and many of these executives certainly need a sting to thrive in such a competitive atmosphere. The most notable executive named Deborah is Deborah Lloyd, an executive officer of Kate Spade. She was one of the highest earners (among females) in 2014, earning $25 million. and Europe. We may have a future mogul named Joseph, as Ivanka Trump chose the name for her son in 2013. Kathleen dropped slightly in popularity in the 1960s and nike 6 pack socks was the 29th most popular girls name in 1962. Still, many powerful women today share the name, including Kathleen Barclay, VP of Kroger; Kathleen Philips, COO of Zillow; and Kathleen M. Benning, executive VP of Buffalo Wild Wings. However, it did rank in 10th place for executive names in 2014. The name means but also commemorates Saint Paul, remembered as one of the founders of Christianity. It has since slowed in popularity, ranking at No. 189 in 2014, but the Biblical name meaning or appears at the top of some of the most influential companies in the world. Oracle, Goldman Sachs, Ford, Nike and Exxon Mobile all have Marks in very high positions. Nancy was not a top 10 name in the 1960s, but ranked ninth as an executive name in 2014. The name means and it undoubtedly takes someone who is graceful under pressure to obtain such a high ranked position. It is fitting that Patricia is the eighth most popular female executive name, as it ranked in the top 10 throughout the 1960s. There are some powerful executives today named Patricia, including Patricia Ann Woertz, president nike shoes in academy and CEO of Archer Daniels Midland; and Patricia E. Yarrington, a vice president and CFO of Chevron. These women earned salaries of $17 million and $10 million in 2014, respectively. It very fitting that Richard means ruler, as there have been quite a few influential Richards throughout history, including King Richard the Lionheart and Richard Nixon. Top nike shoes no laces executives named Richard include Richard Fairbank, the CEO of Capital One Financial; and Richard Branson, the colorful founder of Virgin Group.