Bauer Business Focus: Rod Canion On The Rise And Fall Of Compaq

In 1982, Rod Canion and several of his Houston co-workers at Texas Instruments left to form their own company: Compaq. Canion now has a new book out, entitled, Open: How Compaq Ended IBM’s PC Domination and Helped Invent Modern Computing. He joins Andrew Schneider on this week’s installment of the Bauer Business Focus.

Rod Canion was the co-founder and first CEO of Compaq. He’s the author of Open: How Compaq Ended IBM’s PC Domination and Helped Invent Modern Computing

Rod Canion and Andrew Schneider

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Andrew Schneider

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Andrew Schneider joined KUHF in January 2011, after more than a decade as a print reporter for The Kiplinger Letter...