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Whether the task is fixing health care, upgrading K-12 education, bolstering national security, or a host of other missions, the U.S. is better at patching problems than fixing them.





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Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
  • Born: March 1, 1942
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Former Chairman CEO, RJR Nabisco (1989-1993), Former Chairman CEO, IBM (1993-2002), Former Chairman, The Carlyle Group (2003-2008)

Louis Vincent Gerstner Jr. is an American businessman, best known for his tenure as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of IBM from April 1993 until 2002, when he retired as CEO in March and chairman in December. He is largely credited with turning IBM's fortunes around.

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