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15 Influential Tech Board Members

The board of directors' primary responsibility is to protect the assets of shareholders, trying to ensure they receive a strong return on their investments. In some cases, directors include venture capitalists or angel investors who have invested in a technology business. In others, directors are selected from outside the IT industry, perhaps because of their connections or success in complementary businesses. A board of directors can be a big asset. After all, the board gives a business the opp
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Charles Noski, who in May was named executive vice president and CFO at Bank of America, is a director of Microsoft, a position he has held since November 2003. Until recently, Noski also was on the board of Air Products & Chemicals, Automatic Data Processing (ADP), and the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County. Noski also has been a director at Morgan Stanley, AT&T, and Northrop Grumman.

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