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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.

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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

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Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew heads Houston Public Media’s coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas Legislature and county and city governments across Greater Houston. Before taking up his current post, Andrew spent five years as Houston Public Media’s business reporter, covering the oil...

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