What kept you in IT? My defining moment was a few jobs later when IBM was working on what we thought was going to be the first portable PC. There were a lot of challenges with the project, but when we got it done, we were quite proud of it. It was dubbed the "Luggable," and it hit the trade press and it was on every cover. I clipped every article, and I said, "This is going to change how people work and change society," and I knew that I was in this field for my career. I couldn't see anything else that would make such an impact on the world.
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