James Bagley

Summary : James Bagley built an infrastructure that created industry's first billion-dollar company

James Bagley (1994) built an infrastructure that created industry's first billion-dollar company

  • Saw infrastructure as key to the planned architectural growth of an organization
    • Competent individuals are hired in advance of need, ensuring that a company never outgrows its ability (a typical problem for early equipment companies)
  • An early visionary to recognize that the days of captive equipment organizations were numbered
    • Always had crystal clear vision and decisively moved organizations to take advantage of it
  • Successfully jumped from the world’s captive equipment company (TI)
    • To build the world’s largest merchant equipment company (Applied Materials)
    • Then jumped again to save Lam Research
    • Few can say they engineered global success three times

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