Sunday, March 19, 2017

Heiden's Law

I heard this quote from MO and immediately said, I need to blog this:

Below is Heiden's Law:

"When you want it bad, you get it bad and most people wanted in the worst way."

The Heiden is Heidi Heiden and below is from Mr. Heiden at his company - The Heiden Group:

"Mr. Heidi Heiden has over 40 years experience in designing, building and selling information systems. Highlights of his career include building the largest Internet system in the late 90's; and in the early 90's, leading Wall Street's move to Internet-based systems by pioneering switching & routing architectures used throughout the business world today. He also designed, built and managed the first Internet, the DDN, in the early 80's. In the late 70's he was responsible for engineering and prototyping the first GPS navigation receivers for air, land & sea use. In the early 70's he designed a national telecommunications system for Spain . Heidi is a graduate of West Point and served over twenty years in the Army."

Below is a more detailed  background at Bloomberg:

"Mr. Heidi B. Heiden served as Senior Vice President for Operations and Technology of UUNET, Inc. from January 1995 to 1999 and also served as an Acting President. Mr. Heiden was responsible for planning, building and operating UUNET's worldwide network, in addition to customer support and all information systems. He joined UUNET in September 1995. Prior to joining UUNET in 1995, Mr. Heiden held several senior executive positions in the commercial sector, including his tenure as Senior Operating Officer at Salomon Brothers from 1990 to 1995, where he was responsible for advanced technology, networking, video, information security, commercial technology sales and messaging and groupware systems. In June 2001, Mr. Heiden retired from Zephion Networks Inc., where he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman since January 2001. He also served as Senior Vice President for the Wollongong Group. In the mid-1980's, he was employed at Trusted Information Systems. Prior to entering the commercial arena, he served in the United States Army and led diverse technology programs, including the Design and Implementation of Voice and Data Systems and the Defense Data Network, the largest Data System at the time and the basis of what is now known as the Internet. Mr. Heiden has held Senior Technology Management positions in several Industries. He serves as Director at HarvardNet Inc. He serves as Member of the Advisory Board at The Heiden Group, LLC. Mr. Heiden has been a Director of Broadview Networks Holdings Inc. since January 2000. Mr. Heiden served as a Director of V-ONE Corporation since June 2000. He served as a Director of UUNET, Inc. since January 1995. He served as a Director at NX Networks Inc. since January 2001. Mr. Heiden is a Graduate of West Point Military Academy."