Steve Case Quotes

46 Steve Case quotes:

"I was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii."
"I was not an outstanding student. I did a reasonable amount of work. I got generally good - pretty good grades, but I was not that passionate about getting straight A's."
"If you're doing something new you've got to have a vision. You've got to have a perspective. You've got to have some north star you're aiming for, and you just believe somehow you'll get there, which kind of gets to the passion point."
"It's still a problem, and there's always going to be some divide when there's some economic disparity or technological disparity."
"It's stunning to me what kind of an impact even one person can have if they have the right passion, perspective and are able to align the interest of a great team."
"Most of the people who had PCs did not have modems and could not use those PCs as communicating devices. They really were using them for spreadsheets or word processing or storing recipes or playing games or what have you."
"My father and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things."
"My father still is a lawyer, and my mom was a teacher and then later a career counselor."
"Nobody should have to be a systems integrator to make a convergence network work in their home."
"Nowadays people seem to switch schools, either because they have to, and certain schools only serve certain grades, or because they move to a different place or have some particular interest, but I was in the same school for 13 years."
"One of the biggest challenges we had in the first decade was not that many people had personal computers. There weren't that many people to sell to, and it was hard to identify them."
"One of the problems with computers, particularly for the older people, is they were befuddled by them, and the computers have gotten better. They have gotten easier to use. They have gotten less expensive. The software interfaces have made things a lot more accessible."
"So I think relatively early on I probably was on a path to be more of an entrepreneur, and I think everybody in my family kind of sensed that."
"So we believed that strategic alliances and partnerships were critical, and we did that for five years."
"So you have to force yourself out of a comfort zone and really try to figure out what are the key ingredients, the key skill sets, the key perspectives that are necessary, and then figure out a way to attract the very best people to fill those particular roles."
"When I first got started in the late '70s, early '80s, and first was thinking about the interactive world, I believed so fervently that it was the next big thing, I thought it would happen quickly."
"You have to get along with people, but you also have to recognize that the strength of a team is different people with different perspectives and different personalities."
"Jon's hiring represents an important step forward for America Online and the entire company,"
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"This has been a record-breaking year for America Online, and we finished on a strong note with this quarter's performance, ... Just four years after becoming the only Internet company with $1 billion in annual revenues, we are now posting $1 billion in annual profits."
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"We do not intend to limit content diversity on any of our systems. If we limit content, if we do not promote a diversity of voices ... then consumers will waste no time migrating to other Internet and media services."
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