Technology >> CEO Interviews >> August 27, 2001

R.richard Dool – Liquent Inc (lqnt)

R. RICHARD DOOL was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Liquent in April 2000. Before joining the company, Mr. Dool was President and Chief Executive Officer at LabVantage Solutions, the global leader of laboratory automation software. During his tenure there, revenue increased over 1,000% and the company's ranking increased from 28th to first in client sites. Previous to LabVantage, Mr. Dool was the Chief Executive Officer at Ultimate Data Systems, the global leader in software solutions for the electrical and plumbing wholesale distribution market. During his tenure, Ultimate Data Systems was recognized in the top 100 application software developers in North America. Mr. Dool also held senior management positions at The Ultimate Corporation and spent 15 years with AT&T in senior sales, marketing, product management and general management positions. He received a BA in Political Science and Public Administration from Fordham University and an MA in Strategic Communications and Leadership from Seton Hall University. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Liquent and an

overview of the company as it is now?

Mr. Dool: Liquent was founded in 1994, primarily to help pharmaceutical