Technology >> CEO Interviews >> March 5, 2001

Richard Rowe – Rowecom Inc (rowe)

RICHARD ROWE led the founding of RoweCom, Inc., in January 1994 and has since served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding the company, Dr. Rowe was the President and CEO of the Faxon Company for 14 years. During his tenure Faxon became the world's largest library subscription agency with annual sales of greater than $500 million. Previously, Dr. Rowe was the Associate Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Director of Harvard's interfaculty Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Public Practice, and Director of the Cambridge office of the MIT Press. He was also a member of the Massachusetts State Board of Education where he chaired the Board's Education Reform Taskforce. He serves on numerous boards, including the MIT Press Administrative Board and the Board of Visitors of the School of Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Profile
TWST: Could you give us an overview and a profile of your company for

our investor audience?

Dr. Rowe: RoweCom is a business-to-business company that helps

organizations acquire and manage the