Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> January 7, 2002

Walter Straub – Rainbow Technologies Inc (rnbo)

WALTER W. STRAUB co-founded Rainbow Technologies, Inc. in 1984, and has worked full time for the company since 1985. He was responsible for the company's successful public offerings in September 1987 and September 1991. Mr. Straub is currently Chairman of the Board, President and CEO. Mr. Straub received a BSEE and MBA from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Straub is currently a Director of CAM Data Systems, a manufacturer of computerized inventory control systems, located in Fountain Valley, California. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Drexel University and a member of the CEO Roundtable at University of California, Irvine. Mr. Straub received the 'Drexel 100' Award for exceptional achievement in business and has been Orange County Entrepreneur of the Year. His company has been recognized by publications such as Forbes, Fortune and BusinessWeek magazines, as well as many local publications. Profile
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