About the Author
RICARDO B. LEVY 's career spans more than three decades of founding and building successful businesses. After completing a Ph.D. at Stanford in catalytic chemistry, he co-founded his first entrepreneurial venture, Catalytica, in 1974. The firm's discoveries led to over one hundred patents and the formation of three companies, one of which became, under Levy's leadership, the largest supplier to the pharmaceutical industry in North America. He currently serves on several public and private corporate boards of directors and just published Letters to a Young Entrepreneur. See www.ricardolevy.com.