TPS Time Machine: Looking Back at Action Jack


This is “The Pit Stop” Time Machine, where we put aside our newfangled iPads and HooliPhones and take a look at the men and women who came before us. In this month’s edition, we’re looking at Jack “Action Jack” Barker, a legendary CEO known for his work as the CEO of Entercross Systems and Turnwire.

Quick Facts:

Name: Jack “Action Jack” Barker
Born: November 18, 1959
Companies: Entercross Systems (IPO’d at $1.4B in 1998), Turnwire (sold to Microsoft for $2B in 2003)