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Ingenious. Clever. Fun. The man behind the ideas was as innovative and engaging as the products he helped develop.

The late John Medica (MBA ’83) left his mark on the laptop industry, first as lead engineer for Apple’s Powerbook series, and then as the developer who reinvented Dell’s notebook concept. His brilliance as a tech engineer was undeniable, but John’s legendary talent for inspiring and motivating colleagues is what made him truly unforgettable.

Watch John’s story below.

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