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Gary Forsee
Gary Forsee
Downfall: Longtime telecom veteran was pressured to step down as Sprint CEO in October in the wake of a slide in profitability and subscribers linked to the rocky $35 billion merger he engineered with Nextel and an expensive bet on WiMax broadband.

Today: Entered academia as president of his alma mater, the University of Missouri, in February.

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Last updated May 30 2008: 10:35 AM ET