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Gil Schwartz

Gil SchwartzBorn: 20-May-1951
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 2-May-2020
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Heart Attack

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Stanley Bing

Columnist for Fortune, also a Dilbertesque business author, novelist, and Executive Vice President of CBS. He kept his authorship identity a secret for fear he would be fired; once he revealed it however, he received a quick promotion.

Wife: Laura Svienty (until his death, two children)

    University: BA Theater Arts and English, Brandeis University (1973)

    Fortune Columnist
    CBS EVP Communications (2000-)
    CBS Senior VP Communications (1996-2000)
    Westinghouse VP Corporate Communications, Westinghouse Broadcasting (1993-96)
    Westinghouse VP Communications, Television Station Group (1989-93)
    Westinghouse Director of Communications, Group W Television (1987-89)
    Westinghouse Director of Communications, Group W Cable (1984-87)
    Westinghouse Group W Cable (14 years total)

Author of books:
Crazy Bosses: Spotting Them, Serving Them, Surviving Them (1992)
Lloyd: What Happened (1998, novel)
What Would Machiavelli Do? The Ends Justify The Meanness (2000)
Throwing the Elephant: Zen and the Art of Managing Up (2002)
You Look Nice Today (2003, novel)
The Big Bing: Black Holes of Time Management, Gaseous Executive Bodies, Exploding Careers, and Other Theories on the Origins of the Business Universe (2003)
Sun Tzu Was a Sissy (2004)
100 Bullshit Jobs...And How to Get Them (2006)

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