Fared Adib
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Age: 36

Product Chief/VP of product development, Sprint

The computer whiz saves the telecom company: As Sprint's product chief, Adib is making sure America's third-largest phone carrier doesn't go the way of the radio star. His CS chops and Silicon Valley connections have kept Sprint devices ahead of the curve -- it was the first with 4G, 3-D, dual-screens, and mobile payments, among others -- and its 56 million (and growing) customers happy.

--E.F.


- Last updated October 11 2012 03:32 PM ET
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