It can be a bumpy ride from fame to obscurity in business - from front-page news to trivia-quiz answer. From time to time Fortune tracks down a few of the biggest heroes and rogues of the recent past to see what they're up to and what they've learned.
Anyone who's ever been in the spotlight knows fame is a fickle friend. Back in 2005 we tracked down 11 of these once household names - most of whom haven't spoken to the press in years - to find out what they've been up to. (more)