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Maynard Webb

Maynard G. Webb Jr. is an American business person and is the author of the New York Times bestseller Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship, the national bestseller Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business. A long-time technology executive and angel investor, a board member of Salesforce, VISA, Everwise and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Yahoo!. Webb founded Webb Investment Network in 2010 and is the former CEO of LiveOps and former COO of eBay. Webb received his Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice from Florida Atlantic University. After graduation, he took a security guard job at IBM, he held management and leadership positions at Bay Networks, Quantum Corporation, Thomas-Conrad Corporation and was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Gateway, Inc. From 1999 to 2006, Webb held various titles at eBay, including President of Technology and Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure, eBay grew from $140 million in revenue to over $4.5 billion in 2005 as the employee base expanded from 250 to more than 12,000.

Webb served as CEO of LiveOps from a cloud-based call center services company. During that time, LiveOps was named one of Forbes’ Ten Hot Start-Ups, expanded into the enterprise market, generated more capital than it had raised, expanded its board with executives from Symantec, Hewlett-Packard, PeopleSoft, eBay. With Carlye Adler, Webb authored a New York Times best-selling book entitled Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship, published in January 2013; the book focuses on how work models developed a century ago are out of sync today, identifies four mindsets about work, explains how to leverage technology to change how we work. Over the years, Webb has blogged about work in the Internet economy. Webb's second book, Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business, with a Foreword by Howard Schultz, former executive chairman and CEO of Starbucks, was published by St. Martin's Press on September 11, 2018. Webb is a long-time angel investor who has helped fund such companies as Okta, Rypple, GOAT, PagerDuty, AppLovin, Diffbot.

In 2010, he founded Webb Investment Network for early-stage investing in ecommerce, cloud computing, enterprise startups. Startups that WIN funds have access to a network of 89 industry experts from companies such as Google, PayPal and Hewlett-Packard; the network was built from Webb’s business connections. WIN is considered to be part of a trend of smaller, early-stage funds that are indirectly challenging the traditional venture capital model. Webb and his wife Irene founded the Webb Family Foundation in 2004, an organization dedicated to “promoting meritocracy through helping underdogs in society meet their full potential.” Through grants, the foundation has supported disaster relief, youth mentoring, cancer research and other organizations

Kazuma Kodaka

Kazuma Kodaka is a Japanese manga artist. Kodaka made her debut in 1989 in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Champion with Sessa Takuma!. She writes manga in the Boys Love genre, featuring homosexual relationships between men for women, has been described as "a pioneer and top-ranked artist" in the genre, she decided to enter the Boys Love genre as a result of reading parody manga with yaoi themes, finding them "more interesting" than regular shōjo manga and more psychologically complex than shōnen manga. She has written many dojinshi which are famous, but difficult to obtain, from the series Prince of Tennis, Fullmetal Alchemist, Hikaru no Go, Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo and Slam Dunk, she designed the characters for the My Sexual Harassment OVA. She taught herself how to draw, she draws by hand, not using computers, learned shōjo manga techniques from Sanami Matoh, author of Fake. Ikumen After Border Ren ai Hōteishiki Kizuna: Bonds of Love Hana to Ryū Sessa Takuma! Kimera Kusatta Kyōshi no Hōteishiki Sebiro no Housekeeper Boku No Sexual Harassment Sex Therapist Mezase Hero!

Not Ready?! Sensei Midare Somenishi Ihōjin Etranger Chocomint Camper, Cathy. "Boys, Boys: Kazuma Kodaka Interview". Giant Robot: 60–63. ISSN 1534-9845 Official site B-Boy's profile of Kazuma Kodaka Kazuma Kodaka at Anime News Network's encyclopedia

Stella Mendonça

Stella Mendonça is a Mozambican operatic soprano specializing in the bel canto repertoire. In 2002 Mendonça collaborated in adapting Georges Bizet's opera Carmen for African audiences and performed it in Mozambique. Born in Nampula, Mendonça received her vocal education at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Lyon in Lyon, France on a full scholarship and subsequently studied with Dennis Hall, Ernst Haefliger, Magda Olivero, she studied Lieder with Peter Berne. Mendonça made her debut in the title role of Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow, although most of her early roles were in various oratorios such as Giovanni Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Gioachino Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle, Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem. Subsequent roles have included "Mimi" in Giacomo Puccini's La bohème and "Bess" in George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess. In 2002, she collaborated with the opera singer Mark Jackson in adapting Carmen and produced the opera and starred in the leading role during performances in Maputo and Beira.

This was the first-ever performance of an opera in Beira. She founded SONÇA international in 1998 to promote arts education in Africa. Resident in Switzerland since 1993, she runs and teaches at the studio di belcanto that continues the tradition of the voice technique by Garcia y Lamperti; as of 2010, she was attempting to adapt Mia Couto's award-winning novel, Sleepwalking Land into an opera using a libretto by Henning Mankell. Azevedo, Mario. Historical Dictionary of Mozambique. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0-8108-3792-7

Ice hockey at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Rosters

The ice hockey team rosters at the 1956 Winter Olympics consisted of the following players: Adolf Hafner, Wolfgang Jöchl, Hermann Knoll, Kurt Kurz, Hans Mössmer, Robert Nusser, Franz Potucek, Alfred Püls, Hans Scarsini, Wilhelm Schmid, Max Singewald, Fritz Spielmann, Gerhard Springer, Konrad Staudinger, Hans Wagner, Walter Znenahlik, Hans Zollner Denis Brodeur, Charles Brooker, Bill Colvin, Buddy Horne, Art Hurst, Byrle Klinck, Paul Knox, Ken Laufman, Howie Lee, James Logan, Floyd Martin, Jack McKenzie, Donald Rope, George Scholes, Gerry Théberge, Bob White, Keith Woodall Stanislav Bacílek, Slavomír Bartoň, Václav Bubník, Vlastimil Bubník, Jaromír Bünter, Otto Cimrman, Bronislav Danda, Karel Gut, Ján Jendek, Jan Kasper, Miroslav Klůc, Zdeněk Návrat, Václav Pantůček, Bohumil Prošek, František Vaněk, Jan Vodička, Vladimír Zábrodský Paul Ambros, Martin Beck, Anton Biersack, Karl Bierschel, Markus Egen, Artur Endreß, Bruno Guttowski, Alfred Hoffmann, Hans Huber, Ulli Jansen, Günther Jochems, Reiner Kossmann, Rudolf Pittrich, Hans Rampf, Kurt Sepp, Ernst Trautwein, Martin Zach Giancarlo Agazzi, Reno Alberton, Mario Bedogni, Vittorio Bolla, Giampiero Branduardi, Ernesto Crotti, Gianfranco Da Rin, Aldo Federici, Giuliano Ferraris, Giovanni Furlani, Francesco Macchietto, Aldo Maniacco, Carlo Montemurro, Giulio Oberhammer, Bernardo Tomei, Carmine Tucci Henryk Bromowicz, Kazimierz Bryniarski, Mieczysław Chmura, Kazimierz Chodakowski, Rudolf Czech, Bronisław Gosztyła, Marian Herda, Szymon Janiczko, Edward Kocząb, Józef Kurek, Zdzisław Nowak, Stanisław Olczyk, Władysław Pabisz, Hilary Skarżyński, Adolf Wróbel, Alfred Wróbel, Janusz Zawadzki Yevgeni Babich, Vsevolod Bobrov, Alexei Guryshev, Nikolai Khlystov, Yuri Krylov, Alfred Kuchevsky, Valentin Kuzin, Grigory Mkrtychan, Viktor Nikiforov, Yuri Pantyukhov, Nikolai Puchkov, Viktor Shuvalov, Genrikh Sidorenkov, Nikolai Sologubov, Ivan Tregubov, Dmitry Ukolov, Alexander Uvarov Hans Andersson-Tvilling, Stig Andersson-Tvilling, Lars Björn, Sigurd Bröms, Stig Carlsson, Yngve Casslind, Sven Johansson, Vilgot Larsson, Åke Lassas, Lars-Eric Lundvall, Ove Malmberg, Nils Nisson, Holger Nurmela, Hans Öberg, Ronald Pettersson, Lars Svensson, Bertz Zetterberg Bernhard Bagnoud, Franz Berry, Christian Conrad, Rätus Frei, Émile Golaz, Emil Handschin, Paul Hofer, Ruedi Keller, Walter Keller, Fritz Naef, Hans Ott, Hans Pappa, Kurt Peter, Georg Riesch, Martin Riesen, Otto Schläpfer, Sepp Weingärtner Wendell Anderson, Wellington Burtnett, Eugene Campbell, Gordon Christian, Bill Cleary, Richard Dougherty, Willard Ikola, John Matchefts, John Mayasich, Dick Meredith, Daniel McKinnon, Weldon Olson, John Petroske, Kenneth Purpur, Don Rigazio, Richard Rodenheiser, Ed Sampson Duplacey, James.

Total Hockey: The official encyclopedia of the National Hockey League. Total Sports. ISBN 0-8362-7114-9. Podnieks, Andrew. IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Pres. Hockey Hall Of Fame page on David; the Complete Book of the Olympics. Penguin Books. Pp. 614. ISBN 0-14-010771-1

1949 Dixie Bowl

The 1949 Dixie Bowl, part of the 1948 bowl game season, took place on January 1, 1949, at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. The competing teams were the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, representing the Southern Conference, the Baylor Bears, representing the Southwest Conference. Baylor was victorious in by a final score of 20–7; the 1948 Baylor squad finished the regular season 5–3–2 with losses against Texas, Tulane and SMU and ties against Mississippi State and Rice. Following their tie against Rice, Dixie Bowl officials extended the Bears an invitation to play in the 1949 edition of the game, which Baylor accepted; the Dixie Bowl appearance marked the first postseason bowl game for Baylor. The 1948 Wake Forest squad finished the regular season 6–3 with losses against Boston College, North Carolina and Clemson. Following their victory over Duke, Dixie Bowl officials extended the Demon Deacons an invitation to play in the 1949 edition of the game, which Wake accepted; the appearance marked the first for Wake in their second overall bowl appearance.

Baylor opened the scoring in the first quarter after George Sims intercepted a Wake pass and returned it 52 yards to the Demon Deacons eight-yard line. Sammie Pierce scored from one yard out a few plays and after Hank Dickerson missed the extra point, the Bears took a 6–0 lead. Baylor extended their lead to 20–0 at halftime after Jerry Mangrum scored from one-yard out and Harold Riley connected with Ray Painter for a 12-yard touchdown reception. Early in the third, Wake scored their only points of the game on a three-yard Mike Sprock run to make the final score 20–7