Meet the 40 Most Wired Companies

By Deane Barker on June 11, 2003

Wired 11.07: THE WIRED 40: Not too many surprises…except that there’s a cement company in the Top 5. You know, cement…like concrete.

“Meet the masters of innovation, technology, and strategic vision – 40 companies that are reshaping the global economy. … This remarkable roster has demonstrated mastery of today’s business essentials: innovation, technology, strategic vision, global reach, and networked communication. We’ve ranked them accordingly.”

I agree with their first choice. Rarely has a company played so pivotally in Web culture and the Web community.