Title: Oral History Interview with Jim Goodnight, July 22, 1999. Interview I-0073.
Identifier: I-0073
Interviewer: Mosnier, Joseph
Interviewee: Goodnight, Jim
Subjects: Industries--North Carolina--History--20th century    International business enterprises--North Carolina    Research Triangle Park Region (N.C.)    SAS Institute    Computer software industry--North Carolina    Employee fringe benefits--North Carolina    Goodnight, James    
Extent: 01:28:54
Abstract:  Jim Goodnight describes how he and some colleagues at North Carolina State University turned their number-crunching program into the billion-dollar global corporation SAS. Goodnight describes the slow, steady growth of the company under his laid-back managerial philosophy, some of the important decisions he made at the company's helm, and the past, present, and future of industry in North Carolina.