#111288 Overall Influence

Kenneth Lay

Former chairman and CEO of Enron Corporation


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Kenneth Lee Lay was the founder, CEO and chairman of Enron who was heavily involved in the eponymous accounting scandal that unraveled in 2001 into the largest bankruptcy ever to that date. Lay was indicted by a grand jury and was found guilty of 10 counts of securities fraud at trial. Lay died in July 2006 while vacationing in his house near Aspen, Colorado, three months before his scheduled sentencing. A preliminary autopsy reported Lay died of a myocardial infarction caused by coronary artery disease; his death resulted in a vacated judgment.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Houston

State research university in Houston, Texas, United States

University of Missouri

Public research university in Columbia, Missouri, USA

George Washington University

University in Washington, D.C.

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How’s this person influential?
#5020 World Rank