Short but interesting article on Amar Bose, founder, chairman, and technical director of Bose. Link

Intellectual property is not an abstract legal concept for Bose; he has fiercely protected the integrity of his products by patenting selectively, guarding trade secrets from the public and even his own employees. When he announced the auto suspensions, only 100 people in a staff of 8,000 knew about them.

He is equally close-mouthed about his next venture, which will be unveiled in about two years. It is “something very new,” he said, adding that he is not sure which invention he will ultimately be remembered for.