Who is the man in pink shaking things up?

Wearing a pink t-mobile t-shirt under his blazer and his tennis shoes, John Legere is the man shaking up the cellular network industry. He's a rebel, former AT&T employee, and not shy to saying that the industry blows and that the biggest carriers offer horseshit. He's unabatedly brash, ruthless, and awesome.

As the new CEO of T-Mobile, he's not the new kid on the block. For 10 years he was the CEO of Global Crossing, has been an executive at Dell and a chief executive for AT&T Asia.

His slight accent comes from Massachusetts, he runs in the Boston Marathon and he serves on many advisory boards.

He's a man with a plan and his plan is - in his own words - to kick the other carriers ass. He overturned the previous no tattoo no piercings rule at T-Mobile stores, removed the contract, and setup a plan where T-Mobile will pay your early termination fee to switch.

Right now, he's the man to watch, and you can do that here.

Matt

Matt is the cofounder and CTO of Sidestep – a company that lets you pre-order concert merch and skip the line. He's a serial entrepreneur who worked at Apple, Rockadoo and Cofactor software.

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