They thought it high time they made a lot of money | 05/30/2006 | Segway sets course for stock market

Norrod said he was brought in as CEO last year for just that purpose by Segway’s principal investors, Credit Suisse Group and the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, best known for its early investment in Google.

”They thought it was the right time to bring me in to really lead this company through this crucial period and to a liquidity event,” said Norrod…

Segway doesn’t matter, of course; I do want to point out this guy Norrod’s marvelous use of the English language, though. “Liquidity event.” He’s a special, special person.

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