30 Years of No. 1 Companies

Timothy Rice
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1998: Justice Technology
Culver City, Calif.

2007 Revenue: $55.3 million
Three-Year Growth: 26,899%

The CEO of Justice Technology, a telecommunications company, told Inc. in 1998, "We never knew enough to know what it was we weren't supposed to be able to do…We just went ahead and did it.” David Glickman, then Justice’s CEO, is now the president and managing director of Glickman Capital, a buy-out firm that leads LBO transactions of middle-market companies.