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How to beat jet lag, from a CEO with an insane travel schedule

Most people know John Thompson as the chairman of Microsoft and iconic decade-long former CEO of Symantec.

He also spent 28 years with IBM, rising from salesperson to a top executive, in charge of IBM Americas.

While that seems like a career enough for any human, it’s not for Thompson. He’s still going strong as the CEO of a fast-growing San Jose, California, startup called Virtual Instruments.

What do all of those jobs have in common? Travel. And lots of it.

Thompson’s schedule is downright nuts, he told us in an interview.
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