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Meet Jim Taiclet, the Titan of Telecom

American Tower keeps your cell signal strong—and just might be the most important Boston company you’ve never heard of. Here, chairman, president, and CEO Jim Taiclet shares his secrets to networking (the other kind) and the best power lunch in the city.

John Fish, Boston’s Most Powerful Builder

Before he breaks ground on General Electric’s new Fort Point digs, the Suffolk Construction chairman and CEO talks about the future of Boston’s skyline, the promise of driverless cars, and the importance of failure.

Meet Andrew Collins, President and CEO of Sentient Jet

Collins knows how to get around. The man in charge of Sentient Jet, a Braintree-based company that provides on-demand access to private jets, tells us why Logan needs a makeover, how Boston’s startup scene has evolved, and where to lunch if you’re looking to make a deal.

Get to Know Shira Goodman, President and CEO of Staples

The 55-year-old Newton resident—a veteran of the office-supply giant who’s racked up degrees from Princeton, Harvard, and MIT—tells us why there’s nothing worse than getting to Logan when the Sox are in town and reveals the most important words an executive will ever need to know.