Photos: Dot-com watcher Kaplan out as CEO

F*** founder Philip Kaplan, who became a spokesperson for disaffected dot-com workers in 2000, is stepping aside as CEO at AdBrite but will stay on to take charge of the company's products. The bleached hair and concert T-shirts are gone, but Kaplan still plays drums at work and often jams with employees.

Greg Sandoval/CNET

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...