Star Tribune Op-Ed: Root’s Clarion Call to Stop the Demise of Minnesota’s Public Companies

Howard writes about the demise of public companies in an op-ed for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis: Why should we care? What difference does it make if we have fewer public companies headquartered in Minnesota? Nothing against private ownership, and there are exceptions like Cargill, but Minnesota’s growth has been fueled by locally based public [...]

2017-05-04T10:13:00-05:00April 10th, 2017|

WSJ Op-Ed: Sally Yates Memo

On the day of his DOJ-inspired retirement, Howard wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal about his reasoning. I quit. Friday I walk away from the company I started 20 years ago and grew into 650 U.S. employees and $1 billion in sales of over 100 new medical devices. I didn’t quit because I’m [...]

2017-05-04T10:13:03-05:00February 16th, 2017|

Howard Root Editorial in the Minneapolis Star Tribune

Howard wrote an op-ed piece for the Star Tribune recently, in which he briefly outlined his story. He describes the biggest cause for concern in this whole fiasco like this: If not for my fortunate circumstances, I shudder to think what might have happened: the destruction of my company, going broke paying lawyers and sitting in [...]

2017-05-04T10:14:52-05:00March 3rd, 2016|