While I had limited direct contact with Jerry, as an analyst I did have the opportunity to interact with him. He was a very genuine person, didn't seem so worried about saying the precisely scripted, PC, CYA things. He said it the way he felt about it - refreshing in an executive. Clearly he had his heart in his work and it was clear he knew what he was talking about, and he seemed to enjoy his work. He was a very likable guy. It is sad for us that he has moved on.
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