Jeanette Symons

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: dot.com entrepreneur who co-founded the telecommunications start-up company Zhone Technologies and the wide area network solutions provider Ascend Communications, Inc. that was purchased for $24 billion by Lucent Technologies in 1999 and whose latest company Industrious Kid runs imbee.com, a networking web site for children ages 8-14 that allows parents to monitor their online activities and prevents outsiders from viewing the site's content or gaining access to the children.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: October 23, 1962

 

Died: February 1, 2008

 

Location: Augusta, Maine