Jeanette Symons



Age: 45


Summary: 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, 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