How to beat jet lag, from a CEO with an insane travel schedule

Most people know John Thompson as the chairman of Microsoft and iconic decade-long former CEO of Symantec.

He also spent 28 years with IBM, rising from salesperson to a top executive, in charge of IBM Americas.

While that seems like a career enough for any human, it’s┬ánot for Thompson. He’s still going strong as the CEO of a fast-growing San Jose, California, startup called Virtual Instruments.