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David Thomas, CEO at Evident, is an accomplished cybersecurity entrepreneur. He has a history of introducing innovative technologies, establishing them in the market, and driving growth – with each early-stage company emerging as the market leader.

The Chicago City Council voted 35 – 14 yesterday to pass a measure that requires big box retailers like Target and Wal-Mart to pay employees a minimum wage higher than that required by federal law. According to the ordinance, retailers making $1 billion or more in annual sales with stores covering at least 90,000 square feet must pay employees $9.25 an hour plus $1.50 an hour in fringe benefits as of July 2007. By 2010, the respective numbers go up to $10 and $3, increasing annually after that based on cost-of-living increases. Though Mayor Richard Daley opposes the law, 34 votes can override

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