One of the best tech companies (from the standpoint of user benefit) is 37signals. Jason Fried is the founder. They’re the guys that gave us Basecamp, Backpack and Highrise. All three are awesome tools that make my life so much easier.
Here’s a great interview with Jason Fried. Fascinating stuff. Full of great quotes. I talked about him in an earlier post on the Enemies of Mediocrity. This is the interview that the quotes came from.