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"I'm just an integral gear on a fine-tuned machine," claims Charles Melidosian, vice president and chief information officer of 150-year-old Baird & Warner, who came on board in 2000 to implement what he described as a long laundry list of innovations, many of which originated with the company's president, Stephen Baird. Though Baird & Warner is one of the country's oldest real estate companies, by no means is it resistant to change, as its well-designed Web site, online lead generation system and other technological innovations attest. Melidosian has the technical chops to back up his position as CIO at Baird & Warner – he spent years studying calculus, engineering, physics and computer science in college. After working as a technical consultant, he moved to Chicago-bas...