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H. Ross Perot

Electronic Data Systems

1962 - 1979

Services

Military ServiceNavy
1960 b. 1930
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUS Naval Academy
Personal
Born-Died1930
BirthplaceTexas (TX)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1960

A shrewd businessman, Perot built EDS into a large competitor in the computer industry, winning big data processing contracts from companies like Frito Lay and from various government agencies. Perot was also well known for his strong patriotism and ""personal touch"" leadership style.