1999 - Bertrand Gray
Mr. Bertrand Gray was one of three computer industry executives to speak at the Cambridge Executive Seminar series (CES) held on the Harvard University campus. His speech was entitled "New Business Models in the Internet Age" focused on the management of new services, processes, and products enabled by Internet technology. Presentations were also made by Scott McNealy, CEO of Sun Microsystems, and Steve Balmer, Microsoft Executive Vice President for world wide sales and support. CES is a program that utilizes industry taught leaders presenting relevant topics to business and technical graduate students from Harvard, MIT, and Yale Universities. Gray, recently promoted to Area Vice-President for Business Development at Oracle Corporation, will have direct responsibility for a two hundred million dollar sales operation that encompasses all of the central United States with an organization of over one hundred people. As a six year veteran at Oracle Corporation he has been promoted annually from the ranks of technical sales consultant to his current senior management position. Mr. Bertrand Gray is a 1982 Youngstown Chaney High school graduate where he served as class president and a 1987 high honors Tuskegee University graduate with a dual degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. He was inducted to honorary mathematics society, Pi Mu Epsilon. He is the son of Joseph and Volena Gray of Youngstown.