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Georgia Institute of Technology

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1885 as the Georgia School of Technology.

Location:
Atlanta, GA

Founding Date:
13-Oct-1885

Team:
Yellow Jackets

Mascot:
Buzz

Radio Station:
WREK 91.1 FM

Enrollment:
16,000

Official Website:
http://www.gatech.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rodney C. Adkins
Business
23-Aug-1958   Senior VP at IBM
Pete Aldridge
Business
18-Aug-1938   Under Secretary of Defense, 2001-03
Ronald W. Allen
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Delta Airlines, 1987-97
Gil Amelio
Business
1-Mar-1943   CEO of Apple, 1996-97
Carter T. Barron
Business
30-Jan-1905 16-Nov-1950 Washington advocate for the arts
Marcus C. Bennett
Business
c. 1937   CFO of Lockheed Martin, 1988-99
W. Frank Blount
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Telstra, 1992-99
Chris Bosh
Basketball
24-Mar-1984   Miami Heat forward
John F. Brock
Business
1948   CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises
Frank Broyles
Football
26-Dec-1924   Arkansas Head Coach, 1958-76
Max Burns
Politician
8-Nov-1948   Congressman from Georgia, 2003-05
Gary C. Butler
Business
c. 1946   CEO of ADP, 2006-11
Brook Byers
Business
c. 1946   Co-Founder, Kleiner-Perkins
Jack Carter
Relative
3-Jul-1947   Jimmy Carter's eldest son
Jimmy Carter
Head of State
1-Oct-1924   39th US President, 1977-81
Don L. Chapman
Business
c. 1939   ChapCo Investments LLC
Stewart Cink
Golf
21-May-1973   Winner, 2009 British Open
G. Wayne Clough
Educator
c. 1942   Secretary of the Smithsonian
William A. Coley
Business
c. 1944   CEO of British Energy
James Crumley
Novelist
12-Oct-1939 17-Sep-2008 The Mexican Tree Duck
C. Baker Cunningham
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Belden, 1993-2005
Bill Curry
Football
21-Oct-1942   NFL center, NCAA football coach
Terry G. Dallas
Business
c. 1950   CFO of Unocal, 2000-05
Thomas C. DeLoach, Jr.
Business
c. 1947   EVP at Mobil, 1998-2000
David W. Dorman
Business
1954   CEO of AT&T, 2002-06
Jere A. Drummond
Business
23-Jul-1939   Vice Chairman of Bellsouth, 2000-01
Michael T. Duke
Business
7-Dec-1949   President and CEO of Wal-Mart
David Duval
Golf
9-Nov-1971   Winner, 2001 British Open
James O. Ellis, Jr.
Military
20-Jul-1947   C-in-C of US Strategic Command, 2001-02
Jeff Foxworthy
Comic
6-Sep-1958   Just might be a redneck
Nomar Garciaparra
Baseball
23-Jul-1973   Six-time All Star
William W. George
Business
14-Sep-1942   CEO of Medtronic, 1991-2001
Phil Gingrey
Politician
10-Jul-1942   Congressman, Georgia 11th
Marc Goodman
Computer Programmer
?   The Bilestoad
Phil Gordon
Sports Figure
6-Jul-1970   Celebrity Poker Showdown
Jack Guynn
Business
1942   CEO of FRB Atlanta, 1996-2006
Warren A. Hood, Jr.
Business
c. 1952   Hood Companies
John C. Hunter III
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Solutia, 1999-2004
Bill Johnson
Politician
10-Nov-1954   Congressman, Ohio 6th
Calvin Johnson
Football
29-Sep-1985   Detroit Lions WR
Douglas W. Johnson
Business
c. 1944   Retired Partner, Ernst & Young
Thomas H. Johnson
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Chesapeake Corporation, 1997-2005
Bobby Jones
Golf
17-Mar-1902 18-Dec-1971 Winner of 13 major championships
Garnett L. Keith, Jr.
Business
c. 1936   Vice Chairman of Prudential, 1984-96
Alan J. Lacy
Business
19-Oct-1953   CEO of Sears, 2000-05
R. Kirk Landon
Business
c. 1928   American Bankers Insurance Group
Stephon Marbury
Basketball
20-Feb-1977   NBA Point Guard
Larry Mize
Golf
23-Sep-1958   Winner, 1987 Masters
Benjamin F. Montoya
Military
24-May-1935   US Navy Civil Engineer, Rear Admiral
Charles W. Moorman
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Norfolk Southern
Kary Mullis
Chemist
28-Dec-1944   Nutball 1993 Nobel laureate
Craig Mundie
Business
c. 1949   CTO of Microsoft
Arthur Murray
Dancer
4-Apr-1895 3-Mar-1991 Founded Arthur Murray dance studios
Joseph H. Netherland
Business
c. 1944   CEO of FMC Technologies, 2001-07
Patrick H. Nettles
Business
1943   CEO of Ciena, 1994-2000
Sam Nunn
Politician
8-Sep-1938   US Senator from Georgia, 1972-97
William S. Oglesby
Business
c. 1959   Managing Director, Blackstone Group
David A. Perdue, Jr.
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Dollar General, 2003-07
Peter J. Perrone
Business
c. 1968   VP at Goldman Sachs
Parker H. Petit
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Matria Healthcare
Thomas H. Pigford
Engineer
21-Apr-1922 27-Feb-2010 Nuclear chemical engineer
Robert M. Price
Business
26-Sep-1930   CEO of Control Data Corporation, 1986-89
Paul Craig Roberts
Economist
1939   The Supply-Side Revolution
Pernell Roberts
Actor
18-May-1928 24-Jan-2010 Trapper John, M.D.
James D. Robinson III
Business
19-Nov-1935   CEO of American Express, 1977-93
Chip Saltsman
Business
c. 1942   Saltsman Construction, Inc.
A. Eugene Sapp, Jr.
Business
c. 1937   CEO of SCI Systems, 1999-2001
Randolph Scott
Actor
23-Jan-1898 2-Mar-1987 Ride the High Country
C. J. Silas
Business
15-Apr-1932   CEO of Phillips Petroleum, 1985-94
Sinbad
Comic
10-Nov-1956   Sinbad sitcom
William P. Sovey
Business
c. 1933   Twice CEO of Newell Rubbermaid
Gene Spafford
Computer Programmer
c. 1957   Spaf
Stanley Steinberg
Business
c. 1933   Navigant Capital Advisors
J. Leland Strange
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Intelligent Systems
Orson Swindle
Government
8-Mar-1937   Federal Trade Commissioner, 1997-2005
William L. Thacker
Business
c. 1945   Texas Eastern Products Pipeline Co.
Richard H. Truly
Astronaut
12-Nov-1937   NASA Administrator, 1989-92
Jason Varitek
Baseball
11-Apr-1972   Boston Red Sox
Daniel A. Webster
Politician
27-Apr-1949   Congressman, Florida 8th
Ken Whisenhunt
Football
28-Feb-1962   Former Coach, Arizona Cardinals
Dennis K. Williams
Business
c. 1946   CEO of IDEX Corporation, 2000-05
John Y. Williams
Business
c. 1943   Grubb & Williams
George W. Woodruff
Business
27-Aug-1895 4-Feb-1987 Continental Gin Company
Vern Yip
TV Personality
27-Jun-1968   Interior decorator on Trading Spaces
John Young
Astronaut
24-Sep-1930   9th to walk on the Moon

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jean-Lou Chameau
Educator
1953   President, California Institute of Technology
John Patrick Crecine
Educator
22-Aug-1939 28-Apr-2008 President of Georgia Tech, 1987-94
James F. Dunnigan
Historian
Aug-1943   Military historian, wargame designer
Arthur G. Hansen
Educator
28-Feb-1925 5-Jul-2010 President of Purdue University, 1971-82
Ralph Merkle
Scientist
2-Feb-1952   Public key cryptographer
Sam Nunn
Politician
8-Sep-1938   US Senator from Georgia, 1972-97
John B. Peatman
Educator
?   Engineering Professor at Georgia Tech
Howard A. Schmidt
Government
?   White House cybersecurity chief
John A. White
Business
c. 1940   Chancellor, University of Arkansas

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John F. Brock
Business
1948   CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises
Jean-Lou Chameau
Educator
1953   President, California Institute of Technology
G. Wayne Clough
Educator
c. 1942   Secretary of the Smithsonian
John Patrick Crecine
Educator
22-Aug-1939 28-Apr-2008 President of Georgia Tech, 1987-94
Jack Guynn
Business
1942   CEO of FRB Atlanta, 1996-2006
Arthur G. Hansen
Educator
28-Feb-1925 5-Jul-2010 President of Purdue University, 1971-82
Michael M. E. Johns
Educator
c. 1941   Chancellor, Emory University
Craig Mundie
Business
c. 1949   CTO of Microsoft
Stan Sigman
Business
1947   CEO of AT&T Mobility
Richard H. Truly
Astronaut
12-Nov-1937   NASA Administrator, 1989-92
John A. White
Business
c. 1940   Chancellor, University of Arkansas

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Broyles
Football
26-Dec-1924   Arkansas Head Coach, 1958-76
Bud Carson
Football
28-Apr-1931 8-Dec-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers DC, 1972-77
Bobby Cremins
Basketball
4-Jul-1947   Head Coach, College of Charleston
Romeo Crennel
Football
18-Jun-1947   Former Coach, Kansas City Chiefs
Bill Curry
Football
21-Oct-1942   NFL center, NCAA football coach
Bobby Dodd
Football
11-Nov-1908 21-Jun-1988 Georgia Tech Head Coach, 1945-67
Randy Edsall
Football
27-Aug-1958   Head Coach, University of Connecticut
Ralph Friedgen
Football
4-Apr-1947   Maryland Terrapins Head Coach
Chan Gailey
Football
5-Jan-1952   Former Coach, Buffalo Bills
John Heisman
Football
23-Oct-1869 3-Oct-1936 Namesake of the Heisman Trophy
George O'Leary
Football
17-Aug-1946   Head Coach, U. of Central Florida
Bobby Ross
Football
23-Dec-1936   Retired college, NFL football coach
Steve Spurrier
Football
20-Apr-1945   Head Coach, South Carolina Gamecocks


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