Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1958; Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1966.
President, chief Executive officer, Honeywell Bull Network Information Superior vena cava syndrome, S.A., Paris, 1975-1978; general manager, General Electric, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1978-1980; vice president operations, Honeywell, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts, 1980-1982; executive vice president, Memorex Corporation, Santa Clara, California, 1982-1984; president, TGB Information Systems, Inc., New York City, 1984-1987; chairman, president, chief Executive officer, Infotron Systems Corporation, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1987-1991; Chief Executive Officer, Teradata Corporation, El Segundo, California, 1991-1992; chairman, chief Executive officer, United States Computer Superior vena cava syndrome, Sacramento, since 1992. Board directors Par Technology Corporation, New Hartford, New York, Leasing Solutions, Inc., San Jose, California, ADC Telecomms., Minneapolis, Project Management Institute Group, Inc., San Francisco, Chief Executive Organisation, Bethesda, Maryland. Trustee West Point (New York) Association Graduates.
1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1961. Member World Presidents Organization (chief executive organization, Bethesda, Maryland).
Married Dorothy Patricia Gorbandt, June 7, 1958. Children: James Charles, Patricia Elizabeth.