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data processing executive

Robert William Porter, American data processing executive. Registered professional engineer, Ohio. Fellow American Production and Inventory Control Society (certified production and inventory management, certified integrated resource management).

Background

Porter, Robert William was born on June 6, 1938 in Elyria, Ohio, United States. Son of E. John and Lucille A. (Penfound) Porter.

Education

BME, General Motors Institute of Technology, Flint, Michigan, 1960.

Career

Process engineer Fisher Body division of General Medical Council, Elyria, 1960-1966. Systems engineer Data Processing division of International Business Machines Corporation, Cleveland, 1966-1970, industry specialist, 1970-1978. Applications consultant Computer Management Inc., Cleveland, 1978-1980.

Product manager Industrial Systems division of Anacomp Inc., 1980-1987. Product planning and marketing support manager Electronic Data Systems, 1987-1990, consultant, since 1990. Frequent speaker on materials and information systems.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Ohio.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Computerized Purchasing Standard System Description, 1985, Purchasing Systems for the 90s, 1991. Co-author: The Computers in Purchasing Handbook, 1984, PC Basics for Buyers, 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Production and Inventory Control Society (certified production and inventory management, certified integrated resource management).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, writing, golf, fishing.

Connections

Married L. Sandra Reed, August 15, 1959. Children: Matthew, Rebecca, Jonathan.

father:
E. John Porter

mother:
Lucille A. (Penfound) Porter

spouse:
L. Sandra Reed

child:
Matthew Porter

child:
Rebecca Porter

child:
Jonathan Porter