Louis Gerstner

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Louis GerstnerName: Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

Born: March 1, 1942, in Mineola, New York, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Was chairman of the board and chief executive officer of IBM from April 1993 until 2002 when he retired as CEO in March and chairman in December.
  • Largely credited with turning around IBM's fortunes.

Significant publications

  • Teaching a Risk: A Call to Action (2004).
  • Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? (2003).