William P. Sommers
|William P. Sommers|
|Born||July 22, 1933
|Died||January 7, 2007
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
|Institutions||Booz Allen Hamilton
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
Sommers was born in Detroit in 1933. He held a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science in Engineering, and a Ph.D. in engineering and aeronautical engineering, all from the University of Michigan. Sommers donated a significant amount to his alma mater.
Sommers worked at Booz Allen Hamilton for 29 years. He was then executive vice president of Lameter, a health care cost containment company. From 1993 to 1998, he was the CEO of SRI International. While at SRI International, he focused on cost cutting to bring the organization back to profitability.
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