Roy Clay: The Entrepreneur Who Transformed an Industry

Command Line Heroes

Episode | Podcast

Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 05:30:00 +0000

<p><a href="" target="_blank">Roy Clay</a> had to chase after opportunities. But landing a promising position wasn’t the finish line. Roy Clay pushed those opportunities beyond their mandate, transforming an industry in the process.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Kathy Cotton </a>recounts how few opportunities Roy Clay had growing up—but how, later, talk of his genius helped him get his break in the tech industry. <a href="" target="_blank">Chuck House</a> describes how Clay’s qualifications and experience were just what Hewlett and Packard were looking for. <a href="" target="_blank">Bill Davidow</a> explains how Clay made his mark at HP building a department, and shaping the strategy for a revolutionary 16-bit minicomputer. And in Clay, <a href=";ab_channel=BlackEnterprise" target="_blank">Ken Coleman</a> found a role model and mentor. He followed in Clay’s footsteps, and helped expand a legacy of inclusion.</p><p>Chuck House interviewed Roy Clay <a href="" target="_blank">for his blog.</a></p><p>Kathy Cotton featured Roy Clay in her documentary <a href="" target="_blank">"A Place at the Table." </a></p><p>Here is <a href=";t=2495s" target="_blank">the full interview of Roy Clay</a> with Dr. Barbara Canon and Rev. McKnight.</p><p>If you want to read up on some of our research on Roy Clay, you can check out all our bonus material over at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. </p><p>Follow along with <a href="" target="_blank">the episode transcript</a>. </p>