H. Ross Perot, Jr.

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Henry Ross Perot, Jr. (born 1958) is a real estate developer and Chairman of the Board of Perot Systems. He is the only son of Henry Ross Perot.

He "was elected chairman of the board of Perot Systems Corporation in September 2004. Prior to that, he served as president and chief executive officer of Perot Systems since August 2000. Mr. Perot has been an active member of the Perot Systems Board of Directors since the company’s founding in 1988.

"In 1988, Mr. Perot founded Hillwood Development Corporation, a highly regarded real estate development and investment firm that is recognized globally for its high-quality, long-term projects. Hillwood’s largest project is Alliance, a master-planned international business center that is known as one of the world’s most technologically advanced trade complexes.

"In 1996, Mr. Perot became the majority owner of a National Basketball Association team, the Dallas Mavericks. He sold equity interest in the team in April 2000, but he and Hillwood Development Corporation are involved with the "Victory" development site in Dallas. Victory, a 70-acre complex, encompasses seven million square feet of high-density retail, residential, and office space, including the new American Airlines Center, which is the home arena for the Dallas Mavericks and the National Hockey League’s Dallas Stars.

"Soon after graduating from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Mr. Perot completed the first flight around the world in a helicopter. He joined the United States Air Force in 1983, completing pilot training in 1984. He completed more than eight years of service with the Air Force.

"Mr. Perot is Chairman of the Air Force Memorial Foundation, President of the Board of St. Mark’s School of Dallas, and a member of the Executive Committee of the International Business Leaders Forum, the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University, the Board of the East-West Institute, and the Board of Directors of the Dallas Citizens Council." [1]

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  1. Ross Perot, Jr., Perot Systems, accessed October 7, 2007.

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