• Jan 1, 1938
    (b.) - ?

Bio/Description

He began his business career in 1963 at Bell Helicopter. In 1966, he joined Electronic Data Systems, Inc. as a systems engineer trainee, ultimately becoming President and Vice Chairman and managing 45,000 employees. In 1984, Morton played a significant role in the sale of EDS to General Motors for $2.5 billion, becoming the top technology officer at General Motors. Two years after the sale to General Motors, after growing EDS revenue four-fold, Morton retired. From 1971 through 1974, during his tenure at EDS and at the age of 33, Morton was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of duPont Glore Forgan, a Wall Street brokerage firm. From 1986 through 1992, Morton pursued private investment opportunities with Richard Rainwater. In 1992, at the request of Ross Perot, Morton re–joined the corporate world as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER), retiring again in 1998. Currently, Morton is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of 2M Companies, Inc. Morton formed 2M in 1985 as a family office. Since that time, Morton has been actively engaged in investment activities through 2M and its affiliates. Morton’s investment interests are diverse and have included financing, developing and managing real estate transactions, equity and debt financing for early–stage technology companies, restaurants and retail operations, and trading public equities.
  • Date of Birth:

    Jan 1, 1938
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Noted For:

    Retired, Founding Chief Executive of EDS
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