Alfred P. Sloan
#1304 Overall Influence

Alfred P. Sloan

American businessman

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Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr. was an American business executive in the automotive industry. He was a long-time president, chairman and CEO of General Motors Corporation. Sloan, first as a senior executive and later as the head of the organization, helped GM grow from the 1920s through the 1950s, decades when concepts such as the annual model change, brand architecture, industrial engineering, automotive design , and planned obsolescence transformed the industry, and when the industry changed lifestyles and the built environment in America and throughout the world.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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New York University Tandon School of Engineering
New York University Tandon School of Engineering

School of New York University

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#18 World Rank #16 USA Rank
Business