#13307 Overall Influence

Jerry S. Rawls

American businessman


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Jerry S. Rawls is an American businessman and philanthropist. He currently serves as the co-Founder and Chairman of Finisar.Biography Early life Jerry Rawls was born in Houston, Texas, and graduated from Bellaire High School in Houston in 1962. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University in 1967. While at Texas Tech, he played freshman basketball, was an officer of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, and was a member of several other student organizations. He went on to earn a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Administration from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University in 1968.

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Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University

Public research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States

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Purdue University
Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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#385 World Rank
#983589 World Rank

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