Burton Grad has a Bachelor of Management Engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. At General Electric he programmed the first business applications for the Univac I and developed Decision Tables. At IBM he participated in IBM’s unbundling project, managed the development of over 150 systems and application programs, and represented IBM at ADAPSO/ITAA. From 1978 to 2007 he was a business consultant to over 200 software products/services companies. He is the principal author of Management Systems published by Holt, Rinehart & Winston in 1968. From 2000 to 2016 he co-chaired the Software History Center, now the Software Industry SIG (Computer History Museum) with Luanne Johnson. As part of their collection, preservation and communication activities SI SIG conducted a dozen pioneer workshops, organized over 100 oral histories and produced six special issues of the Annals of the History of Computing. In addition, SI SIG under Doug Jerger’s leadership was instrumental in obtaining numerous collections of software history materials which were donated to the Charles Babbage Institute and to the Computer History Museum.