Born: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Education: Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., bachelor of science in electrical engineering; Columbia University, MBA, finance and general management
Who has had the biggest influence on your life?
My parents instilled a set of values when I was growing up around hard work, ethics and integrity. I try to live by that every day.
What are your favorite movies?
‘The Godfather,’ ‘The French Connection’ and ‘Apocalypse Now’