Robert M. Price is President and CEO of PSV, Inc. PSV offers services in technology commercialization, corporate strategy, human resource management and general management practice. PSV provides services to small business, including board memberships and investment and financial counseling. Participation has included companies engaged in computer software, environmental and recycled products, computer data storage integration services, human resource services, specialty health food products, and specialized services to the banking industry.
Price is retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Control Data Corporation (now Ceridian Corporation). He succeeded the Company's founder, William C. Norris. Price joined Control Data in 1961 as a Mathematician Staff Specialist, became Director, International Operations in 1963, Group Vice President, Services in 1972, and President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 1980.
In addition to teaching and writing, his activities have included strategic planning for better utilization of computer and communication based education technology, implementation of Total Quality Management in both public K-12 systems and institutions of higher education, the development of for-profit education businesses, chairing business, education, government policy groups to develop strategies for improved professional development of pre-service and in-service K-12 teachers and curriculum development for graduate business education. He has served on the advisory board of Courant Institute, New York University; and currently the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology. As a member of the Education Committee of the Business Roundtable, he served as an advisor to New Mexico's State Department of Education and helped to found the New Mexico Governor's Business Executives for Education (GBEE) group.