Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.

Alfred P. Sloan was the mastermind behind the rise of General Motors during the 20th century. Sloan was born in 1875 in New Haven, CT. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and graduated in 1895. After graduation, Sloan began what he later described as “the most discouraging period of his life” while he was searching for employment.  After much effort, he obtained a position as a draftsman at the Hyatt Roller Bearing Company. He became … Continue reading Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.