Kenneth Pontikes | Hall of Fame | SIU College of Business and Analytics

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Kenneth Pontikes

1986 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Comdisco, Inc.
Rosemont, Illinois

At the time of induction, Pontikes served as president of Comdisco, Inc., a company he formed in 1969 when the used computer market was virtually non-existent. Comdisco then became one of the world’s largest firms in its field. His $1 million endowment has made possible the Pontikes Center for Management of Information. || 1963 BS Marketing – SIU