One endowed chair, one extraordinary group of professors. What a difference 30 years makes.
"Because it feels damn good." That's what Ken Byers will say, with a wide grin, when you ask why he's so passionate about giving back to Georgia Tech. In fact, it's starting to become something of a catch phrase for the engineering CEO and philanthropist.
And he is just fine with that.
"It's not about me. It's about Georgia Tech. It's about the real joy of giving," Byers says. That's why he's been doing it for so long.
Last revised March 22, 2018