This Week in Business History- Episode 26

“Grace Hopper once said quote: “People have an enormous tendency to resist change. They love to say: we’ve always don’t it this way. I try to fight that.” End quote. Job well done Grace Hopper. And your endless fight inspires and uplifts armies and armies of change agents today.”

-Scott Luton, Host, This Week in Business History


In this episode of This Week in Business History, Scott W. Luton explores the tremendous impact and legacy that Grace Hopper had on the computer science & technology world. Beyond becoming one of the world’s first computer programmers, “Amazing Grace” built the world’s first compiler and was one of the earliest pioneers in the tech democratization movement.

Scott also welcomes a special guest to the studio in this episode: Brantley “Bannie Jones” Luton

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Scott W. Luton is the founder & CEO of Supply Chain Now. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott was named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive and a 2019 “Top 15 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts to Follow” by RateLinx. He founded the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA and has served on the boards for APICS Atlanta and the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. Follow Scott Luton on Twitter at @ScottWLuton and learn more about Supply Chain Now here:


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