For over 20 years, Ray Holley has recruited A-List talent for his technology clients domestically and internationally. During the 1980’s, Ray worked for Ziff-Davis in California as a consultant to over 200 hardware and software companies developing their channel-specific market strategies for Fortune 500, Federal-State-Local Governments, Education, Medical , Retail and VAR verticals.
As Director of Marketing for two Fortune 500 PC companies, Ray was responsible for over $500,000,000 in revenues from Government, Education, Resellers, Retail, Fortune and SMB accounts. After leaving Dell in 1992, Ray became CEO of the Austin Group Int’l, one of the Top Ten Executive Search firms in Austin, TX.
After selling the company in 2004, Ray started the Ray Holley Group, LLC, a boutique search firm with a focus on serving emerging clients. Ray has been a featured speaker at industry events and was a Columnist for Computer Reseller News (CRN) for five years writing about high-tech careers.
Although Ray didn’t invent the Internet, he thinks it was a most excellent idea. He lives in Sedona, AZ with his wife and business partner, Linda and their cat, Benny.