For over 20 years, Ray Holley has recruited A-List talent for his technology clients domestically and internationally. During the 1980â€™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 Intâ€™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.