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About Perry

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS

PERRY BUSBY

INSIGHT AND PROMISE

AFTER 35 YEARS

Began his career as a programmer and IT consultant while working with notable companies such as IBM, NASA, Enron, and the Federal Reserve Bank; as well as several local and state government agencies, and a host of political campaigns.

The joy experienced at the discovery of a new goal is one of the most profound feelings any human can imagine. It creates a longing so powerful that it literally drives us headlong in pursuit, along with a terrain filled with steep hills, deep pits, skeptical directions, and a cast of characters.

After thirty-five years of writing computer code, he now turns his keyboard and attention to writing stories about a career that has been just as adventuresome as it’s been nerdy

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THE GENESIS OF IT ALL

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LESSONS LEARNED

The lessons learned in such pursuits becomes wisdom and encouragement; the telling of the journey becomes our heritage and legacy. So, says technology consultant and author, Perry Busby when summing up a thirty-five- year career that began when a friend’s father bought his son a computer and then gave it to Perry when he realized Perry developed a proficiency for programming.

PERRY’S TIME AT PRAIRIE VIEW
While pursuing a Computer Science degree at Prairie View A&M University (Texas)

Perry started his first business, Pyramid Programmers, where he developed educational software for elementary classrooms. The business prospered for two solid years but dissolved after Perry graduated and was hired as a programmer for a Fortune 100 technology company. After working for two major tech companies; NASA (contractor) and with an energy and petroleum the software company.

INTELLECT TECHNOLOGY (IT)
Established in 1979
A technical service consulting firm, IT had an extensive client list, inclusive of the Federal Reserve Bank [Dallas] and the Houston Technology Center, among a host of federal, state and city political campaigns. Intellect Technology flourished in spite of the technology bubble burst in the early 2000’s. Perry’s passion to see other young minority children gain an interest in technology led him in dedicating time and service to a host of revolutionary programs; including serving as program director for Houston’s
FUTURE OF THE BUZZ FRANCHISE
Nothing Can Stop Us!

Perry’s passion in seeing young minority children gain interest in technology led him to spear a host of revolutionary programs; including serving as program director for Houston’s 5th Ward/HP i-community, a 3-year, $3M philanthropic program sponsored by Hewlett-Packard.  Perry also served on the board of Houston’s IT Empowerment Consortium (HITEC), a think-tank for non-profit organizations. HITEC focus addressed urban communities’ technology issues and forming the Association of Minority IT Professionals (AMITP), a bridge between minority IT professionals, small businesses and corporate decision-makers.

CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS
Community Technology Champion - Inductee (2004)
Perry turned his attention to writing stories about his adventurous and nerdy career. In his debut novel, The Hacks of Life shares a young man attempts to step out of underneath the shadow of his father and his successful private detective business, only to find out that the firm is introducing the first Internet browser while attempting to cover up nefarious hiring practices. Unbeknown to him, hiring Perry into the firm is part of their deceptive plan.
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OTHER WORKS BY PERRY BUSBY

It’s Time for Good People to Do Right Appears in,

HOWL, 2016

Anthology; Poems, Rants, and Essays on the Election (Prism Light Press, 2017).

A native Texan, Perry and Nancy Busby resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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