Ronald L. Skates

Ronald L. Skates is a private investor. He was the president and chief executive officer of Data General Corporation, a computer manufacturer and software development company until it was acquired. Prior to his tenure at Data General he was a partner in the international accounting firm of Price Waterhouse & Co.  Ron is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Skates currently serves as a director of Raytheon Company and State Street Corporation. In prior years, he served as a director for a number of public companies. Ron is also an emeritus trustee of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a trustee of The Massachusetts Physicians Organization and a member of Partners HealthCare Systems, Inc.’s oversight committees.

Ron holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College (cum laude) and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.