J. William Goodhew, III

Vice President, Intelligent Systems Corporation

A 1961 Industrial Management graduate of Georgia Tech, J. William Goodhew was formerly a vice president of Management Science America (MSA, later Dun & Bradstreet Software). In 1984 he became general manager, then president and CEO of Peachtree Software. Peachtree was acquired by Intelligent Systems, reorganized and its product line repositioned, then acquired by Automatic Data Processing, Inc., the nation’s leading supplier of payroll and business services, in 1994. Goodhew remained at Peachtree Software until joining Intelligent Systems in January 1997. Named 1990 Entrepreneur of the Year and Software Executive of the Decade in  1993 by the Southeastern Software Association, Goodhew is a past president of that organization. He was inducted into the Georgia Technology Hall of Fame in October 1995.

Goodhew is also past chairman of the board of directors of the Software Publishers Association and of the southeast council of the American Electronics Association. He has been a board member of the Athletic Association’s Alexander-Tharpe Fund, the College of Management’s advisory board, and is presently chairman of Tech’s Alumni Association and a trustee of the Georgia Tech Foundation. He is a trustee of Agnes Scott College and chair of her Construction and Facilities committee. He is a board member of several companies, a past senior warden of the vestry of St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, a trustee of St. Martin’s Endowment Fund and St. Martin’s School, and is a member of the Atlanta Rotary Club.