Gregory Wayne Posey, Jr.
Greg Posey passed away on January 7, 2014, at the age of 40 due to complications from a pulmonary embolism. Greg was born in Detroit, Michigan, and was raised by an incredible mother and extended family. He had an amazing sense of humor, patience, faith, and genius. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science and Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering.
Although Greg encountered prejudice and politics in his school and work, he persevered. Greg was a founding member of the Black Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Society. Thousands of engineers were tutored by Greg, who had a huge following internationally for the help he provided to network engineers around the world. A true believer in the power of connection and education, his favorite phrase was, "Each one, teach one."