Herman Cain, born 13 December 1945 an American newspaper columnist, businessman, politician and radio talk show host from Georgia. Cain was born and raised in Georgia. He received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Morehouse College in 1967 and a master's degree in computer science from Purdue University.
Cain worked as a mathematician for the Department of the Navy, a business analyst for Coca-Cola Company and the Pillsbury Company, where he was vice president of corporate systems and services within three years.
Cain ran for the U.S. Senate in Georgia, which pursues the seat that came open with the retirement of Democrat Zell Miller. Cain said he prayerfully considering a run for president in 2012 on the Republican ticket.