Artifact Details

Title

Rollins, John W., Jr., oral history

Catalog Number

102638916

Type

Text

Date

2010-05-18

Contributor

Grier, David Alan, Interviewer
Johnson, Luanne, Editor
Rollins, John W., Jr., Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Jeffries & Co. 10th Floor, 520 Madison Avenue, New York

Extent

63 p.

Format

PDF

Description

John Rollins describes his 32 years as CEO of AZTECH Software Corporation (initially named AZTECH Corporation) and how the company transitioned through six generations of technology platforms from punched cards to the Web while continuing to grow and serve its niche market of associations. He discusses the educational background that prepared him to be a successful entrepreneur, describes how the company came to focus on their market niche and describes the company culture which was so instrumental to its continuing success over such a long period.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Rollins, John W., Jr.; Association of Data Processing Service Organizations (ADAPSO); AZTECH Corporation; AZTECH*Ware (Software); Data General Corporation; Entrex; Executive Systems; Fisher, Doug; GoMembers; Group One; Kemeny, John; Kurtz, Tom; Miller, Bob; Murphy, Ed; NLT Computer Services; Spectrum Data Processing; SouthWare; Zschau, Ed

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Credit

Software Industry Special Interest Group

Lot Number

X5652.2010