Artifact Details

Title

Wilson, Bob (Robert) oral history

Catalog Number

102657923

Type

Text

Date

2005-08-08

Contributor

Porter, James, Interviewer
Rosenshteyn, Yan, Cameraperson
WIlson, Robert, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Identifying Numbers

Other number OHP 181

Extent

23 p.

Description

Bob Wilson’s background includes senior positions at General Electric, Rockwell and Collins Radio before he became CEO of Memorex in 1974, succeeding Larry Spitters, the co-founder. As Memorex CEO, Wilson supervised several difficult product transitions, many management reorganizations, and retired in 1980, a year before Memorex was acquired by Burroughs in 1981.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Wilson, Robert; Memorex CEO; Storage history

Collection Title

Oral History Collection

Lot Number

X3243.2006