Artifact Details

Title

Price, Robert oral history

Catalog Number

102657963

Type

Text

Date

2006-06-12

Contributor

Hendrie, Gardner, Interviewer
Price, Robert, Interviewee
Rosenshteyn, Yan, Cameraperson

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, Calif.

Extent

21 p.

Description

Robert Price discusses his forty year career as a pioneer in the computer industry. He reviews his family history and describes his education and early career, as well as looks at how he rose through the ranks at the Control Data Corporation (CDC), from programmer to Chairman and CEO. This interview also examines the inner workings of CDC in the during the period of their remarkable growth that allowed them to become one of the major computer companies in the world.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Price, Robert M.; Convair; Standard Oil of California; Zemlin, Richard; Control Data Corporation (CDC); Norris, Bill; Linear programming; Thorton, Jim; Information services; Schmidt, Bob; Quorum Data Systems; Service Bureau Corporation (SBC); White, Henry; Duke University

Collection Title

Oral History Collection

Lot Number

X3594.2006