Artifact Details

Title

Schmidt, Dave oral history

Catalog Number

102657990

Type

Text

Date

2004-06-11

Contributor

Hardy, Ann, Interviewer
Johnson, Luanne, Interviewer
Schmidt, Dave, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Cameron Park, California

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-419d14f47e6a6 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

20 p.

Description

Dave Schmidt describes his career with GE and the founding of Tymshare in partnership with Tom O'Rourke. He talks about developing the time-sharing operating system on the SDS computer at UC Berkeley and the acquisition of Dial Data, the first of Tymshare's acquisition which established its growth by acquisition strategy.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Schmidt, Dave; Sanden, Lynn; Hardy, Ann; Tymshare, Inc.; O'Rourke, Tom; United Data Centers; Western Twenty Nine; McDonnell Douglas Automation; Executive Order 11246; EEO1; Graphics Control; Software business history

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X3802.2007