Artifact Details

Title

Castrucci, Paul oral history

Catalog Number

102658333

Type

Text

Date

2008-07-18

Contributor

Castrucci, Paul, Interviewee
Laws, David, Interviewer; Editor

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

35 p.

Description

Paul Castrucci talks about his more than 30-year career with IBM from his design of transistors for driving core memories and his participation the development of the company's first semiconductor memory devices in 1965 to his role as plant manager of the Burlington, Vermont memory fabrication facility. He describes his recruitment by Charlie Sporck as chief operating officer of the SEMATECH semiconductor research consortium and his views on the qualities that make effective industry leaders.

Category

Transcription

Subject

IBM; Bloch, Eric; Kuehler, Jack; Augusta, Ben; SEMATECH; Memory; semiconductor history; Semiconductors--Design and construction; Noyce, Robert; Castrucci, Paul; Burlington, VT; MOS

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X5179.2009