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Catalog Number

102701968

Title

An evening with Jim Morgan, in conversation with G. Dan Hutcheson

Type

Text

Date

2008-04-30

Contributor

Hutcheson, G. Dan, Interviewer
Morgan, Jim, Interviewee
Sanguedolce, Bob, Editor

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

15 p.

Description

Jim Morgan, one of the longest tenured CEO’s in the Fortune 500, discusses his career as Chief Executive Officer of Applied Materials. Originally from the Midwest, Morgan received his engineering and MBA degrees from Cornell University. Morgan came to Silicon Valley and initially worked in a venture capital firm. In 1976, he joined Applied Materials as CEO. Morgan describes the growth of the overall semiconductor industry along with Applied Materials through the 1980’s and 1990’s. Applied Material’s growth and success in the Asian markets, especially Japan is discussed in detail. Applied Material’s later expansion into fields like production of LCD’s and solar energy panels is also described. Finally, Jim Morgan discusses his predictions for future market growth and globalization as well as his long term involvement in philanthropy including the Nature Conservancy.

Watch this event on CHM's YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bwQxFyCs8Y&list=PL3C17323C3E4F269A&index=32&feature=plpp_video

Category

Transcription

Subject

Morgan, Jim; Hutcheson, G. Dan; Applied Materials; AMT; semiconductor history; Silicon Valley; Dalmo, Victor; American Electronics Association (AEA); Venture Capital; semiconductor industry; AMD; Intel; Hot Wall Furnace; Tony, Glen; Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI); Noyce, Robert N.; Japan; Iwasaki, Tetsuo; Graham, Bob; NEC Information Systems, Inc.; Large Scale Integration (LSI); Dr. Toyota; Nature Conservancy; Solar Power

Collection Title

CHM Lecture Collection

Lot Number

X4937.2009