Artifact Details

Title

Phipps, Charles oral history

Catalog Number

102702114

Type

Text

Date

2009-05-28

Contributor

Phipps, Charles, Interviewee
Remacle, Rosemary, Interviewer; Editor

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Dallas, Texas

Extent

36 p.

Description

Charles Phipps outlines his lengthy career in the semiconductor industry with stories of some of the key personalities during that period. After stints in the U.S. Army, GE, and Motorola, Charles joined Texas Instruments where he held several key marketing and strategic planning positions for almost thirty years. During that period, the company became one of the leaders in building the semiconductor industry. He discusses TI product and market initiatives; his colleague, Jack Kilby; the Mostek team's 'defection' and life as a venture capitalist after his departure from TI.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Motorola; Mostek; Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI); Adcock, Willis; Bucy, Fred; Cash, Berry; Haggerty, Pat; Kilby, Jack; Phipps, Charles; Sevin, L.J.; Shepherd, Mark; Sevin Rosen Funds; integrated circuit; MOS; semiconductors; semiconductor history; Semiconductor applications; silicon; silicon technology; transistors; Venture Capital

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X5369.2009