Artifact Details

Title

Kryder, Mark oral history

Catalog Number

102738245

Type

Text

Date

2017-04-14

Contributor

Bajorek, Chris, Interviewer
Kryder, Mark, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Boston, MA

Extent

p. 51

Format

PDF

Description

This oral history records Dr. Kryder’s contributions to the advancement of data storage technology and products. He worked in industry (IBM and Seagate) as well as in academia (Caltech, Univ. of Regensburg and CMU). At CMU, he founded and directed what became the Data Storage and Systems Center, one of the country’s largest and most effective industry-government-university collaborations. At IBM, as a research staff member he investigated the dynamics of magnetic bubble memories. At Seagate, as VP of Research and CTO he directed teams responsible for developing perpendicular magnetic recording, full disk encryption and heat assisted magnetic recording. His contributions, as an individual and leader, had a significant positive impact on the data storage industry.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Perpendicular Magnetic Recording; Disk Encryption; Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording; Longitudinal recording; magnetic bubble memory; IBM; Caltech; Data Storage and System Center

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8165.2017

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