Artifact Details

Title

Sasaki, Hajime oral history

Catalog Number

102740055

Type

Text

Date

2014-12-12

Contributor

Dennis, Eric, Videographer
Myers, Stanley T., Interviewer
Sasaki, Hajime, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Tokyo, Japan

Extent

9 p.

Format

PDF

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

[This oral history is one of seven recorded in December 2014 with former leaders in the Japanese semiconductor industry. ]

Sasaki-san was born in 1936 and earned a masters degree in electrical engineering from Tokyo University in 1961 whereupon he joined NEC to start a long and successful career in the semiconductor industry. Throughout his career, he held many senior management positions including Chairman of the Board from 1999-2009. He has been honored with more than a dozen awards from several different countries. Sasaki-san’s influence was also felt in easing tensions between the US and Japan during their semiconductor trade dispute in the 1980’s.

Category

Transcription

Subject

semiconductor history; NEC; World Semiconductor Council; WSC; Deming

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Series Title

Japanese semiconductor pioneers

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X7373.2015