Artifact Details

Title

Marek, Jiri oral history

Catalog Number

102738452

Type

Moving image

Date

2017-08-29

Participants

Marek, Jiri, Interviewee
Steinbach, Gunter, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Duration

01:13:56

Format

MOV

Description

Dr. Jiri Marek was born in the former Czechoslovakia but moved to Germany as a child when his family fled there after the Prague Spring. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Stuttgart and Stanford, and holds a Ph.D. from U. Stuttgart and the Stuttgart Max-Planck Institute. After working in San Jose, California as a postdoc at IBM and an R&D engineer at Hewlett-Packard he joined the Robert Bosch GmbH in Reutlingen, Germany in 1987. There he started and managed the company's MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) activities and grew them into a multi-billion dolar business. He is now the senior vice president of Bosch's North American R&D Center with locations in Palo Alto, Pittsburgh, and Boston.

Category

Oral history

Collection Title

CHM Oral History Collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8313.2018
 

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