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Guide to the George Glaser collection
X2717.2004  
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Description
The George Glaser collection is made up of subject files related to BEA Systems, voice recognition technologies, Y2K, the semiconductor industry, technology industry lawsuits, and various other topics. It contains articles, periodicals and reprints, product literature, catalogs, price lists, technology and industry forecasts, newsletters, court briefings, technical reports, and correspondence ranging in date from 1962 to 2002.
Background
George Glaser was an information technology consultant and a leader in the IT profession. Glaser was born on September 26, 1931 in Wheeling, West Virginia. He earned a B.S. in electrical engineering from University of Notre Dame in 1952 and worked for the U.S. Navy, Sandia Corporation, and Ampex. He joined McKinsey and Company in San Francisco as a consultant in 1961 and became a principal in 1967, specializing in data processing management and economic modeling. In 1973 Glaser became an independent consultant as managing partner for Centigram Enterprises in Silicon Valley. In 1977 he became president of its successor Centigram Corporation, a voice recognition and technology company. In 1981 he incorporated his consulting practice as George Glaser, Inc., and continued to work as a consultant until his retirement in 2004.
Extent
3.75 Linear feet, 3 record cartons
Restrictions
The Computer History Museum (CHM) can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Requests for copying and permission to publish, quote, or reproduce any portion of the Computer History Museum's collection must be obtained jointly from both the copyright holder (if applicable) and the Computer History Museum.
Availability
The collection is open for research.