• Sep 27, 1930
    (b.) -
    Dec 15, 2006
    (d.)

Bio/Description

Al Shugart started at IBM in 1951 and in 18 years made many key contributions to disk drive development and introductions. Joined Memorex 1n 1969 as VP of product development, then in 1972 started Shugart Associates, leaving in 1974. In 1979 he co-founded Shugart Technology, which later became Seagate Technology, and shipped the first 5.25" disk drive.
  • Date of Birth:

    Sep 27, 1930
  • Date of Death:

    Dec 15, 2006
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Noted For:

    Managing programs and companies in the disk drive industry
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