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With over 35 years of experience in the technology industry, he received his B.S. degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Louvain, Belgium and his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He was employed by Hewlett-Packard Company from 1967 to 1986, where he served in a variety of technical and management positions, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of the Personal Computer Group. From October 1986 to December 1988, he served as President of Convergent Technologies, LLC He was with Unisys Corporation from December 1988 to February 1991, where he served in various senior management capacities, most recently as an Executive Vice President. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Read-Rite Corporation, a supplier of magnetic recording heads for data storage drives, and served as Chairman of the Board from March 1991 to June 2003. He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Scion Photonics, Inc. He has been a Director of Tyco Thermal Controls (formerly Raychem Corporation) since 1994. He serves as a Director of Informix Corporation. He has been Corporate Director of Solectron Corp. since January 7, 2004. He served as Independent Director of Tektronix Inc. from August 2003 to November 21, 2007 and served as its Lead Director. He served as a Director of PeopleSoft Inc. since 1992 and Read-Rite Corporation from March 1991 to June 2000.
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    Served as Vice President and General Manager of the Personal Computer Group at Hewlett Packard
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