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He spent his career as a serial entrepreneur in computer software. His first company was VM Software, later named System Center, which was founded in 1981, listed on both the Nasdaq and the New York stock exchanges, and was sold in 1993. He acted a seed investor, CEO advisor, and board member of several other software companies. He served as a regular Army officer from 1964 until 1969 with service in Europe, Vietnam, and Washington, D.C. In addition to his bachelor?s degree from IUP, he earned an MBA from George Washington University. He endowed IUP?s Robert E. Cook Honors College in 1993 and has been actively involved with its nurturing since that time, with additional funding for specific projects and programs.
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    Founder VM Software, later named Systems Center to provide software utilities for IBM's VM operating system
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