IMS: Pioneers of Technology, TechNation

Pioneers of Technology

Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Edson de Castro, Founder & Former CEO of Data General Corporation and frequently called the "father of the minicomputer." A recipient of the Harvard Business School Alumni Award, he was a key player in the evolution of computer technology. Moira discusses with him how he came to start out on his own and the advice he has for prospective entrepeneurs.

Moira also speaks with Al Shugart, Founder and President of Seagate Technology, the world's leading manufacturer of disk drives. With 30 years in the data storage technology business, Al discusses his new vision for his company as well as some of his experiences managing 40,000 employees. Also joining the interview is Steve Luczo, Senior Vice President for Corporate Development. Steve discusses their strategy for acquiring technology companies.

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