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Edward Baer Roberts

Edward Baer Roberts, American technology management educator, entrepreneur. Board governor Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston; board directors N. Country Chamber Players, Littleton, New Hampshire.

Background

  • Roberts, Edward Baer was born on November 18, 1935 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nathan and Edna (Podradchik) Roberts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1958. Master of Science in Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962.

    Career

    • Founding member system dynamics program Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1958-1984, instructor, 1959-1961, assistant professor, 1961-1965, associate professor, 1965-1970, professor, since 1970, David Sarnoff professor management of technical, since 1974, associate director research program on management of science and technical, 1963-1973, chairman technical and health management group, 1973-1988, chairman management of technical and innovation, 1988-1999, founder, chairman Massachusetts Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship Center, 1991—1994, since 1997, co-director international center research management technical, 1993-2000, director management of technical program, 1980—1987, chairman, 1987—1999, chairman management technical innovation and entrepreneurship group, 1999—2003, chair, entrepreneurship & innovation Master of Business Administration program, since 2006. Co-founder, director Medical Information Technology, Inc., Westwood, Massachusetts, since 1969. Co-founder, general partner Zero Stage Capital Group, 1981—1999.

      Co-founder, director SOHU.com, Inc., Beijing, since 1996. Board directors Puerto Rico Restaurants, LLC, Newton, Massachusetts, since 1995, Visible Measures, Inc., Boston, since 2006, DynoMedia Corp, Beijing, since 2006, Daktari Diagnostics, Boston, since 2009.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Board governor Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston. Board directors N. Country Chamber Players, Littleton, New Hampshire.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Helen Rosenthal, June 14, 1959. Children: Valerie Jo Friedman, Mitchell Jonathan, Andrea Lynne.
    • father: Nathan Roberts
    • mother: Edna (Podradchik) Roberts
    • spouse: Nancy Helen Rosenthal
    • children: Valerie Jo Friedman Roberts
    • Mitchell Jonathan Roberts
    • Andrea Lynne Roberts
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    Born November 18, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1958
      MSEE
    • 1960
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1962
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1991 - 1994
      Founding member, system dynamics program Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1997
      Founding member, system dynamics program Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 2006
      Founding member, system dynamics program Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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