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Robert Stewart Whyte

Robert Stewart Whyte, American venture capitalist. Packmaster Greenwich Council Boy Scouts American, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, 1973—1974.

Background

  • Whyte, Robert Stewart was born on May 13, 1937 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of Stewart Loraine Whyte and Marjorie June (Cornell) Stromberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1965.

    Career

    • With International Business Machines Corporation, San Francisco, Armonk, New York, 1965—1969. Associate Payson & Trask, New York City, 1970—1973. Vice president General Electric Venture Capital, 1973—1974.

      Manager acquisition financing General Electric Credit Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1975—1978. Vice president Victorio Company, Phoenix, 1978—1980, AMEV Capital Corporation, New York City, since 1981. Director, treasurer New York Venture Capital Forum, since 1981.

      Board directors Chromium Industries, Southland Communications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Packmaster Greenwich Council Boy Scouts American, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, 1973—1974.

    Connections

    • Married Christine Mary Howett, April 28, 1962. Children: Stephen, Matthew.
    • father: Stewart Loraine Whyte Stromberg
    • mother: Marjorie June (Cornell) Stromberg
    • spouse: Christine Mary Howett
    • children: Stephen Whyte
    • Matthew Whyte
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    • 1960
      University California
    • 1965
      Harvard University
    • 1965 - 1969
      With International Business Machines Corporation
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      associate, Payson & Trask
    • 1973 - 1974
      vice president, General Electric Venture Capital
    • 1975 - 1978
      manager, acquisition financing General Electric Credit Corporation
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      vice president, Victorio Company
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1981
      vice president, Victorio Company
    • 1981
      director, New York Venture Capital Forum
    • 1981
      treasurer, New York Venture Capital Forum
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