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Alan Field Shugart

Alan Field Shugart, American venture capitalist, retired electronics executive. Recipient Rey Johnson award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1997, Fellow award, Computer History Museum, 2005.

Background

  • Shugart, Alan Field was born on September 27, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Physics, University Redlands, 1951.

    Career

    • Director engineering International Business Machines Corporation, San Jose, California, 1952—1969. Vice president Memorex Corporation, Sunnyvale, 1969—1972. President Shugart Associates, 1972—1978.

      Co-founder, chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, chief operating officer Seagate Technology LLC, Scotts Valley, California, 1979—1998. President, chairman, Chief Executive Officer Al Shugart International, 1998—2006.

    Works

    • Author: Ernest Goes to Washington (Well, Not Exactly): The True Story About the Dog Who Ran For Congress, 1998.

    Connections

    • Married Rita Shugart. Children: Chris, Teri, Jill, Mia, Dana.
    • spouse: Rita Shugart
    • children: Chris Shugart
    • Teri Shugart
    • Jill Shugart
    • Mia Shugart
    • Dana Shugart
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    Born September 27, 1930
    Died December 12, 2006
    (aged 76)
    Nationality
    • 1951
      University Redlands
    • 1952 - 1969
      Director, engineering International Business Machines Corporation
      San Jose, Costa Rica
    • 1969 - 1972
      vice president, Memorex Corporation
      Sunnyvale, California, United States
    • 1972 - 1978
      president, Shugart Associates
    • 1998 - 2006
      president, Al Shugart International
    • 1998 - 2006
      chairman, Al Shugart International
    • 1998 - 2006
      Chief Executive Officer, Al Shugart International
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