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Company executive

Ambros Paul Speiser was Swiss electrical & electronic manufacturing company executive. Served to 1st lieutenant Swiss Armed Forces, 1942-1977. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member International Federation Information Processing (president 1965-1968, Silver Core 1974), Zurich Physical Society (honorary), Swiss Academy Engineering Sciences (president 1987-1993).

Background

Speiser, Ambros Paul was born on November 13, 1922 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Ernst and Ruth (Haegler) Speiser.

Education

Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1951.

Career

Assistant Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1950-1955. Director International Business Machines Corporation Research Laboratory, 1955-1953. Director corporation research Brown, Boveri & Company Ltd., Baden, Switzerland, 1966-1987.

Science advisor to executive board Asea Brown Boveri Corporation, since 1988. Retired, 1988

Member council Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Bern, 1970-1992. Chairman Research Committee of Vorort, Zurich, 1982-1989.

Member council Swiss Science Foundation, since 1983. Member advisory committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1983-1986.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant Swiss Armed Forces, 1942-1977. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member International Federation Information Processing (president 1965-1968, Silver Core 1974), Zurich Physical Society (honorary), Swiss Academy Engineering Sciences (president 1987-1993).

Connections

Married Margrit Schenk, September 23, 1950. Children: Matthias, Christian, Daniel, Verena.

father:
Ernst Speiser

mother:
Ruth (Haegler) Speiser

spouse:
Margrit Schenk

child:
Matthias Speiser

child:
Christian Speiser

child:
Daniel Speiser

child:
Verena Speiser