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electronics executive

David Arthur Belforte, American electronics executive. Recipient Arthur L. Schawlow award Laser Institute of America, 1995. Fellow Laser Institute American (President's award 1988, Arthur L. Schawlow Award, 1995); member American Welding Society (life), Society Manufacturing Engineers, Ukranian Academy Engineering Sciences.

Background

Belforte, David Arthur was born on October 25, 1932 in Framingham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arthur David and Jean Louise (Purcell) Belforte.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northeastern University, 1963. Master of Science, Northeastern University, 1970.

Career

Staff scientist, Raytheon Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1957-1965; vice president, Thomson General Corporation, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1965-1970; director marketing, American Optical Corporation, Southbridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1973; manager, Ferranti Elec. Inc., Sturbridge, 1973-1976; director marketing, Avco Everett Metal Working Lasers, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1976-1981; president, Belforte Associations, Sturbridge, since 1982.

Membership

Fellow Laser Institute American (President's award 1988, Arthur L. Schawlow Award, 1995). Member American Welding Society (life), Society Manufacturing Engineers, Ukranian Academy Engineering Sciences.

Connections

Married Virginia Elizabeth Crowley, August 2, 1958. 1 child, Steven, David.

father:
Arthur David Belforte

mother:
Jean Louise (Purcell) Belforte

spouse:
Virginia Elizabeth Crowley