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Edward Baer Roberts

entrepreneur , Technology management educator

Edward Baer Roberts, American Technology management educator. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute Management Science, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, TauKappa Alpha.

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, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959-1961;assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961-1965;associate professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965-1970;professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1970;David Sarnoff professor management of technical, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1974;associate director research program on management of science and technical, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963-1973;chairman technical and health management group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973-1988;chairman management of technical and innovation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1988;chairman center for entrepreneurship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992-1994, 97-;co-director international center research management technical, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1993;director management of technical program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980-1989;co-chairman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1989. Co-founder, director Medical Information Technology, Inc., Westwood, Massachusetts, since 1969. Co-founder, general partner Zero State Capital Group, since 1981.

Board directors Advanced Magnetics, Inc., Cambridge, Selfcare, Inc., Waltham, Pegasystems, Inc., Cambridge, High Point Sys., Inc., Cambridge, Internet Technologies China, Inc., Cambridge, Puerto Rico Restaurants, Andover, Massachusetts, In Touch Systems, Inc., Cambridge, Star Nex Inc., Wrentham, Massachusetts.

Works

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute Management Science, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, TauKappa Alpha.

Connections

Son of Nathan (deceased) and Edna (Podradchik) R. 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