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Eugene Whitmal Courtney, American computer company executive.


Courtney, Eugene Whitmal was born on January 3, 1936 in East St. Louis, Illinois, United States. Son of Eugene and Goldie Genell (Mitchell) Courtney.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Princeton University with honors, 1957.


Executive vice president, general manager, director, Digital Science Corporation, San Diego, 1970-1975;president, chief Executive officer, Digital Science Corporation, San Diego, 1975-1979;director, Digital Science/Europe, 1975-1979;vice president corporation development, Topaz, Inc., San Diego, 1979;vice president corporation development, National Computer Systems, Minneapolis, 1980-1981;vice president, general manager scanning division, National Computer Systems, Minneapolis, 1981-1983;group vice president, National Computer Systems, Minneapolis, 1983-1988;executive vice president, chief operating officer, director, HEI Inc., Victoria, Minnesota, 1988-1990;president, Chief Executive Officer, HEI Inc., Victoria, Minnesota, 1990-1999;director, since 1989;principal and director, Triangle Tool and affiliates, since 1988. Board directors DRS Data and Research Superior vena cava syndrome plc, Milton Keynes, England, SFT Solutions From Technology, Minneapolis, Datakey, Inc., Minneapolis. Member Minnesota Software Technology Committee, 1985-1986.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Trustee, vice president engineering San Diego Hall of Science, 1974-1979. Member State of California governor's task force on education and industry, 1977-1978. Member Rancho Santa Fe (California) Park and Recreation Board, 1978.

Member technical advisory board Minnesota Department Corrections, Shakopee, 1985-1986. American Electronics Association (national board directors, chairman San Diego council 1976-1979, chairman Minnesota council 1993-1996), Princeton Club (New York City).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: print collecting.


Married Barbara Ann Beckwith, August 1, 1959. Children: Kevin Eugene, Kyle Patrick.

Eugene Courtney

Goldie Genell (Mitchell) Courtney

Barbara Ann Beckwith

Kevin Eugene Courtney

Kyle Patrick Courtney