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computing company executive

Herbert Samuel Bright, American computing company executive. Registered professional engineer, California. Recipient Certified of Recognition, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1973. Member Association Computing Machinery (secretary 1962-1964, vice president 1964-1966, record of service 1976), American Federation Information Processing Systems (board directors), American national standards institute X9E9 Working Group (permanent).

Background

Bright, Herbert Samuel was born on September 13, 1919 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Isaac and Dorothy (Rosen) Bright.

Education

Biosystems Engineering in Physics, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in Mathematics, University Michigan, 1943. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University California, 1963.

Career

Chief. laboratory instrumentation branch United States Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory, 1950-1954. Supervising scientist, computation planning section Westinghouse Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, 1954-1960. Engineering director, X-3 committee chairman Computer & Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, 1960-1961.

Director programming, research and development computer division Philco Corporation, 1961-1965. Director systems programming Informatics, Inc., 1965-1966. President, technical director Computation Planning, Inc., since 1966.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-inventor patented security system for data processing, 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Association Computing Machinery (secretary 1962-1964, vice president 1964-1966, record of service 1976), American Federation Information Processing Systems (board directors), American national standards institute X9E9 Working Group (permanent).

Connections

Married Lee Ella May, May 15, 1945. Children: Thomas J. Bright, David Richard Bright.

father:
Isaac Bright

mother:
Dorothy (Rosen) Bright

spouse:
Lee Ella May

child:
Thomas J. Bright

child:
David Richard Bright