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marketing professional

James Brayton Nicholson, American marketing professional. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1956. Member American Vacuum Society.

Background

Nicholson, James Brayton was born on September 13, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Douglas Ingersoll Nicholson and Elinor (Brayton) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Holy Names College, Oakland, California, 1986.

Career

Scientist Applied Research Laboratories, Sunland, California, 1960-1974. Area sales manager Tektronix, Los Gatos, 1974-1976. Vice president marketing, sales Accelerators, Austin, Texas, 1976-1977.

Assistant general manager Etec Corporation, Hayward, California, 1977-1980. Director marketing Perkin Elmer Electron beam tomography, 1980-1983. Senior executive marketing, sales UTI Instruments, Milpitas, California, 1983-1987.

President Management Recruiters, since 1987. General manager Calypte biomedical Company, Berkeley, California, 1986. Marketing consultant Quest Associates, Hayward, since 1980.

Member Engineers Architects Council.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Co-investigator (invention) soft x-ray diffraction by gratings. Principal investigator (invention) soft x-ray tube.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1956. Member American Vacuum Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, stamp and coin collecting.

Connections

Married Kay Carrole Ellis, April 27, 1952. Children: Brian James, Nancy C.

father:
Douglas Ingersoll Nicholson Brown

mother:
Elinor (Brayton) Brown

spouse:
Kay Carrole Ellis

child:
Brian James Nicholson

child:
Nancy C. Nicholson