Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, University Cincinnati, 1950. Master of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, 1957.
With, International Business Machines Corporation, New York City and Yorktown Heights, New York, 1952-1992; engineering manager large scale integration, International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, 1964-1970; research staff member, International Business Machines Corporation, 1970-1992; private practice consultant, since 1992. Board of Governors Computer Society, 1970-1980, 87-88, secretary, 1972-1973, vice president, 1975-1976, 87-88, president 1977-1978. Board directors National Computer Conference, 1973-1977, chairman, 1975, conference chairman, 1978.
Board directors Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, 2000—2001. Board directors, treasurer Round Top Center for the Arts, 2003—2005. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (member technical activities board 1977-1978, 83-84, board directors 1983-1986, executive vice president 1985, vice president technical activities 1986).
Member American Federation Information Processing Societies (director 1977-1979, executive committee 1978-1979).
Married Elinore Klein, December 23, 1955. Children: Laurence Robin, Derek Randall, April Rena.