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Neil Gorchow

computer science executive

Neil Gorchow, American computer science executive. Recipient Letter of Appreciation from associate administrator Manned Space Flight, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1969; City of Peace award Israel Bonds, 1982; official commendation for outstanding work Sperry Univac Company, 1982.


Gorchow, Neil was born on June 23, 1925 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Joseph and Doris (Shapiro) Gorchow.


Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1948, postgraduate, 1949.


Managerial positions Sperry Univac Company, St. Paul, 1956-1960, Washington, 1960-1965, vice president systems programming, Bluebell, Pennsylvania, 1965-1970, vice president worldwide marketing support, 1970-1974, vice president product strategy and requirements, since 1974. Director Nippon Univac, Tokyo. Lecturer Univac Executive Center, Rome, Nippon Univac Executive Center, Izu, Japan.

Panelist National Security Analysts Bicentennial Conference, New York City, 1976. Speaker National Computer Conference, Anaheim, California, 1976.


  • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member National Defense Executive Reserve, since 1971. Member advisory board Graduate School Business, Temple University, 1980-1984. Member Association Computer Machinery, Association for Systems Management, Jewish War Veterans (past Commander).

Club: B'nai B'rith.


Married Roslyn Wein, October 23, 1955. Children– Julie Beth, Bruce David, Jonathan Ross, Sheryl Lynn.

Joseph Gorchow

Doris (Shapiro) Gorchow

Roslyn Wein

Julie Beth Gorchow

Bruce David Gorchow

Jonathan Ross Gorchow

Sheryl Lynn Gorchow