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Paul James Smith

manufacturing executive

Paul James Smith, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Navy, 1953-1955. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Machinery and Allied Products Institute, Mensa, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Background

Smith, Paul James was born on July 16, 1932 in Trumbull, Texas, United States. Son of Earl J. and Bessie K. (Pierce) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Texas, 1959. Postgraduate, Southern Methodist University, 1960.

Career

Manager military computer business, consumer calculator business, division general manager digital systems Texas Instruments, Dallas, 1959-1975. Director commercial electronics Martin Marietta Corporation, Orlando, Florida, 1975-1979. Vice president, general manager semiconductor digital products division Harris Corporation, Melbourne, 1979-1983.

Group vice president line printer, then executive v.p Dataproducts Corporation, Woodland Hills, California, 1983-1988. Senior vice president Data Products division Xidex/Anacomp Corporation, Santa Clara, from 1988.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1953-1955. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Machinery and Allied Products Institute, Mensa, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Connections

Married Barbara A. McConnell, August 9, 1954. Children: Marc, Cynthia.