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computer company executive

Richard Thomas Ashcroft, American computer company executive. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Clarkson University, 1991.

Background

Ashcroft, Richard Thomas was born on November 9, 1934 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Edwin William and Ann Catherine (Bogan) Ashcroft.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Clarkson University, 1956. Postgraduate, University Rochester, 1964.

Career

Instrument engineer, E.I. du Pont, Niagara Falls, New York, 1956-1957;power engineer, E.I. du Pont, Niagara Falls, New York, 1957-1960;engineer, product manager, General Dynamics/Electronics, Rochester, New York, 1960-1961;marketing manager, General Dynamics/Electronics, Rochester, New York, 1962-1968;vice president marketing, Aydin Energy Systems, Palo Alto, California, 1968-1974;vice president international, Stanford Technology Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, 1975-1979;president, Chief Executive Officer, International Imaging Systems, Milpitas, California, since 1979. Instructor signal school United States Army Signal Corps., Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, 1957.

Membership

Active electronic division campaign committee United Way, Santa Clara County, California, 1984-1987. Captain United States Army, 1961-1962. Member American Electronics Association (board directors 1989-1992), Electronics Association California (board directors 1984-1987), Santa Clara County Family Superior vena cava syndrome Association (board directors, since 1992).

Connections

Married Beverly Rita Trimm, July 6, 1957.

father:
Edwin William Ashcroft

mother:
Ann Catherine (Bogan) Ashcroft

spouse:
Beverly Rita Trimm