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Electronics company executive

Robert Burchall Phinizy, American electronics company executive. Member Port Ludlow Yacht Club (commodore 1998).


Phinizy, Robert Burchall was born on June 30, 1926 in Ben Hill, Georgia, United States.


Bachelor of Science, University Arizona, 1951. Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1955. Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962.


President LB Products, Santa Monica, California, 1954—1958, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Magnetics Western, South Gate, 1958—1969, American Electronics, Fullerton, 1969-1971. General manager electronics division Eaton Company, Anaheim, 1971—1972. President, Chief Executive Officer Genisco Technology Corporation, Compton, 1972-1983.

Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer Genisco Computers Corporation, Costa Mesa, 1976—1983. Board directors, secretary Logisticsware, Inc., Seattle, 1997—2008. Owner, president Phinizy Management Services, 1990—2008.

Board directors Microsemi Corporation, 1992-2003, Santa Ana, California, 1990-1903, Logisticsware, Inc., since 1997. Board directors, secretary Biosonics Inc., Seattle, 1989-2008. Founder, board member Ultimate Sonic Assessment Systems.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to technical journals. Patentee in field.


Served to captain United States Navy, 1943-1947, United States Naval Reserve, 1947-1980. Fellow College Engrs.L.A. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Communication and Computers Industrial Association, Electronics Association California (treasurer 1986), American Electronics Association (chairman small business committee Orange County, California 1989-1990), Port Ludlow Yacht.


Children: Robert B., William, David.

David Phinizy

William Phinizy

Robert B. Phinizy