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computer company executive

Robert French Lakin, American computer company executive.

Background

Lakin, Robert French was born on September 20, 1936 in Sibley, Iowa, United States. Son of Charles William and Oma (French) Lakin.

Education

Bachelor in Education, University Northern Iowa, 1958.

Career

Programmer, Crane Company, Chicago, 1964-1966;systems analyst, HMH Public, Chicago, 1966-1968;co-owner, Compu-Data Reporting, Chicago, 1968-1970;customer support representative, Burroughs Corporation, Chicago, 1970-1972;regional specialist, Burroughs Corporation, Chicago, 1972-1976;product manager, Burroughs Corporation, Detroit, 1977-1980;strategic planner, Burroughs Corporation, Detroit, 1980-1982;technical planner, Burroughs Corporation, La Jolla, California, 1982-1984;manager marketing, planner, Tandem Computers, Cupertino, California, 1984-1988;director of strategy, Tandem Computers, Cupertino, California, since 1988.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: theatre.

Connections

father:
Charles William Lakin

mother:
Oma (French) Lakin