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Electronics company executive

Steven David Dorfman, American electronics company executive. State Senate scholar, Florida, 1955-1956; recipient Distinguished Public Service medal National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1980. Member National Education Association, National Research Council.

Background

Dorfman, Steven David was born on September 26, 1935 in Brooklyn. Son of Murray Dorfman and Eleanor Judith (Blitzer) Pisani.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Florida, 1957. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Southern California, 1959.

Career

With, Hughes Companies, since 1957;manager advisory programs, Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California, 1967-1972;manager Pioneer Venus, Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California, 1972-1978;associate manager National Aeronautics and Space Administration Systems Division, Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California, 1978-1982;manager National Aeronautics and Space Administration Systems Division, Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California, 1983;president, chief Executive officer, Hughes Communications Inc. subsidiary Hughes Aircraft Company, Los Angeles, 1983-1986;corporation vice president, president space and communications group, member policy board, Hughes Aircraft Company, Los Angeles, 1986-1992;president, Chief Executive Officer, Hughes Space & Comm. Company, Los Angeles, 1992-1993;president telecommunications and space, senior vice president, member office of chairman, General Motors Hughes electronics corporation, Los Angeles, since 1993. Chairman commercial space transportation advising committee (COMSTAC) Washington Department Transportation, since 1987.

Member space systems technical advising committee National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, since 1982. Member United States Information Agency television/Telecom Advisory Council, Washington, 1985-1990. Member National Research Council Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member National Education Association, National Research Council.

Connections

Married Georgina Breckenridge (divorced): 1 child, Jennifer. Married Beverly Joan Pain, December 28, 1965. Children: Lorraine, Gene, Lynn.

father:
Murray Dorfman Pisani

mother:
Eleanor Judith (Blitzer) Pisani

spouses:
Georgina Breckenridge

Beverly Joan Pain

children:
Jennifer Dorfman

Lorraine Dorfman

Gene Dorfman

Lynn Dorfman