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Computer executive

William W. Bottorff, American computer executive. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association for Computing Machinery, Central Texas PC Users Group (president 1986).

Background

Bottorff, William W. was born on December 3, 1940 in Coldwater, Kansas, United States. Son of Bernard Ward and Nellie Lenore (Lemmon) Bottorff.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Kansas State University, 1963. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 1972.

Career

Student engineer Public Service Company Colorado, Denver, 1959-1961. Graduate student engineer Naval Ordinance Laboratory, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1963-1965. Instructor electrical engineering Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1964-1966.

Systems engineer federal systems division International Business Machines Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama, 1966. Research assistant University Arizona, Tucson, 1966-1967, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1967-1969. Systems engineer, product manager Recognition Equipment, 1969-1976.

Product manager personal computers Texas Instruments, 1976-1978. President Austin (Texas) Business Computers, since 1979.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association for Computing Machinery, Central Texas PC Users Group (president 1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Building and restoring automobiles, making compact disks, writing.

Connections

Married Christine Marie Poole, August 22, 1964 (divorced February 1975). 1 child, Brittony Lee. Married Barbara Whitman, August 29, 1977.

father:
Bernard Ward Bottorff

mother:
Nellie Lenore (Lemmon) Bottorff

spouses:
Christine Marie Poole

Barbara Whitman

child:
Brittony Lee Bottorff