Fred  M Gibbons

 


EXPERIENCE

 

 

2006-present

 

 

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Stanford University  

Palo Alto, California

Consulting Professor

Graduate School of Electrical Engineering

 

EE204/EE353/CS394 Business Management for Electrical Engineers and Computer Scientists

 

1995- 2006

Venture-Concept Palo Alto, California

Early stage seed investment

Founder

 

1995- 1999

Stanford University  

Palo Alto, California

Lecturer

Graduate School of Electrical Engineering

 

 

1981-1994

Software Publishing Corporation

San Jose, California

CEO and Founder of a start up venture in PC Software. Responsibilities encompassed establishing the vision, business formation, start-up team building, and accountability for overall results worldwide. Completed two rounds of venture capital.  Executed a successful IPO. Product lines included Harvard Graphics, the PFS Series, IBM Assistant Series, and Power-Up Catalog.

 

Computer History Museum

 

 

 

Corporate Histories Collection

 

1975-1981

Hewlett Packard Corporation

Cupertino, California.

Product manager and marketing manager of HP's 3000 mini-computer product line.

 

1970-1972

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Teaching fellow in the Graduate School of Engineering. Responsible for course design and lectures in computer systems.


EDUCATION

 

MBA
1973-1975

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Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Received Masters in Business Administration, June 1975. Second year electives in management information systems, service operations management, sales force management, manufacturing policy, operations management, cost accounting, and new ventures.  

 20th Century American Leaders Database

 

MS CICE
1971-1972

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 Ann Arbor, Michigan

Received a Masters of Science degree in Computer Information and Control Engineering. Major areas of study included; information processing systems, graphics systems, systems programming, and computer design.

Alumni Achievement Award

 

BSSE
1967-1972

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Received a Bachelor of Science degree in Science Engineering. Broad areas of study included; mechanics, thermo-dynamics electrical engineering, computer programming, and humanities.

 

PERSONAL

 

 Avocations include flying (airline transport pilot, jet type rating), scuba diving, reading, and sailing and painting

 

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Street Paintings: Oil Paintings of Found Moments

 

Laundry PC

 

 

 

Current Paintings