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IBM Research Laboratory Zurich: the early years

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1 Author(s)
A. P. Speiser ; Sonnhalde 9, Baden, Switzerland

IBM hired the author in 1955 as the director of its newly established Zurich research laboratory in Switzerland, which at that time had no staff, no offices, and no laboratories. The author hired staff, leased offices, and later directed the construction of IBM's permanent research building in Switzerland. He left IBM in 1966, having personally recruited or approved of recruiting about 100 employees. He describes his experiences over the years while working for IBM

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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing  (Volume:20 ,  Issue: 1 )