TITLE

Learson at IBM's Helm

PUB. DATE
July 1971
SOURCE
Time;7/12/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the career development of T. Vincent Learson, former President of International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. It informs that after graduating from the Harvard University in 1935, he worked as salesman for IBM. It is stated that Learson chose IBM because he believed that its machines were electrical rather than mechanical.
ACCESSION #
53807083

 

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