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Document Details


Title: Lawrence J. Schoenberg
Local code: OH 343
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: In this oral history Lawrence J. Schoenberg describes his personal and educational his-tory and his subsequent career in the U.S. software industry. Following service in the U.S. Signal Corps, he held various positions with IBM, Litton Industries, CSC and Automation Sciences. With others he formed a software enterprise AGS Computers Inc. in 1967, serving as CEO until 1991. In 1988 AGS Computers was partitioned into two segments—software products and microcomputers—which were later sold to NYNEX and Merisel, respectively. Toward the end of the interview, Mr. Schoenberg describes his role in ADAPSO and its successor ITAA, of which he served as Chairman of the Board in 1982, and at various times president of the Software Products, Professional Services, and Systems Integration Divisions. He was very active in working with the Financial Ac-counting Standards Board (FASB) and the American Institute of Certified Public Ac-countants (AICPA) on behalf of ADAPSO. This oral history was sponsored by the Soft-ware History Center in conjunction with the Center's ADAPSO reunion (3 May 2002).
Extent: 29 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=309
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schoenberg, Lawrence J.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer; Entrepreneur; Military personnel
Document location: Washington, D.C.
Document date: 03-May-2002
Interviewer: Campbell-Kelly, Martin
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024040-25587