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Dr. Jack E. Shemer

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Trustee

IT History Society
One Blackfield Drive Suite 331
Tiburon, California 94920
United States

Company Description: The growing rooster of the IT History Society, now standing at 500 members, includes Caltech, Agilent, ACM History Committee, Applied Materials, Computer...   more
Background

Employment History

  • President
    Shemer Foundation
  • Chairman
    INCEP Technologies Inc
  • Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
    INCEP Technologies Inc
  • Vice President of Systems Engineering
    Citicorp's Transactions Technology Inc.
  • Chief Technical Editor
    Computer magazine

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.S. , electrical engineering
    Arizona State University
  • B.A. , mathematics and physics
    Occidental College
  • Ph.D. , electrical engineering
    Southern Methodist University
9 Total References
Web References
IT History Society - Board Members
ithistory.org, 9 April 2014 [cached]
Jack E. Shemer - Teradata Corp. (founder)
Computer Industry Pioneers Jack E. Shemer, Arthur J. Collmeyer and Robert V. Adams elected to INCEP Technologies Board of Directors – Jim Kaskade
jameskaskade.com [cached]
Computer industry pioneers Jack E. Shemer, Arthur J. Collmeyer, and Robert V. Adams have been elected to the board of directors for INCEP Technologies, a new venture-backed company focused on addressing significant issues associated with high-performance semiconductor devices.
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Jack E. Shemer
Jack E. Shemer, co-founder of INCEP Technologies, was elected the company's Chairman of the Board. Dr. Shemer founded Teradata Corporation, a relational database computer company. During his time with Teradata he served as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Vice-Chairman when Teradata was acquired by AT&T and later merged into NCR Corporation. Previously, Dr. Shemer was Vice-President of Systems Engineering for Citicorp's Transactions Technology Inc., co-founded Xerox's Advanced Development Laboratory (of the Palo Alto Research Center), and was section manager at Scientific Data Systems. Dr. Shemer currently serves as a trustee for the Charles Babbage Foundation, which is dedicated to capturing and preserving the history of information processing, and is President of the Shemer Foundation, a private, non-profit charitable entity.
INCEP Technologies - Management Team Bio
www.incep.com, 20 Oct 2006 [cached]
Jack E. Shemer, ChairmanINCEP Technologies - Management Team Bio
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Jack E. ShemerChairman
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Jack E. ShemerJack E. Shemer is a co-founder of INCEP and serves as Chairman of the Board.He is a recognized pioneer in the computer industry with experience spanning product development, research, management and executive leadership positions.He also serves as a trustee for the Charles Babbage Foundation which is dedicated to capturing and preserving the history of information processing, and he is president of the Shemer Foundation, a private non-profit charitable entity.
Dr. Shemer was a founder of Teradata Corporation, the relational data base computer company which pioneered client-server systems and fault tolerant parallel processing with multiple microprocessors optimized for relational database management.He was Teradata Corporation's Chief Executive Officer from its founding in 1979 until 1987, and he served as Chairman until 1989.He was Vice-Chairman from 1989 to 1992, when Teradata was acquired by AT&T and merged into its NCR operation.He guided and drove Teradata through its formative phases to become a leading growth company with annual revenues exceeding $200 million in 1989, only four years after product introduction.This involved raising over $65 million from private placement sources, and leading efforts to take Teradata public in 1987.He was also vital to the creation of a joint development effort with NCR which subsequently resulted in AT&T's acquisition of Teradata for over $525 million in AT&T stock.
From 1976 to 1979, Dr. Shemer was Vice-President of Systems Engineering for Citicorp's Transaction Technology, Inc., which designed and implemented the first electronic banking system for consumer applications (e.g. credit authorization terminals, Automatic Teller Machines, and other on-line banking applications).In 1972, he was co-founder of Xerox's Advanced Development Laboratory (of the Palo Alto Research Center).His group built prototypes of the first personal computer and office information systems which applied full page electronic displays to emulate paper copy and combine text with raster scanned graphic images.From 1968 to 1972, as Section Manager at Scientific Data Systems (acquired by Xerox in 1969), he engineered the Sigma mainframe computer family and time-sharing systems.He began his career in the computer industry in 1960 with General Electric Company, where he was a key contributor to the development of the GE 400/600 computer families and the GE/Dartmouth Timesharing System (the first commercial interactive system).This system introduced the popular language known as "Basic" for novice, on-line computer users.
In 1987, Dr. Shemer was awarded the "Arthur Young/VENTURE Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year" award, and in 1986, he received for Teradata the "Product of the Year Award" from the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and Fortune magazine at the National Computer Conference.Dr. Shemer served as Chief Technical Editor of Computer magazine and upon the SPECTRUM magazine Editorial Board for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).He also spent four years on the IEEE Computer Society's Governing Board.In 1976, he received the Computer Society's highest recognition, the "Special Award", for his contributions to IEEE publications and the computer industry.He holds six patents and has led others to produce significant patents in diverse endeavors.
Dr. Shemer was granted his Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University in electrical engineering, his M.S. from Arizona State University in electrical engineering, and a B.A. in mathematics and physics from Occidental College.He has authored numerous papers, and has spoken at many technical, university, and investor conferences.He is a member of Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Mu Epsilon and listed in Who's Who and American Men and Women of Science.
Todays News
www.prnewswire.com, 25 Oct 2000 [cached]
Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP - Attorneys
smithcurrie.wld.com, 24 April 2006 [cached]
Mr. John "Jack" P. Wilson, Bond Claims Manager, Gulf Insurance Group, a member of Citicorp
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