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Silicon Valley: Past and Present

February 10, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Lane History Corner, room 307

Join Leslie Berlin and Professor Margaret O'Mara to discuss and learn about Silicon Valley from an historical perspective. 
 
Students, to RSVP click here.
 
Leslie Berlin has been studying the history of innovation in Silicon Valley for nearly two decades. She is Project Historian for the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University and author of The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley, a biography of Robert Noyce, co-inventor of the microchip and co-founder of Intel and Fairchild Semiconductor.
 
Margaret Pugh O’Mara is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Washington. For the 2014-2015 year, she is a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences here at Stanford. She holds a MA/PhD in History from The University of Pennsylvania, and a BA from Northwestern University. Prior to her academic career, she worked in the Clinton White House and served as a contributing researcher at the Brookings Institution.

Event Sponsor: 
History Department
Contact Email: 
sharig@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-2651