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ALDRIN, Buzz (<i>born</i> 1930), President, Starcraft Enterprises International (research and development of space technology, manned flight to Mars), since 1988

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; World History; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 411 words.

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BARRELL, Anthony Charles (<i>born</i> 1933), Chief Executive, North Sea Safety, Health and Safety Executive, 1991–94

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Chemistry; Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; Political History; Politics; State and Local Government. 215 words.

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BEER, (Anthony) Stafford (1926 - 2002), international consultant, cybernetics in management; Partner, Cwarel Isaf Institute, since 1999; Visiting Professor of Cybernetics: University of Sunderland, since 1997; Business School, University of Northumbria, since 1998; University of Stockholm, since 1999

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Science and Technology; Computing. 533 words.

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BEKER, Henry Joseph (<i>born</i> 1951), Chairman: Blackthorn Technologies Ltd, since 2012; CXOWare Inc., since 2013; Visiting Professor of Information Technology, Royal Holloway (formerly Royal Holloway College, then Royal Holloway and Bedford New College), University of London, since 1984

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 246 words.

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BUXTON, John Noel (1933 - 2009), Chairman, Room Underwriting Systems Ltd, 1993–97; Professor of Information Technology, King’s College, London, 1984–94

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Science and Technology; Computing. 196 words.

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CECIL, Charles Anthony (<i>born</i> 1962), Founder and Chief Executive, Revolution Software, since 1990

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Transport; Transportation Systems. 132 words.

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COOK, Paul Derek (<i>born</i> 1934), Chairman and Managing Director, Scientifica-Cook Ltd, since 1962; Professor of Laser Science, Brunel University, 1986–97

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 242 words.

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DAVIES, Ian Leonard (1924 - 2006), Director, Admiralty Underwater Weapons Establishment, 1975–84

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; History of Science and Technology. 152 words.

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ELLISON, Lawrence J. (<i>born</i> 1944), Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Oracle Corporation, since 2014 (Chief Executive Officer, 1977–2014; President, 1977–96; Chairman, 1996–2004)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Transport; Transportation Systems. 89 words.

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FEDIDA, Sam (1918 - 2007), independent consultant, information systems, retired; inventor of Prestel, viewdata system (first public electronic information service)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; History of Science and Technology; Science and Mathematics. 85 words.

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