Jimmy Treybig founded Tandem Computers. Tandem computers are famous for their 24/24 no break (fault tolerant) architecture: allways on.
James, "Jimmy" Treybig founded Tandem Computers
and served as its CEO from 1974 to 1996. Under his leadership, Tandem
delivered its first product in 1976, first issued public stock in
1977, and in 1980 was ranked by Inc. magazine as the fastest growing
public company in America. When Jimmy retired in 1996, Tandem was
a $2.3 billion company employing approximately 8,000 people worldwide.
Prior to founding Tandem, Jimmy worked for the Silicon Valley venture
capital firm Kleiner & Perkins, and held various marketing management
posts in Hewlett-Packard's computer division. He has received Entrepreneur
of the Year awards from both Stanford Graduate School of Business
and Harvard Business School, and Industry Week magazine recognized
him with its Excellence in Management award. Jimmy received his BA
and BSEE from Rice University and an MBA from Stanford University.Jimmy
currently is a Venture Partner with Austin Ventures, and serves as
Chairman of ClearCommerce and a Director of Confiniti.
Honors and Awards
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