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Harry Weisberg received the B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from City College of New York in 1944 and the M.S. degree in Polymer Chemistry from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in 1960. He studied electronics at the University of Scranton. Mr. Weisberg joined RCA in 1958, where he has worked in various design and process-development areas. The RCA Thyristor and Power Rectifier Activity functioned under his design leadership from 1961 to 1965. During this time he supervised and participated in the design of RCA's thyristor line.
Mr. Weisberg was appointed Manager, Thyristor Product Development in 1965. In early 1969, he assumed responsibility for CMOS design and technology. In 1971, he advanced to Manager, MOS IC Products, and in 1973, he became the Director for this activity. In June 1974 he advanced to Division Vice-President, Solid State MOS Integrated Circuits. In June of 1975, he assumed responsibility for all of RCA's solid state activities in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. From 1977 to 1979, he held a similar position with Harris Semiconductor.
Mr. Weisberg rejoined RCA in 1979 as Division Vice-President for the newly-formed "SelectaVision" VideoDisc activity. The development of the disc and initiating of production was spearheaded by him at Indianapolis. Currently, Mr. Weisberg is responsible for Development Engineering for the VideoDisc.
- RCA 1982 Company Biography
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