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Marvin Blecker received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics (1967) and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Systems Science (1970) from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. In 1967, Mr. Blecker began his career as a systems engineer with the Space Division of the General Electric Company. He joined the Federal Reserve Bank of N.Y. in 1971 as a systems analyst and in 1973, was employed as a Member of the Technical Staff of RCA Laboratories. In these three positions, his accomplishments included problem analysis and solution through the application of mathematical modeling, simulation, optimization and systems design techniques. Application areas included electronic consumer products, communication satellites, econometrics, air and marine traffic systems, and ground data handling systems. He was appointed Manager, Management Information Systems at RCA Laboratories in February 1976 and became Head, Systems Analysis Research in April 1978. In 1979, he became Head, Systems Evaluation Research in the VideoDisc Systems Research Laboratory, his current position. In this role, he has formulated and directed research and development programs in test and process control systems for the VideoDisc product. He has managed the design, implementation and operation of the RCA Laboratories' VideoDisc research testing center. Mr. Blecker is a member of the Institute of Management Sciences, IEEE, Pi Mu Epsilon, and Sigma Xi.
- RCA 1982 Company Biography
In 1983, Marvin Blecker became Head of Systems Evaluation Research at the RCA Labs VideoDisc Systems Research Laboratory.
In 2002, Marvin Blecker was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Technology Licensing at Qualcomm in San Diego, California.
In 1985, Marvin Blecker became VP Engineering, Communications Systems, Tines Fiber Corporation. From 1987 to 1992, Marvin Blecker was with VideoCipher Division of General Instrument first as Senior Program Manager and then as Vice President of Engineering. From 1992 to the present, Marvin Blecker has been with QUALCOMM Incorporated first as Vice President and Asst. GM for CDMA and then as Senior Vice President and GM, Technology Licensing.
- anonymous (2004)
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