Concepts familiar from grade-school algebra have broad ramifications in computer science.
Alex d'Arbeloff, chairman of the MIT Corporation and founder of Teradyne, Inc., will be the featured speaker on the MIT Enterprise Forum's satellite broadcast on Monday, Sept. 28. The broadcast will be shown from 7-9pm in Kresge Auditorium.
Mr. d'Arbeloff's presentation, "Entrepreneurship--Starting and Running New Businesses," will focus on trends he has observed and the issues that will be dominant for high-tech entrepreneurs in the future.
Ed Roberts, the David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology at the Sloan School, will moderate an interactive discussion involving the audiences on campus and at downlink sites. The Enterprise Forum's fifth satellite broadcast will reach Forum chapters, MIT alumni/ae clubs and Sloan School clubs throughout North America.
Mr. d'Arbeloff is chairman of Teradyne, a manufacturer of test equipment and interconnection systems for the electronics and telecommunications industries. He also serves as chairman of Semi/Sematech and several other companies, and as a director of the Massachusetts High Technology Council.
Professor Roberts, who has co-founded or served on the boards of many new technological enterprises, presented "Building High-Tech Enterprises" in the Forum's third satellite broadcast.
For more information, contact Paul Lingard at x3-0015 or plingard@ mit.edu.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 23, 1998.