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John E. Jonsson

Texas Instruments

1951 - 1958

Computers & Electronics

1950 b. 1901
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Personal
Born-Died1901 - 1995
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1950

Jonsson built Texas Instruments as a leader in transistor technology. He acquired a license for using the Bell silicon transistor patent, employed qualified personnel and started extensive research in this field, which resulted in many major innovations and a leadership position for TI for many years.