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Robert H. Sorensen

Perkin-Elmer

1977 - 1984

Computers & Electronics

Military ServiceNavy
1970 b. 1921
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateNorthwestern University
Personal
Born-Died1921
BirthplaceWisconsin (WI)
RaceWhite
Era - 1970

Sorensen led Perkin-Elmer to become one of the premier diversified technology companies in the United States. It developed the first commercial super minicomputer in 1979. During his CEO tenure, sales and earnings more than tripled and Perkin-Elmer grew to become the largest supplier of production equipment for the semiconductor industry and the largest producer of analytical instruments.