Joel Birnbaum
Trustee Emeritus

  • Board of Trustees (2005 - 2010)

  • Vice Chair, 2009
  • Senior Technical Advisor, Hewlett-Packard Company (1999 - 2007)

  • Member of HP's executive management staff (1991 - 1999)

  • Served as General Manager of the Information Architecture Group (1988 - 1991), returning in 1991 as Director of HP Labs and Senior Vice President for R&D until his retirement in 1999

  • Named an HP vice president and Director of HP Labs (1984)

  • Joined Hewlett-Packard Company in (1980) as founding director of Computer Research Center of HP Labs

  • Computer Engineer at IBM Corporate's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in NY, where he last served as director of computer sciences (1965-1980)

  • Elected to National Academy of Engineering

  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

  • Foreign Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering

  • Fellow of the California Council on Science and Technology

  • Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery

  • Honorary doctorate from the Technion University of Israel

  • Master's Degree and Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics, Yale University

  • B.S., Engineering Physics, Cornell University