Edson Spencer, Honeywell CEO Who Gave Up IBM Fight, Dies at 85

Edson Spencer, Honeywell CEO Who Gave Up IBM Fight, Dies at 85

Honeywell via Bloomberg

Edson Spencer, who as head of Honeywell Inc. first battled IBM’s dominance of the computer market in the 1980s, then gave in and focused his company on automation and aerospace technology, has died. He was 85.