The Computer History Museum is a public benefit organization that preserves artefacts from computing history. The museum stores computing-related items of archival value including hardware, software, photos, films, videos, documents, and marketing materials. It also organizes lectures, seminars, tours, oral histories, and workshops on the history of information technology. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Mountain View, California.
1401 North Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043
Founded in 1996
The Computer History Museum Appoints Board of Trustees
Feb 17 16
The Computer History Museum announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Trustees: Larry Sonsini, Chairman of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Paul Gray, Emeritus Professor of the UC Berkeley Graduate School, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department. Sonsini and Gray join the board as the Museum prepares to unveil a major expansion of its exhibition and education capacity and launch long-term initiatives in software and in entrepreneurship and innovation. Sonsini has gained international recognition for his legal expertise in corporate finance, IPOs, governance, mergers and acquisitions. As the long standing Chairman of WSGR, Sonsini has represented some of Silicon Valley's most influential tech giants, including Apple, Netscape, Tesla, HP, Google, Netflix and Salesforce.com. Throughout his corporate legal career, Sonsini has advised founders and executives of well-known companies at the heart of Silicon Valley that are driving the technology revolution. Sonsini has been closely involved with semiconductor firms (LSI Logic, Cypress Semiconductor and Xilinx), hardware companies (Apple Computer, Sun Microsystems, Seagate Technologies and Arista Networks), software firms (Novell, F5 Networks, Sybase, Tibco and Salesforce.com) and internet companies (Google, Netflix, Netscape). Sonsini served as chairman of the New York Stock Exchange'sCommission on Corporate Governance. He was a member of the NYSE'sProxy Working Group and served as a member of the NYSE's board of directors from 2001 to 2003. He also served as chairman of the NYSE'sRegulation, Enforcement and Listing Standards Committee until 2008, and previously was a member of the NYSE'sLegal Advisory Committee and the NYSE Committee for Review. Gray has made considerable accomplishments in the field of engineering. He is known throughout the semiconductor sector for his work in the design of analog and integrated circuits. Gray joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) at the University of California, Berkeley in 1971, where he is now professor emeritus.
The Computer History Museum Announces Executive Appointments to its NextGen Advisory Board
Oct 8 14
The Computer History Museum (CHM) announced that it has added TechCrunch's Alexia Tsotsis, Version One Ventures' Angela Kingyens, and Google's Victoria Pinchin to its NextGen Advisory Board. Tsotsis serves as co-editor at TechCrunch, where she's responsible for managing an editorial team of over 30 people, leading them through 3 large conferences a year in addition to producing news content day in and day out. At Version One Ventures, Kingyens is an associate investing in early-stage consumer internet, SaaS and mobile entrepreneurs across North America. Pinchin is a product manager for Google Knowledge (Google Search).