Jack Melchor

Born: Mooresville, North Carolina, 1925

Graduated: China Grove, North Carolina High School, 1943
Entered: Navy V-12 Program, 1943
USNR Mid Shipmen School, 1944
Served as: Ensign US 7th Fleet Pacific, 1945-1946

Education: University of North Carolina
BS Physics 1948
MS Physics 1950

Notre Dame University
Ph.D. Physics 1953

Moved to California 1953
2nd President Montclair School PTA 1954
Cub Scout Denmaster 1955

Co-Founded: Melabs-1956 and Hewlett Packard Associates-1961
General Manager HP Palo Alto Division 1967 -1968
Active in Venture Capital 1965-1990
Assisted British Government in starting Venture Capital Funds and Small Electronic Companies 1981-1983
Aided in the starting or early financing of over 100 companies in the Bay Area including ROLM, 3-Com, Software Publishing, Triad Systems, The Learning Co., etc.

1st President El Camino Hospital Foundation
Past President of San Francisco section of IEEE
Recipient of Notre Dame Centennial of Science Award
Fellow of IEEE for Contributions to Magnetic Ferrites
Author of 12 Technical Publications
Holder of 6 Patents

Retired for 4th and last time 1990
Lives with wife Norma in Los Altos Hills


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