About the Interviewee
Dan Gelbart moved to Canada from Israel in 1947, opened up the Yellow Pages and landed a job with Macdonald Dettwiler and Associates. He was a pioneer in designing high-speed film recorders to record satellite imagery. Dan was actively involved in the creation of mobile data terminals and formation of Mobile Data Inc. as a spin-off from MDA. Subsequently, he co-founded Creo Inc. where he served as the Chief Technology Officer and developed an optical tape data recorder.
About the Interview
Dan Gelbart: An interview conducted by Chris Scholefield, September 21, 2007.
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INTERVIEWEE: Dan Gelbart
INTERVIEWER: Chris Scholefield
DATE: September 21, 2007
PLACE: At his home, Vancouver, BC, Canada