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George Kozmetsky (October 5, 1917 – April 30, 2003 in Austin, Texas) was an American technology innovator, businessman, educator, author and philanthropist. He co-founded Teledyne Inc. and was the dean of The University of Texas College of Business Administration (now the McCombs School of Business) for 16 years. In 1977 Dr. Kozmetsky founded the IC² Institute, a think tank charged with researching the intersection of business, government and education. In 1993 he received the National Medal of Technology Award from President Bill Clinton.

He received an undergraduate education at the University of Washington where he participated in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program. After serving in the Army in WWII, he attended Harvard Business School where he earned his MBA and a Doctor of Commercial Science.[1]


  1. ^ Biography of George Kozmetsky from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences