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|Born||November 19, 1945|
Olney, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Illinois|
|Occupation||Software Developer, |
former IBM Executive,
Born and raised on his family's farm near Olney, Illinois, Martin Zwilling graduated from the University of Illinois (Champaign/Urbana) in 1967 with a degree in accounting and a minor in computer science.
Career at IBMEdit
From Kansas City, he moved in 1981 to Boca Raton, Florida to join the development team for the IBM Personal Computer division, where he worked directly with Philip Don Estridge. He led the IBM PC DOS development group and managed the relationship with Microsoft during the early 1980s.
Later he moved to the IBM Silicon Valley Lab to manage software development for a series of compiler and testing products. He finished his IBM career in 1997 as Director of a team developing reusable software components with IBM Global Services, Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Angel investing and board membershipEdit
Zwilling has been a member of two angel investment groups: Arizona Angels and the Arizona Technology Investor Forum (ATIF). He is a board member at Callaman Ventures, an advisor to the Arizona State University Venture Catalyst Program, Executive in Residence at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and member of the advisory boards for several start-up companies in the area.
- Schwaderer, W.D. (1984). Digital communications programming on the IBM PC. Wiley IBM PC series. Wiley. p. v. ISBN 9780471890164. LCCN lc83025978.
Finally, my thanks to Bob Stevens, Marty Zwilling, and Mel Hallerman in Boca Raton [...]
- "amazon.com author profile". Retrieved 2013-03-02.
- Zwilling, Frank (1977). The Family History of Frank and Mary Zwilling 1903 - 1977. Frank Zwilling.
- Arizona Angels Angel Investment Group.
- Arizona Technology Investor Forum (ATIF) Angel Investment Group.
- Callaman Ventures Callaman Firm.
- Arizona Venture Catalyst Program Archived 2013-01-02 at the Wayback Machine Arizona Venture Catalyst Program.
- Thunderbird School of Global Management Thunderbird School of Global Management.
- Articles published by Forbes 2010-2013.
- Articles published by The Huffington Post 2010-2013.
- Articles published by Young Entrepreneur Forum 2012-2013.
- Article published by Harvard Business Review 2010-2011.
- Articles published by Gust Blog Archived 2013-02-11 at the Wayback Machine 2011-2013.
- Articles syndicated by Scottsdale.com 2012-2013.
- Zwilling, Martin (2010). Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?. Startup Professionals, Inc. p. 402. ISBN 978-0984051502.
- Zwilling, Martin; Joe Bockerstette (2012). Attracting an Angel: How to Get Money From Business Angels and Why Most Entrepreneurs Don't. Startup Professionals. p. 143. ISBN 978-0985493301.