Transcript of an interview conducted by Arthur L. Norberg covering Oliver's early life, his education, and work experiences
at Bell Laboratories and Hewlett-Packard. Subjects include television research, radar, information theory, organizational
climate and objectives at both companies, Hewlett-Packard's associations with Stanford University, and Oliver's association
with William Hewlett and David Packard.
Oliver earned his a.b. in engineering at Stanford University in 1935, studying with Frederick Terman. After graduate work
at the California Institute of Technology, he joined Bell Laboratories. In 1950 He joined the Hewlett-Packard company as director
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