K – Individuals File Guide

Kampe, William
[Senior Director, Cross-Program Alignment]: résumé, incl. internal news memos

Karrer, Ed
[Director, Agilent Labs]: 6/2000 interview and reminiscence ; retirement announcement 2/2000; EK joined HP in the Dymec Division in 1966

Kataoka, Tsugio
[Vice-President & Senior Director, Japan Field Operations, Test & Measurement Organization]: Test & Measurement Japan Field Operations receives President’s Quality Award (PQA), 1996; résumé, incl. internal news memos

Kerins, Nancy J.
[General Manager, Little Falls Analytical Div.]: résumé, incl. internal news memos

Kirby, Dave (1):
draft speech to Materials Engineering Group, 6/65, about public relations; remarks to Division Managers Meeting, 6/67 (draft & final); seminar on successful exhibiting at WESCON, 5/67; 6/68 speech to the Optimist Club about HP; notes prepared for 3/69 Paly High School career day; “Growth, Revolution & the Corporate Image,” presented at HP Management Meeting, 6/17/69;

Kirby, Dave (2):
articles praising HP public relations and Measure, circa 1990; talk by DK to European marketing managers of EPG on 7/9/71; “Public Relations Posture for the 70’s,” presented at HP Management Meeting, 6/19/72; remarks to Data Systems Group, 7/19/72, about growth and social issues; remarks to Data Systems Group, 11/8/72, about corporate image and social responsibility; talk to neophyte sales seminars in 1973, regarding PR generally and how it works at HP; presentation at ICON Managers Meeting, 7/1/75; asked to speak to San Jose State student chapter of PRSA, 1977; “PR Employers Outline Hiring Practices, Policies,” summary of Bay Area survey results by SJ State students; “Myth of Managerial Tenure” and job security, by Albert Porter, SJ State professor; syllabus & bibliography from Albert Porter’s management courses at SJ State; draft of speech to neophyte sales seminar from 1979;

Kirby, Dave (3):
“Trust & Confidence in Institutions” charts, 1977; “Restoring Public Confidence in Business: Can HP Help?” presented at HP Management Meeting 1/31/78 (includes findings of Opinion Research Corporation survey on trust);

Kirby, Dave (4):
DK retires (6/21/89 news release); comments on the retirement by Gary Fazzino
See Also Oral History Collection

Kirkwood, Robert C.
[Government Affairs]: joins HP July 1976; Chairman, Executive Committee of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Renewal Association;

Kniss, Rick
[Senior VP, Chemical Analysis Group]: retirement announcement 1/2000; “Salt & Pepper of Working at Agilent,” 5/3/01 interview/feature for be.agilent; résumé, incl. internal news memos; photos removed

Kramer, Michael R.
[General Manager, Clinical Information Systems Application Business Unit]: résumé, incl. internal news memos

Krammer, Gerhard
[Manager, European Business Groups]: résumé, incl. internal news memos

Kriner, Bob
[Operations Manager, Analytical Supplies Operation]: résumé, incl. internal news memos

Kyle, Albert S.
[General Manager, Cardiovascular Business Unit]: résumé, incl. internal news memos

B – Individuals File Guide

Baer, Mark
[Corporate Librarian]: MB retirement announcement, 12/83; MB appointed to California Library Services Board, 6/82; list of recipients of the Mark H. Baer Award; Mark H. Baer (class ’55) is recipient of 1976 Distinguished Alumnus Award  from University of Washington; photo of the Technical Program Committee for the 1969 International Electron Devices Meeting;

Bagley, Alan S.:
PR announces appointment to group engineering manager of HP’s Instrument Group; Award from the Bagley Clan 1991; photo with Art Fong; Bagley-Days Reunion flyer; article with photo at awards luncheon 1976

See Also Oral History Collection

Bandy, Mike
[General Manager, California Semiconductor Test Division]: résumé, incl. internal news memos

Bauer, Brunton:
hired in 1941, Chief Engineer

Beckett, John (“Jack”)Collier
[first Government Relations Manager]: 1982 retirement announcement; 1997 obituary

Bickell, Alan:
transcription of interview by Louis Kraar, Fortune, June 1991, topics include: importance of Asia Pacific, Formosa Plastics printed circuit board facility, joint venture in Singapore with Texas Instruments and Cannon, new factory in Kobe, Paul Balnys, Hindustan Computers Ltd., Bangalore, joint venture with Samsung in Korea

Bigler, Bill
[company photographer]: article – 1971 retirement

Birnbaum, Joel S.
[HP Labs Director]:  1999 Barnholt remarks at Tech Museum honoring Birnbaum; presentation “Toward Pervasive Information Service”; 1999 interview with JB in Inforum, on topics: new business creation, WBIRL program, environmental sustainability, disruptive technologies, market acceptance, centralized research, technology transfer, support services and library; article about the Birnbaum Prize statuette and the artist, Bruce Beasley; internal news memos

Bolliger, Bruce
[Operations Manager, Singapore Vision Operations, Test & Measurement Organization]: résumé, incl. internal news memos; photos removed

Brown, Robert Minge “Bob”
[Director]:  retires as CEO from California Water Service Co.; article on San Jose Water Works and stock sale to Warren Buffett; letter to Eldred about Kirby; notes for speech at Management Conference on “Avoidance of Antitrust Problems,” in 1965; obituary November 1994; résumés and biographies. See Also Oral History Collection

Brunner, Bob
[Marketing Manager, Instrument Groups]:  “Toward an Efficient Product Development Program,” speech in Monterey 1966; “Test Equipment 5 Years from Now,” September 1966; “How Will Our Products, Our Customers and Their Needs Change?” speech to service managers, 1965; script for Brunner’s birthday party July 1975; speech to new microwave engineers, September 1968; “Future Engineers,” August 1969; speech to historical society on history of radio communications and electronics in Bay Area, June 1973; 1984 retirement announcement

See Also Oral History Collection

Buffington, William I.
[VP and General Manager, Life Sciences Business Unit]: former General Manager and Director, Yokogawa Analytical Systems; article announcing creation of Life Sciences BU within CAG, headed by Buffington, 2000; résumé, incl. internal news memos

Byrne, Patrick
[VP, Wireless Business Unit; Operations Manager, Sonoma County]: biographies, incl. internal news memos; November 2001 interview with security analysts on wireless industry issues; transcript of video downsizing announcement December 2001; Byrne oversees largest layoff in Agilent’s history, 4/13/03 Press Democrat;

B – Oral History Collection

Bagley, Alan
[BAGLEY.doc]:  interview by Bob Grimm 7/10/90, softcopy transcript, 83 pp.

Bagley, Alan
[BAGLEY2.doc]:  interview about HP’s technological contributions (for HP Way) by Karen Lewis 1/22/94, softcopy transcript

(Note: Engineer and manager at HP, 1949-87)

Bauer, Brunton
[BAUER.doc]:  hardcopy (only) interview transcript – unedited; hardcopy (only) interview transcription with initial edits

(Note: First engineering graduate hired by HP, 1941-72)

Bivins, John F.
[BIVINS.doc]:  hardcopy (only) interview transcript – unedited; hardcopy (only) interview transcription with initial edits; supporting documents; photo

(Note: Sales Rep, southeastern states, HP acquired 1962)

Boniface, Bob
[BONIFACE.doc]:  interview by Dave Kirby 11/21/91, softcopy transcript

Brown, John L
[BROWN-John.doc]: hardcopy (only) interview transcript – unedited; hardcopy (only) interview transcription with initial edits

(Note: Neely, Moseley, YHP, Dir of Corporate Site Planning; at HP 1956-80s)

Brown, Robert Minge
[BROWN,R1.do]:  interview by Dave Kirby 10/26/90, softcopy transcript

(Note: College friend of Bill & Dave; became their lawyer)

Brown, Robert Minge
[BROWN,R2.doc]:  follow-up interview by Dave Kirby 11/28/90, softcopy transcript

Brunner, Bob
[BRUNNER.doc]:  handwritten notes

Buttner, Harold H.
[BUTTNER.doc]:  hardcopy (only) interview transcript – unedited; hardcopy (only) interview transcription with initial edits

(Note: HP Bd of Dir  1957-70)