Technology >> CEO Interviews >> January 10, 2000

Paul G. Locklin – Cidco Inc (cdco)

Paul G. Locklin is President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of CIDCO Mr. Locklin returned to CIDCO in July 1998. Mr. Locklin, a co-Founder of CIDCO, was President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of the Company from 1989 to 1997. Prior to founding the company with Robert Diamond, Mr. Locklin established PCI, an international electronics manufacturer that specialized in liquid crystal displays, wire bondable printed circuit substrates, and high-volume contract assembly. While at PCI, Mr. Locklin served as President and CEO. Previous to his time at PCI, Mr. Locklin held a research position for the Color and Chemical Division of Hercules, Inc. Mr. Locklin received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from California State University at Hayward. Profile
TWST: Could you begin by giving us a brief overview of CIDCO, Inc., the

company's history, products, customers?

Mr. Locklin: CIDCO was founded in 1988. Our founding purpose of the

company was