Technology >> CEO Interviews >> June 28, 1999

Steve Markman – General Magic Inc

STEVE MARKMAN joined General Magic, Inc. as Chairman, CEO and President in September 1996. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Novell Products Group. Prior to joining Novell in 1994, Markman was vice president of engineering at First Pacific Networks, a principal at Venture Consulting, senior vice president and general manager at Network Equipment Technologies (N.E.T.) and CEO at Adaptive Corporation, a subsidiary of N.E.T. Markman's career began in 1967 at AT&T Bell Laboratories. In 1986, he joined Hewlett-Packard Company and ultimately was appointed general manager of the Information Networks Division in 1990. Markman holds a Ph.D. in electrophysics from Polytechnic University, New York. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a brief overview and a little bit of the

history of General Magic to kind of set the stage for the readers?

Mr. Markman: General Magic is in the business of