The creation of Corona Data Systems Inc.’s-
“OEM Private Label Division”
Note: Howard Edward Haller, Ph.D., was Co-Founder and Director of Corona Data Systems Inc.’s- “OEM Private Label Division”
Corona Data Private Label Division
In 1983, Haller convinced Dr. Robert Harp (Corona’s Chairman & CEO) and the Corona Board of Directors to allow him to build the “Private Label IBC PC Compatible Division” for Corona Data Systems Inc. This new division allowed Corona to market to major international computer mainframe manufacturers to allow Corona Data Systems Inc. to …Read More
Intrapreneurial Creation of Anaconda-Ericsson Finance & Leasing Inc.
Anaconda-Ericsson Inc. was formed as a joint venture between Atlantic Richfield/ARCO’s Anaconda Copper Subsidiary and the Swedish (European) Telecommunication Giant L.M. Ericsson in 1980. These two parent companies had previously been partners in a copper mining interest in the western hemisphere. The products of this venture were ARCO’s Anaconda’s mining cables and L. M. Ericsson’s PBX equipment and transmission systems. (Anaconda-Ericsson would later market computers and other business-oriented products from Ericsson’s Information Systems.)
The transmission operations of Anaconda-Ericsson Inc. had a successful start because…Read More
Sir Richard Branson and Intrapreneurship
Sir Richard Branson Virgin Group on Intrapreneurship
Sir Richard Branson, Chairman and CEO of Virgin Group, is a successful entrepreneur and self-made multi-billionaire. Branson is a firm supporter and vocal advocate of using Intrapreneurship. He has shared the importance of Intrapreneurs and Intrapreneurship within his Virgin Group.
Sir Richard Branson is the author of an intrapreneurship article in the January 31, 2011 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine “Sir Richard Branson on Intrapreneurs: The business icon talks about empowering employees to break the rules.”…Read More
Steve Jobs; The Ultimate Intrapreneur
By Howard Edward Haller, Ph.D.
Apple Macintosh logo, an intrapreneurship success,
Steve Jobs is well-known as a successful and innovative entrepreneur. But by his own definitive published statement, Jobs was both an entrepreneur and an intrapreneur!
Steve Jobs, Apple’s Chairman was specifically helpful in popularizing the term “intrapreneurship.” In a September 30, 1985 “Newsweek” article Jobs said of intrapreneurship within Apple,
“The Macintosh team was what is commonly known as intrapreneurship… a group of people going, in essence, back to the garage, but…Read More
Google’s Intrapreneurship Program
Google creator of successful “Innovation Time Off” intrapreneurship program
Google encourages internal intrapreneurship through the implementation of a formal program to foster innovation, creativity and ‘out of the box” thinking. Google’s Innovation Time Off
encourages and supports ongoing innovation and creativity by their intrapreneurial (corporate entrepreneur) employees.
Google’s Innovation Time Off intrapreneurship program empowers and encourages Google’s employees to…Read More
Lockheed “Skunk Works®”- Intrapreneurship in Action!
Howard Edward Haller, Ph.D.
Intrapreneurship Success Lockheed Skunk Works Logo
In early 1943, with World War II well underway, the U.S. Army’s Air Tactical Service Command (ATSC) had an air defense problem and they needed help – Now!
So ATSC officials met with Lockheed Aircraft Corporation to express its dire need for a jet fighter to counter a rapidly growing German jet threat.
Only one month after the historic U.S. Army’s ATSC and Lockheed meeting – Clarence “Kelly” L. Johnson (a Lockheed engineer) and his team of bright young engineers …Read More