Linear Technology Oral History Panel: The Founding Years

This video interview with Linear Technology Co-Founders Executive Chairman Bob Swanson and Chief Technical Officer Bob Dobkin is part of the Computer History Museum’s oral history project and is posted on their website. The interview, covering the early years, history, culture and technical focus of the company, was conducted in spring of 2014 by David Laws with the semiconductor program at the Computer History Museum. This oral history by two of Linear Technology’s founders describes the process of founding the company and establishing a culture where the engineering staff plays a major role in the direction and success of the organization.