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Ray Stata's "Systems Approach to Engineering Leadership" Presentation to Gordon Engineering Leaders

On November 18, a exclusive group of students in the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program enjoyed a presentation from Ray Stata regarding his "systems approach to engineering leadership." This is a uncut video (1:33) of his remarks. Ray Stata co-founded Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) in 1965 and served as CEO until 1996. He now serves as Chairman of the Board. With revenue of $2.5B, ADI is recognized as a worldwide leader in signal processing semiconductors. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Ray holds a BSEE and MSEE from MIT, is now Chairman of the Visiting Committee of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In 1984 he was elected to MIT's Corporation and today is a member of its Executive Committee. In 1987-1988 he served as President of the MIT Alumni Association. Besides ADI, Ray is founder of Stata Venture Partners, a venture capital firm in Boston area. He co-founded or contributed to the success of many Boston area startups (for example, he co-founded Nexabit Networks, a router company acquired by Lucent for $960M). Ray is active in the high technology industry and in public service. Throughout his career, he has committed himself to numerous programs designed to develop learning skills in our youth, promote interest in engineering, and establish quality as a key cultural values for people and corporations around the world. At state level, he co-founded and served as the first President of the Massachusetts High Technology Council. He is also co-chairman of the Massachusetts STEM Collaborative, At the federal level, he served on the Executive Committee of the Council on Competitiveness from 1987 to 2005. Ray's service on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Overseers stemmed from his professional commitment to total quality management. He was also a founder of the Center for Quality of Management in 1989. In 1997, Ray provided major funding for the Ray and Maria Stata Center, an academic complex on the MIT campus that costed more than $280M. Ray is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering, and was the recipient of the 2003 IEEE Founder's Medal.

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