Ken Oshman

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Malin Kenneth Oshman (July 9, 1940 – August 6, 2011) was an American business person and Silicon Valley pioneer. Oshman and three former classmates from Rice University founded ROLM, initially a maker of rugged military computers, in 1969.[1] In 1988, he became chief executive officer of Echelon Corporation.[2]


  1. ^ "M. Kenneth Oshman, Who Brought Fun to Silicon Valley, Dies at 71". New York Times. August 10, 2011.
  2. ^ "Ken Oshman, benefactor of Oshman Family JCC, dies at 71". Jewish News Weekly. August 11, 2011.