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Siebenhoven, Fields

Richard Bond (View posts)
Posted: 18 Feb 2000 5:00AM GMT
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Surnames: Siebenhoven, Fields

Pauline was one of Alphonse Siebenhoven and Louise Brewster Siebenhovens daughters married to William "Al" Fields a foreman of security guards for Grumman Aviation.

One of their sons Michael studied computers in the Air Force after having worked as a janitor. He came out of the Air Force knowledgable in programming multimillion dollar computer systems in the early sixties. When applying for a job in the private sector he was turned down for his color by several firms but turned out be the only available people skilled for a Burroughs Corp. system that one of the companies had just bought. The company changed its mind.

After proving himself in the Air Force and in the private sector he was hired by Burroughs as a salesman. After twenty years of steadily greater responsibility with various firms he became President of first Oracle Software one of Americas top ten software companies then his own company OpenVision which was merged with Veritas. He now owns a consulting firm Fields Group in Pleasanton, Cal. owns part of a venture capital firm and sits on the board of several corporations and nonprofits. Other members of the family inspired by his success have gone into the computer field since the sixties.

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