January 13,1984: Jack Tramiel resigns from Commodore
1984 – Two days after the announcement of the 264 and 364 computers, CEO Jack Tramiel resigned from Commodore. There was a lot of battling within the board of directors. 6 months after Tramiel left, he started another company called “Trammel” and hired away a few of the key Commodore employees. The company was one of those that bought – then sold – Atari.
Wikazine – Full show notes for January 13
- Carol Bartz accepts the CEO position at Yahoo
- Iomega acquires SyQuest
- Microsoft SQL Server is announced