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Unformatted text preview: David Sarnoff • Russian immigrant and entrepreneur • He owned his own newspaper stand by 15 years old and employed his brothers and father to work for him • He got a huge ego from this and was pushy • He saw radio as a household utility and created the “Radio Music Box” • He worked for Marconi and with his help he became the president of the most powerful communications company on earth, the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) • He became Armstrong’s enemy and tried to pay Armstrong to get his invention of FM • He had gotten into the business of making AM radio sets and he would lose the money he invested in making them...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course COMU 2233 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Centenary College New Jersey.
- Fall '11