biographical name David 1891-1971 American (Russian-born) communications executive

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  • Sarnoff — may refer to:*David Sarnoff, the radio and television technology pioneer *Stanley Sarnoff, surgeon and inventor of medical devices *Sarnoff Corporation, the former RCA labs …   Wikipedia

  • Sarnoff — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Arthur Sarnoff (1912–2000), US amerikanischer Zeichner von Coverillustrationen, Kalendern, Werbung und Pin Ups David Sarnoff (1891–1971), US amerikanischer Unternehmer und Pionier des kommerziellen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sarnoff — noun United States businessman who pioneered in radio and television broadcasting (1891 1971) • Syn: ↑David Sarnoff • Instance Hypernyms: ↑businessman, ↑man of affairs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarnoff — /sahr nawf, nof/, n. David, 1891 1971, U.S. businessman and broadcasting executive, born in Russia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sarnoff — n. family name …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sarnoff Corporation — Sarnoff Corporation, with headquarters in West Windsor Township, New Jersey, was a research and development company specializing in vision, video and semiconductor technology.[1] The cornerstone of Sarnoff Corporation s David Sarnoff Research… …   Wikipedia

  • SARNOFF, DAVID — (1891–1971), U.S. electronics pioneer and executive. Sarnoff, who was born in Uzlian, Russia, was taken to the U.S. in 1900. A self taught telegrapher who had joined the Marconi Telegraph Company of America in 1906 as an office boy, Sarnoff was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sarnoff's law — states that the value of a broadcast network is proportional to the number of viewers. It is attributed to David also* Metcalfe s law * Reed s law * List of eponymous lawsReference* …   Wikipedia

  • Sarnoff Fellowship — The Sarnoff Fellowship is a program for US medical students that offers one year of monetary support and a lifetime of academic support for those medical students interested in cardiovascular research. Stanley Sarnoff established the fellowship… …   Wikipedia

  • Sarnoff, David — born Feb. 27, 1891, Minsk, Russia died Dec. 12, 1971, New York, N.Y., U.S. Russian born U.S. communications executive. After immigrating with his family to New York in 1900, he left school to work for the Marconi telegraph company. In 1912 he… …   Universalium

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