Foreword Reviews

Starting up Silicon Valley

How ROLM Became a Cultural Icon and Fortune 500 Company

2014 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Business & Economics (Adult Nonfiction)

Humorous anecdotes and wisdom from some of Silicon Valley’s most respected leaders make Starting Up Silicon Valley an intimate story of one of the Valley’s most important and culturally influential companies: ROLM Corp. Between its founding in 1969 and its sale to IBM in 1985 in the biggest deal SV had seen, ROLM transformed two industries (military computers and telecommunications) and established the work/play culture that remains unique to the Valley today. A Kirkus Best Book of 2014.