Induction: February 2014
Shlomo Pri-Tal joined Motorola in 1980, and was an originator of the VMEbus architecture. In 1984 Shlomo assumed the chair of the VME Subsystem Bus (VSB) 1096 committee. One year later, he would do the same with the IEEE 1014 VMEbus working group. Shlomo was elected chairman of the VITA Technical Committee in 1987.
Shlomo has remained connected to the original Motorola team in one form or another. He is now the CTO of Artesyn Embedded Technologies, which is the latest incarnation of Motorola, Force Computers, Emerson Network Power, and several other embedded technology companies that have merged together over the years.
- In 1984, he assumed the chair of the VME Subsystem Bus (VSB) 1096 committee
- In 1985, he assumed the chair of the IEEE 1014 VMEbus working group
- Elected chairman of the VITA Technical Committee in 1987
- Considered the Grandfather of VMEbus