Harry J. Saal is an American era entrepreneur, government, and philanthropist.
Saal was once a Westinghouse Science Ability Seek finalist in 1960 and gained his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., all from Columbia College. He joined the Stanford College Linear Accelerator Middle after receiving his doctorate in physics. He was once additionally a lecturer in Stanford’s laptop science division.
Saal was once a visiting professor of the State College of New York from 1972 to 1973 earlier than becoming a member of the IBM Company. He labored for IBM’s clinical middle in Israel after which IBM Normal Merchandise department in San Jose, California. In 1979, he left IBM to discovered Nestar Techniques, a pioneer in growing native house community programs for private computer systems, with Len Shustek. In 1986, Saal, co-founded Community Normal Company, a community diagnostics corporate which evolved the Sniffer, a protocol analyzer, with Shustek. He served as CEO and President of Sensible Valley Inc., from 1993 to 1998, a nonprofit group helping support the standard of existence within the Silicon Valley. He was once additionally a director and vice president of Inprise Company from 1993 to 1996, a director of Community Friends from 1997 to 1998, and chairman of Retrotope till 2020.
Saal is lively in civic existence. He served as a director and was once chairman of the Silicon Valley Group Basis. He was once additionally a director of the San Jose Museum of Artwork, American Institute of Arithmetic, and served at the board of advisors of College of Maryland Trade College, Hebrew College of Jerusalem, and the Henry Crown Fellowship Program of the Aspen Institute. He has been a director of the Ben-Gurion College of the Negev since 2012.
Between 1989 and 1996, he has given away greater than 20 % of his web value to quite a lot of philanthropic reasons, together with scientific analysis, schooling charities, and the help of Jewish refugees from Russia.