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May 03, 2007

Dr. J. Robert Beyster, Founder, Science Applications International Corporation, 5-3-07

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Dr. Robert Beyster was Chairman of the Board of SAIC until his retirement in July 2004. SAIC is the largest employee-owned research and engineering company in the United States, with annual revenues of $8 billion and more than 43,000 employees.

A recognized authority on national security and reactor physics, Dr. Beyster has committed the past 35 years to building SAIC on the founding tenets of employee ownership and technical excellence. In recent years, he has extended this commitment to the American business community by founding a nonprofit organization, Foundation for Enterprise Development, to assist organizations considering employee ownership.

Dr. Beyster is the author of the recently published, The SAIC Solution: How We Built an $8 Billion Employee-Owned Technology Company. He has written or co-authored approximately 60 publications and reports. Dr. Beyster is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Group to the Director, Strategic Target Planning Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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