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Christophe Lécuyer

Christophe Lécuyer, a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure, earned his Ph.D. in history from Stanford University. He taught at Stanford and the University of Virginia and is currently a principal economic analyst at the University of California. Lécuyer published extensively on the history of electronics, instrumentation, and high tech manufacturing. He is the author of Making Silicon Valley: Innovation and the Growth of High Tech, 1930-1970 (MIT Press, 2006) and (with David C. Brock) of Inventing the Digital World: A Documentary History of Fairchild Semiconductor from Startup to Microchip (MIT Press, forthcoming 2010).