Jack A. Allweiss
Engineering, Business, Education, Volunteering and Charity
My name is Jack A. Allweiss, also known as “The Father of the B5900 System”. I did not give myself that title, my friends and co-workers at Burroughs Corporation did, and I consider it a great honor. Read more
I passed the FCC First Class Radiotelephone Operators License exam when I was 16, allowing me to work as a broadcast engineer at WJLB AM/WMZK FM radio, and WJBK-TV in Detroit.
When I attended Wayne State University, I worked as a summer intern at Sinai Hospital and developed the first computerized scintillation counter analysis software. Read more
I started my work career with my father and uncle, working for them at their auto service shop.
My first job outside my family business was for WJLB Radio. I worked in radio and television, for four years, from 16 years old until I was 20. Read more
After the sale of Future Domain in 1995 I chaired the Technology Committee for Mission Viejo High School. I helped develop three programs. Information Literacy Program (ILP) was designed to leverage computing power students had at home, supplemented with school library resources. Read more
I was a volunteer for Boy Scouts of America for eleven years. I was High Adventure Chairman of Troop 603 and 634 in Mission Viejo and Lake Forest CA. I planned and took part in many backpack and off-road trips all over California including the Sierras, Catalina Island, the California desert, and the Colorado river. Read more