Ashton-Tate Corporation

Ashton-Tate Corporation

(company)
The original vendor of dBASE and joint developers of EEMS. Ashton-Tate was founded by Charles Tate and Ashton was his pet parrot's name. The parrot lived in the lobby of the company's LA headquarters.

In the early 1990s Ashton-Tate was taken over by Borland International, Inc., who later became Borland Software Corporation.

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Corey held senior financial executive positions with Forte Software, Ashton-Tate Corporation and Western Digital Corporation.
the proprietor of the original database management system (DMBS) published by Ashton-Tate Corporation and later purchased from Borland Software (NASDAQ:BORL).
Prior to this he held financial positions with Ashton-Tate Corporation and Archive Corporation.
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and PC database software firm Ashton-Tate Corporation, Lyons is a seasoned software executive with a 30-year record of success, including 18 years in management positions at IBM Corporation.
Proctor has previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Platinum Software Corporation, as President and Chief Operating Officer of Ashton-Tate Corporation, and as Vice President of the Personal Software Products Division of IBM.
and before that held several Director and Vice Presidential positions with Ashton-Tate Corporation, Landmark Systems and Maxm Systems Corporation.
While president of Ashton-Tate Corporation from 1990-91, Proctor played a key role in the company's return to profitability, leading to its acquisition by Borland International.
Orfao has also served as an officer at Frame Technology Corporation, helping to lead that company through a successful initial public offering and in the senior management at Ashton-Tate Corporation where they dominated the desktop database market in the mid 1980s.
As founder & CEO of Encore Systems, Wigginton developed MacWrite, the standard word processing product that was sourced by Apple Computer, and developed Full Impact, an innovative spreadsheet application that was acquired by Ashton-Tate Corporation.
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He spent 6 years with the Ashton-Tate Corporation, where as president of Nippon Ashton-Tate and managing director for Asia, he established subsidiary operations in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Taiwan.