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February 23, 2006

Author, Former Control Data Corp. CEO to Speak at Free Business Breakfast

The Anderson Schools of Management and 770 KKOB-AM will host Robert M. Price, the former CEO and Chairman of business legend Control Data Corporation, at a free business breakfast on Friday, March 31 at the University of New Mexico.

Price, who is also the author of "The Eye for Innovation: Recognizing Possibilities and Managing the Creative Enterprise", draws on 40 years at the forefront of the computer industry as he explains the principles that transformed Control Data from a small upstart into a company with 45,000 employees and revenues topping $1 billion. Price will present to the Albuquerque business community his argument that innovators are made, not born, and that successful businesses must deliberately foster innovation to stay ahead.

WHAT: Business Breakfast with innovator and author Robert M. Price

WHEN: Friday, March 31 from 7:30-9:00am

WHERE: University of New Mexico Student Union Building

RESERVATIONS: Free and open to the public. Reservations required as seating is limited. RSVP to (505) 767-6795 or

The UNM Bookstore will provide attendees the opportunity to purchase signed copies of "The Eye for Innovation" at the breakfast.

The Business Breakfast is sponsored by PNM, The Anderson Schools of Management at UNM, Presbyterian Health Services, and Wagner Mechanical and is part of 770 KKOB-AMís quarterly Business Breakfast series.


The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.