Tom Watson's reflections

20 years later - Transcript

"Just as someone who is slowly moving out of the active scene in IBM, I'd like to use the opportunity of expressing my own appreciation to everyone who worked on the project. A lot of them are still in IBM. Some of them work for our worthy competitors. But as a team in those days they were absolutely unbeatable and they were the nucleus of all the teams that created the computers that we have had since. So in a very real way, they helped me build a business reputation which was more their credit than my own. And so it's made my life fruitful and happy, and I'm very grateful to them."