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Benson, Craig

Born: 1954 AD
Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen, Politician

1954 – Craig Benson was born on the 8th of October in New York City. He was an American cable television businessman and Republican politician.

1977 – Received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Babson College.

       – He attended Chatham High School in Chatham, New Jersey.

1979 – He graduated with an MBA at Syracuse University.

1983 – He and partner Bob Levine started Cabletron Systems in a garage.

1985 – The company Cabletron Systems, moved to Rochester, New Hampshire.

1989 – Cabletron Systems went public.

1997 – He resigned in Cabletron Systems.

1998 – 1999 – Reappointed himself CEO of Cabletron.

2000 – Dissolved into four separate companies (Enterasys Networks, Aprisma Technologies, Riverstone
Networks, and Global Network Technology Services).

2001 – Began running for governor of New Hampshire, promising to use technology and greater efficiency to save money in state government.

2003 – 2005 – He served as Governor of New Hampshire.