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Benson, Craig

Born: 1954 AD
Currently alive, at 60 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.



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