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George Fullerton, who enjoyed a long, successful career at IBM and other companies, died June 16. Born in Newport, R.I., He attended both Maryland University and the University of Virginia. A proud member of Delta Kappa Epsilon, he earned a degree in political science.


After serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, George was recruited by IBM. He would spend the next 31 years with IBM, moving 13 times with his wife and family. George held important positions in Boston and at IBM’s world headquarters in New York. He also spent five years in Paris, where he was responsible for IBM’s business in 72 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


George’s last assignment was in Santa Clara, Calif., where he became intrigued with the activity in Silicon Valley. He devoted the next 12 years working with technology startups.


He is survived by his three children.