Dennis C. Hayes is a recognized technology industry leader, company and association founder, entrepreneur, senior management executive, director and advisor to businesses and other organizations. He is the founder of Hayes Microcomputer Products, which was a U.S.-based manufacturer of modems. The company is well known for the Smartmodem, which introduced a control language for operating the functions of the modem via the serial interface to the data terminal equipment, in contrast to manual operation with front-panel switches. This smart modem approach dramatically simplified and automated operation. Today almost all modems use a variant of the Hayes command set.
Dennis has worked with the Speaker of the House (& Staff), spoken infront of Congress, been featured in Forbes & Business Week & INC, and appreared on Bloomberg, CNN & CNBC.
Mr. Hayes has an exhibit dedicated to him and his invention in the Smithsonian.
August 17th, 2018 | Season 1 | 23 mins 27 secs
b2b, b2c, business, ceo, entrepreneurship, founder, interview, investor, small business, start a company, startup, technology, work
In this episode, Sanjay and Dennis talk about building lasers, home-brewed computers, life before the internet, and more.