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Horst L. Truestedt (B., Physics, 1968)


I did research in Physics while working at 3M (while still attending IT).

I decided to go into computers. I joined IBM in 1968 and worked there for 30 years. At the end of my time at IBM I was a computer architect and specialist in computer storage. Since leaving IBM, I have my own consulting company called TrueFocus, Inc ( TrueFocus specializes in consulting in storage and training in Fibre Channel, SAS, and SATA. I have provided Fibre Channel training around the world. I also help my daughter with an art promotion business (www.
printsandperspectives). On the personal front, my wife and I have been
married for 41 years this year. We have two lovely daughters (both
attended the University of Minnesota), four grandsons and one princess.