Pike, Robert W(ilson)

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PIKE, Robert W(ilson)

PIKE, Robert W(ilson). American, b. 1931. Genres: Recreation. Career: Sales and marketing representative for health care companies, 1958-82; Abbott Laboratories Inc., Abbott Park, IL, senior manager in sales, marketing, and new product development, as well as vice president and general manager of International Division in Puerto Rico, c. 1982-88; Jefferson Rubber Works Inc., Worcester, MA, vice president for sales and marketing, 1988-95; Curriculum Media Inc., Coto de Caza, CA, chief executive officer, 1995-. Speaker at teachers' workshops and elementary schools. Holds three U.S. patents for medical devices invented between 1958 and 1982. Publications: Winning Checkers for Kids of All Ages, 1993; An Endless Adventure, 1994; Learning to Play Better Checkers (videotape), 1995; Checker Power: A Game of Problem Solving, 1996; Checker Problem Solving, 1996. Some writings appear under the name Bob Pike. Address: Curriculum Media Inc., 23072 Via Celeste, Coto de Caza, CA 92679, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]