Published on April 3rd, 2014 | by SMUMN0
Alumni in Action: Anthony “Tony” Adducci — inventor, entrepreneur, philantropist, Knight of the Holy Sepulchre
In 1961, he joined International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation in Chicago where, as a development engineer, he instructed numerous training courses on digital data communication systems, and as a senior test engineer he directed ITT personnel in electro-interference testing of the Boeing Minuteman (missile) for the Strategic Air Command.
Adducci is best known for co-founding Cardiac Pacemakers Inc. (CPI), the company that manufactured the world’s first lithium battery artificial pacemaker.
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