Important Founders in the Field of Computer Technology

Important Founders in the Field of Computer Technology

Paul Allen

Co-founder of Microsoft Corporation along with Bill Gates, a leading developer of personal-computer software systems and applications.

Bill Gates

William Henry “Bill” Gates III is an American business magnate and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen.

Larry Ellison

Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Ellison is an American business magnate, co-founder and chief executive of Oracle Corporation, one of the world’s leading enterprise software companies.

Larry Page

Lawrence “Larry” Page is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur who, with Sergey Brin, is best known as the co-founder of Google. On April 4, 2011, he took on the role of chief executive officer of Google, replacing Eric Schmidt.

Sergey Brin

Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is a Soviet-born American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who, with Larry Page, co-founded Google, one of the most profitable Internet companies. As of 2012, his personal wealth is estimated to be $20.3 billion.

Steve Jobs

Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs was an American entrepreneur. He is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc

Robert Taylor

Robert William Taylor, known as Bob Taylor, is an Internet pioneer, who led teams that made major contributions to the personal computer, and other related technologies.

Paul Baran

Paul Baran was a Polish American engineer who was a pioneer in the development of computer networks

Vint Cerf

Vinton Gray “Vint” Cerf is an American computer scientist, who is recognized as one of “the fathers of the Internet”, sharing this title with American computer scientist Bob Kahn.

Robert E. Kahn

Robert Elliot “Bob” Kahn is an American Internet pioneer, engineer and computer scientist, who, along with Vinton G. Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol and the Internet Protocol.


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