Computer People - F

Below is a listing of computer pioneers, inventors, and other people who have contributed to the computer industry that have a first or last name beginning with the letter 'F'. Clicking on any of the below links will open a biography for that person.

Federico Faggin
Italian physicist and engineer who helped design the first commercial microprocessor.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Founder, Physicist, and President
Feng-hsiung Hsu
Computer scientist and author who helped with the creation of IBM Deep Blue chess machine.
Category: Grandmaster, Inventor, Scientist, and Writer
Fernando Corbato
American computer scientist and pioneer of time-sharing operating systems that help inspire Unix and other operating system designs.
Category: Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Fletcher Jones
Founder of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC).
Category: Founder
Florian Brody
Co-inventor of the first electronic books.
Category: Inventor and Twitter
Forrest Parry
IBM engineer who invented magnetic stripe cards used for credit cards and identification badges.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Programmer, and Writer
Frances Allen
American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers.
Category: Female and Scientist
Francis Bacon
Scientist, statesman, jurist, author, orator and Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England.
Category: Scientist and Writer
Frank Frankovsky
Director of Hardware Design and Supply Chain at Facebook.
Category: Director and Manager
Fred Baker
American engineer who specializes in developing computer network protocols.
Category: Engineer and Programmer
Fred Cohen
Short biography of Fred Cohen who coined the term computer virus.
Category: Coined
Frederick Brooks
Software engineer and computer scientist known for managing the development of IBM's System/360.
Category: Engineer, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Frederic Williams
British Engineer well known for his contributions to the development of Radar.
Category: Engineer and Programmer
Fredrik Bull
Information technology pioneer who helped with the development of punched cards.
Category: Programmer
Fredrik Neij
Co-founder of The Pirate Bay and owner of the web host PRQ which hosted The Pirate Bay
Category: Founder and Personality
Friedrich Bauer
German computer scientist and professor known for Stack (data structure) that help developed programming languages ALGOL 58 and ALGOL 60.
Category: Coined, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Fujio Masuoka
Inventor of Flash Memory and recipient of the IEEE award.
Category: Inventor

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