Entrepreneur computer pioneers

Below is a listing of computer pioneers that have been tagged as a Entrepreneur. Clicking on any of the below links will open the biography for that person.

Aaron LevieAaron Levie
American entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of cloud company Box.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Alan ShugartAlan Shugart
Pioneer of the computer disk drive and founder of Seagate Technology.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Alexis OhanianAlexis Ohanian
American entrepreneur and angel investor best known for investing in Reddit.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Allen SternAllen Stern
Tech blogger and entrepreneur who lost in excess of 125 pounds while offering weight-loss tips and recipes to thousands on the Internet.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Andi GutmansAndi Gutmans
Israeli programmer and entrepreneur and PHP developer (created PHP 3 in 1997).
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Andrew MccollumAndrew Mccollum
Co-founder of Facebook and an angel investor.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Arash FerdowsiArash Ferdowsi
Iranian-American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of online storage service Dropbox.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Armas MarkkulaArmas Markkula
Angel investor and second CEO of Apple Computer.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Investor, Manager, President, and Writer
August-wilhelm ScheerAugust-wilhelm Scheer
Founder and director of IDS Scheer AG.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Professor, and Writer
Barry LamBarry Lam
Founder and Chairman of Quanta Computer.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Ben SilbermannBen Silbermann
Co-founder and CEO of Pinterest.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Beny AlagemBeny Alagem
An Israeli American entrepreneur, developer, and the founder of Packard Bell Electronics
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Bjarne StroustrupBjarne Stroustrup
Computer scientist, known as the creator of the C++ computer programming language.
Category: Entrepreneur, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Bob RosenscheinBob Rosenschein
American-Israeli Internet entrepreneur and founder of Answers.com
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Brian FoxBrian Fox
Entrepreneur, free software supporter, and original author of the GNU Bash shell.
Category: African American, Entrepreneur, Programmer, and Writer
Chandu ThotaChandu Thota
Computer engineer, author, and entrepreneur.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Programmer, and Writer
Charles ThomasCharles Thomas
Designer of the Arithmometer, the first successful mechanical calculator.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Writer
Cher WangCher Wang
Taiwanese entrepreneur and co-founder and chairperson of HTC Corporation.
Category: Entrepreneur, Female, Founder, and Writer
Chris DewolfeChris Dewolfe
American entrepreneur and former CEO and co-creator of Myspace.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Twitter, and Writer
Christopher PooleChristopher Poole
American entrepreneur and founder of website 4chan.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Christopher StoneChristopher Stone
Co-founder and Creative Director of Twitter.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Christopher WeaverChristopher Weaver
Software developer and game programmer and contributor to the real-time sports simulation technology.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, President, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Clive SinclairClive Sinclair
British inventor, most commonly known for his work in consumer electronics.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Writer
Craig NewmarkCraig Newmark
Founder of Craigslist.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Cuthbert HurdCuthbert Hurd
Computer scientist who helped IBM develop the first general-purpose computer.
Category: Entrepreneur, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Dan BricklinDan Bricklin
Creator of VisiCalc.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, President, Twitter, and Writer
Dan GillmorDan Gillmor
American technology writer, columnist, and teacher of digital media entrepreneurship.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Daniel EkDaniel Ek
Swedish entrepreneur, founder and CEO of the music streaming service Spotify.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Dave WinerDave Winer
American software developer, entrepreneur, and writer.
Category: Editor, Entrepreneur, Founder, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
David KarpDavid Karp
American web developer and founder of blogging platform, Tumblr.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
David LitchfieldDavid Litchfield
British computer security expert, database authority and author.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Hacker, Twitter, and Writer
Dean KamenDean Kamen
Inventor of the Segway.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Writer
Dennis CrowleyDennis Crowley
American Internet entrepreneur known for co-founding Foursquare and Dodgeball.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Dennis FongDennis Fong
Entrepreneur and retired celebrity pro computer gamer.
Category: Coined, Entrepreneur, Founder, Gamer, and Writer
Dick CostoloDick Costolo
American Businessman, entrepreneur, and CEO of Twitter.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Drew HoustonDrew Houston
American Internet entrepreneur known for founding the online backup service Dropbox.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Dries BuytaertDries Buytaert
Open-source software programmer known as founder and lead developer of the Drupal CMS (Content Management System).
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Dustin MoskovitzDustin Moskovitz
Co-founder of the social networking website Facebook.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Einar StefferudEinar Stefferud
Internet pioneer, entrepreneur, and computer researcher, who helped develop the Internet.
Category: Entrepreneur, Researcher, and Writer
Elon MuskElon Musk
Founder of SpaceX, and co-founder of Tesla Motors.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Twitter, and Writer
Evan WilliamsEvan Williams
Co-founder of Twitter and blogger.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Twitter, and Writer
Garrett GruenerGarrett Gruener
Information technology specialist and founder of Ask.com
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Gary KildallGary Kildall
American computer scientist and microcomputer entrepreneur who invented the CP/M operating system and gave Bill Gates the world.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Personality, Scientist, and Writer
Gary WangGary Wang
Chinese entrepreneur and founder of Tudou.com, a Chinese video sharing company.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Gaston GonnetGaston Gonnet
Uruguayan-Canadian computer scientist known for his work with the Maple computer algebra system.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Gene AmdahlGene Amdahl
American computer architect and founder of Amdahl Corporation.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, and Writer
George EastmanGeorge Eastman
American innovator and entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, and Writer
Gordon BellGordon Bell
American computer engineer, manager, entrepreneur, and investor who oversaw the development of the VAX.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Investor, Manager, President, and Writer
Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
Father of long distance radio transmission.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, Inventor, Physicist, and Writer
Hans ReiserHans Reiser
American computer programmer, creator of ReiserFS computer file system and convicted murderer.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Programmer, and Writer
Harlan AndersonHarlan Anderson
Co-founder of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Hasso PlattnerHasso Plattner
Co-founder of software giant SAP AG.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Jack MaJack Ma
Chinese entrepreneur and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Jake LodwickJake Lodwick
American software engineer best known for co-founding Vimeo.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Jake WinebaumJake Winebaum
American entrepreneur and founder of FamilyFun magazine, Business.com and Brighter.com
Category: Chairman, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, President, Twitter, and Writer
James ClarkJames Clark
American entrepreneur and founder of Netscape and Silicon Graphics.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Scientist, and Writer
Jan KoumJan Koum
American computer engineer and Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of WhatsApp.
Category: CEO, Director, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Hacker, Twitter, and Writer
Janus FriisJanus Friis
Danish entrepreneur and co-founder of Skype and KaZaA.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Jason ShellenJason Shellen
Thing Labs and developed Blogger
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jeff TaylorJeff Taylor
American Internet entrepreneur and founder of the online job site Monster.com
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Jeffrey SkollJeffrey Skoll
Canadian engineer and Internet entrepreneur known for being the first employee and president of eBay.
Category: Chairman, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, President, Twitter, and Writer
Jen-hsun HuangJen-hsun Huang
Taiwanese-American entrepreneur and co-founder of Nvidia.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, President, and Writer
Jeri EllsworthJeri Ellsworth
American self-taught computer chip designer and entrepreneur.
Category: Entrepreneur, Female, Hacker, and Writer
Jerry ShenJerry Shen
Entrepreneur and creator of fantasy sports app Bignoggins.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Twitter, and Writer
Jerry YangJerry Yang
Co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo!
Category: CEO, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Jimmy WalesJimmy Wales
American Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and promoter of Wikipedia.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
John CollisonJohn Collison
Irish student and Internet entrepreneur known for co-founding Stripe.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
John ResigJohn Resig
Computer programmer and entrepreneur known as the creator and lead developer of the jQuery JavaScript library.
Category: Entrepreneur, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
John WarnockJohn Warnock
Co-founder of Adobe.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, President, Scientist, and Writer
Jon RadoffJon Radoff
American author, entrepreneur, and game designer.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Gamer, Twitter, and Writer
Justin KanJustin Kan
American Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of Justin.tv and TwitchTV.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Ken MccarthyKen Mccarthy
American entrepreneur and Internet commercialization pioneer.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, Writer, and sponsor
Ken OlsenKen Olsen
Founder and former CEO of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, and Writer
Kevin RoseKevin Rose
Co-founder of Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Kevin SystromKevin Systrom
American entrepreneur and software engineer who co-founded Instagram.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Kim DotcomKim Dotcom
German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur also known as Kimble
Category: Convict, Entrepreneur, Founder, Hacker, and Writer
Kirk LaflerKirk Lafler
American engineer, programmer, author, entrepreneur, consultant, and founder of Software Intelligence Corporation.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Programmer, and Writer
Lap HuiLap Hui
Chinese American tech entrepreneur and co-founder of eMachines and Everex.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Lars RasmussenLars Rasmussen
Danish-born computer scientist, software developer and co-founder of Google Maps.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Lee BoyselLee Boysel
American engineer who developed four-phase logic and built first integrated circuit
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Leo LaporteLeo Laporte
American technology broadcaster, author, speaker, and entrepreneur.
Category: Editor, Entrepreneur, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Leonard BosackLeonard Bosack
Co-founder of Cisco Systems responsible for pioneering the commercialization of local area network (LAN) technology.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Manuel FernandezManuel Fernandez
Founder of the Gavilan Computer Corporation which developed one of the first portable laptop computers.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Mark CubanMark Cuban
American businessman, entrepreneur, investor and owner of NBA's Dallas Mavericks.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Mark KriegsmanMark Kriegsman
American entrepreneur, computer programmer, inventor, writer, and Director of Engineering at Veracode.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Mark PincusMark Pincus
Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Zynga, which makes online social games.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Mark TebbeMark Tebbe
Professor at University of Chicago and co-founder of Answers.com
Category: Chairman, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Professor, and Writer
Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
Co-creator of Facebook.
Category: Entrepreneur, Programmer, and Writer
Matt MullenwegMatt Mullenweg
American online social media entrepreneur and founding developer of WordPress.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Michael DellMichael Dell
Founder of Dell computers.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Mike MccueMike Mccue
Former directory of Twitter and founder of Paper Software, Tellme Networks, and Flipboard.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Mike MorhaimeMike Morhaime
Co-founder, CEO and president of video game developer Blizzard Entertainment.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, President, Twitter, and Writer
Nick WoodmanNick Woodman
American businessman, entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of GoPro.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Nolan BushnellNolan Bushnell
American engineer and entrepreneur who founded both Atari, Inc. and the Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza-Time Theaters chain.
Category: Chairman, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Norman NieNorman Nie
American social scientist who invented software that automates data analysis.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Oren EtzioniOren Etzioni
American entrepreneur, professor and CEO of the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence.
Category: CEO, Coined, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
Paul KingPaul King
Australian software developer, scientist, and entrepreneur.
Category: Entrepreneur, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Paul OtletPaul Otlet
Father of information science who created the Universal Decimal Classification.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, and Writer
Pete CashmorePete Cashmore
Scottish entrepreneur, founder, and CEO of Mashable.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Peter DiamandisPeter Diamandis
American engineer, physician, author, Intel entrepreneur and founder of X PRIZE Foundation.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Peter NortonPeter Norton
American programmer, software publisher, author, and philanthropist.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Programmer, and Writer
Peter SchnellPeter Schnell
German entrepreneur who founded Software AG Foundation.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Philippe KahnPhilippe Kahn
Innovator and entrepreneur and inventor of the first camera phone.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, and Writer
Phillip RosedalePhillip Rosedale
American entrepreneur and founder of Linden Lab's Second Life virtual world.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Pierre OmidyarPierre Omidyar
French-born entrepreneur, founder, and chairman of the eBay auction site.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Ray OzzieRay Ozzie
American software industry entrepreneur and Chief Technical Officer at Microsoft.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Twitter, and Writer
Reed HastingsReed Hastings
Computer scientist, entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of Netflix.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Scientist, and Writer
Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman
American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author known as the co-founder of LinkedIn
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Richard ArkwrightRichard Arkwright
Englishman who is often credited with inventing the spinning frame and creator of the modern factory system.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Writer
Richard BransonRichard Branson
English business magnate and investor and founder of Virgin Group.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, President, Twitter, and Writer
Richard SkrentaRichard Skrenta
Computer programmer and creator of search engine blekko.
Category: Entrepreneur, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Richard YooRichard Yoo
American entrepreneur and founder of web hosting company Rackspace.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Robert CohnRobert Cohn
Company that commercialized voice mail.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Roger SipplRoger Sippl
Entrepreneur, and innovator who founded Informix Software and pioneered SQL relational databases.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Sabeer BhatiaSabeer Bhatia
Indian American who founded the Hotmail email service.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Salman KhanSalman Khan
American educator, entrepreneur, and founder of the Khan Academy
Category: Analyst, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Savvas ChamberlainSavvas Chamberlain
Inventor, scientist and professor who invented silicon image sensors.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Shawn FanningShawn Fanning
Computer programmer and co-founder of Napster.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Sky DaytonSky Dayton
American entrepreneur, founder of EarthLink, co-founder of eCompanies and founder and chairman of Boingo
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Steve ChenSteve Chen
Co-founder of YouTube.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, and Writer
Steve KirschSteve Kirsch
American computer scientist and entrepreneur known for inventing the optical mouse.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
T JonesT Jones
American software engineer, computer programmer, entrepreneur, and author.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Programmer, and Writer
Thomas EdisonThomas Edison
Inventor of the phonograph, motion picture camera, electric light bulb, and more.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, and Writer
Thomas SiebelThomas Siebel
American business executive, software developer and investor.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, and Writer
Tim BrayTim Bray
Canadian software developer who helped create XML.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Tom AndersonTom Anderson
Co-founder of Myspace.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, President, Twitter, and Writer
Tony FadellTony Fadell
Known as the father of the Apple iPod.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, Inventor, Investor, President, Twitter, and Writer
Tony HsiehTony Hsieh
Venture capitalist and Internet entrepreneur who founded Zappos.com.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
Willgodt OdhnerWillgodt Odhner
Swedish engineer and entrepreneur Inventor of the Odhner Arithmometer calculator.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Writer
William HewlettWilliam Hewlett
Co-founder of the Hewlett-Packard (HP) company.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, President, and Writer
Yancey StricklerYancey Strickler
American Internet entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of Kickstarter.
Category: CEO, Editor, Entrepreneur, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Yogen DalalYogen Dalal
Engineer, entrepreneur, venture capitalist and Co-author of the TCP Specification.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Investor, and Writer

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