Manager computer pioneers

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

Aaron GreenspanAaron Greenspan
Creator of Think Computer Corporation and alleged co-inventor of Facebook.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Aaron LevieAaron Levie
American entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of cloud company Box.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Aaron SwartzAaron Swartz
American computer programmer, writer, and Internet activist.
Category: Convict, Editor, Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Abhay BhushanAbhay Bhushan
Author of FTP.
Category: Chairman, Engineer, Manager, President, and Writer
Abraham LempelAbraham Lempel
Father of LZ family of lossless data compression algorithms.
Category: Father, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace
World's first computer programmer.
Category: Female, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Adam OsborneAdam Osborne
Inventor of the first portable computer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Adele GoldbergAdele Goldberg
Computer scientist who helped develop Smalltalk.
Category: Female, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Adi ShamirAdi Shamir
One of the co-inventors of the RSA algorithm.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Adrian CarmackAdrian Carmack
One of the founders of iD Software.
Category: Coined, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Al AlcornAl Alcorn
Pong.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Al GoreAl Gore
American politician, advocate, author, philanthropist, and environmental activist.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Al LoweAl Lowe
American programmer, and game designer known for the Leisure Suit Larry game series.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Alain ColmerauerAlain Colmerauer
One of the earliest linguistic formalisms used in the development of the TAUM-METEO machine.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Alain GlavieuxAlain Glavieux
Co-inventor of codes that helped shape digital communication.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Alan CooperAlan Cooper
Father of Visual Basic.
Category: Father, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Alan CoxAlan Cox
Linux developer and Free Software Foundation award recipient.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Alan EmtageAlan Emtage
Developer for Archie the first search engine.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Alan KayAlan Kay
Computer pioneer who help create the idea of a laptop computer, GUI, Ethernet, laser printing, and Smalltalk.
Category: Hacker, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Alan KotokAlan Kotok
Computer scientist, hacker, and developer.
Category: Engineer, Hacker, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Alan MillerAlan Miller
Pioneer and influential figure in the video game industry and early game designer and programmer for Atari 2600 games.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Alan PerlisAlan Perlis
Well-known and respected computer scientist known for his work with computer programming languages.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Alan SchaafAlan Schaaf
Founder of Imgur, the world's largest image hosting site.
Category: Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Alan ShugartAlan Shugart
Pioneer of the computer disk drive and founder of Seagate Technology.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Alan TuringAlan Turing
Developer of the Turing Machine and Turing Test.
Category: Analyst, Father, Logician, Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein
Respected theoretical physicist.
Category: Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Albert GonzalezAlbert Gonzalez
Computer hacker and computer criminal.
Category: Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Albert HullAlbert Hull
American electrical engineer known for inventing the magnetron.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Alessandro VoltaAlessandro Volta
Italian physicist known for the invention of the battery in the 1800s.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Alex HoldenAlex Holden
Ukrainian IT researcher who found 1.2 billion stolen passwords.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Alexander BainAlexander Bain
Inventor of the electric clock.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Alexander BrudnoAlexander Brudno
Computer scientist who discovered the alpha-beta algorithm.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Alexander DouglasAlexander Douglas
Developer of the first graphical computer game, OXO.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Alexander FraserAlexander Fraser
British-American computer scientist.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
Inventor, engineer, and innovator best known for inventing the telephone.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Alexey IvanovAlexey Ivanov
Russian computer programmer and hacker.
Category: Convict, Hacker, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Alexey LyapunovAlexey Lyapunov
Soviet mathematician and pioneer of computer science.
Category: Founder, Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, and Writer
Alexey PajitnovAlexey Pajitnov
Inventor of Tetris.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Alexis OhanianAlexis Ohanian
American entrepreneur and angel investor best known for investing in Reddit.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Alfred AhoAlfred Aho
Canadian computer scientist and author known for the Aho-Corasick string matching algorithm.
Category: Manager, President, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Allen AdhamAllen Adham
Egyptian American businessman and co-founder of video game developer Silicon & Synapse now Activision Blizzard.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Allen CoombsAllen Coombs
Key designer of the Colossus computer.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Allen DumontAllen Dumont
American scientist best known for improvements to the cathode ray tube for use in television receivers.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Allen NewellAllen Newell
Computer science and cognitive psychology researcher.
Category: Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Allen SternAllen Stern
Tech blogger and entrepreneur who lost over 125-pounds while offering weight-loss tips and recipes to thousands on the Internet.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Alonzo ChurchAlonzo Church
Founder of theoretical computer science.
Category: Founder, Logician, Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, and Writer
Amanda ChessellAmanda Chessell
Computer scientist and engineer at IBM known for software inventions and innovation of development tools.
Category: Engineer, Female, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Amber MacarthurAmber Macarthur
Canadian television and netcasting personality well known for the Call for Help series.
Category: Female, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Amir PnueliAmir Pnueli
Respected computer scientist who focused on temporal logic and model checking.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Amy BriggsAmy Briggs
American computer programmer and interactive fiction game creator.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
An WangAn Wang
Engineer and inventor, and co-founder of Wang Laboratories.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Anand ShimpiAnand Shimpi
American businessman and founder of AnandTech website.
Category: CEO, Editor, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Anatoliy MorozovAnatoliy Morozov
Ukrainian scientist in the field of cybernetics and chief designer of the RADA system.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Anders HejlsbergAnders Hejlsberg
Author of Turbo Pascal and chief architect of Delphi.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Andi GutmansAndi Gutmans
Israeli programmer and entrepreneur and PHP developer (created PHP 3 in 1997).
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Andreas BechtolsheimAndreas Bechtolsheim
Co-founder of Sun Microsystems.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Investor, Manager, and Writer
Andreas RaabAndreas Raab
German computer scientist who developed new concepts and applications in 3D graphics and key contributor to the Squeak platform.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Andrei ErshovAndrei Ershov
Pioneer in the field of theoretical and systems programming.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Andrew BaronAndrew Baron
Creator of Rocketboom, Know Your Meme and the video aggregator site, Magma.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Andrew BobeckAndrew Bobeck
American electrical engineer and inventor of bubble memory.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Andrew BoothAndrew Booth
Inventor of Booth's multiplication algorithm that led to the invention of drum memory.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, Scientist, and Writer
Andrew Chi-chih YaoAndrew Chi-chih Yao
Computer scientist and computational theorist who created Yao's Principle.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Andrew GroveAndrew Grove
Former CEO of Intel.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Andrew KaluzniackiAndrew Kaluzniacki
Software engineer and game engine developer.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Andrew KayAndrew Kay
Computer pioneer and founder of Kay Computers.
Category: CEO, Founder, Inventor, Manager, President, and Writer
Andrew MccollumAndrew Mccollum
Co-founder of Facebook and an angel investor.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Andrew NgAndrew Ng
Associate professor of the Department of Computer Science at Stanford and co-founder of Coursera.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
Andrew PlotkinAndrew Plotkin
Interactive fiction writer known as Zarf.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan
British author, editor, and one of the first political bloggers.
Category: Editor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Andrew TanenbaumAndrew Tanenbaum
American computer scientist best known as the author of MINIX.
Category: Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Andy BryantAndy Bryant
American businessperson and Chairman of multinational semiconductor company Intel.
Category: Chairman, Manager, and Writer
Andy HertzfeldAndy Hertzfeld
One of the original Apple Macintosh developers.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Andy RubinAndy Rubin
Co-founder and former CEO of Danger Inc. and Android Inc.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Angie HicksAngie Hicks
Co-founder and CMO of Angie's List.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Anthony BarrAnthony Barr
Computer programming language designer, software engineer, and inventor.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Anthony CasalenaAnthony Casalena
Created Squarespace.
Category: Manager, Personality, and Writer
Anthony WoodAnthony Wood
Pioneer and innovator in TV and digital media and founder and CEO of Roku.
Category: CEO, Founder, Inventor, Manager, President, and Writer
Antoni KilinskiAntoni Kilinski
Helped develop the computer science curriculum.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Antonin SvobodaAntonin Svoboda
Computer scientist, engineer, and researcher credited for fault-tolerant computer systems.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Mathematician, Researcher, Scientist, and Writer
Arash FerdowsiArash Ferdowsi
Iranian-American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of online storage service Dropbox.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Arianna HuffingtonArianna Huffington
Greek-American author and syndicated columnist.
Category: Editor, Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Armas MarkkulaArmas Markkula
Angel investor and second CEO of Apple Computer.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Investor, Manager, President, and Writer
Arnold DumeyArnold Dumey
Inventor of computer hashing and the postal sorting machine.
Category: Analyst, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Arthur BurksArthur Burks
Mathematician who helped design the ENIAC.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Arthur ClarkArthur Clark
Science fiction author, inventor, and futurist.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Arthur RockArthur Rock
Venture capitalist and investor.
Category: Investor, Manager, and Writer
Arthur SamuelArthur Samuel
Big contributor to the world of artificial intelligence (AI) and one of the first to use hash tables.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Arthur ScherbiusArthur Scherbius
German electrical engineer known for inventing the Enigma machine.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Athanasius KircherAthanasius Kircher
Oriental studies and medicine.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
August-wilhelm ScheerAugust-wilhelm Scheer
Founder and director of IDS Scheer AG.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
August DvorakAugust Dvorak
Educational psychologist best known for creating the Dvorak simplified keyboard.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Azim PremjiAzim Premji
Indian business tycoon, philanthropist, and chairman of Wipro Limited.
Category: Chairman, Manager, and Writer
Bailey DiffieBailey Diffie
American cryptographer and pioneer of public-key cryptography.
Category: Manager, President, and Writer
Barbara LiskovBarbara Liskov
First women in the United States to be awarded a Ph.D. from a computer science department.
Category: Female, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Barbara SimonsBarbara Simons
American computer scientist and former president of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Category: Director, Female, Founder, Manager, President, Scientist, and Writer
Barrett BrownBarrett Brown
American activist, author, and founder of Project PM.
Category: Convict, Director, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Barry BoehmBarry Boehm
American software engineer known for his many contributions to software engineering.
Category: Director, Engineer, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Barry LamBarry Lam
Founder and Chairman of Quanta Computer.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Barry LeibaBarry Leiba
Developer at IBM Research that helped develop Spam Guru and is involved with the IETF.
Category: Manager, Researcher, Scientist, and Writer
Bashir RameyevBashir Rameyev
Soviet inventor and scientist and one of the founders of Soviet computing.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Becky WorleyBecky Worley
American journalist and broadcaster best known for being TechLive's Computer Security Analyst.
Category: Analyst, Female, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Ben FortaBen Forta
Author and senior technical evangelist for Adobe Systems.
Category: Manager and Writer
Ben HammersleyBen Hammersley
British Internet technologist, journalist, author, and broadcaster.
Category: Editor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Ben ShneidermanBen Shneiderman
American computer scientist, and professor for Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Category: Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Ben SilbermannBen Silbermann
Co-founder and CEO of Pinterest.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
Author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, and much more.
Category: Inventor, Manager, President, Scientist, and Writer
Beny AlagemBeny Alagem
An Israeli American entrepreneur, developer, and the founder of Packard Bell Electronics.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Bernard GallerBernard Galler
American mathematician and computer scientist who worked in developing large-scale operating systems and computer languages.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Bernard KardonBernard Kardon
American electrical engineer and co-founder of Harman/Kardon.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Bernd FixBernd Fix
German hacker known for his computer virus research.
Category: Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Bernhard ThalheimBernhard Thalheim
Computer scientist and professor of Information Systems Engineering known for conceptual modeling and its foundation.
Category: Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Bertrand MeyerBertrand Meyer
Author, and consultant who created the Eiffel programming language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Bill AtkinsonBill Atkinson
Computer engineer at Apple who help create MacPaint, QuickDraw, and HyperCard.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Bill DuvallBill Duvall
Receiver of the first computer network communication, ARPANET.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Bill GatesBill Gates
Founder of Microsoft.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, President, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Bill GosperBill Gosper
American mathematician and programmer and one of the founders of the hacker community with Richard Greenblatt.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, and Writer
Bill KendrickBill Kendrick
American software developer known for creating and maintaining Tux Paint.
Category: Editor, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Bill MoggridgeBill Moggridge
British designer, author, and educator who designed one of the first laptop computer.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Bill PytlovanyBill Pytlovany
Computer and network security program developer know as author of WinPatrol program.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Bjarne StroustrupBjarne Stroustrup
Computer scientist, known as the creator of the C++ computer programming language.
Category: Entrepreneur, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Blaise PascalBlaise Pascal
Mathematician, writer, child prodigy, and inventor of the Pascaline.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, Physicist, and Writer
Blake RossBlake Ross
American software developer known for his work on the Mozilla web browser and for starting the Mozilla Firefox project.
Category: Director, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Bob BatesBob Bates
American computer games designer.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Bob BemerBob Bemer
Father of ASCII, escape character, backslash, and the curly bracket.
Category: Coined, Father, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Bob EvansBob Evans
Computer pioneer and corporate executive at IBM.
Category: Chairman, Manager, and Writer
Bob KahnBob Kahn
Internet pioneer, engineer, and computer scientist who helped develop TCP/IP.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, President, Scientist, and Writer
Bob RosenscheinBob Rosenschein
American-Israeli Internet entrepreneur and founder of Answers.com.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Bob WallaceBob Wallace
American computer scientist, software pioneer and Microsoft's ninth employee.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Bonnie RossBonnie Ross
General manager at Microsoft Game Studios and studio head of 343 Industries.
Category: Female, Manager, and Writer
Boris BabayanBoris Babayan
Pioneering creator of supercomputers in Soviet Union.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Borje LangeforsBorje Langefors
Swedish engineer and computer scientist who made systems development a science.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Brad FitzpatrickBrad Fitzpatrick
Creator of LiveJournal and author of a variety of free software projects such as OpenID and memcached.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Brad TempletonBrad Templeton
Software Architect and early pioneer of Usenet.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Bram CohenBram Cohen
Author of the P2P BitTorrent protocol.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Brendan EichBrendan Eich
Software developer and creator of JavaScript.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Brian CarpenterBrian Carpenter
British Internet engineer and former chair of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Brian EnoBrian Eno
Creator of the six-second start-up music sound of the Windows 95 operating system and the Prophecy Theme in the film Dune.
Category: Composer, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Brian FargoBrian Fargo
American video game designer, producer, programmer, executive, and founder of developers Interplay Entertainment.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Brian FoxBrian Fox
Entrepreneur, free software supporter, and original author of the GNU Bash shell.
Category: African American, Entrepreneur, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Brian KernighanBrian Kernighan
Canadian computer scientist who coined the term Unix and helped with the development of Unix, AWK, and AMPL.
Category: Coined, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Brian MoriartyBrian Moriarty
American video game developer.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Brian ReynoldsBrian Reynolds
American videogame designer known for his online social games on Facebook.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Director, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Brian TongBrian Tong
Former host and senior editor for CNET TV's the Apple Byte, Prizefight, Tap That App & How-To's.
Category: Editor, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Bruce EckelBruce Eckel
Author and lecturer who has written numerous books and articles on computer programming.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier
American computer security specialist, cryptographer, and writer.
Category: Founder, Manager, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Burton SmithBurton Smith
Computer architect who has made major contributions to the field of parallel computation.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Butler LampsonButler Lampson
Computer scientist who help with the development of the first personal computer.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Cali LewisCali Lewis
American podcaster and Internet personality.
Category: Female, Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Carl ButtonCarl Button
British game artist, 2D/3D generalist, designer, and editor.
Category: Editor, Manager, and Writer
Carl PetriCarl Petri
Helped advance the fields of parallel computing and distributing computing.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Carl SaganCarl Sagan
Astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and natural sciences.
Category: Editor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Carl SassenrathCarl Sassenrath
Designer of operation systems and computer programming languages.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Carol BartzCarol Bartz
Former president and CEO of Yahoo!
Category: CEO, Chairman, Female, Manager, President, and Writer
Carol ShawCarol Shaw
American software engineer and the first female video game designer.
Category: Engineer, Female, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Carolyn MeinelCarolyn Meinel
American hacker and author and specialist in script kiddie hacking.
Category: Female, Founder, Hacker, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Caterina FakeCaterina Fake
American businesswoman known for co-founding the websites Flickr and Hunch.
Category: Female, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Chad DavisChad Davis
American hacker and founding member of the globalHell syndicate of hackers.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Chad HurleyChad Hurley
Co-founder of YouTube.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Chandu ThotaChandu Thota
Computer engineer, author, and entrepreneur.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
Father of the computer.
Category: Father, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Charles BachmanCharles Bachman
Computer scientist known for his work in computer databases.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Charles FlintCharles Flint
American businessman who founded the company that later became IBM.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Charles GeschkeCharles Geschke
Co-founder of Adobe.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Charles HamblinCharles Hamblin
Australian philosopher, logician, and computer pioneer who is known for the introduction of Reverse Polish Notation.
Category: Logician, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Charles HoareCharles Hoare
Computer scientist who developed the Quicksort algorithm.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Charles MolnarCharles Molnar
Co-developer of one of the first minicomputers, the LINC.
Category: Manager and Writer
Charles MooreCharles Moore
Inventor and developer of the Forth programming language.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Charles PeddleCharles Peddle
Main designer of the 6502 microprocessor.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi
Software executive who oversaw the creation of Microsoft Office.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Charles StanhopeCharles Stanhope
Scientist and inventor of the printing press.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Charles ThackerCharles Thacker
American Pioneer computer designer who worked as the project leader of the Xerox Alto.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Charles ThomasCharles Thomas
Designer of the Arithmometer, the first successful mechanical calculator.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Charles WeissCharles Weiss
American computer scientist and software designer and one of the first employees of Oracle.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Charley KlineCharley Kline
Sent the first letters of the word 'LOGIN' to start Computer Networking.
Category: Investor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Cher WangCher Wang
Taiwanese entrepreneur and co-founder and chairperson of HTC Corporation.
Category: Entrepreneur, Female, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Chester CarlsonChester Carlson
Inventor of electrophotography.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Chris DewolfeChris Dewolfe
American entrepreneur and former CEO and co-creator of Myspace.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Chris PirilloChris Pirillo
Founder and maintainer of Lockergnome.
Category: Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Chris WetherellChris Wetherell
CEO of Avocado and developer who help start Google Reader.
Category: CEO, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Christopher PooleChristopher Poole
American entrepreneur and founder of website 4chan.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Christopher SholesChristopher Sholes
Inventor of the typewriter and the first QWERTY keyboard.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Christopher StoneChristopher Stone
Co-founder and creative director of Twitter.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Christopher StracheyChristopher Strachey
British scientist known for CPL and Fundamental Concepts in Programming Languages.
Category: Coined, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Christopher WeaverChristopher Weaver
Software developer and game programmer and contributor to the real-time sports simulation technology.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, President, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Chuck HullChuck Hull
Inventor of 3D printing and co-founder of 3D systems.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Cindy BatesCindy Bates
Vice president of SMB (Small-to-Midsized Business) at Microsoft Company.
Category: Female, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Clair LakeClair Lake
IBM employee who helped develop the Type 1 Total Printing and Listing Tabulator and punch cards.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Claude PerraultClaude Perrault
Physician, anatomist, inventor, and author who designed a calculating device, called Abaque Rhabdologique.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
Father of information theory.
Category: Engineer, Father, Founder, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Clay ShirkyClay Shirky
American writer, consultant, lecturer, and teacher.
Category: Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Cleve MolerCleve Moler
American computer programmer and inventor of MATLAB.
Category: Chairman, Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Clifford BerryClifford Berry
American inventor and co-creator of the Atanasoff-Berry Computer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Clive SinclairClive Sinclair
British inventor, most commonly known for his work in consumer electronics.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Corrado BohmCorrado Bohm
Computer scientist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Rome.
Category: Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Craig BarrettCraig Barrett
Former Chairman and CEO of Intel.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Manager, and Writer
Craig FederighiCraig Federighi
Senior vice president of Software Engineering at Apple Inc.
Category: Manager, President, and Writer
Craig NeidorfCraig Neidorf
American hacker and founding editor of Phrack Magazine.
Category: Convict, Editor, Founder, Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Craig NewmarkCraig Newmark
Founder of Craigslist.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Craig ReynoldsCraig Reynolds
Creator of Boids artificial life simulation.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Cuthbert HurdCuthbert Hurd
Computer scientist who helped IBM develop the first general-purpose computer.
Category: Entrepreneur, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Cyril CleverdonCyril Cleverdon
British librarian and computer scientist who is best known for his work on the evaluation of information retrieval systems.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Dabbala ReddyDabbala Reddy
Indian American computer scientist and artificial intelligence pioneer.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Dale DoughertyDale Dougherty
Founder, President, and CEO of Maker Media and founder of MAKE Magazine.
Category: CEO, Coined, Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Dale HeatheringtonDale Heatherington
Co-founder Hayes Microcomputer Products, a US based manufacturer of modems.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Dan BricklinDan Bricklin
Creator of VisiCalc.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Dan FarmerDan Farmer
American computer security researcher who created Security Administrator Tool for Analyzing Networks (SATAN).
Category: Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Dan GillmorDan Gillmor
American technology writer, columnist, and teacher of digital media entrepreneurship.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Dan GookinDan Gookin
Author of the first for dummies books including DOS for Dummies.
Category: Manager and Writer
Dan KaminskyDan Kaminsky
American security researcher and chief scientist of White Ops.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Researcher, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Dan KaufmanDan Kaufman
Director of the Information Innovation Office at DARPA.
Category: Director, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Dana ScottDana Scott
Professor of computer science, philosophy, and mathematical logic.
Category: Editor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Dana UleryDana Ulery
Pioneer in scientific computing applications and the first woman engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Category: Engineer, Female, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Danah BoydDanah Boyd
Social media scholar, youth researcher and advocate who works at Microsoft Research.
Category: Female, Manager, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Danese CooperDanese Cooper
Open source diva and American computer programmer.
Category: Director, Female, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Daniel EkDaniel Ek
Swedish entrepreneur, founder and CEO of the music streaming service Spotify.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Daniel FriedmanDaniel Friedman
American computer scientist, author and programming language researcher.
Category: Editor, Manager, Professor, Programmer, Researcher, Scientist, and Writer
Daniel HessDaniel Hess
American composer and video game sound designer.
Category: Composer, Manager, and Writer
Daniel IngallsDaniel Ingalls
Pioneer of object-oriented computer programming.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Daniel KottkeDaniel Kottke
Early Apple computer engineer who help assemble and test the first Apple I.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Daniel MccrackenDaniel Mccracken
American Computer scientist, pioneer, and programmer.
Category: Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Danny CohenDanny Cohen
Internet pioneer and network specialist who designed the first real-time visual flight simulator.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Personality, Scientist, and Writer
Dave BoggsDave Boggs
American electrical and radio engineer who developed early Internet protocols.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Dave RaggettDave Raggett
Developing HTTP, XHTML, and HTML.
Category: Manager and Writer
Dave WinerDave Winer
American software developer, entrepreneur, and writer.
Category: Editor, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
David BaileyDavid Bailey
Senior scientist of Computational Research Department at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
Massively multiplayer online game, physics-based sandbox and user-generated content site.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
David BradleyDavid Bradley
Developer of the three finger salute.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
David ClarkDavid Clark
American computer scientist known for the Clark-Wilson model.
Category: Chairman, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
David CraneDavid Crane
Making games for the Atari 2600.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
David CullerDavid Culler
Inventor of TinyOS.
Category: Director, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
David CutlerDavid Cutler
Father of Windows NT.
Category: Engineer, Father, Manager, and Writer
David DeutschDavid Deutsch
British physicist who is known for the Quantum Turing machine.
Category: Manager, Physicist, and Writer
David EvansDavid Evans
Founder of the computer science department at the University of Utah.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
David FerrucciDavid Ferrucci
American Computer Scientist who led the IBM team in the development of IBM Watson.
Category: Manager, Researcher, Scientist, and Writer
David FiloDavid Filo
Co-founder of Yahoo!.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
David HanssonDavid Hansson
Danish computer programmer and creator of Ruby on Rails web development framework and the Instiki wiki.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
David HilbertDavid Hilbert
German mathematician known for discovering invariant theory and the axiomatization of geometry.
Category: Founder, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
David HuffmanDavid Huffman
Computer science pioneer known for his Huffman coding.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
David KarpDavid Karp
American web developer and founder of blogging platform, Tumblr.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
David KravitzDavid Kravitz
Software engineer and one of the original developers of Snapchat.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
David LeeDavid Lee
Chinese-American business executive and inventor of the daisywheel printer.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Inventor, Manager, President, and Writer
David LitchfieldDavid Litchfield
British computer security expert, database authority and author.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Hacker, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
David MorseDavid Morse
Co-founder of Amiga.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
David NobleDavid Noble
Historian, author, and professor of Social and Political Thought.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
David PackardDavid Packard
Co-founder of the Hewlett-Packard (HP) company.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Founder, Inventor, Manager, President, and Writer
David ParnasDavid Parnas
Pioneer of software engineering.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
David PattersonDavid Patterson
American computer pioneer who coined and contributed to RISC.
Category: Coined, Manager, President, Professor, and Writer
David ReedDavid Reed
Known for his work with computer networking, TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP) and Multiversion concurrency control.
Category: Manager and Writer
David SmithDavid Smith
Author of the Melissa virus that he released to the world in 1999.
Category: Convict, Manager, and Writer
David WarthenDavid Warthen
American technologist and co-founder of Ask Jeeves.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
David WheelerDavid Wheeler
First computer scientist who completed a PhD in computer science.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
David WiseDavid Wise
British video game music composer known for his work on Nintendo's Donkey Kong Country series.
Category: Composer, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
David YoungDavid Young
American computer scientist and mathematician.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Dean KamenDean Kamen
Inventor of the Segway.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Demis HassabisDemis Hassabis
British artificial intelligence researcher, neuroscientist, computer game designer and gamer.
Category: Founder, Gamer, Manager, Programmer, Researcher, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Dennis CrowleyDennis Crowley
American Internet entrepreneur known for co-founding Foursquare and Dodgeball.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Dennis FongDennis Fong
Entrepreneur and retired celebrity pro computer gamer.
Category: Coined, Entrepreneur, Founder, Gamer, Manager, and Writer
Dennis HayesDennis Hayes
Founder of Hayes Microcomputer Products and inventor of the PC Modem.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Dennis RitchieDennis Ritchie
Creator of the C programming language and developer of UNIX.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Derek GehlDerek Gehl
Internet marketing strategist, software developer, e-commerce columnist and seminar speaker.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Derrick LehmerDerrick Lehmer
American mathematician.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Desiree WrigleyDesiree Wrigley
CEO and co-founder at GiveForward Inc.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Dick CostoloDick Costolo
American businessman, entrepreneur, and CEO of Twitter.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Dimitri BertsekasDimitri Bertsekas
Applied mathematician and computer scientist known for Convex optimization and Approximate Dynamic Programming.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Dimitry GolubovDimitry Golubov
Ukrainian hacker and founder of the Internet Party of Ukraine.
Category: Convict, Founder, Hacker, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Don LibesDon Libes
Computer scientist at NIST and creator of STEP and Expect software programs.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Don SymeDon Syme
Australian born computer scientist and creator of the F# programming language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Researcher, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Donald BitzerDonald Bitzer
American electrical engineer and computer scientist and Father of PLATO.
Category: Engineer, Father, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Donald ChamberlinDonald Chamberlin
American computer scientist known for SQL.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Donald DaviesDonald Davies
Welsh computer scientist known for helping to invent packet switching.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Donald KnuthDonald Knuth
Father of analysis of algorithms, creator of the TeX computer typesetting system and metafont font.
Category: Father, Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Donald MichieDonald Michie
British researcher in artificial intelligence.
Category: Founder, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Donald ShellDonald Shell
American computer scientist and creator of the Shell sort sorting algorithm.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Donn ParkerDonn Parker
Security researcher and consultant.
Category: Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Donna DubinskyDonna Dubinsky
American Businesswoman who helped with the development of PDAs at Palm.
Category: CEO, Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Dorr FeltDorr Felt
American inventor of the Comptometer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Douglas CrockfordDouglas Crockford
Influential American computer programmer.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Douglas EngelbartDouglas Engelbart
Inventor of the computer mouse.
Category: Engineer, Hacker, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Douglas HofstadterDouglas Hofstadter
American author, professor, and cognitive scientist.
Category: Manager, Personality, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Douglas LenatDouglas Lenat
Prominent researcher in artificial intelligence.
Category: CEO, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Douglas McllroyDouglas Mcllroy
Computer programmer, mathematician and engineer who develops Unix pipelines.
Category: Chairman, Editor, Engineer, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Douglas RossDouglas Ross
Computer scientist pioneer who is known for the term CAD and as the father of APT.
Category: Chairman, Engineer, Father, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Dov FrohmanDov Frohman
Israeli electrical engineer and former vice president of Intel Corporation.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Inventor, Manager, President, and Writer
Dov MoranDov Moran
Israeli engineer known for founding the company who invented the DiskOnKey thumb drive.
Category: Chairman, Engineer, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Drew HoustonDrew Houston
American Internet entrepreneur known for founding the online backup service Dropbox.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Drew MajorDrew Major
Co-founder of Novell and chief architect and developer of NetWare operating system.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, 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, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Dudley BuckDudley Buck
Electrical engineer and inventor of computer components.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Dustin MoskovitzDustin Moskovitz
Co-founder of the social networking website Facebook.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Ed BottEd Bott
Award-winning journalist and one of the most recognized voices in the computing world.
Category: Editor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Ed ColliganEd Colligan
Former President and CEO of Handspring.
Category: CEO, Manager, President, and Writer
Ed RobertsEd Roberts
Father of the personal computer.
Category: Coined, Father, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Edgar CoddEdgar Codd
English computer scientist and inventor of the relational model for database management.
Category: Analyst, Coined, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke
Electrical engineer and the first woman employed as an electrical engineer in the United States.
Category: Engineer, Female, Inventor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Edmund BarbourEdmund Barbour
Boston businessman (merchant), philanthropist, genealogist, and inventor first representative of so called direct-multiplication devices.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Edmund BerkeleyEdmund Berkeley
Co-founder of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery).
Category: Founder, Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Edmund ClarkeEdmund Clarke
FORE system professor and computer scientist who developed a method for verifying hardware and software designs.
Category: Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Edmund GunterEdmund Gunter
English mathematician known for inventing Gunter's Scale and the first successful analog device.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Edouard-leon MartinvilleEdouard-leon Martinville
French printer and inventor of the earliest known sound recording device, the phonautograph.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Edsger DijkstraEdsger Dijkstra
Developer of ALGOL and the shortest path algorithm.
Category: Editor, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Edward FeigenbaumEdward Feigenbaum
Father of expert systems.
Category: Father, Founder, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Edward FredkinEdward Fredkin
Inventor of the trie data structure, the fredkin gate, and Billiard-Ball Computer Model.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Edward ShortliffeEdward Shortliffe
Canadian-born American physician and computer scientist known for his work in artificial intelligence in medicine.
Category: Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden
American computer professional who leaked classified information from NSA to mainstream media.
Category: Manager and Writer
Edward TufteEdward Tufte
American statistician and professor.
Category: Coined, Manager, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
Edward YourdonEdward Yourdon
Developer of structured analysis technique.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Edweard MuybridgeEdweard Muybridge
English photographer best known for his photographic studies of motion and in motion-picture projection.
Category: Manager and Writer
Edwin BelinEdwin Belin
English scientist and one of the early inventors of television.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Edwin CatmullEdwin Catmull
Computer scientist and President of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios.
Category: Inventor, Manager, President, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Edwin TurneyEdwin Turney
Co-founder of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Eiichi GotoEiichi Goto
Japanese computer scientist known for inventing one of the first general-purpose computers in Japan.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Einar StefferudEinar Stefferud
Internet pioneer, entrepreneur, and computer researcher, who helped develop the Internet.
Category: Entrepreneur, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Elisha GrayElisha Gray
Co-founder of Western Electric Manufacturing company and best known for his development of a telephone prototype.
Category: Engineer, Father, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Elizabeth FeinlerElizabeth Feinler
American information scientist and former director of the Network Information Systems Center.
Category: Director, Female, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Elon MuskElon Musk
Founder of SpaceX, and co-founder of Tesla Motors.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Emanuel GoldbergEmanuel Goldberg
Inventor of such inventions as microdots, the kinamo movie camera, and the Contax 35mm camera.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Emil PostEmil Post
Influential mathematician and logician.
Category: Logician, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Emile BerlinerEmile Berliner
German-born American inventor known for developing the disc record gramophone (phonograph).
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Enid MumfordEnid Mumford
British social scientist and computer scientist known for her work on human factors.
Category: Female, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Enrico FermiEnrico Fermi
Father of the atomic bomb.
Category: Father, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Eric BinaEric Bina
Co-creator of Mosaic and the co-founder of Netscape.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Eric ChahiEric Chahi
Computer game designer and programming language author.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Eric RaymondEric Raymond
American computer programmer, author, and open source software advocate.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
CEO of Google.
Category: CEO, Director, Engineer, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Erik CasselErik Cassel
Administrator, and VP of Engineering of ROBLOX, a massively multiplayer online game, physics-based sandbox and user-generated content site.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Erik SelbergErik Selberg
American software developer known for the creation of MetaCrawler.
Category: Manager and Writer
Ethan ZuckermanEthan Zuckerman
American Internet activist, media scholar, blogger, and author.
Category: Coined, Director, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Eugene KleinerEugene Kleiner
One of the founders of Fairchild Semiconductor.
Category: Founder, Investor, Manager, and Writer
Evan WilliamsEvan Williams
Co-founder of Twitter and blogger.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Evelyn BerezinEvelyn Berezin
American computer engineer known for designing one of the first word processors.
Category: Engineer, Female, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Evelyn GranvilleEvelyn Granville
One of the first African-American women to receive a Ph.D in mathematics.
Category: African American, Female, Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, and Writer
Federico FagginFederico Faggin
Italian physicist and engineer who helped design the first commercial microprocessor.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Founder, Manager, Physicist, President, and Writer
Felix KjellbergFelix Kjellberg
Swedish video game commentator on YouTube.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Feng-hsiung HsuFeng-hsiung Hsu
Computer scientist and author who helped with the creation of IBM Deep Blue chess machine.
Category: Grandmaster, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Fernando CorbatoFernando Corbato
Computer scientist and pioneer of time-sharing operating systems that helped inspire Unix and other operating systems.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Fletcher JonesFletcher Jones
Founder of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC).
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Florian BrodyFlorian Brody
Co-inventor of the first electronic books.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Forrest ParryForrest Parry
IBM engineer who invented magnetic stripe cards used for credit cards and identification badges.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Frances AllenFrances Allen
American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers.
Category: Female, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Francis BaconFrancis Bacon
Scientist, statesman, jurist, author, orator, and Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Frank FrankovskyFrank Frankovsky
Director of Hardware Design and Supply Chain at Facebook.
Category: Director, Manager, and Writer
Frank PearceFrank Pearce
Co-founder and executive vice president of product development of Blizzard Entertainment.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Fred BakerFred Baker
American engineer who specializes in developing computer network protocols.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Fred CohenFred Cohen
Coined the term computer virus.
Category: Coined, Manager, and Writer
Frederic WilliamsFrederic Williams
British engineer well known for his contributions to the development of Radar.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Frederick BrooksFrederick Brooks
Software engineer and computer scientist known for managing the development of IBM's System/360.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Fredrik BullFredrik Bull
Information technology pioneer who helped with the development of punched cards.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Fredrik IdestamFredrik Idestam
Finnish businessman and engineer known for founding Nokia.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Fredrik NeijFredrik Neij
Co-founder of The Pirate Bay and owner of the web host PRQ which hosted The Pirate Bay.
Category: Founder, Manager, Personality, and Writer
Friedrich BauerFriedrich Bauer
Computer scientist known for data structure that helped developed the programming languages ALGOL 58 and ALGOL 60.
Category: Coined, Inventor, Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Fujio MasuokaFujio Masuoka
Inventor of flash memory and recipient of the IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Gabe NewellGabe Newell
Producer of the first three releases of Windows and co-founder of Valve.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Garrett GruenerGarrett Gruener
Information technology specialist and founder of Ask.com.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
Russian chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion.
Category: Grandmaster, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Gary HendrixGary Hendrix
American businessman and founder of Symantec Corporation.
Category: Founder, Manager, 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, Manager, Personality, Scientist, and Writer
Gary McgrawGary Mcgraw
American computer scientist and Internet technology author.
Category: Manager, Personality, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Gary MckinnonGary Mckinnon
Scottish system administrator and hacker.
Category: Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Gary PriceGary Price
Co-founder of infodocket.com and fulltextreports.com.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Gary RobinsonGary Robinson
American software engineer, inventor and computer programmer known for fighting spam.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Gary StarkweatherGary Starkweather
Inventor of the laser printer.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Gary ThuerkGary Thuerk
Father of spam.
Category: Father, Manager, and Writer
Gary WangGary Wang
Chinese entrepreneur and founder of Tudou.com, a Chinese video sharing company.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Gaston GonnetGaston Gonnet
Uruguayan-Canadian computer scientist known for his work with the Maple computer algebra system.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Gene AmdahlGene Amdahl
American computer architect and founder of Amdahl Corporation.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Gene GolubGene Golub
Renowned numerical analyst, professor, and author.
Category: Analyst, Editor, Founder, Manager, President, Professor, Researcher, and Writer
Geoffrey DummerGeoffrey Dummer
Electronics engineer and the first person to conceptualize and build a prototype of an integrated circuit.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Georg OhmGeorg Ohm
German physicist and mathematician best known for Ohm's law.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, and Writer
Georg ScheutzGeorg Scheutz
Inventor of the Scheutzian calculation engine.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
George BooleGeorge Boole
Mathematician, logician, and inventor of what is now known as Boolean logic.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Logician, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
George DantzigGeorge Dantzig
Mathematical scientist best known for linear programming.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
George EastmanGeorge Eastman
American innovator and entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
George FairchildGeorge Fairchild
Businessman and investor and best known as the chairman of IBM.
Category: Chairman, Investor, Manager, and Writer
George GrantGeorge Grant
Founder of Grant Calculating Machine Company and developer of several calculating machines.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
George NeculaGeorge Necula
Best known for his Ph.D. thesis work first describing proof-carrying code.
Category: Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
George PakeGeorge Pake
Physicist and research executive that help found Xerox.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
George PerlegosGeorge Perlegos
Electrical engineer who participated in the development of the first cell flash memory from Intel and helped develop EEPROM.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
George StibitzGeorge Stibitz
Computer pioneer recognized as the fathers of the modern first digital computer.
Category: Father, Manager, and Writer
Georgii LopatoGeorgii Lopato
Computer pioneer recognized as the fathers of the modern first digital computer, the Minsk.
Category: Father, Manager, and Writer
Georgy Adelson-velskyGeorgy Adelson-velsky
Soviet computer scientist who helped invent the AVL tree and the development of chess programming.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Gerald EstrinGerald Estrin
UCLA professor who led the development of the WEIZAC, the first large-scale electronic computer outside of the United States.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Gerald LawsonGerald Lawson
Founder of Videosoft and best known for creating one of the earliest arcade games.
Category: African American, Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Gerald WeinbergGerald Weinberg
American computer scientist, author, and teacher.
Category: Founder, Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Gerard SaltonGerard Salton
Was best known for developing Vector Space Model for information retrieval.
Category: Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Gerrot BlaauwGerrot Blaauw
One of the principal designers of the IBM System/360.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Gertrude BlanchGertrude Blanch
American mathematician who did pioneering work in numerical analysis and computation.
Category: Director, Female, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Gina TrapaniGina Trapani
American web developer, tech blogger, writer, and founder of the Lifehacker blog.
Category: Female, Founder, Hacker, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Ginny StrazisarGinny Strazisar
Wrote the first Internet working router.
Category: Female, Manager, and Writer
Giovanni CaselliGiovanni Caselli
Inventor of the pantelegraph, the predecessor to the modern fax machine.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Glen CullerGlen Culler
Professor of electrical engineering and early innovator in the development of the Internet.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Glenn RicartGlenn Ricart
Computer scientist who help create the original Internet (ARPANET).
Category: Manager, Scientist, 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
Gordon BrownGordon Brown
Originated many of the concepts behind automatic-feedback control systems.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Gordon EubanksGordon Eubanks
Microcomputer pioneer and author of CBASIC.
Category: CEO, Manager, President, and Writer
Gordon FrenchGordon French
Computer programmer and engineer who co-founded the Homebrew Computer Club.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Personality, Programmer, and Writer
Gordon MooreGordon Moore
Co-founder and former CEO of Intel.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Gottfrid WargGottfrid Warg
Swedish computer specialist and co-founder of the BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay together with Fredrik Neij and Peter Sunde.
Category: Founder, Manager, Personality, and Writer
Gottfried LeibnizGottfried Leibniz
German mathematician and philosopher and most prolific inventors of mechanical calculators.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Gottfried UngerboeckGottfried Ungerboeck
Australian inventor who invented trellis coded modulation.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Grace HopperGrace Hopper
Female officer who extended the meaning of debug and is erroneously credited as coining the term bug.
Category: Female, Inventor, Manager, President, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Grady BoochGrady Booch
American software engineer known for developing UML (Unified Modeling Language).
Category: Engineer, Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Greg ChessonGreg Chesson
American computer scientist and UNIX expert known as the godfather of Networking.
Category: Engineer, Father, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
Father of long distance radio transmission.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Guido Van RossumGuido Van Rossum
Author of the Python programming language.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Gustav TauschekGustav Tauschek
Austrian pioneer of Information technology.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Guy KawasakiGuy Kawasaki
Silicon valley venture capitalist, author, and Apple Fellow.
Category: Director, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Guy SteeleGuy Steele
Often referred to as The Great Quux.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Programmer, Researcher, Scientist, and Writer
Hakon Wium LieHakon Wium Lie
Web pioneer and creator of CSS.
Category: Manager and Writer
Hans AnvinHans Anvin
Swedish computer programmer known for his contributions to free and open source projects.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Hans ReiserHans Reiser
American computer programmer, creator of ReiserFS computer file system and convicted murderer.
Category: Convict, Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Harald AlvestrandHarald Alvestrand
Norwegian computer scientist and author of several important RFCs.
Category: Chairman, Editor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Harlan AndersonHarlan Anderson
Co-founder of DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation).
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Harlan MillsHarlan Mills
Founder of Software Engineering Technology, Inc.
Category: Founder, Manager, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Harold CohenHarold Cohen
Painter, scholar, artist, and computer scientist who created AARON.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Harold LawsonHarold Lawson
Software engineer and inventor who invented the pointer.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Harold PrewittHarold Prewitt
Race car driver, American businessman and inventor of personal computer products.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Harry GoodeHarry Goode
American statistician, mathematician, electrical and chemical engineer, professor, and author.
Category: Chairman, Engineer, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Harry HuskeyHarry Huskey
American computer designer pioneer who worked on the ENIAC, Pilot ACE, and G15 computers.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Harry MccrackenHarry Mccracken
Technology writer and editor.
Category: Editor, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Haskell CurryHaskell Curry
Pioneer of combinatorial logic.
Category: Logician, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Hasso PlattnerHasso Plattner
Co-founder of software giant SAP AG.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Hayyim SlonimskiHayyim Slonimski
Astronomer, inventor, and science author who invented a calculating machine.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Hector De Jesus RuizHector De Jesus Ruiz
Chairman and CEO of Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions and former CEO of AMD.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Hector MonsegurHector Monsegur
American computer hacker and co-founder of the hacking group LulzSec, turned FBI informant.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Heinrich HertzHeinrich Hertz
German physicist who proved the existence of electromagnetic waves.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Heinz NixdorfHeinz Nixdorf
Computing pioneer and businessman responsible for Nixdorf Computer AG.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Heinz ZemanekHeinz Zemanek
Austrian computer pioneer best known for developing the first transistorized computer on the European continent.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Helmut HoelzerHelmut Hoelzer
Nazi Germany V-2 rocket engineer.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Helmut SchreyerHelmut Schreyer
German inventor, electrical engineer, and computer scientist known for his work on the Z3.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Henry BriggsHenry Briggs
English mathematician known for changing the original logarithms invented by John Napier.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Henry PerotHenry Perot
Founder of EDS and Perot Systems.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Investor, Manager, and Writer
Henry PhillipsHenry Phillips
Promoter of the Phillips screw and screwdriver.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Henry SamueliHenry Samueli
Chief technology officer and chairman of the board of Broadcom Corporation.
Category: Chairman, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Herb SchildtHerb Schildt
American computer programmer and computing author.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Herb SutterHerb Sutter
Prominent C++ expert, book author, and columnist for Dr. Dobb's Journal.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Herbert FreemanHerbert Freeman
Computer scientist who made contributions to computer graphics.
Category: Founder, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Herbert GroschHerbert Grosch
Computer scientist best known for Grosch's law, which states economy is as the square root of the speed.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Herbert SimonHerbert Simon
Pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Herman GoldstineHerman Goldstine
Mathematician and computer scientist who helped develop the ENIAC.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
Herman HollerithHerman Hollerith
Founder of IBM.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Herman LukoffHerman Lukoff
Computer pioneer who helped develop the ENIAC and the EDVAC computers.
Category: Manager, President, and Writer
Hermann BottenbruchHermann Bottenbruch
Co-author of the computer programming language ALGOL 58.
Category: Coined, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Hermann ZapfHermann Zapf
German typeface designer whose work includes Palatino and Optima typefaces.
Category: Manager and Writer
Howard AikenHoward Aiken
Designer behind the IBM Harvard Mark I Computer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Howard CunninghamHoward Cunningham
American programmer who developed the first wiki.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Hubert BoothHubert Booth
British engineer who invented the first powered vacuum cleaner.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Hugh HerrHugh Herr
American biophysicist and designer of specialized prostheses.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
Hugh LoebnerHugh Loebner
Sponsor of the Loebner Price.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, Writer, and sponsor
Hugh RossHugh Ross
Early pioneer in the history of British computing.
Category: Manager, Personality, and Writer
I Bernard CohenI Bernard Cohen
Professor of the history of science at Harvard and author of numerous books on the history of science and computers.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Igor AleksanderIgor Aleksander
Emeritus professor of Neural System Engineering and Electronics Engineering at Imperial College.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Igor SysoevIgor Sysoev
Russian software developer known for creating Nginx.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
American author and professor known for his science fiction books.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton
English mathematician and physicist known for Universal gravitation and Calculus.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, and Writer
Ivan SutherlandIvan Sutherland
Inventor of the Sketchpad and co-founder of Evans and Sutherland.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Izrael StaffelIzrael Staffel
Inventor of the Staffel's calculator.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Jack DennisJack Dennis
Computer scientist and retired MIT professor who help develop the Multics project.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Manager, Professor, Scientist, Writer, and sponsor
Jack DorseyJack Dorsey
Creator of Twitter and founder of Square.
Category: CEO, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jack KilbyJack Kilby
Inventor of the integrated circuit, microchip, and the thermal printer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Jack MaJack Ma
Chinese entrepreneur and executive chairman of Alibaba Group.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jack TramielJack Tramiel
Founder of Commodore International.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jack TrettonJack Tretton
Former President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment of America.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Jack WolfJack Wolf
American researcher in information theory and coding theory.
Category: Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Jacob AuchJacob Auch
Instrument, clock-maker, and author of Handbuch für Landuhrmacher.
Category: Manager and Writer
Jacob ZivJacob Ziv
Israeli computer scientist who developed the LZ family of lossless data compression algorithms.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Jagadish BoseJagadish Bose
Indian pioneer who investigated the radio and microwave optics and made a significant contribution to plant science.
Category: Father, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Jake LodwickJake Lodwick
American software engineer best known for co-founding Vimeo.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, and Writer
Jake WinebaumJake Winebaum
American entrepreneur and founder of FamilyFun magazine, Business.com, and Brighter.com.
Category: Chairman, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Jakob NielsenJakob Nielsen
Computer engineer and web usability consultant.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
James BryceJames Bryce
Supervising engineer of the division that developed time recording machines.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
James BurkeJames Burke
British broadcaster, author, futurist, and science historian.
Category: Father, Founder, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
James ClarkJames Clark
American entrepreneur and founder of Netscape and Silicon Graphics.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
James FoleyJames Foley
Co-author of several widely-used textbooks in the field of computer graphics.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
James GoodnightJames Goodnight
CEO of SAS Institute software company.
Category: CEO, Manager, and Writer
James GoslingJames Gosling
Father of the Java programming language.
Category: Father, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
James GrayJames Gray
Scientist best known his transaction processing research and technical leadership in system implementation.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
James MartinJames Martin
Father of Computer Aided Systems Engineering (CASE).
Category: Father, Founder, Manager, and Writer
James PomereneJames Pomerene
Electrical engineer and computer pioneer who helped build a parallel stored program computer.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
James RandJames Rand
American industrialist who revolutionized the business record industry and founded American Kardex.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
James ReadyJames Ready
American businessman and technologist and founder of MontaVista Software.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
James RussellJames Russell
Inventor of the digital compact disc.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
James ThomasJames Thomas
Computer scientist, visionary, and research and development leader in the field of computer graphics.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
James WilkinsonJames Wilkinson
English scientist, mathematician, and discoverer of many significant algorithms.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
Jan KoumJan Koum
American computer engineer and Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of WhatsApp.
Category: CEO, Director, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Hacker, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jan RajchmanJan Rajchman
American electrical engineer and computer pioneer.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Jane JensenJane Jensen
American game designer and writer known for the Gabriel Knight adventure games.
Category: Director, Father, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Jane MoranJane Moran
Global CIO of consumer goods manufacturer Unilever.
Category: Female, Manager, and Writer
Janus FriisJanus Friis
Danish entrepreneur and co-founder of Skype and KaZaA.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jarkko OikarinenJarkko Oikarinen
Initial developer of IRC.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Jaron LanierJaron Lanier
American computer scientist, composer, visual artist, and author.
Category: Composer, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Jason ScottJason Scott
American archivist, filmmaker and technology historian.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jason ShellenJason Shellen
Thing Labs and developed Blogger.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jawed KarimJawed Karim
Co-founder of YouTube.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jay ForresterJay Forrester
Computer engineer who developed the aircraft flight simulator which later evolved to become the Whirlwind digital computer.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Jay MinerJay Miner
Father of the Amiga.
Category: Father, Manager, and Writer
Jean BartikJean Bartik
One of the world's first computers and computer programmers.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Jean FourierJean Fourier
Known for initiating the investigation of Fourier series and their applications of heat transfers and vibrations.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Physicist, and Writer
Jean HoerniJean Hoerni
Silicon transistor pioneer.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Jean IchbiahJean Ichbiah
Designed the keyboard layout of FITALY.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Jean SammetJean Sammet
American computer scientist who developed the FORMAC programming language.
Category: Engineer, Female, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Jeanmauriceemile BaudotJeanmauriceemile Baudot
French telegraph engineer who invented the Baudot Code.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Jef RaskinJef Raskin
Known for starting the Macintosh project for Apple in the late 1970s.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Jeff BezosJeff Bezos
Founder, president, CEO, and chairman of the board of Amazon.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Jeff HawkinsJeff Hawkins
Founder of Palm and author of On Intelligence.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Jeff TaylorJeff Taylor
American Internet entrepreneur and founder of the online job site Monster.com.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jeffrey ChuJeffrey Chu
Computer engineer who's team designed the first American electronic computer, the ENIAC.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Jeffrey ParsonJeffrey Parson
Creator of the B variant of the Blaster worm.
Category: Convict, Manager, and Writer
Jeffrey RaikesJeffrey Raikes
Chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Category: Manager, President, 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, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Jeffrey UllmanJeffrey Ullman
Computer scientist, author, and professor at Stanford University.
Category: Analyst, Founder, Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Jen-hsun HuangJen-hsun Huang
Taiwanese-American entrepreneur and co-founder of Nvidia.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Jenni FlindersJenni Flinders
American born vice president of the U.S. Partner Group at Microsoft.
Category: Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Jennifer PahlkaJennifer Pahlka
Founder and Executive Director of Code for America and U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer.
Category: Director, Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jeremy StoppelmanJeremy Stoppelman
Co-founder and CEO of Yelp.
Category: CEO, Director, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jeri EllsworthJeri Ellsworth
American self-taught computer chip designer and entrepreneur.
Category: Entrepreneur, Female, Hacker, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jerry SandersJerry Sanders
Founder and former CEO of AMD.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jerry ShenJerry Shen
Entrepreneur and creator of fantasy sports app Bignoggins.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jerry YangJerry Yang
Co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo!
Category: CEO, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jim AspnesJim Aspnes
Professor in Computer Science at Yale University and creator of TinyMUD.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Jim EllisJim Ellis
Computer scientist who help create Usenet.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Jim HallJim Hall
Computer programmer and advocate for free software known for his work on FreeDOS.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Jimmy WalesJimmy Wales
American Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and promoter of Wikipedia.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Joe BelfioreJoe Belfiore
Corporate vice president of Operating Systems Group and Windows Phone at Microsoft.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Joe OssannaJoe Ossanna
Electrical engineer and computer programmer known for his work with Unix operation system.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Johann BischoffJohann Bischoff
Architect and planning director to the court who authored an account of the history of computing tools and methods (1804).
Category: Director, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Johann GaussJohann Gauss
German mathematician and physical scientist referred to as the Prince of Mathematicians.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
Johannes KeplerJohannes Kepler
German mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, and key figure in the 17th century scientific revolution.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
John AtanasoffJohn Atanasoff
Inventor of the first digital computer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
John BackusJohn Backus
Directory of the team that created the first high-level programming language (FORTRAN).
Category: Director, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
John BairdJohn Baird
Scottish engineer who invented the world's first mechanical television.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
John BardeenJohn Bardeen
Co-inventor of the transistor.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
John BarlowJohn Barlow
American poet, essayist, and founding member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
John BennetJohn Bennet
Australia professor of computer science and the founding president of the Australian Computer Society.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, Professor, and Writer
John CarmackJohn Carmack
American game programmer and founder of Id Software.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
John ChambersJohn Chambers
Chairman of the board and CEO of Cisco.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Director, Manager, President, and Writer
John CockeJohn Cocke
Father of RISC architecture.
Category: Father, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
John CollisonJohn Collison
Irish student and Internet entrepreneur known for co-founding Stripe.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
John ConwayJohn Conway
Mathematician, contributor to the fields of number theory, game theory, and combinatorics, and inventor of Conway's Game of Life.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, and Writer
John DieboldJohn Diebold
Consultant and writer who championed the widespread use of computing and automated technology.
Category: Manager and Writer
John DoerrJohn Doerr
American venture capitalist widely regarded as one of the top technology venture capitalists in the world.
Category: Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
John DraperJohn Draper
Programmer phone phreak.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
John DvorakJohn Dvorak
American columnist and broadcasters in the areas of technology and computing.
Category: Editor, Manager, Personality, President, Twitter, and Writer
John EckertJohn Eckert
Electrical engineer and computer pioneer who help invent the ENIAC and UNIVAC.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
John EulenbergJohn Eulenberg
Professor Emeritus at Michigan State who created Stevie Wonder's first talking and signing computer (1975).
Category: Manager, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
John FlemingJohn Fleming
Inventor of the first vacuum tube and diode.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
John GustafsonJohn Gustafson
American computer scientist and business man known for his work in High Performance Computing (HPC).
Category: CEO, Director, Inventor, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
John HollarJohn Hollar
President and CEO of the Computer History Museum.
Category: CEO, Manager, President, and Writer
John HopcroftJohn Hopcroft
American theoretical computer scientist known for his textbooks on theory of computation.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
John ImpagliazzoJohn Impagliazzo
Historian, author, and professor of the computing sciences.
Category: Editor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
John KemenyJohn Kemeny
Hungarian American mathematician, computer scientist and co-developer of the BASIC computer programming language.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, President, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
John MarkoffJohn Markoff
New York Times journalist and author of Takedown book about Kevin Mitnick.
Category: Editor, Hacker, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
John MauchlyJohn Mauchly
American physicist who helped develop the ENIAC, EDVAC, BINAC, and UNIVAC I.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, Programmer, and Writer
John McafeeJohn Mcafee
American computer programmer and founder of McAfee and one of the first to design antivirus software.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
John MccarthyJohn Mccarthy
American computer scientist who coined the term artificial intelligence (AI) and created Lisp.
Category: Coined, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
John NapierJohn Napier
Mathematician, physicist, astronomer, and inventor of Napier's bones.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, Physicist, and Writer
John NashJohn Nash
American mathematician known for Nash equilibrium and Nash embedding theorem.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
John NeumannJohn Neumann
Helped developed von Neumann architecture.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, President, Scientist, and Writer
John OpelJohn Opel
Computer businessman who served as the president of IBM.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Manager, President, and Writer
John OusterhoutJohn Ousterhout
Professor of computer science at University of California where he created Tcl scripting language and Tk platform.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Manager, President, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
John PastaJohn Pasta
American computer scientist known for co-originating the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam experiment.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, and Writer
John PavlikJohn Pavlik
American academic and author who publishes on new media, journalism, and health communication.
Category: Manager and Writer
John PinkertonJohn Pinkerton
British pioneer computer designer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
John ResigJohn Resig
Computer programmer and entrepreneur known as the creator and lead developer of the jQuery JavaScript library.
Category: Entrepreneur, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
John RomeroJohn Romero
Co-founder of id Software and designer for many of their games, including Wolfenstein 3D, Dangerous Dave, Doom, and Quake.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
John SallJohn Sall
Co-founder and executive vice president of SAS Institute.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
John ScullyJohn Scully
Former CEO of Apple between 1977 and 1983.
Category: CEO, Coined, Manager, President, and Writer
John ShedletskyJohn Shedletsky
American game developer and designer and former creative director at ROBLOX.
Category: Director, Engineer, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
John ShochJohn Shoch
American computer scientist who helped develop PUP, an important predecessor of TCP/IP.
Category: Investor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
John ThomsonJohn Thomson
Former vice president at IBM and former CEO of Symantec.
Category: African American, CEO, Manager, President, and Writer
John TukeyJohn Tukey
American statistician best known for the development of the FFT algorithm and box plot.
Category: Manager and Writer
John VittalJohn Vittal
Computer programmer who's credited with transforming the old e-mail system into the highly user-friendly tool.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
John WalkerJohn Walker
Computer programmer and founder of Autodesk and co-author of AutoCAD.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
John WarnockJohn Warnock
Co-founder of Adobe.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, President, Scientist, and Writer
Johnathan WendelJohnathan Wendel
Considered to be the world's first prominent and accomplished professional computer gamer.
Category: Founder, Gamer, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jolie OdellJolie Odell
Internet personality known for her blog and writing work with Mashable and VentureBeat.
Category: Female, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Jon HallJon Hall
Executive director of Linux International.
Category: Director, Manager, and Writer
Jon KraftJon Kraft
Co-founder, and CEO of Pandora Media.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jon RadoffJon Radoff
American author, entrepreneur, and game designer.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Gamer, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jon TetzchnerJon Tetzchner
Founder and former CEO of Opera Software who left company in the year 2011.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Jonathan BlowJonathan Blow
American independent videogame developer and creator of the game Braid.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Jonathan IveJonathan Ive
English designer and the former senior vice president of industrial design at Apple Inc.
Category: Manager, President, and Writer
Jonathan PostelJonathan Postel
American computer scientist who made many significant contributions to the development of the Internet.
Category: Editor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Jorma RissanenJorma Rissanen
IBM researcher known for inventing the arithmetic coding technique of lossless data compression.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Joseph CanionJoseph Canion
American computer scientist and co-founder of Compaq Computer Corporation.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, President, Scientist, and Writer
Joseph ClementJoseph Clement
British engineer and designer of the first calculating device.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Joseph HenryJoseph Henry
American scientist who discovered the electromagnetic phenomenon of self-inductance.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Joseph JacquardJoseph Jacquard
Developer of the earliest programmable loom, the Jacquard Loom.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Joseph LickliderJoseph Licklider
Computer scientist who created the idea of a universal network, which led to invention of ARPANET and the Internet.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Joseph NiepceJoseph Niepce
French inventor most well known for taking the first known photograph.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Joseph WeizenbaumJoseph Weizenbaum
German-American author, professor emeritus of computer science at MIT who helped create MICR and created ELIZA.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Joshua LederbergJoshua Lederberg
American molecular biologist known for his work in microbial genetics, artificial intelligence, and the US space program.
Category: Manager, President, and Writer
Joshua SchachterJoshua Schachter
Creator of Delicious, GeoURL, and co-creator of Memepool.
Category: Investor, Manager, and Writer
Joyce ReynoldsJoyce Reynolds
Computer scientist who helped develop Internet protocols.
Category: Editor, Female, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Julian AssangeJulian Assange
Editor, activist, computer programmer, and hacker best known as the founder of WikiLeaks.
Category: Editor, Founder, Hacker, Inventor, Manager, Personality, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Julian BigelowJulian Bigelow
American computer engineer known for designing one of the first computers, the IAS.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Juris HartmanisJuris Hartmanis
Computer scientist, computational theorist, and former professor at Cornell University.
Category: Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Justin FrankelJustin Frankel
American computer programmer best known for his work on the Winamp media player application.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Justin KanJustin Kan
American Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of Justin.tv and TwitchTV.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Justin RattnerJustin Rattner
Corporate vice president, chief technology officer (CTO) and director of Intel Labs.
Category: Director, Manager, President, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Justine EzarikJustine Ezarik
American Internet personality, lifecaster, and viral video comedian.
Category: Female, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Kane KramerKane Kramer
British inventor and businessman and inventor of the digital audio player in 1979.
Category: Chairman, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Kapali EswaranKapali Eswaran
One of the founding members of the IBM System R Project, which formed the genesis of relational database technology.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Kara SwisherKara Swisher
American technology columnist and writer for the Wall Street Journal.
Category: Editor, Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Karen JonesKaren Jones
Computer scientist who developed the concept of IDF (inverse document frequency).
Category: Female, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Karl BraunKarl Braun
German inventor, physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics, who helped develop radio and television.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Karl GanzhornKarl Ganzhorn
German physicist who dealt with applied physics and computer development.
Category: Director, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Karlheinz BrandenburgKarlheinz Brandenburg
Audio engineer who has contributed to the audio compression format MPEG Audio Layer 3.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Kathleen AntonelliKathleen Antonelli
One of the six original programmers of the ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital computer.
Category: Female, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Keith UncapherKeith Uncapher
Founder of ISI and developer of the Internet.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Ken BatcherKen Batcher
Emeritus professor of Computer Science at Kent State University and former computer architect at Goodyear Aerospace.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Ken GoldbergKen Goldberg
American writer, artist, inventor, and researcher in Robotics.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Ken KutaragiKen Kutaragi
Former Chairman and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment and Father of the PlayStation.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Father, Manager, and Writer
Ken MccarthyKen Mccarthy
American entrepreneur and Internet commercialization pioneer.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, Writer, and sponsor
Ken OlsenKen Olsen
Founder and former CEO of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Ken ThompsonKen Thompson
Developer of Unix, B programming language, and Multics.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Ken WilliamsKen Williams
Co-founder of On-Line System, which later became Sierra On-Line.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Kenneth IversonKenneth Iverson
Canadian computer scientist noted for the development of the APL programming language in 1962.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Kevin HughesKevin Hughes
One of the pioneers of the World Wide Web in the United States, started Hawaii's first Web servers.
Category: Manager and Writer
Kevin KellyKevin Kelly
Founder, and executive editor of WIRED magazine and former editor and publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog.
Category: Editor, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Kevin MitnickKevin Mitnick
Computer security consultant, author, and hacker.
Category: Convict, Hacker, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Kevin PoulsenKevin Poulsen
Former black hat hacker known for his telephone takeover hack to win a Porsche 944 S2 car.
Category: Editor, Hacker, Manager, Twitter, 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, Manager, and Writer
Kevin WarwickKevin Warwick
British scientist and professor of cybernetics known for his studies in the field of robotics.
Category: Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Kim DotcomKim Dotcom
German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur also known as Kimble.
Category: Convict, Entrepreneur, Founder, Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Kim KomandoKim Komando
Host of an American talk radio program The Kim Komando Show which covers personal computers.
Category: Female, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Kim StevensonKim Stevenson
Vice president and chief information officer of Intel.
Category: Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Kimberly BryantKimberly Bryant
Senior biotech manager and founder of Black Girls Code.
Category: African American, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Kirk LaflerKirk Lafler
American engineer, programmer, author, entrepreneur, consultant, and founder of Software Intelligence Corporation.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Klaus SamelsonKlaus Samelson
German mathematician, physicist, and computer pioneer in the area of programming language translation.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Physicist, Programmer, and Writer
Konrad ZuseKonrad Zuse
Developer of the Z1, the first programmable computer.
Category: Father, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Kristen NygaardKristen Nygaard
Computer scientist who developed SIMULA I and SIMULA-67 - the first object-oriented programming languages.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Kurt GodelKurt Godel
Austrian American logician, mathematician, and philosopher best known for his two incompleteness theorems.
Category: Logician, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Kurt LehovecKurt Lehovec
Innovated the concept of p-n junction isolation used in every circuit element with a guard ring.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Lap HuiLap Hui
Chinese American tech entrepreneur and co-founder of eMachines and Everex.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Larry ConstantineLarry Constantine
American software engineer and professor at the University of Madeira Portugal.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Larry EllisonLarry Ellison
Founder of Oracle.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Larry PageLarry Page
Co-founder of Google.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Larry PressLarry Press
Professor of Information Systems at California State University.
Category: Editor, Manager, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
Larry RobertsLarry Roberts
Creator of the ARPANET (predecessor to the modern Internet).
Category: Chairman, Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Larry SangerLarry Sanger
American online knowledge organizer and co-founder of Wikipedia.
Category: Editor, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Larry SmarrLarry Smarr
Physicist and leader in scientific computing, supercomputer applications, and Internet infrastructure.
Category: Director, Manager, Physicist, Twitter, and Writer
Larry TeslerLarry Tesler
American computer scientist and inventor of copy and paste.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Larry WallLarry Wall
Original developer of Perl.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Lars RasmussenLars Rasmussen
Danish-born computer scientist, software developer and co-founder of Google Maps.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Laszlo KalmarLaszlo Kalmar
Hungarian mathematician considered the founder of mathematical logic and theoretical computer science.
Category: Founder, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Laszlo KozmaLaszlo Kozma
Hungarian electrical engineer and designer of the first Hungarian digital computer, 1957.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Laurence SpittersLaurence Spitters
American industrialist and investor who co-founded Memorex (1961).
Category: Founder, Investor, Manager, and Writer
Laurie HendrenLaurie Hendren
Pioneer in the field of compiler and object-oriented programming language analysis.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Lawrence RobertsLawrence Roberts
One of the four fathers of the Internet who help create the ARPANET.
Category: CEO, Director, Father, Manager, and Writer
Lawrence RoweLawrence Rowe
Computer scientist and founding director of the Berkeley Multimedia Research Center (BMRC).
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Lee BoyselLee Boysel
American engineer who developed four-phase logic and built first integrated circuit.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Lee FelsensteinLee Felsenstein
One of the original founders of the Homebrew computer club.
Category: Editor, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Lee ForestLee Forest
American inventor who invented the Audion, a vacuum tube.
Category: Father, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Lee McmahonLee Mcmahon
American computer scientist best known for his contributions to early versions of the Unix operating system.
Category: Editor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Lee SanghyeokLee Sanghyeok
Professional League of Legends computer game player.
Category: Gamer, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Leo FantlLeo Fantl
Father of business computing responsible for the many advanced payroll applications he helped deliver.
Category: Father, Manager, and Writer
Leo LaporteLeo Laporte
American technology broadcaster, author, speaker, and entrepreneur.
Category: Editor, Entrepreneur, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Leon BolleeLeon Bollee
French automobile manufacturer and inventor of one of the first calculators.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Leon ChuaLeon Chua
Professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences at Berkeley and inventor of Chua's circuit.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Leonard AdlemanLeonard Adleman
Widely referred to as the Father of DNA Computing.
Category: Father, Inventor, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Leonard BosackLeonard Bosack
Co-founder of Cisco Systems responsible for pioneering the commercialization of local area network (LAN) technology.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
Developer of packet switching that help create the Internet we know today.
Category: Manager and Writer
Leonard ShustekLeonard Shustek
Chairman of the board of trustees of the Computer History Museum located in Mountain View, California.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Leonardo Da VinciLeonardo Da Vinci
Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, and inventor.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
Leonid KhachiyanLeonid Khachiyan
Soviet mathematician who helped advance the field of linear programming.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Programmer, and Writer
Leonid LevinLeonid Levin
Soviet-American computer scientist known for his work in randomness in computing and algorithmic complexity.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Leslie BerlinLeslie Berlin
Project historian for the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University and contributing writer for the New York Times.
Category: Female, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Leslie ComrieLeslie Comrie
Astronomer and a pioneer in mechanical computation, first to use punched cards.
Category: Manager and Writer
Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
American computer scientist best known as the initial developer of the document preparation system LaTeX.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds
Original developer of Linux.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Lois HaibtLois Haibt
Computer scientist known for being a member of the ten-person team at IBM that developed FORTRAN.
Category: Female, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Lori MatassaLori Matassa
Senior staff platform software architect in Intel's Embedded and Communications Division.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Lorinda CherryLorinda Cherry
Computer programmer who worked at Bell Labs as an assembly language programmer.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Lotfali ZadehLotfali Zadeh
Mathematician, computer scientist, artificial intelligence researcher and founder of fuzzy mathematics.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Researcher, Scientist, and Writer
Lou MontulliLou Montulli
Programmer known for his work in producing web browsers, namely Lynx and Netscape.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Personality, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Louis CouffignalLouis Couffignal
French Mathematician and Cybernetics pioneer and author of La cybernétique (1978).
Category: Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Louis GerstnerLouis Gerstner
Chairman of the board and chief executive officer of IBM from April 1993 until 2002.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Manager, and Writer
Louis PouzinLouis Pouzin
Invented the datagram and designed an early packet communications network.
Category: Coined, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Louis RidenourLouis Ridenour
American physicist instrumental in U.S. development of radar.
Category: Manager, Physicist, President, and Writer
Luanne JohnsonLuanne Johnson
Founded Argonaut Information Systems to sell payroll and accounts payable software in 1971.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Lydia KavrakiLydia Kavraki
Greek-American computer scientist known for her work on motion planning and bioinformatics.
Category: Female, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Lynn ConwayLynn Conway
American computer scientist, electrical engineer, and inventor who invented the generalized dynamic instruction handling.
Category: Engineer, Female, Inventor, Manager, President, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Lynn GrefLynn Gref
Technologist and systems engineer, who has done pioneering work in missile systems.
Category: Director, Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Maksym YastremskiMaksym Yastremski
Ukrainian hacker and top online seller of stolen credit card information.
Category: Convict, Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Malcolm McilroyMalcolm Mcilroy
Mathematician, engineer, and programmer known for Unix pipelines and software componentry.
Category: Chairman, Editor, Engineer, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Manuel BlumManuel Blum
Computer scientist known for his contributions to the foundations of computational complexity theory.
Category: Manager, Scientist, 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, Manager, and Writer
Marc AndreessenMarc Andreessen
Co-author of mosaic the first widely used web browser.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Marc BenioffMarc Benioff
Chairman and CEO of Salesforce.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Coined, Manager, President, and Writer
Marc CanterMarc Canter
CEO of Broadband Mechanics and previously founder of MacroMind, the company that became Macromedia.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Marc EwingMarc Ewing
Creator and originator of the Red Hat brand of software who was involved in the 86open project in the mid-90s.
Category: Manager and Writer
Marc McdonaldMarc Mcdonald
American software developer known for being Microsoft's first salaried employee.
Category: Manager and Writer
Marcian HoffMarcian Hoff
One of the inventors of the computer microprocessor.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Marissa MayerMarissa Mayer
Former Google vice president and Yahoo CEO.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Female, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Mark AbeneMark Abene
Infosec expert, computer programmer, cryptographer, and hacker.
Category: Convict, Founder, Hacker, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Mark BlankMark Blank
American software engineer and game developer.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Mark CrispinMark Crispin
Which he invented in 1985.
Category: Father, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Mark CubanMark Cuban
American businessman, entrepreneur, investor, and owner of NBA's Dallas Mavericks.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Mark DeanMark Dean
Lead team inventor of the ISA bus at IBM and helped the development of the computer keyboard.
Category: African American, Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Mark HurdMark Hurd
Co-president, director, and board member of Oracle Corporation.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Director, Manager, President, and Writer
Mark KriegsmanMark Kriegsman
American entrepreneur, computer programmer, inventor, writer, and Director of Engineering at Veracode.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Mark MccahillMark Mccahill
American programmer who has been involved in developing and popularizing many Internet technologies.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Mark PincusMark Pincus
Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Zynga, which makes online social games.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Mark PinskerMark Pinsker
Russian mathematician who fields of study included information theory, probability theory and coding theory.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Mark TebbeMark Tebbe
Professor at University of Chicago and co-founder of Answers.com.
Category: Chairman, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
Co-creator of Facebook.
Category: Entrepreneur, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Markus NetelerMarkus Neteler
Coordinator of GRASS GIS and promoter of Free Software GIS development.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Markus PerssonMarkus Persson
Developer of the game Minecraft.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Marlyn WescoffMarlyn Wescoff
One of the original developers of the ENIAC computer.
Category: Female, Manager, and Writer
Marques BrownleeMarques Brownlee
American video producer, tech-reviewer, and YouTube star.
Category: African American, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Marshall RoseMarshall Rose
Network engineer, protocol developer, and contributor to the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force).
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Martha FoxMartha Fox
English businesswoman, charity trustee, and co-founder of lastminute.com.
Category: Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Martin Campbell-kellyMartin Campbell-kelly
English computer scientist and historian.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Martin CooperMartin Cooper
Inventor of the handheld mobile phone, the start of what we know as the cell phone today.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Martin FowlerMartin Fowler
Pioneer of modern software development techniques.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Martin GoetzMartin Goetz
Computer software pioneer known for the development of the commercial software industry.
Category: Father, Manager, and Writer
Martin GraetzMartin Graetz
Co-creator of Spacewar!, one of the earliest digital computer games.
Category: Manager and Writer
Martin HellmanMartin Hellman
American cryptologist best known for his invention of public key cryptography.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Martin OderskyMartin Odersky
German computer scientist and Professor of programming methods at EPFL in Switzerland who specializes in code analysis.
Category: Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
Cognitive scientist, philosopher, and AI specialist.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Mary BucklesMary Buckles
Published the first paper on video game aesthetics.
Category: Manager and Writer
Mary FoleyMary Foley
Writer for the tech industry, including ZDNet and frequent quest on radio, TV, and podcasts.
Category: Female, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Mary JepsenMary Jepsen
Leader of the Display Division at Google X Lab and co-founder of One Laptop per Child.
Category: Female, Founder, Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Mary KellerMary Keller
First American woman to earn a PhD in Computer Science.
Category: Female, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Masatoshi ShimaMasatoshi Shima
One of the designers of the world's first microprocessor, the Intel 4004.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Mat HonanMat Honan
Media innovator, and senior writer with WIRED magazine.
Category: Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Matt CuttsMatt Cutts
American software engineer and former head of the webspam team at Google.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Matt MullenwegMatt Mullenweg
American online social media entrepreneur and founding developer of WordPress.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Maurice WilkesMaurice Wilkes
British computer scientist credited with several important developments in computing specifically microcomputing.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Max HopperMax Hopper
American IT manager considered the father of airline automation in travel agencies.
Category: Chairman, Father, Manager, and Writer
Max PalevskyMax Palevsky
American art collector, venture capitalist, philanthropist, and computer technology pioneer with Packard Bell.
Category: Investor, Manager, and Writer
Max VisionMax Vision
Former computer security consultant and convicted online hacker.
Category: Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Maxwell NewmanMaxwell Newman
British mathematician and codebreaker and one of the creators of Colossus, the first operational electronic computer.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman
American business executive and president of Hewlett-Packard.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Female, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Megan SmithMegan Smith
Vice president, Google[x] at Google and former vice president of business development.
Category: CEO, Manager, Personality, President, Twitter, and Writer
Mg SieglerMg Siegler
American venture capitalist and writer and columnist for TechCrunch.
Category: Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Michael CalceMichael Calce
Canadian computer hacker known for creating denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) at age 15.
Category: Convict, Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Michael DellMichael Dell
Founder of Dell computers.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Michael FaradayMichael Faraday
English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Michael HartMichael Hart
American author, best known as one of the inventors of the electronic book (or ebook).
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Michael HawleyMichael Hawley
Educator, scientist, artist, and researcher working in the field of digital media.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Researcher, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Michael LazaridisMichael Lazaridis
Greek Canadian businessman and founder of Research In Motion (BlackBerry handhelds).
Category: Chairman, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Michael MuussMichael Muuss
Author of the freeware network tool ping which has been implemented on a large number of operating systems.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Michael RabinMichael Rabin
Israeli computer scientist known for the Miller-Rabin primality test.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Michael RobertsonMichael Robertson
Founder and former CEO of MP3.com, a popular Internet music site.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Michael SchroederMichael Schroeder
American computer scientist known for co-inventing the Needham-Schroeder authentication protocol.
Category: Chairman, Director, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Michael StonebrakerMichael Stonebraker
Computer scientist, and one of the world's foremost experts in database technology.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Miguel IcazaMiguel Icaza
Mexican free software programmer, best known for starting the GNOME and Mono projects.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Mihai ParparitaMihai Parparita
Software engineer at Google and founding member of the Google Reader development team.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Mike BergmanMike Bergman
Web Scientist and 'deep web' researcher.
Category: CEO, Editor, Founder, Manager, Researcher, Scientist, and Writer
Mike BerlynMike Berlyn
American video game designer and writer.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Mike CulbertMike Culbert
Apple engineer and vice president of architecture at Apple Computers who played key role in the Apple Newton.
Category: Engineer, Manager, President, and Writer
Mike LeskMike Lesk
Computer scientist who helped develop Unix.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Mike MccueMike Mccue
Former directory of Twitter and founder of Paper Software, Tellme Networks, and Flipboard.
Category: Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Mike MorhaimeMike Morhaime
Co-founder, CEO, and president of video game developer Blizzard Entertainment.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Mikhail DonskoyMikhail Donskoy
Soviet and Russian computer scientist known as a developer of a chess program, Kaissa.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Mikko HypponenMikko Hypponen
Computer security expert and columnist for Wired.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Mina ReesMina Rees
American mathematician, and the first female President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Category: Female, Manager, Mathematician, President, and Writer
Minh NguyenMinh Nguyen
Disputed co-founder of Plaxo and murder suspect.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Mitchell KaporMitchell Kapor
Founder of Lotus Development Corporation and designer of Lotus 1-2-3.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Mochio UmedaMochio Umeda
Japanese IT enterprise management consultant, author, and one of the most well-known commentators on IT.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Molly HolzschlagMolly Holzschlag
American author, lecturer, and advocate for the Open Web.
Category: Female, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Molly WoodMolly Wood
Executive editor at CNET.com.
Category: Editor, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Morgan SparksMorgan Sparks
American scientist and engineer who helped develop the microwatt bipolar junction transistor.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Morris ChangMorris Chang
Founding chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.
Category: Chairman, Father, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Morton MeyersonMorton Meyerson
Former president and vice chairman of Electronic Data Systems, Inc.
Category: Chairman, Manager, President, and Writer
Moxie MarlinspikeMoxie Marlinspike
Pioneer of modern software development techniques.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Muni SakyaMuni Sakya
Nepalese computer programmer credited with helping bring Information Technology to Nepal.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Murali ChemuturiMurali Chemuturi
Indian software development expert and author.
Category: Manager, Personality, and Writer
Myron KruegerMyron Krueger
American computer artist who developed early interactive works.
Category: Manager, Researcher, and Writer
N MurthyN Murthy
Indian businessman and co-founder of Infosys.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Nate SilverNate Silver
American statistician, sabermetrician, psephologist, and writer of FiveThirtyEight blog.
Category: Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Nathan EmbertonNathan Emberton
Founder of Computer Hope.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Nathan MyhrvoldNathan Myhrvold
Former chief technology officer at Microsoft and co-founder of Intellectual Ventures.
Category: Founder, Manager, Personality, and Writer
Nathan RochesterNathan Rochester
Designer of the IBM 701, programmer of the first assembler, and helped create the artificial intelligence field.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Nathaniel BorensteinNathaniel Borenstein
American computer scientist and one of the original designers of the MIME protocol.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Neil SloaneNeil Sloane
British-US mathematician known for being the creator of the On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Neil TysonNeil Tyson
American astrophysicist and science communicator and former host of NOVA ScienceNow.
Category: African American, Director, Manager, Personality, Physicist, Twitter, and Writer
Nicholas MetropolisNicholas Metropolis
Greek American physicist and one of the scientists during the Manhattan Project.
Category: Manager, Physicist, Scientist, and Writer
Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
American architect and founder of the One Laptop per Child Association (OLPC).
Category: Chairman, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Nick WoodmanNick Woodman
American businessman, entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of GoPro.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Niels BechNiels Bech
Leader in the field of electronic digital computers who assisted in the DASK project.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Niklaus WirthNiklaus Wirth
Computer scientist who programmed the Pascal language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
Inventor of AC (alternating current), and other inventions.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Nikolay BrusentsovNikolay Brusentsov
Russian computer scientist known for building a ternary computer, Setun.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Noah GlassNoah Glass
Founder of Twitter.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, and historian.
Category: Father, Manager, President, Scientist, and Writer
Nobuo MiiNobuo Mii
Computer pioneer who made various contributions to computers.
Category: Investor, Manager, and Writer
Nolan BushnellNolan Bushnell
American engineer and entrepreneur who founded both Atari and the Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza-Time Theaters chain.
Category: Chairman, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Norbert WeinerNorbert Weiner
American mathematician and Professor of Mathematics at MIT and originator of cybernetics.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Researcher, and Writer
Norman AbramsonNorman Abramson
American computer scientist known for developing the ALOHAnet system for wireless communication.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Norman MargolusNorman Margolus
Canadian-American computer scientist and physicist.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Physicist, Scientist, and Writer
Norman NieNorman Nie
American social scientist who invented software that automates data analysis.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Ole-johan DahlOle-johan Dahl
Norwegian computer scientist considered to be one of the fathers of Simula and object-oriented programming.
Category: Father, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Oliver SelfridgeOliver Selfridge
Pioneer of artificial intelligence referred to as the father of machine perception.
Category: Father, Manager, and Writer
Oliver StandingfordOliver Standingford
Oversaw the first computer used for commercial business applications.
Category: Manager and Writer
Omer ReingoldOmer Reingold
Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Professor, Researcher, and Writer
Oren EtzioniOren Etzioni
American entrepreneur, professor and CEO of the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence.
Category: CEO, Coined, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
Otto ShweigerOtto Shweiger
Swiss engineer and inventor of the first efficient four function calculator.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Otto SteigerOtto Steiger
Verea, and Bollée), but first commercially-successful.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Owen MockOwen Mock
Computer software designer and programmer who pioneered computer operating systems in the 1950s.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Pafnuty ChebyshevPafnuty Chebyshev
Statistics, mechanics, and analytical geometry.
Category: Father, Founder, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Patrick GelsingerPatrick Gelsinger
Chief executive officer at VMware and former president and chief operating officer at EMC Corporation.
Category: Manager, President, Programmer, and Writer
Patrick McgovernPatrick Mcgovern
Chairman, and founder of IDG (International Data Group).
Category: Chairman, Editor, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Patrick NortonPatrick Norton
Former managing editor and co-host of The Screen Savers.
Category: Editor, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Patrick VolkerdingPatrick Volkerding
Software engineer and founder of the Slackware Linux distribution.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Paul AllenPaul Allen
Co-founder of Microsoft.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Paul BaranPaul Baran
Polish American engineer who was a pioneer in the development of computer networks.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Paul BrainerdPaul Brainerd
Pioneer in the field of computer-aided editing, design, and publishing and co-founder of Aldus.
Category: Coined, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Paul CeruzziPaul Ceruzzi
Curator of Computing at the Smithsonians's Museum in Washington D.C. and author of many books on computer history.
Category: Manager and Writer
Paul CressPaul Cress
Canadian computer scientist who led a team of programmers developing Fortran language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Paul DemainePaul Demaine
Leading figure in the early development of computer-based automatic indexing.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Paul EislerPaul Eisler
Austrian inventor who invented the printed circuit board.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Paul GalvinPaul Galvin
One of the two founders of the telecommunications company Motorola.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Paul GrahamPaul Graham
Venture capitalist, and essayist known for his work on Lisp (a family of computer programming languages).
Category: Founder, Hacker, Investor, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Paul KingPaul King
Australian software developer, scientist, and entrepreneur.
Category: Entrepreneur, Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Paul LaughtonPaul Laughton
Former systems programmer for IBM one of Apple Computers first programmers.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Paul MaritzPaul Maritz
Former senior executive at Microsoft.
Category: CEO, Manager, and Writer
Paul MockapetrisPaul Mockapetris
American Internet pioneer and computer scientist and creator of the Internet Domain Name System.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Paul OtelliniPaul Otellini
American businessman and current president of Intel.
Category: Director, Manager, President, and Writer
Paul OtletPaul Otlet
Father of information science who created the Universal Decimal Classification.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, Manager, and Writer
Paul RandPaul Rand
American graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs.
Category: Director, Manager, and Writer
Paul ThelenPaul Thelen
Founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Big Fish Games.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Paul ThurrottPaul Thurrott
Technology blogger, author, podcaster, and news editor for Windows IT Pro magazine.
Category: Editor, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Per HansenPer Hansen
Danish-American computer scientist known for concurrent programming theory.
Category: Coined, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Percy LudgatePercy Ludgate
Irish designer of an Analytical Engine for the programmable computer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Pete CashmorePete Cashmore
Scottish entrepreneur, founder, and CEO of Mashable.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Peter BentleyPeter Bentley
British author, computer scientist, and contributing editor for WIRED UK magazine.
Category: Editor, Manager, Personality, Scientist, and Writer
Peter ChenPeter Chen
American computer scientist known for development of the Entity-Relationship Model.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Peter DenningPeter Denning
American computer scientist and writer known for his pioneering work in virtual memory.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Peter DiamandisPeter Diamandis
American engineer, physician, author, Intel entrepreneur and founder of X PRIZE Foundation.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Peter EliasPeter Elias
Pioneer in the field of information theory and coding theory.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Peter FranaszekPeter Franaszek
American information theorist who set the direction for modern constrained coding.
Category: Manager and Writer
Peter GrunbergPeter Grunberg
German physicist and Nobel Prize laureate.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Peter KarmanosPeter Karmanos
CEO of Compuware Corporation and owner of hockey franchises.
Category: CEO, Manager, and Writer
Peter KirsteinPeter Kirstein
British computer scientist who played a role in the creation of the Internet.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Peter LandinPeter Landin
British computer scientist who was first to realize that the lambda calculus could be used in programming.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Peter MolyneuxPeter Molyneux
English video game designer and game programmer.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Peter NaurPeter Naur
Danish pioneer in computer science and programmer.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Peter NeumanPeter Neuman
Computer science researcher who worked on the Multics operating system.
Category: Coined, Founder, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Peter NortonPeter Norton
American programmer, software publisher, author, and philanthropist.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Peter NorvigPeter Norvig
Pioneer of information processing and artificial intelligence.
Category: Director, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Peter SamsonPeter Samson
American computer scientist known for creating pioneering computer software.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Peter SchnellPeter Schnell
German entrepreneur who founded Software AG Foundation.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Peter SundePeter Sunde
Founder of Flattr and ex-spokesperson Pirate Bay.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Peter TattamPeter Tattam
Software developer known for authoring Trumpet Winsock.
Category: Director, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Peter WeinbergerPeter Weinberger
Computer scientist who helped write the AWK programming language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Petro VlahosPetro Vlahos
Hollywood special effects pioneer who defined the color-difference bluescreen process.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Phil FarrandPhil Farrand
American computer programmer, webmaster, and author.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Phil FishPhil Fish
French-Canadian game designer working with Polytron and creator of the game Fez.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Philibert DocagnePhilibert Docagne
French engineer and mathematician.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Philip EmeagwaliPhilip Emeagwali
Nigerian-born computer scientist known for his use of a Connection Machine supercomputer.
Category: African American, Engineer, Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Philip EstridgePhilip Estridge
Led the development of the original IBM Personal Computer (PC).
Category: Father, Inventor, Manager, President, and Writer
Philip ZimmermanPhilip Zimmerman
Creator of Pretty Good Privacy (PGP).
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, President, and Writer
Philipp HahnPhilipp Hahn
German priest and clockmaker who designed the first calculator.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Philippe KahnPhilippe Kahn
Innovator and entrepreneur and inventor of the first camera phone.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Phillip KatzPhillip Katz
Computer programmer known as the co-creator of the ZIP file format.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Phillip RosedalePhillip Rosedale
American entrepreneur and founder of Linden Lab's Second Life virtual world.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
Inventor and television pioneer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Pierre JaquetdrozPierre Jaquetdroz
Swiss-born watchmaker noted for his designs of animated dolls or automata.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Pierre OmidyarPierre Omidyar
French-born entrepreneur, founder, and chairman of the eBay auction site.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Pieter AbeelePieter Abeele
Software developer, and founder of the PowerPC version of Gentoo Linux.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Quentin StaffordfraserQuentin Staffordfraser
British computer scientist who helped create the first webcam.
Category: Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
Mother of the Internet.
Category: Engineer, Female, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Rahul SoodRahul Sood
Founder of VoodooPC and former chief technology officer for HP Global Voodoo Business Unit.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Rajeev SangalRajeev Sangal
Professor and author known for his work in processing of human languages in Computational Paninian Grammar (CPG) framework.
Category: Manager, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Rajiv GuptaRajiv Gupta
Prior general manager at Hewlett Packard and co-inventor of Hewlett Packard's E-speak project.
Category: CEO, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Ralph BaerRalph Baer
Father of video games.
Category: Engineer, Father, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Ralph GriswoldRalph Griswold
American computer scientist noted for his research into high-level programming languages and symbolic computation.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Ralph MeagherRalph Meagher
Culminating with the ILLIAC IV supercomputer, the largest and fastest in the world.
Category: Manager and Writer
Ralph MerkleRalph Merkle
One of the inventors of public key cryptography and inventor of cryptographic hashing.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Ralph PalmerRalph Palmer
Helped create the IBM 604 Electronic Calculator.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Ralph SlutzRalph Slutz
Physicist and computer pioneer and one of the first to build a computer with a central memory to store and modify data.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Ramakrishnan SrikantRamakrishnan Srikant
Research scientist at Google with interest in data mining.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Ramanathan GuhaRamanathan Guha
Co-leaders of the AI Cyc project.
Category: Manager and Writer
Ramon LlullRamon Llull
Poet, theologian, mystic, mathematician, logician, and martyr who is referred to as a pioneer of computation theory.
Category: Logician, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Randy EisenmanRandy Eisenman
Founder of Satori Capital and Handango in 1999 where he served as president and chief executive officer.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Randy PauschRandy Pausch
American professor of computer science and human computer interaction at CMU.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, Professor, and Writer
Randy WiggintonRandy Wigginton
Programmer and one of Apple Computer's first employee number 6.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Ransom LoveRansom Love
Co-founder of the late Caldera company.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Rasmus LerdorfRasmus Lerdorf
Danish programmer with Canadian citizenship best known as the creator of the PHP scripting language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Ray OzzieRay Ozzie
American software industry entrepreneur and chief technical officer at Microsoft.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
American programmer who implemented an e-mail system on the ARPANET.
Category: Manager, Personality, Programmer, and Writer
Raymond BoyceRaymond Boyce
American computer scientist known for co-developing SQL database language.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Raymond HoltRaymond Holt
Pioneering computer designer and businessman in Silicon Valley that developed the first microprocessor chip set for F-14 Tomcat.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Raymond KurzweilRaymond Kurzweil
American author, futurist, and inventor of the Kurzweil K250 music keyboard.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Raymond NoordaRaymond Noorda
American computer businessman and CEO of Novell from the years 1982 to 1994.
Category: CEO, Manager, and Writer
Reed HastingsReed Hastings
Computer scientist, entrepreneur, and co-founder and CEO of Netflix.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Regina DuganRegina Dugan
19th (and the first woman) Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Category: CEO, Director, Engineer, Female, Founder, Inventor, Manager, President, and Writer
Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman
American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author known as the co-founder of LinkedIn.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Rene DescartesRene Descartes
French philosopher, mathematician, and writer dubbed the father of modern philosophy.
Category: Father, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Rene GrilletRene Grillet
French mechanic and watchmaker and one of the creators of a mechanical calculating machine (17th Century).
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Renukanth SubramaniamRenukanth Subramaniam
British hacker and founder of DarkMarket, Internet cybercrime forum.
Category: Convict, Founder, Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Reynold JohnsonReynold Johnson
Inventor of the disk drive and videocassette tape.
Category: Father, Inventor, Manager, President, 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, Manager, and Writer
Richard BransonRichard Branson
English business magnate and investor and founder of Virgin Group.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Richard BrodieRichard Brodie
Author original creator of Microsoft Word.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Richard CanningRichard Canning
EDP Analyzer.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Richard CrandallRichard Crandall
Chief Scientist at NeXT and Apple's Chief Cryptographer.
Category: Manager, Physicist, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics.
Category: Manager, Physicist, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Richard GreenblattRichard Greenblatt
American computer programmer and one of the founders of the hacker community with Bill Gosper.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Richard HammingRichard Hamming
American mathematician and author who invented Hamming codes - computer error-detecting and correcting codes.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, President, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Richard HarperRichard Harper
British sociologist and principle researcher at Microsoft Research in Cambridge.
Category: Manager, Professor, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Richard KarpRichard Karp
Computer scientist and computational theorist known for his research in the theory of algorithms.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Richard LyonRichard Lyon
American scientist known for inventing the optical mouse.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Richard MasonRichard Mason
Consultant, and author known for his work in ethics of information and the history of information systems in organizations.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Richard SchulzeRichard Schulze
Founder and past chairman of Best Buy.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Richard SkrentaRichard Skrenta
Computer programmer and creator of search engine blekko.
Category: Entrepreneur, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Richard StallmanRichard Stallman
American software freedom activist and computer programmer who launched the GNU project.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Richard StearnsRichard Stearns
Computer scientist who established the foundations for the field of computational complexity theory.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Richard YooRichard Yoo
American entrepreneur and founder of web hosting company Rackspace.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Rob AutenRob Auten
Author of video games including Battlefield: Hardline and Gears of War: Judgement.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Rob BarnabyRob Barnaby
Computer programmer, author and developer of the word processor Wordstar.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Rob HartillRob Hartill
Web designer and computer programmer known for his work on the IMDb (Internet Movie Database) website.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Rob KalinRob Kalin
Online handmade and vintage marketplace founded in the year 2005.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Robert AdlerRobert Adler
Austrian-born American inventor with numerous patents, most notably the wireless remote control.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Robert BartonRobert Barton
And the co-inventor of dataflow.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Robert CailliauRobert Cailliau
Belgian informatics engineer and computer scientist who helped develop the World Wide Web.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Robert CohnRobert Cohn
Company that commercialized voice mail.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Robert DennardRobert Dennard
Inventor of DRAM.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Robert EnderleRobert Enderle
American technology analyst and labeled as the most quoted technology analysts in the media.
Category: Analyst, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Robert EverettRobert Everett
Named the MIT Whirlwind Project in 1945.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Robert FanoRobert Fano
Inventing (with Claude Shannon) Shannon-Fano coding.
Category: Director, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Robert FloydRobert Floyd
Computer scientist who designed the Floyd-Warshall algorithm.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Robert FrankstonRobert Frankston
Co-creator of the VisiCalc spreadsheet program.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Robert GentlemanRobert Gentleman
Canadian statistician known as one of the creators of the R (programming language).
Category: Director, Manager, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Robert GriesemerRobert Griesemer
Computer programmer who works at Google and one of the first designers of the Go programming language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Robert HookeRobert Hooke
English natural philosopher, architect, and polymath.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Robert LansdownRobert Lansdown
Computer graphics pioneer and polymath and Professor Emeritus at Middlesex University Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Robert MartinRobert Martin
Consulting firm that specializes in training clients in Java, C++, OOP.
Category: Editor, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Robert MetcalfeRobert Metcalfe
Founder of 3Com.
Category: Coined, Founder, Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Robert MinerRobert Miner
Co-founder of Oracle Corporation, and developer of its relational database management system.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Robert MoogRobert Moog
American pioneer of electronic music who is best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Robert MorrisRobert Morris
Best known for creating the Morris Worm, the first Internet worm.
Category: Convict, Father, Founder, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Robert NoyceRobert Noyce
Inventor of the integrated circuit and co-founder of Intel.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Robert PatrickRobert Patrick
Architect of the first operating system in the world, GM-NAA I/O.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Robert PikeRobert Pike
Canadian software engineer and author known for his work with Plan 9 at Bell Labs.
Category: Editor, Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Robert PrimRobert Prim
Computer scientist who developed two different algorithms for finding a minimum spanning tree in a weighted graph.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
Robert ScobleRobert Scoble
American blogger, author, and technical evangelist who runs Scobleizer.
Category: Manager, Twitter, Writer, and sponsor
Robert SteinRobert Stein
Computer pioneer who founded the Voyager Company.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Robert TarjanRobert Tarjan
American computer scientist who discovered several graph algorithms.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Robert TaylorRobert Taylor
Internet pioneer and director of ARPA's Information Processing Techniques Office from 1965 through 1969.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Roberta WilliamsRoberta Williams
American video game creator and designer and co-founder of Sierra Entertainment.
Category: Female, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Robin MilnerRobin Milner
British computer scientist who developed LCF, one of the first tools for automated theorem proving.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Roger HuiRoger Hui
Computer scientist and co-developer of the J programming language and recipient of the Kenneth E. Iverson Award
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Roger MooreRoger Moore
Professor of spoken language processing in the Speech and Hearing Research Group at the University of Sheffield.
Category: Manager, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
Roger NeedhamRoger Needham
Computer scientist known for the BAN logic and Tiny Encryption algorithm.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Roger SipplRoger Sippl
Entrepreneur, and innovator who founded Informix Software and pioneered SQL relational databases.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Ronald RivestRonald Rivest
American born cryptographer and one of the inventors of the RSA algorithm and the symmetric key encryption algorithms RC2.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Ronald SchaferRonald Schafer
American electrical engineer known for his work with signal processing.
Category: Editor, Engineer, Manager, President, Professor, and Writer
Ronald StamperRonald Stamper
British computer scientist known for his work in organisational semiotics and as creator of the MEASUR methodology.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Ronald WayneRonald Wayne
American electronics industry worker and co-founded Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Rosalind PicardRosalind Picard
Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT.
Category: Director, Female, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Professor, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Ross IhakaRoss Ihaka
Associate Professor of statistics and one of the creators of the R programming language.
Category: Manager, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Ross UlbrichtRoss Ulbricht
Founder of the online black market Silk Road.
Category: Convict, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Rudolf BayerRudolf Bayer
UB-tree, and the red-black tree.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Rudolf HellRudolf Hell
Early forerunner to the fax machine.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Russel AckoffRussel Ackoff
Systems thinking and management science.
Category: Manager and Writer
Russell OhlRussell Ohl
American engineer known for patenting the modern solar cell and researching semiconductors.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Researcher, and Writer
Ryan BlockRyan Block
Technology journalist, critic, former editor of Engadget, and co-founder of gdgt.
Category: Editor, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Ryan ShroutRyan Shrout
Founder, owner, operator, and editor-in-chief of PC Perspective.
Category: Editor, Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
S Scott CrumpS Scott Crump
Pioneer of modern 3D printing technology.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Saadia MuzaffarSaadia Muzaffar
Marketing, sales, and business executive and organizer of Startup Weekends.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Sabeer BhatiaSabeer Bhatia
Indian American who founded the Hotmail e-mail service.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Safra CatzSafra Catz
Israeli-born American business executive at Oracle Corporation.
Category: Female, Manager, President, and Writer
Salman KhanSalman Khan
American educator, entrepreneur, and founder of the Khan Academy.
Category: Analyst, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Sam SchillaceSam Schillace
One of the founders of Writely, which was sold to Google for Google Docs.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Samuel CaldwellSamuel Caldwell
American electrical engineer known for his pioneering work with early computers.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Samuel HopkinsSamuel Hopkins
First person granted U.S. patent.
Category: Manager, President, and Writer
Samuel MorlandSamuel Morland
17th century English academic, inventor, spy, diplomat, mathematician, and inventor of adding machines.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Samuel MorseSamuel Morse
Inventor of Morse code.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Samuel PalmisanoSamuel Palmisano
President and chief executive officer of IBM from 2000-2012.
Category: Chairman, Manager, President, and Writer
Samuel SouleSamuel Soule
Co-inventor of the first practical typewriter in 1969.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Samy KamkarSamy Kamkar
Computer security researcher known for creating Evercookie.
Category: Founder, Manager, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Sander KaasjagerSander Kaasjager
Dutch professional game player of the first person shooter game Painkiller.
Category: Gamer, Manager, and Writer
Sandra KurtzigSandra Kurtzig
Software management firm and former CEO of the ASK Group.
Category: CEO, Female, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Sandra LernerSandra Lerner
Co-founder of Cisco Systems and founder of Urban Decay cosmetics.
Category: Female, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Sarah LaneSarah Lane
American television and Internet personality.
Category: Female, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
Indian-American business executive and current CEO (chief executive officer) of Microsoft.
Category: CEO, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Saul RosenSaul Rosen
Lead software designer for the world's first transistorized computer, the Philco TRANSAC S-2000.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Savvas ChamberlainSavvas Chamberlain
Inventor, scientist, and professor who invented silicon image sensors.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Scott CookScott Cook
Founder of Intuit in 1983, and currently chairman of the board of Intuit.
Category: Chairman, Director, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Scott FahlmanScott Fahlman
First person to use a smiley emoticon.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Scott ForstallScott Forstall
Senior vice president of iOS Software at Apple Inc.
Category: Director, Manager, President, and Writer
Scott GuthrieScott Guthrie
Known for his work on ASP.NET.
Category: Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Scott McnealyScott Mcnealy
American businessman and co-founded computer technology company Sun Microsystems in 1982.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Scott MuellerScott Mueller
Author of books about personal computers and one of the most trusted authoritative hardware voices in the industry.
Category: Manager, President, and Writer
Sebastian ThrunSebastian Thrun
Founder of Google X, home to projects like the Google self-driving car and Google Glass.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Sellam IsmailSellam Ismail
Operator of VintageTech, a consultancy specializing in obsolete computers.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Semen KorsakovSemen Korsakov
Russian government official, homeopath, and inventor known for his early involvement in information technology.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Sergey BrinSergey Brin
Co-founder of Google.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Sergio VerduSergio Verdu
Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University who teaches and conducts research on Information Theory.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Seymour CraySeymour Cray
Founder of Cray.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
MIT mathematician and educator and one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Seymour RubinsteinSeymour Rubinstein
PC software industry pioneer who helped develop WordStar, HelpDesk, Quattro Pro.
Category: Director, Manager, and Writer
Shafi GoldwasserShafi Goldwasser
Professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT.
Category: Female, Inventor, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Shawn FanningShawn Fanning
Computer programmer and co-founder of Napster.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Sheryl SandbergSheryl Sandberg
American businesswoman and chief operating officer of Facebook.
Category: Female, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto
Video game designer and producer known for some of the most successful video game franchises, including Donkey Kong.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Shiraz ShivjiShiraz Shivji
African born electrical engineer and chief designer of the Atari ST computer.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Shuling GarverShuling Garver
Engineering manager for Intel and the first franchisee for Engineering for Kids.
Category: Manager and Writer
Shyam SankarShyam Sankar
Director of Forward Deployed Engineering at Palantir Technologies.
Category: Director, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Sidney HarmanSidney Harman
American business man who with Bernard Kardon made the first integrated hi-fi receiver and founded Harman Kardon.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Sidney MeierSidney Meier
Canadian programmer and video game designer known for video game Civilization.
Category: Founder, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Simon PhippsSimon Phipps
And open source advocate and founder of IBM's Java Technology Center.
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, President, Programmer, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Simon TravagliaSimon Travaglia
Author of BOFH (the Bastard Operator from Hell) series.
Category: Analyst, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Sky DaytonSky Dayton
American entrepreneur, founder of EarthLink, co-founder of eCompanies and founder and chairman of Boingo.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Solomon GolombSolomon Golomb
American engineer, mathematician, and professor known for his development of mathematical games.
Category: Coined, Engineer, Manager, Mathematician, Professor, and Writer
Sophia BekeleSophia Bekele
Business and corporate executive and Executive Director and Founder of DotConnectAfrica Trust.
Category: CEO, Director, Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Stanford OvshinskyStanford Ovshinsky
Pioneer of modern software development techniques.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Stanley FrankelStanley Frankel
American computer scientist who designed the LGP-30 single-user desk computer in 1956.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Stanley GillStanley Gill
British computer scientist known for inventing the first computer subroutine.
Category: Inventor, Manager, President, Scientist, and Writer
Stephanie ShirleyStephanie Shirley
British businesswoman and philanthropist who is best known for founding the software company F.I. Group.
Category: Female, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Stephen CookStephen Cook
American-Canadian computer scientist and mathematician and one of the forefathers of computational complexity theory.
Category: Father, Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
Stephen DunwellStephen Dunwell
American electrical engineer who led the engineering effort in the development of IBM's STRETCH.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking
British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author.
Category: Manager, Physicist, President, and Writer
Stephen KecklerStephen Keckler
Senior Director of Architecture Research at NVIDIA who's interested in technology-scalable architectures.
Category: Director, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Stephen KleeneStephen Kleene
American mathematician and co-founder of the branch of mathematical logic known as recursion theory.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Mathematician, and Writer
Stephen RobertsonStephen Robertson
British computer scientist known for work on information retrieval and inverse document frequency.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram
Founder of Wolfram|Alpha.
Category: Founder, Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Steve BallmerSteve Ballmer
CEO of Microsoft.
Category: CEO, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Steve BristowSteve Bristow
Former VP of Engineering at Atari who helped design the Atari 2600.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Steve CappsSteve Capps
Computer programmer and engineer known for his work on the Apple Inc. Macintosh computer and Newton OS during the 1980s and 1990s.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Steve CaseSteve Case
Co-founder of America Online (AOL).
Category: CEO, Chairman, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Steve ChenSteve Chen
Co-founder of YouTube.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Steve CrockerSteve Crocker
Created the first FTC and help create the ARPANET protocols.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Steve DornerSteve Dorner
American software engineer known for developing the Eudora e-mail client in 1988.
Category: Director, Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Steve GarfieldSteve Garfield
Videographer, video blogging pioneer and co-founder of New Mediacracy podcast.
Category: Founder, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Steve GibsonSteve Gibson
Computer enthusiast, software engineer and security researcher.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, Personality, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Steve JobsSteve Jobs
Co-founder of and former CEO of the Apple company.
Category: CEO, Director, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Steve KirschSteve Kirsch
American computer scientist and entrepreneur known for inventing the optical mouse.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Steve MannSteve Mann
Researcher and inventor known for his work on computational photography and wearable computing.
Category: Editor, Father, Inventor, Manager, Programmer, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Steve McconnellSteve Mcconnell
Author of software engineering textbooks including Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art.
Category: Manager and Writer
Steve MeretzkySteve Meretzky
American computer game developer and interactive fiction writer.
Category: Gamer, Manager, and Writer
Steve RussellSteve Russell
Computer scientist who helped create Spacewar!, one of the earliest videogames.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Steve WolffSteve Wolff
One of the fathers of the Internet and developer of NSFNET.
Category: Director, Father, Manager, President, Researcher, and Writer
Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak
Co-founder of Apple and Father of the Apple computer.
Category: CEO, Father, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Steven BourneSteven Bourne
British computer scientist known for authoring the Bourne shell.
Category: Manager, Mathematician, President, Scientist, and Writer
Steven CoonsSteven Coons
Computer Graphics early pioneer, author, and former Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Steven PunterSteven Punter
Also known as Punter or Old Punter.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Steven SinofskySteven Sinofsky
President of the Windows Division at Microsoft from July 2009 through his departure on November 12, 2012.
Category: Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Stewart BrandStewart Brand
American writer, best known as editor of the Whole Earth Catalog.
Category: Editor, Founder, Hacker, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Stewart CheifetStewart Cheifet
Television host and producer of Computer Chronicles.
Category: Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Stu GalleyStu Galley
American computer programmer and interactive fiction game author.
Category: Editor, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Stuart CheshireStuart Cheshire
Senior Scientist at Apple Computer and author of Mac multi-player game Bolo who Pioneered Zeroconf networking.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Stuart FeldmanStuart Feldman
Creator of the computer software program Make for UNIX systems and author of the first Fortran 77 compiler.
Category: Manager, President, and Writer
Stuart MoulthropStuart Moulthrop
Author of hypertext fiction works Victory Garden.
Category: Founder, Manager, Professor, and Writer
Stuart RussellStuart Russell
Innovator in the philosophy and practice of Artificial Intelligence.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Sue GardnerSue Gardner
Canadian journalist and executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation (2007-2013).
Category: Director, Female, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Sugata MitraSugata Mitra
Professor at Newcastle University in England known for his Hole in the Wall project.
Category: Manager, Professor, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Susan DeckerSusan Decker
American business executive and former president of Yahoo! Inc.
Category: Analyst, Director, Investor, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Susan DumaisSusan Dumais
Principal Researcher in the CLUES (Context, Learning, and User Experience for Search) Group of Microsoft Research.
Category: Female, Manager, Professor, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Susan KareSusan Kare
Artist and graphic designer who created many of the interface elements for the Apple Macintosh in the 1980s.
Category: Director, Female, Manager, and Writer
Susan WojcickiSusan Wojcicki
American businesswoman and CEO of YouTube.
Category: CEO, Female, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Sven JaschanSven Jaschan
Self-confessed author of the NetSky and Sasser computer worm.
Category: Convict, Manager, and Writer
Sviatoslav PestovSviatoslav Pestov
Creator of Factor, a scripting language for a video game which was later incorporated into Java.
Category: Editor, Manager, and Writer
T JonesT Jones
American software engineer, computer programmer, entrepreneur, and author.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Ted DabneyTed Dabney
Co-founder of Atari in 1971, which started as Syzygy.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Ted NelsonTed Nelson
American sociologist, philosopher, and pioneer of information who coined the terms hypertext and hypermedia.
Category: Coined, Manager, and Writer
Tedd WaittTedd Waitt
American billionaire philanthropist who was a co-founder of Gateway, Inc.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Theodore MaimanTheodore Maiman
Inventor of the first laser.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Theodore TsoTheodore Tso
American software developer known for his work on the Linux kernel.
Category: Director, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Thomas CoverThomas Cover
Information theorist and professor at Stanford University.
Category: Manager, President, Professor, and Writer
Thomas EdisonThomas Edison
Inventor of the phonograph, motion picture camera, electric light bulb, and more.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Thomas FlowersThomas Flowers
English engineer who during World War II designed Colossus.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Thomas FowlerThomas Fowler
English inventor known for inventing a mechanical calculating machine.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Thomas KurtzThomas Kurtz
Co-developer of the BASIC computer programming language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Thomas LaneThomas Lane
Computer scientist and open source software advocate.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Thomas NicelyThomas Nicely
Publicly disclosed the Pentium FDIV bug.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Thomas PabstThomas Pabst
German doctor who founded the online publication Tom's Hardware.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Thomas SiebelThomas Siebel
American business executive, software developer and investor.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, and Writer
Thomas WatsonThomas Watson
Early chairman and CEO of IBM.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Manager, President, and Writer
Thomas Watson JrThomas Watson Jr
Jr. an American businessman, political figure, and philanthropist and 2nd president of IBM.
Category: Father, Manager, President, and Writer
Tiffany ShlainTiffany Shlain
American Internet pioneer, filmmaker, author, and founder of the Webby Awards.
Category: CEO, Director, Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Tilly BlythTilly Blyth
Computer historian and keeper of technologies and engineering at the Science Museum.
Category: Editor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Tim Berners-leeTim Berners-lee
Father of the World Wide Web (WWW).
Category: Father, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Tim BrayTim Bray
Canadian software developer who helped create XML.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Tim CookTim Cook
CEO of Apple after taking over from Steve Jobs on August 24, 2011.
Category: CEO, Director, Manager, and Writer
Tim O'reillyTim O'reilly
Founder of O'Reilly Media.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Tim PatersonTim Paterson
Original author of MS-DOS.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Tim RoughgardenTim Roughgarden
Computer scientist interested in analysis, design, applications of algorithms and game theory.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Tim WestergrenTim Westergren
Co-founder of Pandora and creator of Genome project.
Category: Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Tito BurattiniTito Burattini
Scientist, architect, Egyptologist, instrument-maker, traveller, engineer, and creator of the calculating machine.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Tom AndersonTom Anderson
Co-founder of Myspace.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Tom DemarcoTom Demarco
American author, teacher, software engineer and early creator of structured analysis.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Tom HallTom Hall
American game designer who founded id Software where he served as creative director and designer.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Tom JenningsTom Jennings
Technician, and creator of FidoNet, the first file networking and message system for BBSes.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Tom KilburnTom Kilburn
English engineer who worked on the world's first stored-program computer, the SSEM.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Tom MerrittTom Merritt
Broadcaster and technology journalist.
Category: Editor, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Tony FadellTony Fadell
Known as the father of the Apple iPod.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, Founder, Inventor, Investor, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Tony HsiehTony Hsieh
Venture capitalist and Internet entrepreneur who founded Zappos.com.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Tony SaleTony Sale
Manager of the Colossus computer replica.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Toru IwataniToru Iwatani
World's most popular arcade game.
Category: Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Trevor PearceyTrevor Pearcey
British-born Australian computer scientist who developed CSIRAC computer.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Tsutomu ShimomuraTsutomu Shimomura
Computer security expert who helped the FBI arrest Kevin Mitnick.
Category: Manager and Writer
Ursula BurnsUrsula Burns
Madam chairman (or chairperson) and CEO of Xerox and the first the African-American woman CEO.
Category: African American, CEO, Chairman, Female, Manager, and Writer
Valentin TurchinValentin Turchin
Soviet and American computer scientist and cybernetician who developed the Refal programming language.
Category: Father, Founder, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Valerie LandauValerie Landau
American software designer, author, and educator and director of Round World Media.
Category: Director, Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
American engineer and science administrator know for work on analog computing and memex.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Vasily GorshkovVasily Gorshkov
Russian Computer programmer and hacker.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Vern PaxsonVern Paxson
Professor of Computer Science at Berkeley and Internet researcher.
Category: Coined, Manager, Professor, Researcher, and Writer
Veronica BelmontVeronica Belmont
Co-host of Revision3 Tekzilla.
Category: Editor, Female, Manager, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Victor AlhadeffVictor Alhadeff
Business executive known as the founder and CEO of Egghead Software.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
Victor HayesVictor Hayes
Senior research fellow at the Delft University of Technology, often referred to as the father of Wi-Fi.
Category: Chairman, Father, Manager, and Writer
Vida IlderemVida Ilderem
Vice president of Intel Labs and director of the Integrated Platform Research Lab.
Category: Director, Manager, President, and Writer
Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
Norwegian physicist and meteorologist who helped found the modern practice of weather forecasting.
Category: Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Vinod KhoslaVinod Khosla
American businessman, billionaire and co-founder of Sun Microsystems.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Founder, Investor, Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Vint CerfVint Cerf
Father of the Internet.
Category: Father, Founder, Manager, Personality, President, Scientist, and Writer
Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
American business executive and the first CEO of IBM.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Female, Manager, and Writer
Vladimir LevenshteinVladimir Levenshtein
Russian scientist known for the Levenshtein algorithm, and the Levenshtein distance.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Vladimir LevinVladimir Levin
Russian-born Jewish computer programmer and hacker.
Category: Hacker, Manager, Programmer, and Writer
Wallace EckertWallace Eckert
Early employee of IBM who recommended interconnecting punched card tabulating machines.
Category: Manager and Writer
Walter BrattainWalter Brattain
Inventor that helped invent the transistor.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Walter MossbergWalter Mossberg
American journalist and writer who is the principal technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Ward ChristensenWard Christensen
First BBS (bulletin board system) ever brought online (1978).
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Wayne GreenWayne Green
American publisher, writer and consultant and founder of Byte Magazine.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Wayne PicketteWayne Pickette
Often referred to as the African American father of the microprocessor.
Category: African American, Father, Manager, and Writer
Wen ChowWen Chow
Chinese-born American digital computer pioneer and missile guidance scientist who pioneered the use of digital computers.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Wenmei HwuWenmei Hwu
Professor specializing in computer architecture, compiler design, parallel processing and computer microarchitecture.
Category: Chairman, Director, Engineer, Manager, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Werner BuchholzWerner Buchholz
American computer scientist who coined the term byte for a unit of digital information.
Category: Coined, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Werner KochWerner Koch
German free software activist known as the author of GNU Privacy Guard.
Category: Hacker, Manager, and Writer
Werner SiemensWerner Siemens
German inventor and industrialist and founder of the Siemens company.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Wesley ClarkWesley Clark
One of the creators of the first mini-computer (LINC laboratory computer).
Category: Father, Manager, and Writer
Wietse VenemaWietse Venema
Dutch programmer, physicist, and Google software engineer.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Personality, Physicist, Programmer, and Writer
Wilhelm RontgenWilhelm Rontgen
German physicist who produced and detected electromagnetic radiation.
Category: Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Wilhelm SchickardWilhelm Schickard
German professor of Hebrew and Astronomy and one of the first to design a direct entry calculating clock in the 17th century.
Category: Manager, Professor, and Writer
Will GlaserWill Glaser
Pioneer who co founded Pandora Radio.
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Will WrightWill Wright
Founder of Maxis, now part of Electronic Arts and helped develop such games as SimCity, Sims, and Spore.
Category: Director, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Willem PoelWillem Poel
Testudo, PTERA, and the ZERO computers.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Willgodt OdhnerWillgodt Odhner
Swedish engineer and entrepreneur inventor of the Odhner Arithmometer calculator.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
William CampbellWilliam Campbell
Current chairman of the board and former CEO of Intuit Inc.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Manager, and Writer
William CoolidgeWilliam Coolidge
American physicist known for his work with incandescent electric lighting.
Category: Director, Manager, Physicist, President, and Writer
William DavidowWilliam Davidow
American engineer, author, marketing executive, and venture capitalist.
Category: Engineer, Investor, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
William EcclesWilliam Eccles
British physicist and inventor of the term diode and the flip-flop circuit.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
William EnglishWilliam English
American computer engineer and co-creator of the first computer mouse.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Personality, and Writer
William GibsonWilliam Gibson
Speculative fiction novelist who help create cyberpunk subgenre.
Category: Coined, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
William HewlettWilliam Hewlett
Co-founder of the Hewlett-Packard (HP) company.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, President, and Writer
William HiginbothamWilliam Higinbotham
American physicist credited with creating one of the first computer games.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
William InmonWilliam Inmon
American computer scientist often referred to as the father of the data warehouse.
Category: Coined, Father, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
William JevonsWilliam Jevons
British economist and logician known for marginal utility theory.
Category: Logician, Manager, and Writer
William JoyWilliam Joy
Co-founder of Sun Microsystems, helped with the development of BSD, and original author of vi.
Category: Editor, Founder, Inventor, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
William LoweWilliam Lowe
American businessman who managed the team that developed the first IBM personal computer.
Category: Father, Manager, President, and Writer
William MillardWilliam Millard
Founder and chairman of the electronics retailer ComputerLand.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Manager, and Writer
William NorrisWilliam Norris
American computer executive, co-founder and CEO of Control Data Corporation (CDC).
Category: CEO, Founder, Manager, and Writer
William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
Physicist and co-inventor of the transistor.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
William StallingsWilliam Stallings
American Computer Science, Cryptography and Security textbook author.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
William StevensWilliam Stevens
Author of computer science books, in particular books on UNIX and TCP/IP.
Category: Manager, President, Programmer, and Writer
William SturgeonWilliam Sturgeon
Physicist and inventor who was first to make electromagnets and inventor of the first practical English electric motor.
Category: Inventor, Manager, Physicist, and Writer
Winifred AspreyWinifred Asprey
American mathematician and computer scientist.
Category: Female, Manager, Mathematician, Scientist, and Writer
Xeni JardinXeni Jardin
American digital media commentator, tech culture journalist, weblogger, and founder of Boing Boing.
Category: Editor, Female, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Yancey StricklerYancey Strickler
American Internet entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of Kickstarter.
Category: CEO, Editor, Entrepreneur, Founder, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Yogen DalalYogen Dalal
Engineer, entrepreneur, venture capitalist and co-author of the TCP specification.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Investor, Manager, and Writer
Yukihiro MatsumotoYukihiro Matsumoto
Japanese computer scientist and software programmer known as the lead designer of the Ruby programming language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Scientist, Twitter, and Writer
Zeev SuraskiZeev Suraski
Israeli programmer who created PHP 3 in 1997, a server-side scripting computer programming language.
Category: Manager, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer

Computer Pioneers