Computer People - B
Below is a listing of computer pioneers, inventors, and other people who have contributed to the computer industry that have a first or last name beginning with the letter 'B'. Clicking on any of the below links will open a biography for that person.
American cryptographer and pioneer of public-key cryptography.
Category: President and Writer
First women in the United States to be awarded a Ph.D. from a computer science department and developer of several significant projects.
Category: Female, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
American computer scientist and former president of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Category: Director, Female, Founder, President, Scientist, and Writer
American activist, author and Founder of Project PM.
Category: Convict, Director, Founder, Twitter, and Writer
American software engineer known for his many contributions to software engineering.
Category: Engineer, Professor, and Writer
Founder and Chairman of Quanta Computer.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Manager
Developer at IBM Research that helped develop Spam Guru and is involved with the IETF.
Category: Researcher and Scientist
Soviet inventor and scientist and one of the founders of Soviet computing.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Scientist, and Writer
American journalist and broadcaster best known for being TechLive's Computer Security Analyst.
Category: Analyst, Female, Personality, Twitter, and Writer
Author and senior technical evangelist for Adobe Systems.
British internet technologist, journalist, author, and broadcaster.
Category: Editor, Twitter, and Writer
Author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, and much more.
Category: Inventor, President, Scientist, and Writer
And professor for Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Category: Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Co-founder and CEO of Pinterest.
Category: CEO, Entrepreneur, and Founder
An Israeli American entrepreneur, developer, and the founder of Packard Bell Electronics
Category: Entrepreneur and Founder
American mathematician and computer scientist who worked in developing large-scale operating systems and computer languages.
Category: Mathematician, Programmer, and Scientist
American electrical engineer and co-founder of Harman/Kardon.
Category: Engineer, Founder, and Inventor
German Hacker known for his Computer virus research.
Category: Hacker and Writer
Computer Scientist and Professor of Information Systems Engineering Known for Conceptual Modeling and its Theoretical Foundation
Category: Professor, Scientist, and Writer
Author, and consultant who created the Eiffel programming language.
Category: Programmer and Writer
Computer engineer at Apple who help create MacPaint, QuickDraw, and HyperCard.
Receiver of the first computer network communication, ARPANET.
Founder of Microsoft.
Category: CEO, Founder, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
American mathematician and programmer and one of the founders of the hacker community along with Richard Greenblatt.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Mathematician, and Programmer
American software developer known for creating and maintaining Tux Paint.
Category: Editor, Founder, Programmer, and Twitter
British designer, author, and educator who designed one of the first laptop computer.
Category: Director, Founder, and Writer
Computer and network security program developer know as author of WinPatrol program.
Category: Twitter and Writer
Computer scientist, known as the creator of the C++ computer programming language.
Category: Entrepreneur, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Mathematician, writer, child prodigy, and inventor of the Pascaline.
Category: Inventor, Mathematician, Physicist, and Writer
American software developer known for his work on the Mozilla web browser and for starting the Mozilla Firefox project.
Category: Director, Twitter, and Writer
American computer games designer.
Category: Founder and Writer
Father of ASCII.
Category: Coined, Father, and Inventor
Computer pioneer and corporate executive at IBM.
Internet pioneer, engineer, and computer scientist who helped develop TCP/IP.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, President, Scientist, and Writer
American-Israeli internet entrepreneur and founder of Answers.com
Category: CEO, Chairman, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Twitter
American computer scientist, software pioneer and Microsoft's ninth employee.
Category: Director, Founder, Scientist, and Writer
General manager at Microsoft Game Studios and studio head of 343 Industries
Category: Female and Manager
Pioneering creator of supercomputers in Soviet Union.
Swedish engineer and computer scientist who made systems development a science.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Scientist, and Writer
Creator of LiveJournal and author of a variety of free software projects such as OpenID and memcached.
Category: Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
Software Architect and early pioneer of Usenet.
Category: Chairman, Founder, Inventor, Twitter, and Writer
Author of the P2P BitTorrent protocol.
Category: Founder, Hacker, Programmer, and Writer
British Internet engineer and former chair of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, and Writer
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, Twitter, and Writer
Producer, programmer, executive, and founder of developers Interplay Entertainment.
Category: Founder, Programmer, and Writer
Entrepreneur, free software supporter, and original author of the GNU Bash shell.
Category: African American, Entrepreneur, Programmer, and Writer
Canadian computer scientist who coined the term Unix and helped with the development of Unix, AWK, and AMPL.
Category: Coined, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
American video game developer.
American videogame designer known for his online social games on Facebook.
Category: CEO, Chairman, Director, Founder, Programmer, and Twitter
Prizefight, Tap That App & How-To's.
Category: Editor, Personality, and Twitter
Author and lecturer who has written numerous books and articles on computer programming.
Category: Founder, Programmer, Twitter, and Writer
American computer security specialist, cryptographer, and writer.
Category: Founder, Researcher, Twitter, and Writer
Computer architect who has made major contributions to the field of parallel computation.
Computer scientist who help with the development of the first personal computer.
Category: Founder, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer