Computer People - F

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

Federico Faggin
Italian physicist and engineer who helped design the first commercial microprocessor.
Category: CEO, Engineer, Founder, Manager, Physicist, President, and Writer
Felix Kjellberg
Swedish video game commentator on YouTube.
Category: Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Feng-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 Corbato
Computer scientist and pioneer of time-sharing operating systems that helped inspire Unix and other operating systems.
Category: Father, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Fletcher Jones
Founder of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC).
Category: Founder, Manager, and Writer
Florian Brody
Co-inventor of the first electronic books.
Category: Founder, Inventor, Manager, Twitter, and Writer
Forrest Parry
IBM engineer who invented magnetic stripe cards used for credit cards and identification badges.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Frances Allen
American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers.
Category: Female, Manager, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Francis Bacon
Scientist, statesman, jurist, author, orator, and Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England.
Category: Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Frank Frankovsky
Director of Hardware Design and Supply Chain at Facebook.
Category: Director, Manager, and Writer
Frank Pearce
Co-founder and executive vice president of product development of Blizzard Entertainment.
Category: Founder, Manager, President, Twitter, and Writer
Fred Baker
American engineer who specializes in developing computer network protocols.
Category: Engineer, Manager, and Writer
Fred Cohen
Coined the term computer virus.
Category: Coined, Manager, and Writer
Frederic Williams
British engineer well known for his contributions to the development of Radar.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Frederick Brooks
Software engineer and computer scientist known for managing the development of IBM's System/360.
Category: Engineer, Manager, Scientist, and Writer
Fredrik Bull
Information technology pioneer who helped with the development of punched cards.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer
Fredrik Idestam
Finnish businessman and engineer known for founding Nokia.
Category: Engineer, Founder, Manager, and Writer
Fredrik 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 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 Masuoka
Inventor of flash memory and recipient of the IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award.
Category: Inventor, Manager, and Writer

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