Harold Lawson

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Harold LawsonName: Harold (Bud) Lawson

Born: 1937

Computer related contributions

  • Software engineer, computer architect and systems engineer.
  • Lawson is credited with the 1964 invention of the pointer.


  • A Journey Through the Systems Landscape (2010)

Honors and awards

  • Computer Pioneer Award by the IEEE (2000)
  • Fellow of ACM
  • Fellow of the International Council on Systems Engineering INCOSE