Joseph Canion

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Joseph Canion

Name: Joseph (Rod) Rodney Canion

Born: January 19, 1945

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer scientist, businessman, and co-founder of Compaq Computer Corporation where he served as its first President and CEO.
  • While Compaq's CEO, the company set records for the largest first-year sales in American business history. Helped the company reach the Fortune 500 and the $1 billion revenue mark faster than any company in history.