Manuel Fernandez

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Manuel Fernandez

Name: Manuel A. "Manny" Fernandez

Born: April 22, 1946

Computer-related contributions

  • Founder of the Gavilan Computer Corporation, known for developing one of the first portable laptop computers (1983).
  • Executive chairman of Sysco Corporation (2012).
  • Former CEO of Gartner and the head of SI Ventures.

Honors and awards

  • Gran Caiman of the year (2007).
  • Entrepreneur of the year (1998).
  • Named one of the top 100 Directors by Directorship.