Nathan Myhrvold

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Nathan Myhrvold

Name: Nathan Myhrvold

Born: August 3, 1959, in Seattle, Washington, USA

Computer related contributions

  • Former Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft where he founded Microsoft Research in 1991.
  • Co-founder of Intellectual Ventures.
  • Holds 17 U.S. patents assigned to Microsoft and has applied for more than 500 patents.
  • Professional Chef and Author.

Significant publications

  • Modernist Cuisine (2011).

Honors and awards

  • Named to its list of top 100 global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine (2010).


"The personality of Bill Gates determines the culture of Microsoft."