Computer People - O
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 'O'. Clicking on any of the below links will open a biography for that person.
Norwegian computer scientist considered to be one of the fathers of Simula and object-oriented programming
Category: Father, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
Pioneer of artificial intelligence referred to as the father of Machine Perception.
Category: Father and Writer
Oversaw the first computer used for commercial business applications.
Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley
Category: Researcher and Writer
American entrepreneur, professor and CEO of the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence.
Category: CEO, Coined, Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Professor, Twitter, and Writer
Swiss Engineer and inventor of the first efficient four function calculator.
Category: Engineer and Inventor
Verea, and Bollée), but first commercially-successful.
Computer software designer and programmer who pioneered computer operating systems in the 1950s
Category: Programmer and Writer
Inventor of the first portable computer.
Category: Inventor and Writer
American entrepreneur and angel investor best known for investing in Reddit.
Category: Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Twitter, and Writer
German physicist and mathematician best known for Ohm's law.
Category: Inventor, Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, and Writer
Initial developer of IRC.
Electrical engineer and computer programmer known for his work with Unix operation system.
Category: Engineer, Programmer, and Writer
Computer businessman who served as the president of IBM.
Category: CEO, Chairman, and President
Professor of computer science at University of California where he created Tcl scripting language and Tk platform.
Category: Chairman, Founder, President, Professor, Programmer, and Writer
Internet personality known for her blog and writing work with Mashable and VentureBeat.
Category: Female, Personality, and Writer
Founder and former CEO of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
Category: CEO, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Inventor
German computer scientist and Professor of programming methods at EPFL in Switzerland who Specializes in code analysis.
Category: Professor, Programmer, Scientist, and Writer
American businessman and current president of Intel
Category: Director and President
Father of information science who created the Universal Decimal Classification.
Category: Entrepreneur, Father, and Writer
French-born entrepreneur, founder, and chairman of the eBay auction site.
Category: Chairman, Entrepreneur, and Founder
American software industry entrepreneur and Chief Technical Officer at Microsoft.
Category: Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Twitter
American engineer known for patenting the modern solar cell and researching semiconductors.
Category: Engineer, Inventor, and Researcher
Founder of O'Reilly Media.
Category: Founder, Twitter, and Writer
Swedish engineer and entrepreneur Inventor of the Odhner Arithmometer calculator.
Category: Engineer, Entrepreneur, and Inventor