Owen Mock

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Owen Mock

Name: Owen R. Mock

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • Computer software designer and programmer who pioneered computer operating systems in the 1950s.
  • Part of a group of programmers at the Los Angeles division of North American Aviation (NAA) who developed the PACT series of compilers for the IBM 701 computer.
  • His group installed in the IBM 701 the "North American 701 Monitor" which was the first operating system to be in operation.

Significant publications

  • The Share 709 System: Input-Output Buffering (1959).
  • Logical Organization of the PACT I Compiler (1956).