Phillip Katz

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Phillip KatzName: Phillip Walter Katz

Born: November 3, 1962 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Death: April 14, 2000 (Age: 37)

Computer-related contributions

  • Computer programmer who is best known as the co-creator of the Zip file format for data compression.
  • Author of PKZIP, a program for creating zip files which ran under DOS.